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Dukes and Crooks

Public Transport based walk with Sarah Peppiatt.

26.5 mi


A long and very scenic walk over the eastern part of the Peak District, with lots of climbing but generally good paths.

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.

07:40: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 07:49. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Either return to Bamford (£11.10) or a Wayfarer ticket £12.

07:49: Train departs for the walk start at Bamford Station.

08:45: Walk starts at Bamford Station.

Return from Hope Rail Station. X:39 aiming for 19:39 then 21:02

Waypoints: High Neb; Dale Reservoir; Dukes Road; Fairholmes; Crook Hill; Parkin Clough; Hope

Extra Note:

Possible to bail out at Fairholmes (19 miles) and get bus back to Bamford, then walk through village to station (£2 ticket or covered by Wayfarer). Buses at 15:10 and 16:10, last bus 17:00 which takes you to the train station.

Drivers park at Hope and join train at 08:39

This is a long walk with a lot of ascent over exposed terrain for much of the day: you must be properly equipped with waterproofs etc and enough food/fluid for the whole day. You must be able to complete the whole walk at a reasonable pace.

OS Map Ex 1

15-8-2015 07:40 15-8-2015 20:00:00 Europe/London Dukes and Crooks Bamford Station MAD Walkers
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