A walk through the oldest National Park in Britain, visiting some of the areas historic landmarks.
4 - 5
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Leaving Bakewell we head up and over the hills to the hamlet of Sheldon, a 19th century mining village where the remains of Magpie Mine are a landmark of the area.
Later you can enjoy Monsal Dale, a beautiful valley formed by the River Wye and now easily accessible thanks to the Monsal Trail.
The day finishes in the village of Tideswell, the ‘Cathedral of the Peak’, it is known for its magnificent 14th century church of St John the Baptist and is a commanding presence in the centre of the village.A good pair of hiking boots is essential, and as can be the case in England a rain jacket may prove a worthwhile accompaniment.
Walk poles are optional.