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Winnat's Pass

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Ranked #5 of 19 Attractions in Hope Valley
Type: Geologic Formations
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- Aug 21, 2014
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We were on a motorcycle road trip and on our way to stay in Castleton when we rode through Winnat's pass. Unfortunately, we were in the tail end of ex-hurricane Bertha and the wind and rain prevented us from enjoying this stunning little road on our bikes, as we no doubt would have done in the dry!

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I love "special" roads and this falls into that category. Not as frightening as say Hard Knot or Wrynose Passesin the Lake District but still worth the drive or the walk if you are fit enough ..Beautiful Scenery ...

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Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Classic beautiful Peak District scenery, you can drive through, walk, picnic and visit the caverns. A unique place that can be busy during high season.

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Walton
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10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had a beautiful walk which culminated in Winnatts Pass, thankfully we were walking downhill through it

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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213 reviews 213 reviews
90 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stunning climb up from the Hope Valley, and great views all around from the top. Lovely moorland walks at the top.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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57 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Really scenic and good to have a walk up. It's not noticeable until you get to it either. Really worth a visit. The road itself is quite narrow.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Go ride it to appreciate the climb, when you see the stone wall at the top you know you have achieved it! Then take the family down it on foot, explore the caves and sit back smugly knowing you had beaten it.. Really nice way to finish the Ridge walk and head back into Castleton to a welcoming pub.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Very scenic, a lot of WOW! Factor. Tucked away until you get to it . A traditional pass with sheep grazing, quite a hike up there but you can cheat and drive!

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Sutton Coldfield
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This pass really takes you by surprise when you approach it on your way to Castleton. It is small but so beautiful. It's well worth walking it and then continuing on to tackle the Mam Tor ridge.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Such and amazing location with breathtaking views. Location surrounded by a lovely piece of countryside. There is a very steep climb on a path that is not marked by a sign, but it is well worth it once you get to the top. Take it easy on the way down. Scenery leading down towards Castleton. Would visit over and over... More

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