579 Conies Dale

A secret dale, the fearsome chasm of an old mineshaft and one of the highest summits in the limestone Peak. These are the delights above Peak Forest, on a hillside spread with wild thyme, eyebright and the rare mountain pansy

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LOCATION: Three miles east of Chapel-en-le-Frith
START: Peak Forest. Turn left off A623, signed Perryfoot, & park on Church Lane.
Grid ref: SK114795 Postcode: SK178EN
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer/OL - White Peak & Dark Peak Landranger 110 & 119
REFRESHMENTS: Devonshire Arms
EN ROUTE: Old Dam, Limestone Way, Bradwell Moor

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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