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Lolly

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Gentle walk ideas please
« on: 19:43:01, 16/11/16 »
Hi everyone


I would like your invaluable knowledge please on suggestions for gentle walks, I suffer with Fibromyalgia and sometimes I struggle with steep or long walks.  I managed a 4 mile walk on saturday with my fella and it's the furthest i've managed in a while  ::)


I live in Wensley (near Matlock) and don't mind driving a while to the start of a good route. I'd love to hear your thoughts


Cheers in advance  O0
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Robnolan

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Re: Gentle walk ideas please
« Reply #1 on: 19:57:58, 16/11/16 »
Monsal Trail or Dovedale would be good options.

Lolly

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« Reply #2 on: 20:30:57, 16/11/16 »
Hi and thanks for that.  I've managed a bit of the Monsal Trail, and a bit of the Tissington Trail. I also did a bit of Dovedale from the car park to the stepping stones and back, I was having a bad day that day and tried my best! my illness gets me down some days but I try as best as I can and I do more on a good day  ;D
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« Reply #3 on: 22:08:20, 16/11/16 »
How about Fernilee Reservoir?  You can do a circuit around it - about 3 miles.
 
Link to a walk route with map and pics here: http://walkpeakdistrict.com/fernilee-reservoir/#tab-1
 
 
 
 
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Re: Gentle walk ideas please
« Reply #4 on: 10:13:35, 17/11/16 »
Nice one Mel, I didn't know about that site!

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« Reply #6 on: 14:16:34, 17/11/16 »
One thats virtualy on your doorstep, and one youve probably done is a walk around Stanton Moor. Only looking at 3 to 4 miles but a nice pleasant stroll
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Lolly

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Re: Gentle walk ideas please
« Reply #7 on: 19:53:55, 17/11/16 »
How about Fernilee Reservoir?  You can do a circuit around it - about 3 miles.
 
Link to a walk route with map and pics here: http://walkpeakdistrict.com/fernilee-reservoir/#tab-1

Awesome thanks Mel, I'll print this off at work tomorrow
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Lolly

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« Reply #8 on: 19:56:56, 17/11/16 »
http://www.walkingforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=33030.0

Thanks for this, how far is the walk please? What's the terrain like? Thanks
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Re: Gentle walk ideas please
« Reply #9 on: 19:58:27, 17/11/16 »
One thats virtualy on your doorstep, and one youve probably done is a walk around Stanton Moor. Only looking at 3 to 4 miles but a nice pleasant stroll

thanks for this, we have done a bit of Stanton moor but turned back as we weren't too sure how far the walk was
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« Reply #10 on: 20:41:43, 17/11/16 »
Thanks for this, how far is the walk please? What's the terrain like? Thanks
http://walkpeakdistrict.com/chee-dale/

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Re: Gentle walk ideas please
« Reply #12 on: 19:23:42, 18/11/16 »
 https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/longshaw-burbage-and-the-eastern-moors/trails/longshaw-estate-burbage-brook-walk
For this walk if you park on the road between points 4 and 5, itís free and you can stop off at the Longshaw visitor centre if you want a break and tea, cake or whatever.

http://www.ifootpath.com/display-ifootpath-walk?walkID=3790 

For this walk you can park at the road bridge in Bradford Dale and save the climb to Youlgrave



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Lolly

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Re: Gentle walk ideas please
« Reply #13 on: 20:18:26, 18/11/16 »
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/longshaw-burbage-and-the-eastern-moors/trails/longshaw-estate-burbage-brook-walk
For this walk if you park on the road between points 4 and 5, itís free and you can stop off at the Longshaw visitor centre if you want a break and tea, cake or whatever.

http://www.ifootpath.com/display-ifootpath-walk?walkID=3790 

For this walk you can park at the road bridge in Bradford Dale and save the climb to Youlgrave


Thank you  O0
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Re: Gentle walk ideas please
« Reply #14 on: 00:49:10, 20/11/16 »
Flat trail along the eastern side of the famous Dambuster reservoirs, and there used to be a bus that would take you up . the road on the west side to the far end from the big carpark.