6 great Peak District walks near the Hope Valley Line

View from Hathersage railway station by It's No Game (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) via...

View from Hathersage railway station by It's No Game (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) via https://flic.kr/p/28YgiVY - Credit: Archant

The Hope Valley Line is a regular rail service connecting Mannchester and Sheffield. The route travels through the heart of the Peak District, making it a perfect way to start a day trip and walk.

Edale by Sally Mosley

Edale by Sally Mosley - Credit: Archant

Vale of Edale
Edale Railway Station
Edale is the most popular place to start a walkin the Peak District, this walk starts very close to Station Approach.
Click here to view the details of the Vale of Edale walk


View towards Mam Tor by Sally Mosley

View towards Mam Tor by Sally Mosley - Credit: Archant

Hope Valley
Hope Railway Station
If you're coming from the station, turn right and pick up the route from the front of the Old Hall Hotel.
Click here to view the details of the Hope Valley walk


Footbridge at Bamford Mill by Sally Mosley

Footbridge at Bamford Mill by Sally Mosley - Credit: Archant

Bamford
Bamford Railway Station
This walk starts just a few hundred yards from the station. As parking is scarce within Bamford, taking the train may well be the best option in getting there.
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The countryside surrounding Hathersage by Sally Mosley

The countryside surrounding Hathersage by Sally Mosley - Credit: Archant

Hathersage Circular
Hathersage Railway Station
Head north from the station and you will find Oddfellows Road on your right, it's from here where you can pick up the start of this walk that takes you out of Hathersage.
Click here to view the details of the Hathersage Circular walk


Padley Gorge bridge by Robert Wilson

Padley Gorge bridge by Robert Wilson - Credit: Archant

Padley Gorge
Grindleford Railway Station
This circular walk is written to start from the car park at Longshaw Lodge. However, you can pick this up from point 6 in the description at Grindleford Station cafe.
Click here to view the details of the Padley Gorge walk


View from Houndkirk Moor by Sally Mosley

View from Houndkirk Moor by Sally Mosley - Credit: Archant

Houndkirk Moor
Dore & Totley Railway Station
The start of this walk is just a couple miles walk from Dore & Totley station, you can walk here via a short woodland route that follows Limb Brook via the entrance on Abbeydale Road.
Click here to view the details of the Houndkirk Moor walk

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

To check the timetables - download Route 23 - Manchester to Sheffield The Hope Valley Line