Summer finds the Peak District verges full of flowers and weary Duke of Edinburgh expeditions. Near the lead mining settlement of Flagg we found both, but though the village has lost its pub, no less than three remain on this walk.
LOCATION: Six miles south east of Buxton
START: Hurdlow car park signed from A515, beyond Bull-i'-th'-Thorn.
Grid ref: SK127659 Postcode: SK179QJ
DISTANCE: 6.5 miles
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - White Peak Landranger 119
REFRESHMENTS: Bull-i'-th'-Thorn, Duke of York & Royal Oak.
EN ROUTE: Pomeroy, High Peak Trail, Hutmoor Butts, Limestone Way, Old Portway, Knotlow, Midshires Way
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News