Bakewell Circular Walk Duration 3 - 3.5 hours, distance approx 9 miles.

Bakewell Square

Start facing the Rutland Arms Hotel. Head right on the A6 towards Buxton.

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Turn right just after the speed camera and head across the footbridge. 

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After the bridge, cross the road and head up the hill.

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Take the middle track and carry on up the hill.

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Go through the gate and stay on the track up the hill.

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After the first gate, go through the gate to the left and walk diagonally right.

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Go through the gate and make your way down the field to the right.

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Head through the ‘kissing’ gate and go diagonally left.

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Once over the style, take the path to the right. This can be uneven. 

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After the wood, go through the gate and across the field.

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Once over the stone stile, turn left and walk up the road.

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At the junction take the left towards Great Longstone.

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Go under the bridge and then turn left.

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Follow the path over the stile.

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Turn right here and head over the field.

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Go through the gate and then turn to the left.

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Turn right on to the road and follow straight to the end.

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Cross the road and follow the path in to the park.

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Once across the park take this left hand path.

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At the end of the path cross the road and keep heading straight over the stiles.

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Go over one of the stiles. Turn left up the road, maybe stop at the Packhorse.

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Follow the road round to the right of the Monsal Head Hotel.

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Take the path to the right signed for Monsal Viaduct.

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Turn left here and head on down to the Monsal Trail.

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Now the walk is nice and easy, turn left and keep going.

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Leave the trail here, turn left and at the end of the road turn right down the hill.

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At the bottom of the hill, head of the bridge and you are back in Bakewell.