Walking on the Longdendale Trail
The Longdendale Trail is located in the Peak District and within easy access of Glossop and Hadfield. For the most part the trail is flat and easily accessible. The views are superb and it’s a route that is well worth doing if you havent been that way before. I’m not going to write a great deal here as you can read a little more from our previous visit at this link or go to Wikipedia entry for the trail at this link.
Chilly Sunday walk
We have walked along this route once before, but on that occasion it was on a much warmer day back in June last year (2020).
On that occasion it was very much a sunglasses and tee-shirts sort of day. This walk couldnt have been much more different and really was a far cry from the previous visit. As we set off from where we had parked our car, at around 8.30am it was into a pretty cold wind that was coming at us head on and it warm coats, hats and gloves were very much the requirement.
We started our route near Crowden and walked the length of the Woodhead reservoir to the area where the old Woodhead station was and the entrance to the three tunnels, that are now closed.
Just as we did on our last visit back in June we carried on to the series of small waterfalls before turning and making our way back to where we had left the car at Crowden.All in our walk was reasonable and was just shy of six miles.
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