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Edale Coffin Walk

Discover tales of local folklore and ancient history on this guided 7km circular walk of the Vale of Edale.

  • Booking essential

Starting in Edale, the route will follow the well-worn Coffin Road onto the Great Ridge and return via the sleepy hamlet of Barber Booth and the Pennine Way. Your experienced guide will lead you by lamplight and share stories of local legends, mythical creatures, and ancient traditions. The walk will end at The Old Nags Head Pub for a tipple by the hearth.

The walk is approximately 7km and includes a steep ascent, steps, and follows an uneven footpath. Dogs on leads are welcome but there may be some stiles.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £7.50
Child £5.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
1 adult and 2 children£12.50

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Recommend for children over 12 years old.

Meeting point

Please meet at the Penny Pot Café by Edale railway station.

What to bring and wear

Please wear suitable warm outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. Bring a packed lunch or dinner and plenty of water. Evening walkers must bring a fully charged torch. Dogs on a lead are welcome.

Accessibility

The walk is approximately 7km and includes a steep ascent, steps, and follows an uneven footpath. Dogs on leads are welcome but there may be some stiles.

Other

Please arrive 10 minutes before the departure time.

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