• Peak District cottages - walk 8

Walk 8: Wheeldon Trees 45 minute circuit from the door

An easy circular walk from Wheeldon Trees Farm - getting your bearings from your holiday cottage

Time: 45 minutes
Distance: 2 kms (1¼ miles)
  1. Walk down the drive past Sheldon Cottage.  At the end of the drive turn right and then follow the lane opposite heading uphill along the stone wall
  2. Follow the lane up and then down until you reach a gravel path on your left, marked ‘Cycle Route 68’
  3. Go through the gate and after 150 meters, take the footpath marked to the left
  4. You’re now going to follow the path all the way across and down to the road between Earl Sterndale and Wheeldon Trees…
  5. …Across the field towards the finger post visible on the far wall and through the gate…
  6. …On the same line towards the line of trees ahead, through the gate into the trees and the one that takes you out the other side…
  7. ...Following the path gently downhill across the fields and through the gates until you come to the road
  8. Turn left, follow the road about 500 meters and you’ll find yourself back at Wheeldon Trees !