Public Transport based walk with Katherine Hamlett & Stu Edward.
Join us for a stunning circular through the heart of the Hope Valley, walking in the footsteps of the Roman Legions. A steady ascent from the station is rewarded with spectacular 360 degree views of some of the Peak District's most notable landmarks*. After 'marching' up hill and down dale we quench our thirst in one of Castleton's finest Ale Houses before following the course of the river to the ancient fort and our chariot home...
* Please note the unmissable cement factory does not fall in to this category!
Meet & Travel arrangements - Public Transport
We’ll use public transport from Manchester to travel to and return from the walk start/end.
Itinerary is below - click station links for map and further information.
09:30: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 09:45. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Wayfarer - £10.00 - Please note you can only buy this ticket from staffed stations or GMPTE Travel Shops
09:45: Train departs for the walk start at Hope Rail Station.
10:35: Walk starts at Hope Rail Station.
Return from Hope Rail Station. 17:39, 18:39, 19:39
Waypoints: Win Hill, Roman Road, Fullwood Lane, Losehill Farm, Spring House Farm, Losehill Hall, Castleton, Navio Roman Fort & Hope Station.
In order to maximise our time in Castleton we anticipate that we will return on the 18:39 service back to Manchester Piccadilly. Should you wish to return earlier there is an easily navigable route back to Hope station.