778 Derwent Moors

Cutthroat Bridge, Wheel Stones and the Salt Cellar are names that evoke the Derwent Moors, which for generations have been a favourite of walkers. The bridge gets its name from a gruesome murder in 1635, but while you'll meet other walkers, it's unlikely you'll see any bandits.

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LOCATION: Fourteen miles east of Glossop
START: Cutthroat Bridge on the A57 - layby in 200 yards
Grid ref: SK217874 Postcode: S6 6GL
DISTANCE: 9.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 5.0 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Dark Peak Landranger 110
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask (Strines Inn adds 0.5 mile)
EN ROUTE: Dovestone Tor, Back Tor, Strines, Boots Folly, Sugworth, Moscar House

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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