GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Thorpe Cloud

1 miles (2 km)

This short walk climbs to the top of Thorpe Cloud in the Peak District. This small hill can be climbed from the Dove Dale car park. It's a short climb on good footpaths with the reward of wonderful views over the beautiful Dovedale.
Thorpe Cloud reaches a height of 287m (942ft). It was used in the 2010 film ofRobin Hood, starring Russell Crowe.
To continue your walking in the area you could visit Ilam Park and Dovedale.

Postcode

DE6 2AY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Thorpe Cloud OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Thorpe Cloud Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

The Old Dog in Thorpe village is a great place to go for some post walk refreshments. The charming old pub does good food and has a nice courtyard to sit out on warmer days. You can find the pub on Spend Lane with a postcode of DE6 2AT for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The hill and surrounding area make for a great for a fine dog walk so you're bound to see plenty of other owners on a fine day. The Old Dog mentioned above is also dog friendly (as the name suggests!).

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

You could visit the hill from the nearby town of Ashbourne on the Ashbourne to Dovedale Circular Walk. The route visits the stepping stones in Dovedale before climbing the hill and returning to the town.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

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Below Thorpe Cloud

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Looking down to the stepping stones from the slopes of Thorpe Cloud

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View fromThorpe Cloudlooking to the left of Bunster Hill with the Car Park in the middle

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A view of Thorpe Cloud from the path up to the summit.

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Thorpe Cloud Seen from the north, the pyramid-shaped limestone hill has an Alpine look to it.

Elevation Profile

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

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