6 waterfall walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District
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A selection of walks that allow you to discover our most beautiful waterfalls. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.
Explore this beautiful wooded valley and onto one of the Peak District’s most much loved spots at Padley Gorge with the tumbling waterfalls of Burbage Brook.
This walk follows the River Lathkill from Over Haddon, but it’s worth combining with a trip to the series of weirs that lie half a mile upstream from Haddon Hall.
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Monsal Dale weir
Set off from Ashford-in-the-Water to the famous Monsal Head. It’s here where you will find the impressive viaduct and the powerful waterfall and weir on the River Wye.
This walk is best taken on a clear day when you should be able to see Kinder Edge with the famous Kinder Downfall, the Peak District’s highest natural waterfall.
Leave behind the hustle and bustle of Matlock town centre by ascending Lumsdale, a remarkably beautiful heritage site of ivy-draped ruins and tumbling waterfalls.
Bonsall Brook waterfall
A walk illustrating the industrial past of the area. We head to Cromford where Bonsall Brook water cascades down from the mill pond, the former corn mill built by Richard Arkwright.
This is one of many discoveries submitted the members of our Derbyshire and Peak District Walks facebook group. Click the link below to join and click the ‘Waterfalls’ topic for inspiration.