6 great walks near Baslow

Spring at Baslow by Martyn Wright

Spring at Baslow by Martyn Wright - Credit: Archant

Baslow is just a mile up the road from Chatsworth, making a perfect base for a break in the Peak District.

Pepperpot building in a corner of a field

Pepperpot building in a corner of a field - Credit: Archant

Baslow to Hassop
1 mile from Baslow
Set off from Baslow and pass through Bubnell and onto the Harrop Estate, passing by the Chatsworth Estate and the River Derwent.
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First Light at Curbar Edge by Andy Hemingway

First Light at Curbar Edge by Andy Hemingway - Credit: Archant

Baslow and Wellington's Monument
1 mile from Baslow
This walk follows an old coach road from Baslow on a hike to the hills and moors, see clouds casting shadows over Chatsworth, and the sun glinting on the Derwent as it snakes past.
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Nelson's Monument on Birchen Edge by Sally Mosley

Nelson's Monument on Birchen Edge by Sally Mosley - Credit: Archant

Nelson's Monument and The Three Ships standing stones
1 mile from Baslow
Distant views across the Derbyshire Dales from moorland to the east dominate this spectacular walk that also includes a wander through woodland and an amble on the edge of the Chatsworth Estate. The undulating route incorporates gradual ascents and descents with an option to visit the Three Ships on Birchen Edge.
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Eyam by Ian Moorcroft

Eyam by Ian Moorcroft - Credit: Archant

Eyam and Stoney Middleton
4 miles from Baslow
A few miles north of Baslow lies Eyam, this walks has a wealth of human history as well as natural beauty.
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Chatsworth's beautiful parkland by Sally Mosley

Chatsworth's beautiful parkland by Sally Mosley - Credit: Archant

Chatsworth
5 miles from Baslow
Just a few miles south of Baslow is the Peak District's jewel in the crown, Chatsworth House. Take in the delights of this popular destination in this simple walk.
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Bakewell by Ian Moorcroft

Bakewell by Ian Moorcroft - Credit: Archant

Bakewell and Lathkill Dale
5 miles from Baslow
Set off from Bakewell and take in riverside paths, historic buildings and elevated footpaths over the Derbyshire hills.
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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.