Descend over parkland towards Edensor Church, Chatsworth House comes into view over on the right. Keep just to the left of the church and go through a gate and down steps into Edensor village.
Turn right through the village and down to the main road.
Cross the main road onto a wide track that bends round to the right and descends down to the River Derwent. Here is the classic view of Chatsworth House with the elegant 18th century bridge in the
Our walk crosses the road here and continues alongside the River Derwent until reaching Carlton Lees. Go through the car park and down the lane into Carlton Lees. Turn left by a finger post marked 'Rowsley' continue up the lane and cross a stile on your left and descend down to the water meadows. Follow the waymarked path until reaching Rowsley.
On reaching Rowsley turn right up a steep lane, half way along the lane is a convenient bench.
Eventually the lane becomes a bridleway and continues through the woods high above the Wye valley. The bridleway descends to a hanging valley with views into Bakewell. Here turn left above the valley for a short distance before turning right along a track signposted Bakewell. Follow this track to the unusual Bowling Green Farm, here turning right through a gate and down the bridleway to Haddon Park Farm.
On reaching the farm road turn left and follow the road around to the right.
The upright sleepers here mark one of the entrances to the cut and cover tunnel of the Matlock to Buxton railway line. Continue down the road towards the River Wye. Just before reaching the river a path leads off to the right, signposted Bakewell, follow this across water meadows back to Bakewell.