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Dovedale Circular is a 13.6 mile loop trail located near Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length 13.6 mi Elevation gain 2,516 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Views Wild flowers
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A medium length circular walk through Dovedale and the surrounding Dales and hills. The walk had most things, Sun, Water, Mud and Snow. And a steep climb (for those who went the right way!).

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Kev Barker
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stunning walk! one of my favorite in the peaks so far. 80% - 90% of this walk is very steady & easy going. there are a few hills that will burn your legs. namely the one at 11 miles. and be aware of the very narrow, slippery trail at the top, we went up there on a wet day & it was VERY slippery. there is a steep drop next to your feet of about 70°-80° we managed it with 2 dobermanns so as long as you are steady it's not a problem. when the trail opens up onto the big hill, the route seems to take you around the hill close to the summit. this was even slippier & dangerous. we opted to drop down to the bottom path & follow that through the cow fields & straight into the car park. it avoids a very unesesarily uncomfortable, steep & dangerous route. all in all a magnificent walk that we hope to repeat.

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Angela Dobbins
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Good long walk along river Dove easy to follow good path. Pretty easy going mostly flat moderate due to length.

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Rob Hazelgrove
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A great trail with so much to see. Amazing caves and rocky features. The abandoned farms were eary and seemed to have been suddenly left. The trail had some challenges in terms of map following and a dying phone battery didn't help. Well worth following this trail. it rained slowly for most of the day and this just added to the views and atmosphere. unsurprisingly we didn't see many people.

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Bobbie Payne
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Adam Fox
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Maria Fancsali
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Jack Pyrah
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Jesús Zurdo
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Katie Stevenson
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James Normanshaw
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john nisbet
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Chris Kent
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Stephen Morrison
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Stuart Thomas
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Mark Ashmore
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Rob Hazelgrove
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