902 Lud's Church and the Hanging Stone

The deep cleft of Lud's Church is one of the most memorable places in the southern Peak District and so is Hanging Stone, but don't miss its memorial to Burke - "A noble mastiff, black and tan, faithful as woman, braver than man".

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LOCATION: 7 miles south-west of Buxton
START: Leave A54 at Rose & Crown, after 2 miles turn sharp right, signed Scout Camp, to Gradbach car park
Grid ref: SJ999663 Postcode: SK170SU
DISTANCE: 6 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 3.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - White Peak Landranger 118
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Castle Rocks, Back Forest, Black Brook, Casters Bridge, River Dane, Roach End

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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