Discover a long and varied history in the Derwent and Hope Valleys. You will hear dramatic re-enactments from the past as your ghostly guides take you on this linear walk from Hope to Bamford.
Starting point: Hope train station (Ordnance Survey grid reference – SK181832)
Distance: 5.6 miles / 8.3 km
Allow: 4 hours
Map: Explorer OL1 The Peak District – Dark Peak Area
Terrain: Stiles and 'squeeze stiles' need to be navigated. The route contains mainly gentle ascents and descents although good footwear is essential.
Nearest towns: Hope and Bamford
Travel info: A regular train service from both Manchester and Sheffield serves the start point of this walk
From pre-historic times until today, Macey, a 2nd Class Accredited Interpreter-Traveller with the Institute of Time Travellers will guide you through this scenic valley