GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Stanton Moor

2 miles (3.5 km)

This upland area near the Derbyshire village of Stanon-in-Peak has good walking trails, attractive woodland and fascinating ancient historical sites to visit.
You can start the walk at the village of Stanon-in-Peak near Matlock. The village has a 19th century Parish Church, Stanton Hall stately home and several fine stone houses. Just to the east of the village you can pick up public footpaths to take you across the moor. The area is geologically significant with severalpillars of sandstone dotted around the edge of Stanton Moor. There are also fourBronze Agestone circles including the well known Nine Ladies. The site is owned by English Heritage and is a popular attraction for walkers and photpgraphers.
You could also start your walk from the village of Birchover to the south of Stanton Moor, if you prefer. See the Nine Ladies Stone Circle Walk for more details. The village is also located near theDoll Tor stone circle which dates from the bronze age.
To extend your walking in the area you could visit Sheepwalk wood just north of the moor. Two long distance footpaths also run past the western and eastern side of the area. The Derwent Valley Heritage Way can be followed through Darley Dale to Matlock along the River Derwent. The Limestone Way can be followed towards nearby Youlgreave.

Stanton Moor Postcode

DE4 2LQ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Stanton Moor OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Stanton Moor Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Generic placeholder thumbnail

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Panoramio: Photos are copyrighted by their owners


GPS Files

GPX File

Stanton Moor.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Stanton Moor.mmo (right click - 'Save As')