GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hulme End Circular Walk

10 miles (16 km)

This challenging circular walk from the village of Hulme End visits several Peak District highlights.
You'll visit the River Manifold, the River Dove, the fascinating Thor's Cave, the historic Wetton Mill, Wolfscote Dale and Beresford Dale.
On the way you'll also pass through or near the villages of Alstonefield and Hartington. The route runs for a distance of about 10 miles with some moderate hill climbs. From the high points there are some splendid views of the surrounding White Peak landscape to enjoy.
The walk starts and finishes from the Hulme End car park on the B5054 at postcode SK17 0EZ. There's a nice cafe here where you can enjoy refreshment after your exercise. The visitor centre for the Manifold Way is also located near here. There's a wealth of information on the area to be found here.

Postcode

SK17 0EZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Hulme End OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hulme End Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

There is a cafe near the car park at the start of the route. If you prefer a pub lunch there's also the Manifold Inn just to the east of the village. The 200 year old coaching inn sits in a lovely spot in its own grounds on the banks of the Manifold River opposite The Old Toll House which used to serve the turnpike and river ford.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Hulme End Station - geograph.org.uk - 271820

Hulme End Station. A close up of the nicely restored Leek and Manifold Railway Station building, now used as a visitor centre for the Manifold Valley.

Bridge over River Manifold, Hulme End

Bridge over River Manifold, Hulme End

Former Chapel, Hulme End

Former Chapel, Hulme End

River Manifold , south of Hulme End - geograph.org.uk - 1453088

River Manifold , south of Hulme End

Bridge at Wetton Mill - geograph.org.uk - 2415973

Bridge at Wetton Mill

Small lodge or tower in Manifold Valley - geograph.org.uk - 1453106

Small lodge or tower in Manifold Valley

Bridleway in Beresford Dale - geograph.org.uk - 2009470

Bridleway in Beresford Dale

Wolfscote Dale - geograph.org.uk - 3692

Wolfscote Dale

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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