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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.

Edale, nestled in the stunningly beautiful Peak District, is a walker’s paradise. With its tranquil valleys, rugged peaks, and extensive network of trails, it offers some of the most varied and breathtaking walking routes in the UK. Whether you seek the solitude of high moorlands or the joy of easy rambles along rivers and reservoirs, …

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Take a majestic walk around the iconic Tittesworth Reservoir just outside Leek on this circular trail.  Offering serene waterside paths and woodland trails, this route promises a fun adventure through the Staffordshire countryside. It’s perfect for those seeking a longer but relaxing walk. So, lace up your boots as we go over what you need …

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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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Embark on a family-friendly walk through the iconic Padley Gorge and Longshaw Estate on this circular trail.  Offering a blend of serene ancient woodland paths and a country manor house, this route promises an adventure through some of the Peak District’s best spots. Perfect for those seeking a mix of history and rugged natural beauty. …

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When you think of things to do in Bakewell, it’s hard not to envision an inviting walk in the surrounding area. Bakewell is not just a market town famous for its tart; it’s home to some of Derbyshire’s White Peaks’ most iconic walks. From strolls around town and the river to disused railway lines and …

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Set within the scenic Peak District, Mam Tor, also known as the “Shivering Mountain,” is an iconic destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts alike.  Whether you’re still deciding which walking route to take, this guide offers you detailed insights.  From parking tips to maps for walking and amenities in nearby Castleton to understanding what makes …

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Nestled just outside of Oldham and the village of Greenfield, Dovestone Reservoir is a tranquil spot on the western edge of the Peak District National Park, offering a leisurely and scenic walk suitable for all. Whether you’re a casual walker or an avid hiker, the reservoir’s serene environment and picturesque landscapes provide a refreshing experience. …

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Embark on a captivating walk to the iconic Trinnacle rock formation on this circular trail. Offering a blend of serene waterside paths and exhilarating uphill challenges, including a scramble up the Birchen Clough waterfall, this route promises an adventure through the heart of Saddleworth Moor. Perfect for those seeking a mix of tranquillity and rugged …

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Derbyshire has a treasure trove of fascinating and varied walks, from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding towns and cities to the serene rolling countryside hills of the Peak District National Park.  There are plenty of options for miles of walks all year round. So, lace up your boots as I go over some …

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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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