GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Tideswell Walks

9 miles (14.7 km)

The Derbyshire village of Tideswell has a number of good waymarked trails running past it. This walk from the village makes use of the Limestone Link, the Monsal Trail and the Pennine Bridleway to create a circular walk visiting some of the area's highlights. It runs for about 9 miles with some moderate climbs along the way. You'll enoy riverside paths, woodland trails and some splendid limestone scenery. The village has a number of good pubs so you can enjoy some well earned refreshments after your exercise.
The walk starts in Tideswell and follows footpaths west to meet up with the Limestone Way. You then head south to the lovely Miller's Dale. The popular beauty spot includes shady wooded valleys, rushing rivers and lots of interesting flora and fauna.
The route continues west along the River Wye to Chee Dale where you cross the river to pick up the Pennine Bridleway.
Follow it north towards Tunstead before turning east to Wormhill Hill. The trail then crosses the pretty Monk's Dale before returning to the village.

Tideswell OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Tideswell Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Tideswell

  • Limestone Link - Starting at Cold Ashton in St Catherine's Valley, Gloucestershire follow the Limestone Link from the Cotswolds to the Mendip Hills in Somerset.
    The walk first heads south towards Batheaston where you join the River Avon and the Kennet and Avon Canal for a lovely waterside stretch to Monkton Coombe
  • Pennine Bridleway - This fabulous 120 mile long trail runs through the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District, through Lancashire and on into Yorkshire.
    It is suitable for mountain bikers, horse riders and walkers taking you on a tour through some of the most beautiful parts of the country
  • Monsal Trail - Follow the Monsal Trail through the Peak District National Park on this cycling and walking path.
    The trail follows a disused railway line from Chee Dale near Buxton to Bakewell with the first section following the River Wye to Monsal Head via Cressbrook Dale and Miller's Dale
  • Miller's Dale - This popular beauty spot on the River Wye is one of the highlights of the Peak District National Park
  • Limestone Way - Travel through the beautiful Peak District National Park on this walk through Derbyshire and into Staffordshire.
    The walk starts at Castleton, passing through the scenic Cave Dale and past the remains of Peverill Castle
  • Chelmorton - This circular walk explores the area around the Peak District village of Chelmorton near Buxton in the White Peak
  • Foolow - This Derbyshire village lies just to the west of Eyam in the Peak District National Park.


The Anchor Inn in the village is a good choice for some post walk refreshments. They do very good food and have a fine selection of ales. They also have a nice garden area to sit out in for warmer days. You can find the pub at Four Lanes End with postcode SK17 8RB.
On the walk you could stop off at the Anglers Rest in Millers Dale. This 18th-century, ivy-covered pub has a charming interior with oak beams and a roaring fire. The pub is located right next to the river so you can sit outside and enjoy views of the Dale with your meal. You can find the pub at postcode SK17 8SN for your sat navs.
The Peak District Pub Walk - The Inn Way passes through the village. The circular route takes you to over 50 pubs in the National Park. It's a great one for those into walking and the pub history of the area.

Dog Walking

The woodland, moorland and river paths around the village are ideal for dog walkers. The Anchor Inn and the Anglers Rest mentioned above are also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Buxton Walks and Peak District Walks pages.


Tideswell - Church Street Junction with Queen Street - - 945814


Footpath towards Monk's Dale - - 1582100

Footpath towards Monk's Dale

Country lane intersecting two dales. - - 624853

Country lane intersecting two dales.

Course of Midland Railway through Chee Dale - - 1081591

Course of Midland Railway through Chee Dale

The George Hotel, Tideswell, Derbyshire (geograph 768206)

The George Hotel with the church in the background

Walkers in Tideswell Dale - - 500263

Walkers in Tideswell Dale

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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