729 Bamford

Well dressing is one of the highlights of the Peak District and at the start of Bamford Carnival they decorate Fiddlers Well with flower petals, while on the village green stands Bamford Touchstone commemorating the Millennium.

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LOCATION: East Peak District
START: A6013, Heatherdene car park, one mile north of Bamford, toilets
Grid ref: SK202860 Postcode: S33 0BY
DISTANCE: 4 miles
GRADE: Easy, but river crossing difficult after heavy rain
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Dark Peak Landranger 110
NOTE: Bamford carnival usually 3rd Saturday in July
REFRESHMENTS: Anglers Rest, Yorkshire Bridge Inn
EN ROUTE: Ladybower, Bamford Edge, River Derwent, Touchstone Trail, Thornhill Trail

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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