Win Hill Voices: Hope to Bamford

Take a stroll with a Roman medic, an Anglo-Saxon thane and ‘Dambuster’ Guy Gibson and discover a long and varied history in the Derwent and Hope Valleys. You will hear dramatic re-enactments from the past as your ghostly guides take you on this linear walk from Hope to Bamford.

This audio trail featured on BBC1's 'Country Tracks' programme as the 'Voices from the Past' guide undertaken by Ben Fogle.

Audio Trail files

Starting Point: Hope train station (Ordnance Survey grid reference - SK181832)
Distance: 5.6 miles / 8.3 km
Grade: Moderate
Allow: 4 hours
Map: Explorer OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak Area
Terrain: Stiles and 'squeeze stiles' need to be navigated. The route contains mainly gentle ascents and descents although good footwear is essential.
Nearest Towns: Hope and Bamford
Walk Guide: Three ghosts from our past - Marcus, a Roman medic, Osbert a loyal thane to King Edwin and 'Dambuster' Guy Gibson.

Travel Information:  A regular train service from both Manchester and Sheffield serves the start point of this walk throughout the week

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