GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Royal Shrovetide Football Challenge

19 miles (31 km)

This walk celebrates the Royal Shrovetide Football Match which occurs annually on Shrove Tuesday in the town of Ashbourne. The game is played on a 3 mile long pitch and takes place over two days.
The walk starts and ends in Ashbourne and follows waymarked tracks and country lanes through Kniveton, Tissington, Thorpe and Mapleton. The route includes a delightful waterside section along the River Dove from Thorpe to Church Mayfield.
Attractions on the route include the beautiful Jacobean Mansion at Tissington Hall. The mansion is set in lovely grounds and offers fabulous views of the Peak District.

Royal Shrovetide Football Challenge OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Royal Shrovetide Football Challenge Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Open Street Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

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Ashbourne

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Country lane Bradbourne

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Tissington Hall

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Tissington trail, near Fenny Bentley

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Country Lane Thorpe

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Dovedale

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River Dove, Thorpe

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Weir on the River dove, approaching Ashbourne

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Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Royal Shrovetide Football Challenge.gpx (right click - 'Save As')
NB GPS file for this route only details route start - route is waymarked from there in

Memory Map Route

Royal Shrovetide Football Challenge.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

Map