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Birchen Edge

A619, Bakewell DE45 1PS, UK

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1 Day Treks

About Birchen Edge

Birchen Edge is a gritstone rock face in the Peak District, England, popular with walkers and novice climbers as most of the climbing routes are in the lower grade. This 7-mile circular walk takes in Birchen Edge, Chatsworth and Dobb Edge- all of which are gems of the Peak District. Chatsworth and the surrounding Derbyshire countryside are home to some of the most stunning views in the area, whichever direction you look.



Attractions near Birchen Edge

Curbar Edge2.74km from Birchen 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.

Chatsworth House3.35km from Birchen Edge

A majestic building which is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. It has a beautiful garden which is famous for its rich history, historic and modern waterworks and sculptures, and its Victorian rock garden, there is something for everyone in the 105-acre Chatsworth Garden.

Froggatt Edge4.63km from Birchen 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.

Linacre Reservoirs5.71km from Birchen Edge

It is a series of 3 beautiful reservoirs which was built between 1855 and 1904 and, between them, they hold more than 240 million gallons of water. The reservoirs are surrounded by fields and bluebell woods. There are walking trails around the reservoirs, including a boardwalk section along the Upper Reservoir. There are also cycling trails around the Middle Reservoir and Lower Reservoir. One of the unique attractions in this area and attracts a lot of tourists.

Padley Gorge6.71km from Birchen 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.

Longshaw Estate - National Trust7.13km from Birchen 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 Birchen Edge

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Derbyshire83 attractions

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.