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Hope Valley Cycle Routes - Hope Valley to Great Hucklow

A 17.5 mile journey through moorland landscapes


A 17.5 mile journey through moorland landscapes. This route is available to download as a PDF and GPX file at the top of this page.

Start/End Point Hathersage station S32 1DT

Length 28km/17.5miles

Ascent: 548m/1798ft

Grade: Hard

100% road

This route was developed as part of the Pedal Peak for Business initiative, funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Trail directions

Step 1

Leaving the station turn left on the main road under the railway bridge

Step 2

After crossing River Derwent turn right at the Plough Inn to Abney and the gliding club. Take care crossing the road.

Step 3

Turn sharp right at the T junction.

Step 4

Continue through Great Hucklow, passing the Queen Anne Inn.

Step 5

Go straight on crossing the B6049 at Windmill. Take care at this junction.

Step 6

Turn right at the T junction following signs to Castleton.

Step 7

Turn left (signposted Castleton).

Step 8

Take great care on steep descent into Castleton.

Step 9

Turn right past the village green to join A6187.

Step 10

Follow the road back via Hope to Hathersage and Turn right by the George Hotel to return to the station.

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