GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Peveril Castle Walk

4 miles (7 km)

This ruined medieval castle in the Peak District has an amazing history stretching back to the Norman Conquestof 1066. This circular walk uses the Limestone Way and other public footpaths to take you around the castle ruins from the village of Castleton. There's some wonderful Peak District Scenery to enjoy and you will also pass the fascinating Peak Cavern. You can tour the cave to see unusual rock formations, and hear the eerie sound of the running waters. Peak Cavern hasthe largest natural cave entrance in the British Isles.
If you'd like to extend your walk you could climb to the spectacular Winnats Pass and on to Mam Tor.

Postcode

S33 8WQ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Peveril Castle OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Peveril Castle Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

In Castleton head to Ye Olde Nags Head on Cross St (Postcode: S33 8WH). Set in a 17th-century former coaching inn, this traditional village pub serves great food and has a good selection of ales. The pub is very walker friendly and has a a great atmosphere.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Peveril Castle - geograph.org.uk - 407

Peveril Castle

Castleton from Peveril Castle - geograph.org.uk - 875904

Castleton from Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle Keep - geograph.org.uk - 1343464

The Keep

Interior Peveril Castle Keep - geograph.org.uk - 1571117

Interior of the Keep. Founded soon after 1066 by William Peverel (spelling correct). The Keep was built in 1176.

Peveril Castle from Castle Street - geograph.org.uk - 2463036

A view up to the castle from the village of Castleton.

Peveril Castle from Cave Dale - geograph.org.uk - 2358356

The castle from Cave Dale

Limestone on the northern edge of Cave Dale - geograph.org.uk - 2368055

Limestone on the northern edge of Cave Dale

Limestone Way at the top of Cave Dale - geograph.org.uk - 416014

Limestone Way at the top of Cave Dale. The Limestone Way, at the top of Cave Dale above Castleton. The path ahead very soon descends steeply through rocky Cave Dale and past the Castle on its way into Castleton village and the northern terminus of the Limestone Way.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Peveril Castle.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Peveril Castle.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)