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28th Apr 2018 @ 08:30 Magnificent Walk 2018

Our annual Magnificent Walk will start and finish at the fantastic traditional country pub and restaurant – the Fleece Inn - in the picturesque village of Holme, near Holmfirth.


The walk

  • 20 beautiful miles from Holme - via the Pennine Way, onto the recently restored Black Hill, above the large mill town of Marsden
  • Then follow the Friends’ Peak District Boundary Walk back to Holme around the northern-most tip of the National Park via the spectacular Royd Edge and Digley Reservoir
  • 15 mile route also available

The logistics

  • Sign-in at the Fleece Inn from 8am
  • 314 bus from Huddersfield at 06:50 and 07:50 (arriving at 07:26 and 08:27)
  • Parking will be available (details to be confirmed)
  • Public toilets are available in the village
  • Drinking water will be made available
  • Walkers can set off no earlier than 8.30am
  • We'll provide route directions and maps. And we'll waymark the route where necessary
  • Runners welcome
  • Dogs are not allowed on some sections of the 20 mile walk. Sorry.
  • Registration costs £12 for adults (£15 on the day). Children under 16 FREE. All proceeds in aid of the Friends of the Peak District.
  • The Fleece Pantry shop will be open from 8am serving a selection of takeaway hot and cold drinks,’holme’ made bread, pies, pasties, cakes and the famous breakfast butties. At the end of your walk, why not enjoy a superb meal at the Fleece Inn, prepared by enthusiastic chefs using fresh local produce, and complimented by a selection of cask conditioned beers and wines from around the world. (Booking is advisable, call 01484 683449).

Click here to download a gpx file of the route

More information

Book your tickets today...

(a) Online
Which walk
(b) By post

You can download a registration form HERE and send it to us by post. Please make cheques payable to 'Friends of the Peak District'.

(c) By phone

You can call us on 0114 279 2655 and pay by card.


The Fleece Inn, Holme

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Fleece Inn, Holme, near Hollmfirth, HD9 2QG

15th May 2018 @ 19:00 Evening talk - Green Belts and why we need them

Join us for a fascinating talk about Green Belts, how we made them a reality, and why they're so important.
Speaker: CPRE planning officer, Andrew Wood
Tickets: £5 each (free to members). Pay on the door
Tea, coffee and nibbles included
Book your tickets now: email
Also book for evening talk on Thursday 17th May at 7pm about the Peak District Boundary Walk, by Julie Gough
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17th May 2018 @ 19:00 @ 20:30 Evening talk - the Peak District Boundary Walk

Join us for a talk about the Friends' new long distance walk - 200 beautiful miles around the Peak District Boundary: how it came about, where it goes and why it's important to us. By Julie Gough, the Friends' marketing and fundraising co-ordinator... and originator of the boundary walk.
Thursday 17th May at 7pm
At our office building: Victoria Hall, 37 Stafford Road, S2 2SF
Tickets: £5 each (free to members) Tea, coffee and nibbles included
Book your tickets now: email
Victoria Hall, 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF

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