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The Limestone Way

Walk the Limestone Way

Discover the best of the beautiful 'White Peak' on a superb 46-mile walk across the heart of the Peak District National Park.  'The Limestone Way', named after the rock which was formed 300 million years ago, is a waymarked long distance route with spectacular scenery and views from it's start at Castleton in the Hope Valley to it's end at Rocester in Staffordshire.  It passes through dramatic dales, a green rolling landscape and several picturesque villages - offering a choice of places to stop for refreshments and stay overnight along the way.

Order guidebook

Limestone Way 2018 front coverA complete route guide with description, maps and photos is available from Derbyshire Dales District Council for just £3.50 (inc p&p).  Buy online (choose 'Other Payments', then Tourism, then Limestone Way). 

Find accommodation and places to eat

The Limestone Way makes an ideal trail walking holiday.  Find your accommodation and places to eat en-route below (listed north to south along the route). 

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The Anglers Rest

Millers Dale

Famous riverside family run pub next to the Monsal Trail in Millers Dale. Open all day everyday for drinks 12noon - 11pm. Homemade food served daily.

T:  01298 871323   E: Nicolaphillips1@aol.com


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Arbor Low B & B


Farmhouse set midway along the Limestone Way, halfway between Monyash and Youlgreave. Stunning views, two bedrooms lounge dining room. Books board games TV log fires. Evening meal on request for walkers without transport.

T: 07791 543087   E:  nicola@arborlow.co.uk


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The Old Bakery


We offer wonderful B & B or self catering accommodation in the heart of Youlgreave. The Old Bakery has two twin rooms with a private guest lounge and private entrance.

T: 01629 630005  E: kenclayton@mail.com 


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The Bull's Head


Traditional village pub offering B&B with four rooms. 

T: 01629 636307  E: bullsheadyoulgrave@gmail.com




Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
01629 761 145/103
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