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Steep climb but view amazing

Walked up from Cromford Canal tea room area. Very steep ascent. Lots of glorious views across... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet H
Worcester, United Kingdom
Nice walk and some good photo ops

We took the dogs and while some bits are quite an incline, there are some amazing views and great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Ockerthorpe Road, Cromford, Matlock DE4 4NQ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked up from Cromford Canal tea room area. Very steep ascent. Lots of glorious views across the countryside. Sheer drops in some places so advise keep dogs on leads and children well supervised. Lots to absorb and it is very peaceful.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the dogs and while some bits are quite an incline, there are some amazing views and great opportunities for some lovely photos, best for a dry day but an overall lovely walk.

Thank BethTomNDog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice outing for an afternoon. Some light walking, scenic views and a tea room. Parking is expensive (Derbyshire County Council) so park in Wirksworth and walk up to the site. Great for a couple of hours. Make sure you take in all of the...More

Thank pboroman
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Took the grandkids they loved it! A real adventure for them and drink and ice cream at the end in the little shop!

Thank Richard S
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

The car park was empty with cars choosing to park on the road instead. The badger barista that opened in June was closed. There were dog bins but on the walk it was littered with dogs dinners from the day before which was annoying and...More

1  Thank hockey1991
Reviewed July 10, 2018

My friend first brought me up here a few years ago & I've been back many times since. It's a simply stunning place. I've lived in Derbyshire for about three years now & never cease to be amazed at the beautiful scenery the county has...More

Thank r0bbiet72
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We opted to do the full trial which was down the rocks and along the river into cromford and then back up all the way to Middleton top, this was about 7-8 miles in total and a lot of climbing so make sure you have...More

Thank Lizze G
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Best of both worlds you can go flat land along the old train line or hill climbing. If you are in to push bikes start at Cromford canal end there’s a very nice hill but if you have a weak heart don’t.

Thank andrew300baker
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Cracking view from the top of Black Rocks links to the High Peak Trail a disused train line which is now used for cycling or walking

1  Thank Angela H
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This craggy rocky outcrop isn’t exactly one of the world’s great geological features, but it is a bit of a local landmark, and if you are able to climb up, you’ll be afforded sweeping and wonderful views across towards the Peak District National Park. The...More

2  Thank Brian T
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