• Peak District cottages - walk 9

Walk 9: High Needham Circular

Up the road to High Needham and back across the fields - linking up with the lane back to Wheeldon Trees...

Time: 1 hour
Distance: 4 kms (2½ miles)
  1. Take the top exit out of Wheeldon Trees and turn right up the road to the crossroads
  2. Turn left and continue on the road for a couple of hundred meters until you reach the fingerpost indicating a footpath to your left
  3. Follow the footpath along a line of trees on your right and cross the style.  Keeping the wall on your right, follow the footpath across a double style (c), and then a further single style
  4. After about one hundred meters, walk through one of the gaps in the old collapsing wall on your right, head round the hill and then down towards Hurdlow Grange, crossing the dismantled railway line
  5. When you reach the road, turn right and follow the lane all the way back to Wheeldon Trees…