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About Bamford Edge

Bamford Edge is an overhang of gritstone rock that lies 1.5km north of the small village of Bamford in Derbyshire. It boasts unparalleled views across the Peak District. It has numerous trails across it and, on a clear day, provides views of almost all of the Hope Valley. Some trails come out at New Road opposite the Yorkshire Bridge public house.

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Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

1.15km from Bamford Edge

Ladybower Reservoir is a large Y-shaped reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley, at the heart of the Peak District National Park. It was built between 1935 and 1943 by the Derwent Valley Water Board to supplement the other two reservoirs in supplying the water needs of the East Midlands. It was now one of the tourist attraction by its natural beauty and also there are several activities here.

Win Hill

Win Hill

2.04km from Bamford Edge

A majestic and beautiful mountain that occupies a wonderful position near the village of Hope. The views from the summit are superb with Lose Hill and the Castleton Ridge, Edale, the moors of Kinder Scout, Ladybower Reservoir and the wild moors and edges of the eastern Peak District all included in a glorious panorama. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend a good time here.

Stanage Edge

Stanage Edge

4.04km from Bamford Edge

Stanage Edge is a popular place for walkers and for rock climbing which was situated north of Hathersage. It offers stunning views of the Dark Peak moorlands and the Hope Valley. Its highest point is High Neb at 458 metres above sea level. Areas of Stanage were quarried in the past to produce grindstones, and some can still be seen on the hillside—carved, but never removed.

Derwent Edge

Derwent Edge

4.5km from Bamford Edge

Derwent Edge is a Millstone Grit escarpment that lies above the Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District National Park in the English county of Derbyshire. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Lose Hill

Lose Hill

5.45km from Bamford Edge

Lose Hill walk is a great short route to do from Castleton in the Peak District. The summit is slightly shorter at 476 meters than nearby Mam Tor, which is 517 meters. One of the naturally beautiful areas which provides a great view of the area and also you can spend some good time here.

Higger Tor

Higger Tor

5.66km from Bamford Edge

The gritstone tor dominates the landscape above Hathersage and the National Trust’s Longshaw Estate, a popular area for visitors from nearby Sheffield, rich in prehistory and legend. It is a fantastic viewpoint situated close to Hathersage in the Peak District. It overlooks the Burbage Valley and the Iron Age hill fort of Carl Wark to the southeast.

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Derbyshire

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Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. A substantial portion of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire, containing the southern extremity of the Pennine range of hills which extend into the north of the county.

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