729 Bamford

Well dressing is one of the summer highlights of the Peak District when Fiddlers Well is decorated with flower petals. On the village green stands Bamford Touchstone commemorating the Millennium, while below the village runs the stately River Derwent with its grand waterfall.

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LOCATION: East Peak District
START: A6013, Heatherdene car park, one mile north of Bamford, toilets
Grid ref: SK202860 Postcode: S33 0BY
DISTANCE: 4.5 miles
GRADE: Easy, but river crossing difficult after heavy rain
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Dark Peak Landranger 110
REFRESHMENTS: Anglers Rest, Yorkshire Bridge Inn
EN ROUTE: River Derwent, Touchstone Trail, Bamford Mill

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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