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Froggatt Edge

Derbyshire, Hope Valley S32 3ZJ, UK

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About Froggatt Edge

Froggatt Edge is a gritstone escarpment in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park.  There is high a concentration of quality here, in fact, almost every route on the cliff is worthy of attention. Much of the cliff was quarried; abandoned millstones still lie where they were left when the industry collapsed. The escarpment offers views across both moorland and valley.



Attractions near Froggatt Edge

Curbar Edge1.9km from Froggatt Edge

This is a beautiful loop that takes you along three of the Peak District edges. It is of average difficulty, as it passes over the rough and steep ground at times.  The total distance of the walk is just less than 7 miles, and it is advised to allow between 3-4 hours in order to complete the walk.

Padley Gorge2.61km from Froggatt Edge

Padley Gorge is a deep but narrow valley in the Peak District, Derbyshire. The valley is part of the Yarncliff Wood, Padley Site of Special Scientific Interest and it is one of the main trekking destinations in this area and also it will be a new experience visiting this place.

Eyam Hall Craft Centre3.26km from Froggatt Edge

Beautiful 17th-century historic manor house with adjacent courtyard, restaurant, and shops. Home to the Wright family.  It houses wonderful paintings and furniture. Here you can find out all about the plague which took many lives centuries ago and learn about many fascinating stories from those times.

Eyam Museum3.31km from Froggatt Edge

Eyam's small museum tells the story of the village and the plague which decimated its inhabitants in 1665. The museum has displays the history of medicine in the 17th century, which helps give the background for the terrible events of 1665. The museum not only tells the Plague Story, but also relates the earlier development of the village, and its recovery after the Plague, as a center for farming, mining.

Surprise View is a spectacular view point above Hathersage and is known for being one of the best viewpoints in the Peak District and also for being a great spot to sit and watch the sunset. Other than being a great place to stop and soak up a wonderful view, you can also walk to a few places from that start point. For example, close by to the car park, if you head uphill in a northerly direction towards the back on the car park you can walk to the curiously shaped Mother Cap stone and some grea

Longshaw Estate - National Trust3.78km from Froggatt Edge

The National Trust's Longshaw Estate and the Eastern Moors is an area of parkland and heather moorland in the Peak District. A wonderful place to discover spectacular views of the Peak District, ancient woods, meadows, parkland and heather moorland. Explore the unusual sites of Longshaw's past, from millstone quarries to packhorse routes.

Where is Froggatt Edge

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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.