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Sun, 17 Dec



Wayfarer Lite: "Tutbury Castle & the Fauld Crater"

Join Debs and co for a Wayfarer LITE taking in exciting points-of-interest and a real variety of terrain including woodland, fields and single-track paths.

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Wayfarer Lite: "Tutbury Castle & the Fauld Crater"
Wayfarer Lite: "Tutbury Castle & the Fauld Crater"

Time & Location

17 Dec 2023, 09:15

Tutbury, Duke St, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent DE13 9NE, UK


About the event

Wayfarer Lites are ideal if you're newer to running, coming back from injury or illness or just want an adventure that's a little shorter than our usual Wayfarers. The pace will be chatty, steady running with hiking breaks as and when the group requires as well as regular photo breaks.

Meeting in Tutbury at 9:15am ready for a prompt 9:30am start. Exact meeting location will be sent in confirmation email after booking. 

Heading out towards The Priory Church of St Mary - which is already very near to Tutbury Castle - we will get a much better view of the castle as we run out into the coutryside. From there, there’s a gradual climb as we make our way to our next point of interest, the Fauld Crater. You can see for yourself the impact The Fauld Explosion made... a crater some 300 feet deep made 79 years ago.

As we leave behind the crater, we climb - just a little more, promise! - to reach the highest point on the route; Hanbury Park. Look out for pheasants, maybe deer if we're lucy and the spectacular views towards Hanbury and Tutbury... if the weather allows! 

Expect to cover around 8.5 miles in 3 - 3 1/2 hours, with 650ft of elevation. 

Kit requirements - Please note that you'll need to bring the below with you in order to take part in this event; 

  • Off-road trail running / walking shoes
  • Clothes suitable for the weather conditions, plus additional warm layer for emergencies
  • Waterproof jacket, with hood and taped seams
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Hat and gloves
  • Sufficient food and drinks 
  • Small backpack or bum-bag to carry items not being worn
  • Cash / card for emergencies (or cake)

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately we cannot accept dogs on this event. This is due to there being lots of single-track and fields with livestock. Apologies for any inconvinience caused. 


  • Standard Ticket

    (70p of which is donated to the Peak District National Park Foundation charity.)

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