GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Taddington Walks

7 miles (12 km)

This Derbyshire based village is in a great location for exploring some of the major Peak District highlights on foot.
Taddington is also noted for its historic 14th century church while on Taddington Moor you can visit the ancient Five Wellschambered tomb.
This circular walk from the village visits Litton Mill, Miller's Dale, the fabulous viewpoint at Monsal Head, Taddington Dale and Taddington Wood. Part of the route uses a section of the popular Monsal Trail, a shared cycling and walking trail running just north of the village.
Along the way there's some wonderful views of the surrounding Peak District hills and some waterside sections along the pretty River Wye.

Postcode

SK17 9UD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Taddington OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Taddington Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Taddington

  • Ashford in the Water - The pretty Peak District village of Ashford in the Water has some nice walking trails to try along the River Wye
  • 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
  • Chatsworth Park - This circular walk takes you around the splendid Chatsworth Park in the Derbyshire Peak District
  • Lathkill Dale - Enjoy a splendid riverside walk in the beautiful Lathkill Dale in the Peak District
  • Stanton Moor - 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
  • Derwent Valley Heritage Way - Follow the River Derwent through the Derbyshire Peak District on this stunning walk
  • 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
  • Arbor Low - Visit this Neolithic henge monument and enjoy some lovely moorland scenery on this fascinating circular walk in the Peak District
  • Monyash - A circular walk from the village of Monyash visiting Youlgreave, Bradford Dale and the popular Lathkill Dale
  • Monsal Head - This circular walk from Monsal Head crosses the Headstone Viaduct for fine views across the Derbyshire Dales.
  • Bakewell Railway Walk - This circular railway walk from Bakewell uses part of the Monsal Trail to take you to the nearby Monsal Head
  • Great Longstone - This Derbyshire Dales based village is a great base for exploring some of the Peak District's highlights
  • Chelmorton - This circular walk explores the area around the Peak District village of Chelmorton near Buxton in the White Peak
  • Over Haddon - This delightful little village sits in a lovely location in the Derbyshire Peak District.
  • Miller's Dale - This popular beauty spot on the River Wye is one of the highlights of the Peak District National Park
  • Litton Mill - This circular walk visits the historic Litton Mill near Tideswell in the Derbyshire Dales.
  • Haddon Hall - This walk visits Haddon Hall near Bakewell and Over Haddon in the Derbyshire Peak District.

Pubs/Cafes

Back in the village the Queens Arms can be found on the Main Road at postcode SK17 9UD. They have a good selection of ales and serve a fine Sunday roast. There's also a pleasant garden area for warmer weather. The pub is dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the south east there's the neighbouring village of Sheldon and the noteworthy Magpie Mine. Here you can explore a series of well preserved Lead Mines which date back to the 1600s. The historical site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and another of the local area highlights.

Photos

Main Road, Taddington - geograph.org.uk - 2847358

Main Road, Taddington

Taddington Dale - geograph.org.uk - 3138829

Taddington Dale

Taddington field - geograph.org.uk - 2553449

Taddington field

Terrace of cottages in Taddington - geograph.org.uk - 3003111

Terrace of cottages in Taddington

Viewpoint at Monsal Head - geograph.org.uk - 1916949

Viewpoint at Monsal Head

Litton Mill - geograph.org.uk - 2853506

Litton Mill

The River Wye in Miller's Dale - geograph.org.uk - 2290783

The River Wye in Miller's Dale

Monsal Dale from Monsal Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 3396014

Monsal Dale from Monsal Viaduct

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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