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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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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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The Peak District National Park encompasses over one hundred towns and villages within its boundaries, and many more bordering the park. In this list, we’ll explore the most popular ones and discover what they are famous for. Then, we’ll provide a complete list, including notable towns and cities nearby. Summary (Quick List): Best & Biggest …

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Peak District Caves and Caverns are renowned for their unique and exceptional underground scenes, attracting visitors from all over the UK. Boasting a range from deep, shadowy caverns to cosy, porthole-like nooks, this guide has something to suit everyone’s tastes. In this article, we will explore the top caves and also provide a comprehensive list …

Read More about 39 Peak District Caves and Caverns: Free, Paid & Unexplored

The idea of a multiday walking holiday might put the fear of God into you, but it shouldn’t. Not if you go about it the right way.  Aim to walk a manageable 10-12 miles a day and make sure your route is mainly offroad and involves ambling through as many quaint Peak District towns and …

Read More about Walking the Limestone Way (Peak District): A Complete Guide

When you think of things to do in Castleton, it’s hard not to envision its sweeping landscapes and inviting walks. Castleton is not just a picturesque village but a gateway to some of the region’s most iconic walks. From the dramatic ridges of Mam Tor to the secluded pathways of Cave Dale and the swirling …

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Are you planning a trip to the fantastic Winnats Pass? This guide provides a comprehensive overview of accessing the pass, and a step-by-step guide to walk-through and up it.  Whether you’re arriving by car or public transport, keen to understand the historical significance, or simply looking to capture the best views in the Peak District, …

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Nestled on the fringes of the charming village of Castleton, Cave Dale weaves a tale of ancient limestone valleys and echoes of times long gone. A must-visit in the Peak District’s Hope Valley, this dry limestone valley promises awe-inspiring views, overlooking the crumbling Peveril Castle and the valley beyond.  Join me as we take a …

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Nestled in Derbyshire’s High Peak, Castleton is a historic village renowned for its blend of rugged beauty and tranquil surrounding landscapes.  It boasts a rich tapestry of medieval history, ancient lead mines, and enchanting caverns. Today, this former mining hub is a magnet for tourists, offering scenic walks, unique geological wonders, and a glimpse into …

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