834 Fernilee to the Roman Road

With woods, water and airy views a walk in the Goyt Valley is always a treat. On the western side the woods reach down to the water's edge with paths meandering through the trees, boats tack to and fro, while on the opposite shore a broad path follows the course of one of the first railways in the country and high above lies a narrow road along which the Romans trod

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LOCATION: Peak District, five miles south of Whaley Bridge
START: Goyt Valley signed from A5004, cross Errwood Reservoir dam to The Street car park
Grid ref: SK013756 Postcode: SK176GJ
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - White Peak Landranger 119
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Cromford and High Peak Railway, Bunsal Incline

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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