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Stunning walk ruined by dog owners

We did the National Trust 3 mile circular walk from Mam Nik Car Park. Family of seven. Three kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
taimar
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Watford
Amazing views!

An absolutely brilliant walk! Not too long, not too strenuous but very very breathtaking.... the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sigr33n
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the National Trust 3 mile circular walk from Mam Nik Car Park. Family of seven. Three kids 7, 9 & 11. Two pensioners 70+ The walk is amazing, views stunning. I would say the walk up to Mam Tor is easier than going...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely brilliant walk! Not too long, not too strenuous but very very breathtaking.... the views not the effort! Can see the best part of the valley and down into Castleton from the top. Sunny when we started, soaking when we finished but wow what...More

Thank sigr33n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic way to blow the cobwebs away. We walked for around 5 miles on a cloudy, damp Monday but were still in awe at the great views. Was great that because of the weather there were not too many others out - it would be...More

2  Thank Simon G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We holidayed recently in Castleton and did the Losehill to Mam Tor ridge walk as part of the 10 mile parish boundary walk. Starting in Castleton village, parts of the climb up to Losehill are fairly arduous and we were glad that we had walking...More

Thank S J
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this walk and the views were spectacular, we started in Castleton did a big circle walked into Hope village and back into Castleton. Took us over five hours but we’ll worth it. We walked on the pathways and trekked off the designated walk...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We parked in the National Trust car park near Mam Tor , ready to walk the ridge. The path was dry and easy to follow with a few ups and downs along the way so it was quite strenuous but well worthwhile. We took a...More

1  Thank jttejn
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Castleton and walked to Losehill then along the ridge to Mam Tor. We continued on the loop around passing the head of Winnats Pass to Peverill Castle and back into Castleton village. We were lucky with excellent weather blue skies and...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We parked on a road for free nearby where the walk “starts”. The path is made up of stone slabs so can be a bit uneven at times, but not really a challenging walk. The views were absolutely amazing - you can see for miles...More

Thank Daniella H
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Whilst there are lovely views this is a horrible walk with a dog. First of all the paths are flagstones or rocks, there are sheep so the dog is on the lead, in some places leading up to losehill there are electric fences and the...More

3  Thank hlbranch
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We parked in the visitor centre at Castleton £5 all day. Then walk down the side of the Castle pub to the end and down a little lane and you are on the walk. You can then follow the path and walk all the way...More

1  Thank roy_gIpswich
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SYTrustMe
11 June 2018|
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Response from Lorenzo H | Reviewed this property |
As I recall there may be a couple of stiles further along the ridge towards Back Tor and Lose Hill, but the initial climb to Mam Tor and a fair bit of the ridge should be fine.
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John A
8 June 2018|
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Response from stevieDW | Reviewed this property |
Hi John, I would keep your dog in a lead as there are steep cliffs on ether side of what is a ridge way. Hope that helps Steve
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cheezyem
23 February 2018|
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Response from MikeXRichards | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can start in Castleton, walk up the Limestone Way (around the back of the castle); across to Mam Tor, along the ridge to Losehill, then back down to Castleton. There are lots and lots of variations. You could start... More
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