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The Roaches

2 Miles

Impressive gritstone edges and craggy rocks loved by walkers and climbers. It groups together two main gritstone outcrops - Ramshaw Rocks famous for the Winking Man rock formation and 'Hen Cloud' offering stunning panoramic views.


Ilam Park

10 Miles

Managed by the National Trust, a beautiful area of open park and woodland, running on both banks of the River Manifold and with spectacular views towards Dovedale. Open all year. Youth Hostel, NT shop, tearoom and small caravan site



10 Miles

Dovedale is a renowned beauty spot -although it is actually around 2-3 miles long! The River Dove flows through Milldale, Wolscote Dale and Beresford Dale. Famous for its stepping stones, Lionshead rock, caves and literary connections


Manifold Valley

6 Miles

A deep limestone valley of steeply wooded slopes and towering rock pinnacles. Perfect for walks and cycling


Caldon Canal

7 miles

Built in 1776, the Caldon Canal is widely seen as one of the most interesting waterways in the country. Very much a canal of contrasts, it begins in the centre of the Potteries passing through remote countryside and the Churnet Valley.


Rudyard Lake

5 miles

Rudyard Lake provides some of the most dramatic scenery to be found in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Over two miles long and surrounded by woodland.


Froghall Whalf

9 miles

Froghall Wharf is within the beautiful Churnet Valley at the end of the Caldon Canal. It has picnic tables, parking and toilet facilities


Oakamoor Greenway

9 miles

Oakamoor to Denstone Greenway follows a redundant railway line and provides opportunities for cycling and horse riding through the valley with some stunning views.

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