A Walk in the Derwent Valley
A walk along the Derwent Reservoir.
|7.4 km||257 m||2.5 hours|
Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.
Start and Finish: Fairholmes Visitor Centre at the northern end of Ladybower
Toilets and refreshment kisosk at Fairholmes Visitor Centre
Public Transport: Traveline for UK Public Transport
Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable):
Parking at start (paid for)
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A Walk in the Derwent Valley Route Map and GPX Download
Summits and Places on this Route
A Walk in the Derwent Valley Details
Here’s a walk with a bit of everything; moors, lakes, forests, history and wildlife. This walk starts at the Upper Derwent Visitor Centre along Ladybower reservoir, over the moors and along Derwent Reservoir where the Dambusters trained and then it’s back to the start.
Click here to view the full description and download the route in a new window (external site).
Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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