youlgreave circular: 8 Miles Moderate
Youlgreave - Cales Dale- Lathkill Dale - Conksbury - Alport - Bradford Dale - Youlgreave
The walk starts at a picnic area on Moor Lane and descends over fields through Calling Low Farm and into Cales Dale, here turn right and follow the dale until reaching Lathkill Dale.
Cross over the footbridge in Lathkill Dale turning right and stay on the north side of the dale until it reaches the road at Conksbury. On reaching the road turn right over the bridge and up the lane a
little way until reaching a footpath on the left.
Follow this path on the south side of the River Lathkill until it reaches Alport.
Cross the road and go through a gate and follow the River Bradford through Bradford Dale passing beneath Rhienstor a limestone crag popular with rock climbers. Follow the dale to Bradford crossing the lane and continuing below Youlgreave on the opposite side of the river.
Follow the path beside the clear pools until a stone bridge is reached.
Cross over the bridge ignoring a path to the left and follow a path that doubles back along the other side of the river and up into Youlgreave. Turn right along the road past The Farmyard Inn and turn left up Moor Lane back to the car park.