910 Danebower

"Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone" as we climbed Danebower's icy paths, while "Frosty winds made moan" on the exposed moor. It really was a walk "In the Bleak Midwinter", just like Christina Rosetti's Christmas Carol.

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LOCATION: 4 miles south-west of Buxton
START: Roadside layby on A54
Grid ref: SK008698 Postcode: SK170TG
DISTANCE: 4 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - White Peak Landranger 118 & 119
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Dane Colliery, River Dane, Cumberland Brook, Reeve Edge, Dane Valley Way, Holt Farm, Dane Thorn

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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