Distance: 12.5 miles (25km)
Ascent: 722 metres
Start/finish: Holme Lane, Bakewell, DE45 1GF

Turn R off Holme Lane, following a track north over open hillside. Turn L onto the Monsal Trail through Headstone tunnel and over the viaduct. Turn R, descending to cross a footbridge and the road. Follow lane up Hay Dale, straight on at crossroads then R onto footpath (5.5 miles/8.8km). Continue through fields and over a road heading east to a track junction. Turn R then L, through a field and then Bleaklow Farm. Cross fields trending R and crossing a track at SK 215731 (8.1 miles/13.1km). Continue downhill to Hardrake Lane. Cross a stile then cross fields to Great Longstone. Turn R into the village, turning L onto Main Street, R on Croft Road then L to the end of Edge View Drive. At the end turn L down a footpath, crossing fields to reach the Monsal Trail. Turn L to return to Bakewell.

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