Wetton, Ilam, Dovedale & Hartington is a 21.5 mile loop trail located near Ashbourne, Staffordshire, England that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Length21.5 miElevation gain4,353 ftRoute typeLoop
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This trail start at Wetton, then heads to Thor's cave then down to Ilam. Go over the top of Thorpe Cloud and over the edge of the River Dove, then head in to Milldale, Alstonefield and round Narrowdale Hill. After that head in to Hartington for some cheese then make a left towards Ecton, then finally cross the River Manifold to make your way back down to Wetton. Much of the route crosses farmland grazed by cows or sheep, so please keep your dog on the leash. There are stiles, hills and uneven ground throughout the route, as well as a small amount of road walking.

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Peter Gallagher
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Very hard

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Yachub Webb
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Mick Hallsworth
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Nice steady walk

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Kev Wheatcroft
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Emma Kerslake
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John Capel
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Dan Schofield
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Luke Thresh
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Darren Smith
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Zoe Cooper
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Andy Taylor
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John Cottis
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ANDREA FLOWERS
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Stephanie Nuttall
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Rafael Carceres
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Taylor Boulton
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Fajriya Lafir
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Harriet Beattie
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Kamil Łapka
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Charles Heath
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Paul Gidley
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Colin Mills
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Peter Fisher
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flora Leroux
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Tom Pilsel
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