Places to visit in the Peak District

We hope that you love heights and open spaces, the Peak District offers both aplenty in its panoramas across dales and moors. Ramblers and mountain bikers can set their compasses in Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire to name a few starting points – this area is vast. You'll stumble upon canals, secret caves, natural springs and woodlands en route. Pause to take in Elizabethan manors, mining villages and spa towns and save space for sticky portions of the yummy local delicacy Bakewell tart. You won't be able to resist.

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Get a True Taste of Derbyshire

Tuck into a delicious experience in Bakewell, home of the world-famous Pudding...

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire

Saddle up in the Peak District and Derbyshire

View some of the area’s finest scenery on a two-day trail ride, with exhilarating gallops, quintessentially English villages and cosy pub lunches.

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire

Flex your green fingers in Derbyshire’s Peak District

Celebrate the fabulous feats of two gardening giants, Joseph Paxton and Capability Brown on classic country estates and in secret green spaces.

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Enjoy a family stay in a 14th century house in the Peak District

Spend the day ambling around mountains and fells of the Peak District before enjoying a relaxing evening with whole family at The Old Bakehouse.

Location: Hope Valley, Peak District

September Events: Unleash your inner adventurer at Base Camp Festival

Enjoy a combination of a relaxing camping weekend with days jam packed with adventure excursions.

Location: Darley Dale, Derbyshire

Rekindle your romance in the Peak District

Put a spring in your step with a tete-a-tete in a country house hotel, share a walk with heart-stopping views and chill out in a relaxing spa.

Location: Castleton, Derbyshire

Scale the Heights of Abraham

Discover the famous show caverns set among 60 acres of woodland set over a deep, dramatic limestone gorge in the Peak District.

Location: Matlock, Derbyshire

Sleep in a Yurt in the middle of the Peak District

Wake up in a yurt in the middle of the beautiful Peak District countryside on a relaxing rural escape.

Location: Cauldon, Staffordshire

Take an autumn walk along the Great Ridge

Enjoy a scenic hike along the Great Ridge walk, a Peak District classic with spectacular panoramic views.

Location: Mam Tor, Derbyshire

Have some family fun in a forest lodge

Get the family together for a fun-filled winter break at Darwin Forest Country Park.

Location: Matlock, Derbyshire,

Rock Climb in the Peak District

With 10,000 recorded climbs the Peak District is widely recognised as having some of the best climbing in the country.

Location: Peak District, Derbyshire

Experience the medieval romance of Haddon Hall

Grab a loved one and visit one of the oldest and most romantic Tudor houses in Britain.

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire

Watch a kick about like no other in Derbyshire

Witness a 16-hour football match in the streets of Ashbourne, an eccentric sporting event that’s been played since the 17th century.

Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Explore Blue John Cavern

Take your own journey to the centre of the earth in search of the mysterious Blue John - originally discovered by the Romans.

Location: Castleton, Derbyshire

Amble in a winter wonderland

Wrap up warm, brave the elements and take a stroll around Derwent Dam in the Upper Derwent Valley, an area renowned for its dramatic scenery.

Location: Bamford, Derbyshire

Learn the traditional art of Well Dressing

Take part in the tradition of Well Dressing, the Peak District’s colourful summertime spectacle.

Location: Peak District, Derbyshire

Walk, cycle or ride the Longdendale Trail

Cycle, walk or bring a horse...

Location: Glossop, Derbyshire

Accessible Peak District

You'll be surprise by the wheelchair-friendly trails in the Peak District.

Location: Peak District, Derbyshire

Relax and romance in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Treat your loved one to a summer weekend of pleasure and pampering in a five-star rural retreat between Matlock and Bakewell.

Location: Darwin Forest Country Park, Derbyshire

Spend the day playing at Lyme Park, House and Garden

Get transported back to Edwardian times, at the mansion and extensive grounds of Lyme Park.

Location: Disley, Cheshire

Walk the breadth of spectacular Stanage Edge

Follow in the footsteps of your literary heroes on Stanage Edge, a dramatic rocky outcrop with equally dramatic moorland views in the Peak District.

Location: Stanage Edge, Derbyshire

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