Easy walk to Hope and back by the river about 4 miles with a stop for refreshments in The Old Hall Hotel.
Step outside the door of the cottage and turn right keep to the pavement and walk down the village at a field on your right follow waymarked footpath to Hope.
This path follows the river can be muddy at times, you’ll have a pleasant stroll interrupted by a few stiles and gates.Crossing the railway line looking both ways for trains,which transport stuff to and from Breedon Cement Works.
Carry on by the river, left at the tarmac road into Hope. The Old Hall Hotel is to your right across the street. To get back to Castleton either walk back on main road, back the way you came or get the bus.enjoy.