GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Blackshaw Moor Walks

7 miles (11.4 km)

This scenic area of the Peak District is close to a number of walking highlights and includes an excellent local inn for post walk refreshment.
This circular walk from the village visits some of the highlights of the area at Tittesworth Reservoir, The Roaches and Hen Cloud.
The walk starts in the village and heads west past the Hollies to Tittesworth Reservoir.
The route then heads north along the Staffordshire Moorlands Walks before turning north east towards Windygates. You then climb up to the Roaches for splendid views over the area.
After exploring the Roaches you head south to climb to the neighbouring Hen Cloud. The route then descends to Upper Hulme before heading along Whitty Lane. You then retrace your steps back to the village.

Blackshaw Moor OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Blackshaw Moor Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


The Three Horseshoes is something of a local landmark. The high quality inn includes beautiful gardens, a patio, and stunning views over the Roaches and surrounding countryside. The pub was named by CAMRA in 2019 as having one of the top ten beer gardens in the UK. You can find them on the Buxton Road at postcode ST13 8TW for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The area makes for a fine dog walk and the Three Horshoes mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Peak District Walks page.


Three Horseshoes Inn, Blackshaw Moor - - 1757899

Three Horseshoes Inn, Blackshaw Moor A landmark roadside inn on the A53 between Leek and Buxton

Tittesworth Reservoir - - 672

Tittesworth Reservoir

The Roaches - - 433677

The Roaches

Windygates and Hen Cloud - - 1441852

Windygates and Hen Cloud

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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