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Walk of the Month - Wetton Walk visiting Thor's Cave

The Walk

Start/Finish: Off the road car parking along the roadside near Wetton Mill

Location: Wetton Mill, access by car is possible from Wetton, Butterton, Warslow & Hulme End

Distance: 4.75 miles

Difficulty: Very easy walking conditions, climb up to Thor's cave can be steep & may be slippery

Climbing: 489m

Hazards: Care needed in Thor's cave

Refreshments: Ye Olde Royal Oak at Wetton or cafe at Wetton Mill


 Click here to see the route



Local places of interest

Dovedale and Thorpe Cloud

Dovedale is the name given to the section of the Dove valley between Milldale and Thorpe Cloud on the boundary between Derbyshire and Staffordshire. 

Ilam Church and Hall

Ilam Church, Staffordshire, is the burial place of St Bertram and a place of pilgrimage. A lovely church with some Saxon parts. Close to Ilam Hall.

Ilam Hall and Park

Ilam Hall is the remains of the hall built by the Watts Russell family in the 1820s, close to Ashbourne. The Hall and Park now belong to the National Trust

Manifold and Hamps Trail

The Manifold and Hamps Trail is a Staffordshire Peak District cycle track which follows the old light railway which once ran along the valley.

Published in: June Newsletter