6 great walks near Wirksworth

Wirksworth 

Wirksworth - Credit: steve p2008 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) via https://flic.kr/p/6FMBPc

If you want to take a break from the busy Peak District, this market town is the perfect base to explore the Derbyshire Dales.

Sheep Pasture Incline

Sheep Pasture Incline - Credit: Sally Mosley

Cromford and Middleton Top
2 miles from Wirksworth
This walk guarantees far-reaching views and a wealth of industrial heritage around every corner, twist and turn.
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View from Alport Heights

View from Alport Heights - Credit: Sally Mosley

Alport Heights
4 miles from Wirksworth
This classic countryside walk, packed with outstanding views, is guaranteed to put a spring in your step and mud on your boots.
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The Goat Path beside Bonsall Brook

The Goat Path beside Bonsall Brook - Credit: Sally Mosley

Bonsall
4 miles from Wirksworth
A fascinating ramble starting in Cromford and ascending to Bonsall, famous for hen racing, UFO sightings, magical open gardens and much more.
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Kirk Ireton

Kirk Ireton - Credit: Sally Mosley

Kirk Ireton
4 miles from Wirksworth
A perfect spring walk for bird watchers, nature lovers and those seeking far-reaching views.
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Hopton Hall

Hopton Hall - Credit: Sally Mosley

Hopton and Carsington
4 miles from Wirksworth
a walk that includes the picturesque side-by-side villages of Hopton and Carsington. Set in a landscape heavily influenced for centuries by man’s intervention, they abound with curiosities and relics from the past while nestling beneath limestone slopes now topped with futuristic features.
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Brassington

Brassington - Credit: Sally Mosley

Brassington and Carsington Water
4 miles from Wirksworth
Listen to birds singing and watch lambs playing as you stride out on this lovely scenic walk with the joys of spring in every step.
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