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Stannington Troughs Walk

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This walk visits a numerous diverse set of troughs in the old part of Stannington, taking in a route which also goes past two unusual burial grounds.


  • Length – 2.3 miles
  • Grade – Well marked paths, some stiles, steady ascents. Parts can be muddy and slippy.
  • Start – Upper Gate Road near Stannington library.
  • Grid Reference  SK 302 886
  • Maps – OL1 Dark Peak
  • Parking – Upper Gate Road near the library
  • Public transport – Bus service number 81 stops near the library
  • Public Toilets – none on the route. Park  on Upper Gate Road near the library.

Download the route information and gpx data.

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Map of the route

Mobile Phone Coverage – Mobile phone signal coverage is mostly good in this area. Intermittent signals can be received on higher ground.

Ordnance Survey map OL1 Dark Peak is recommended for all the routes on this web site.

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