Stanage & Lady Cannings
Length: 22 miles
This route using a real mixture of old packhorse routes, roads and lanes. Heading north towards Ladybower Reservoir on the Thornhill Trail. Before climbing up New Road to Stanage Edge, and then up through the edge via the causeway.
Traveling past the Stanage Pole and down to Redmires reservoirs. Connecting across to Houndkirk via some minor back roads. At this stage you have the option of a loop of lady Canning trail.
Before heading over houndkirk to fox house. From here with a little section on the road you climb up burbage valley then back pass stanage and down onto the North Lees estate. At this point you can easily stop by Hope Valley Ice creams at Thorpe Farm. Or return via hurst clough.