River Dove and Home by Bunster Hill Circular

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Lowland and Hill Walks
Jun 27
2021

30 people attending

0 places left

1 person waitlisted

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£12.50
Event booking closes on Jun 26 at 23:00:00
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8 miles 4 hours

Starting from Alstonefield, which is one of the prettiest villages in the Peak District, we will take a steep descent to meet the River Dove at Milldale and here have a coffee break and a chance to feed the ducks.

Crossing the footbridge, we will head South, beside the gushing River Dove, where we'll meet a variety of rock features: Dove Holes Caves, Ilam Rock, Lover's Leap and finally the stepping stones that cross the river. Then it's up to the lofty heights of Bunster Hill for stunning views, before crossing the open fields towards Stanshope and back to Alstonefield where a refreshing pint can be had at The George Pub.

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Along the river Dove
Quack Quack
Ready for a well earned pint
Group photo near Lover's Leap
Along the river Dove
Quack Quack
Ready for a well earned pint
Group photo near Lover's Leap

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