GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Derwent Valley Heritage Way

51 miles (82 km)

Follow the River Derwent through the Derbyshire Peak District on this stunning walk. The path runs from Derwent Mouth, Shardlow and passes through Derby, Belper and Matlock on your way to the finish point at Ladybower Reservoir, Heatherdene.
Highlights on the route include a lovely section along the Cromford Canal from Cromford to Ambergate. You'll also pass the splendid Chatsworth Park with its 1000 acres of parkland with woodland trails and fallow deer. At Matclock you will pass High Tor hill where you can enjoy some wonderful views over the surrounding area.
The walk is waymarked with a yellow arrow on a purple disc.

Derwent Valley Heritage Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Derwent Valley Heritage Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Trent and Mersey Canal, Shardlow

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River Derwent, Elvaston

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River Derwent, Matlock

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Chatsworth House

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Ladybower Reservoir

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GPS Files

GPX File

Derwent Valley Heritage Way.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Derwent Valley Heritage Way.mmo (right click - 'Save As')