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    Owler Tor Walk

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    3.5 km
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    108 m
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    Owler Tor Walk

    The Owler Tor Walk is a short but scenic adventure in the Peak District that will see you traverse the terrain surrounding the hill and make your way along the edge of Burbage Brook. From the elevated points along the trail, you will have a nice sightline looking out across the woodlands and moors that make up the Longshaw Estate. This short walk is perfect for a leisurely weekend stroll that the entire family will enjoy.

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    Route Description for Owler Tor Walk

    While it may be a short journey, the Owler Tor Walk is a fun, family-friendly adventure that will get you out exploring the natural beauty of the rugged moors and woodland terrain that can be found within the boundaries of the Peak District. Setting out from the car park, the trail heads west for some nice views overlooking the Derwent Valley before turning south through the forests that line the slopes of the hill. From here, you will traverse the rugged terrain atop Bole Hill and descend the hillside towards Burbage Brook. After walking along the water’s edge, you will eventually climb back uphill to summit Owler Tor before arriving back at the car park where you began the walk.

    Other amazing walks in Peak District National Park

    Check out our guides to Kinder Scout, Mam Tor, Stanage Edge, Dovedale, and Padley Gorge. Or see all of our Peak District walks on 10Adventures.

    Getting to the Owler Tor Walk Trailhead

    To reach the car park for the Owler Tor Walk from Hathersage, head east on Main Road/A6187 for 3.1 km to find the car park on the left.

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