Derwent Valley Heritage Trail
Distance:55 miles
Advice:The Derwent Valley is well served by both train and bus. By rail, the Hope Valley Line serves the northern section of the area with regular services rom Manchester and Sheffield. By bus, services from Derby, Chesterfield, Sheffield, Manchester and N
In Brief:Some sections are suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs whilst others are NOT. Those suitable for wheelchair access include Ladybower Dam, The Thornhill Trail, Matlock Parks, including Hall Leys and Lovers Walk in Matlock Bath, and Cromford Canal.
Start:Starting Point: Ladybower Reservoir, Heatherdene Car Park. Grid Reference: SK 203859. Finishing point: Derwent Mouth, Nr Shardlow Grid Reference: SK 459308
More info:The route appears on the following Ordnance Survey Explorer maps: 1 - The Peak District – Dark Peak area; 24 - The Peak District - White Peak; 259 - Derby; 260 - Nottingham. Leaflets are available from local tourist information centres.

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Refreshments:There are numerous inns, shops, guesthouses, campsites, Bed and Breakfasts, youth hostels and hotels along the route. Further details from local Tourist Information centres.