RusticK Weekender – Thorpe to Ilam
Meet: 9.45am for 10am start at Narlow’s Lane car park, Narlow Lane, DE6 2AS (free parking)
Distance: 3 miles, allow 2 hours, this includes a coffee/tea break in Ilam
The walk: This walk is the part of the Thorpe-Ilam Loop, but after the coffee stop in Ilam you can wander around in Ilam Park and visit the gift shop. There is a local shuttle bus service to pick you up at 1pm at the National Trust car park for an additional £2.20 and drop off at Narlows Lane car park.
Thorpe Cloud dominates the view when walking to Lin Dale via Gag Lane and Thorpe Pastures. Crossing the Stepping Stones and passing the Izaak Walton Hotel on our way to Ilam, takes you through some of the Peak District’s finest countryside.
In Ilam we will visit the Manifold Tea Room for refreshments.
The Old Dog is open for refreshments.
Please bring water & snacks, also waterproofs & layers.
Cows on Thorpe Pastures, in fields around the Izaak Walton Hotel
Stiles: 2 squeeze and 1 step-over stiles
No toilets at start of walk (pub opens at 11.30am) Toilets at Dovedale car park after 45-60 min, 20p coin needed to go in
LocationNarlow Lane Car Park
Narlow Lane, Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales, DE6 2AT United Kingdom