337 Minninglow

"You get a bit chilly on a job like this", admitted Brian Broadbent as he added another stone to the wall beside the High Peak Trail. These walls look such a natural part of the landscape it's easy to overlook the labour that went into their construction. Though most are around 200 years old, some at Roystone Grange date back to Roman times. And when Brian has finished, his handiwork will be ready to withstand another couple of centuries.

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LOCATION: Thirteen miles south-east of Buxton
START: Turn right off A5012 at Pikehall, signed Parwich, to Minninglow picnic area just beyond bridge Grid ref: SK195582 Postcode: DE42PN

DISTANCE: 6.5 (or 4.5) miles
GRADE: Easy
TIME: 3.5 hours
MAP: Outdoor Leisure - White Peak Landranger 119
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Gotham Curve, Cromford and High Peak Railway


This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

   
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