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The Peak District’s location in the center 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.

Set off on an exciting trip along the Dragon’s Back, where you’ll meet the challenging terrains of Parkhouse and Chrome Hill. Located in the beautiful surroundings of the Staffordshire Peaks, this adventure offers a mix of stunning scenery and a good physical test. The route takes you through eye-catching fields and up sharp hills and …

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The oldest national park in the UK offers a range of walks and landscapes to enjoy, including rolling hills, open moors, reservoirs, and trails. It’s tough to choose, but in this guide, we’ve narrowed down the list to some of the best and most well-rounded walks and hikes that you’re sure to remember! Below is …

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Immerse yourself in the alluring charm of the Peak District with my guide to the Three Shires Head Walk and Waterfall.  Uncover the delight of this circular route, beginning and ending at the Clough House Car Park, as you traverse through varied landscapes of rolling hills, trickling streams, and the iconic Three Shires Head.  Not …

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Discover the beauty of Lathkill Dale, a remarkable limestone valley featuring a river and waterfall, all rich with mining history. Our guide is here to tell you everything you need to know before visiting this famous white peak spot. We’ll answer the questions you’re likely to have, making sure you’re all set. Just tie up …

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Nestled on three sides by the gentle hills of the White Peak District National Park and boasting a park-filled town centre, Buxton is a haven for enthusiastic hikers and families who love the outdoors. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely walk suitable for a pram or an adventurous trek into the hills, this guide highlights …

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The Monsal Trail is perfect for walkers, cyclists, horse riders, and wheelchair users who can enjoy a peaceful journey through the beautiful limestone dales of the Peak District National Park.  Spanning approximately 8.5 miles, the trail connects Blackwell Mill (Just outside of Buxton) in Chee Dale to Coombs Road in Bakewell.  It’s easily accessible from …

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In the Peak District, there are so many hills and high points that choosing the best view can seem daunting. In this article, I’ll make it easier for you by highlighting the top viewing spots in the Peak District and explaining what to keep in mind. Don’t forget your camera, as we explore these amazing …

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Looking to hop, skip, or jump across the famous Peak District stepping stones? You’re in the right place! This article will guide you through the renowned stepping stones of the area, along with everything you need to know for your next visit. If you’re short on time, here are the top spots: Below, you’ll find …

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Dovedale, along with its famous stepping stones, has been a favourite spot for visitors in the Peak District for hundreds of years – and it’s not hard to understand why. This beautiful area boasts a magical valley filled with ancient caves, high hills, and a meandering river that invites exploration, making it an enticing destination. …

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Thrope Cloud, nestled in the tranquil Derbyshire Dovedale valley, stands as a striking and prominent hill, attracting numerous visitors to the Peak District National Park. In this guide, you’ll find essential information to enhance your visit, ensuring a memorable experience. Let’s explore the allure of Thorpe Cloud together, where a journey along its path rewards …

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