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Challenging but worth the effort.

We did this walk while staying Castleton. We walked from the village to Losehill. It's a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandra R
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Breierley Hill, United Kingdom
.Great Views

We picked a snowy, wet and windy day to do this walk but it was still worth it and looked beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
travelbugforever21
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France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this walk while staying Castleton. We walked from the village to Losehill. It's a challenging walk initially with a steep incline and on the day we did it, it was rather muddy underfoot. The climb was well worth the effort even though our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked a snowy, wet and windy day to do this walk but it was still worth it and looked beautiful covered in snow. Not a really difficult climb but could be slippey if its wet. Great views and a must do walk. I am...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's quite a steep walk from Castleton but it's well worth it. Must be done on a clear day though to get the spectacular views. The Ridge Walk is relatively easy once you're up there

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marieanne F
Reviewed 5 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sigr33n
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Simon G
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank S J
Reviewed 8 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Malpeter
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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