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11.81 km 385 m

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Manifold Valley and Thor’s Cave Walk Details

In this part of the Peak District’s White Peak, you’re so far south that you’re in Staffordshire. This walking route explores the natural cave known as Thor’s Cave, before following the Manifold river to Ilam Park and returning high on the opposite bank.

You will find it hard to miss Thors Cave (not National Trust) located above the Manifold Valley. It is a steep walk up, but the magnificent views down into the valley make it well worth the effort. National Trust.

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Manifold Valley and Thor's Cave Walk

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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