The Peak District’s location in the centre of the UK, as well as its outstanding natural scenery has made it one of the UK’s most popular places for walking.  The Peak District is used by a wide range of different types of walkers from families looking for relaxing strolls in the countryside, to students and young people taking part in Duke of Edinburgh expeditions.

Those new to both Hiking and Navigation should attend a ranger led walk in the Peak District.  These provide a safe environment for visitors to enjoy and learn about the park.  More information regarding Ranger led walks and activities can also be found below.  The more experienced however may just wish to explore by themselves.  Those looking for inspiration and guidance can view a number of walking routes below, that explore some of the Peak District’s most beautiful and interesting areas.