Youlgreave and Bradford Dale Circular Walk
The Youlgreave and Bradford Dale Circular Walk is a pleasant walk in Derbyshire that allows you to explore one of the charming dales that the Peak District is known for. While out on the trail, you will meander along the banks of the Bradford River and take in the ultra-scenic views that can be found within the tranquil landscape of the dale. This short walk is perfect for a weekend nature walk with the whole family.
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Route Description for Youlgreave and Bradford Dale Circular Walk
With a short overall distance, easy-to-navigate terrain, and beautiful views, it’s easy to see why the Youlgreave and Bradford Dale Circular is such a popular family-friendly walk in the Peak District. The trail sets out from the quaint village of Youlgreave and crosses over the River Bradford, following to the west as you head through the serene atmosphere of the dale. After working through this small forested valley, you will cross the open farmland terrain to the east to enter the nearby village of Bradford. From here, it is a short jaunt back along the river’s edge to the village of Youlgreave 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 Youlgreave and Bradford Dale Circular Walk Trailhead
To reach the car park for the Youlgreave and Bradford Dale Circular from Rowsley, drive southwest on Dale Road for 1.8 km and turn left onto B5056, following it for 1.4 km. Make a slight right onto Alport Lane and continue on for 2.3 km before the road veers left and becomes Church Street. After 230 m, continue onto Main Street and follow it for 0.5 km to find the car park on the right.
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