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Address: Cromford Wharf & High Peak Junction | near Matlock, Derbyshire, Matlock DE4 3RQ, England
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A lovely day

We got the train from nottingham and got off at Whatstandwell and then we walked for 9 hours and my lady cried. Great day, lovely nature - my faves were the cheeky little greebs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Danny M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We got the train from nottingham and got off at Whatstandwell and then we walked for 9 hours and my lady cried. Great day, lovely nature - my faves were the cheeky little greebs.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great for an easy stroll for young and old. Plenty of interesting industrial history included. There are cafes at Cromford, High Peak Junction and Watstandwell. Plenty of places to rest and enjoy the scenery and wildlife.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Very historic, especially the linen factory ,Masson Mills, the River Derwent and the buildings set for the families who worked in the factory. I would definitely go there again, it was such a lovely place.

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Eyam, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Parked for free outside the church. There are 2 car parks if you can't park for free. Choose the rugby ground as their all day parking fee of £3.60 is 40p cheaper than the council car park next door. Walked from Cromford to high peak junction and then up the high peak trail taking the bridle way to the right... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Always a good bet for an invigorating walk in dodgy weather. The tow path is well maintained so you are sure of it being easy to negotiate even if wet or icy. Some on road free parking but the two pay carparks at Cromford Wharf are very reasonable. Lots to see as you make your way along the route -... More 

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Devon
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16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Plenty of parking at the start of the canal with toilets and a cafe, being a canal the walk is flat. Along the canal there are OR codes on posts that you can scan with your smart phone to get a commentary on what you can see at the part of the canal you are on. I found this a... More 

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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Nice and relaxing walk next to a canal. We are going to go back and do a much longer section and have a picnic .

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Very nice relaxing trip on this boat volunteers very friendly and helpful. Was very interesting to see how they used to live on this boat. Nice walks along canal dogs also welcome on boat trip.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Living in Matlock this is on our doorstep,have walked it many times over the past few years and always enjoyed the experience. The latest trip was as part of The Derwent Valley Heritage Way which I am doing in sections with 3 friends. The hi light off the walk was seeing a Water Vole although this part of the canal... More 

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Although not linked to the main canal system, the remains of this canal still has an operating narrowboat on it. This trip boat offers cruisers down the existing stretch of canal from cromford. It has electric engines as so not to interfere with the wildlife and to give a peaceful journey. A walk down the canal is equally as interesting,... More 

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