GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Peveril Castle

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.


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

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

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


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


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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