DVHW: Walk Information

Derwent Valley Heritage Way – Video


The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is a 55 mile (88.5km) walk that explores the beauty and heritage of Derbyshire’s River Derwent. The initiative for developing this walk came from the Derwent Valley Trust.

Opened in 2003, the route follows the river from Ladybower Reservoir in the Peak District National Park, via Chatsworth and the superb scenery of the Derbyshire Dales, before passing through the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Taking the Riverside Path through Derby, the Way continues through the historic port of Shardlow to journey’s end at Derwent Mouth, where the Derwent flows into the River Trent.