Top 10 Walks: Peak District: Moors & Tors



This lovely, pocket size book offers the ten best short circular walks to upland moors and tors across the Peak District.

The uplands of the Peak bear the characteristics of hills rather than mountains: high, undulating plateaux dissected by deep, meandering valleys. Yet there is little uniformity; the seemingly remote moorland of the Kinder plateau is in sharp contrast to the gentler and lower upland heaths found farther south.

These landscapes change subtly with the seasons and, for those who care to look, are rich in wildlife. There are birds, hares, and foxes; and in summer, adders and lizards bask in the sun while butterflies dance in the remotest places.



One of eight books in the popular Top 10 Walks: Peak District series.

This attractive and cleverly structured guidebook gives walkers the ten best walks to the Peak District’s best moors and tors in a handy, pocketable format.

With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, Ordnance Survey maps, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity, appeal and ease-of-use.



The Peak District National Park: an introduction

Top Ten Walks: Moors & Tors: a photo mosaic

  1. The edge of Kinder
  2. The Wool Packs
  3. Lose Hill and Mam Tor
  4. Win Hill
  5. Whinstone Lee Tor
  6. Peak Forest and Eldon Hole
  7. Eyam Moor
  8. Big Moor
  9. Shining Tor
  10. Shutlingsloe

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What they say …

“Full credit goes to the author and designer of these two books (Top 10 Walks: Peak District series: Moors & Tors, and Dales & Valleys) for not only selecting some remarkable walks and displaying wonderful pictures but also for explaining the rich heritage of the landscape.”

Burton Mail


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