797 Birchenough Hill, Gradbach

Gradbach is perfection in miniature. But unknown to its many devotees there's a hidden corner high above on Birchenough Hill with a memorial to brave American airmen who crashed here in the Second World War.

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LOCATION: Seven miles south-west of Buxton
START: Leave A54 at Rose & Crown, then after 2 miles turn sharp right to Gradbach car park
Grid ref: SJ998663 Postcode: SK170SU
DISTANCE: 4.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - White Peak Landranger 118
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: River Dane, Crag Hall, Wildboarclough

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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