A Taste of the Peak District

Derbyshire guided and self-guided walking tours in and around the Peak District of the UK

Image: Chatsworth House on the cycle hire in the Peak District page.

Image: Header image of Crich Tramway Village, on the Peak District Cycle Hire page. Image: No cycling her! This is the footpath that takes you up onto Kinder scout along Fairbrook.

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Walking through the Peak District of Derbyshire is a great way to discover the second most visited national park in the world. Here we offer some organised walking  tours in conjunction with a local company. In addition to these standard tours, why not contact Steve to arrange a one specifically for you.

 

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    Walking Holidays in the Peak District

    The Peak District offers some of the best walking trails England has to offer. From gentle riverside strolls in the limestone dales to spectacular ridge walks in the more rugged north, the Peak District has something for everyone. All walks are between 9-14 miles per day & are designed to arrive at a village or country pub around lunchtime.

    If you would prefer a longer or shorter tour please contact us and we will be happy to accommodate your requirements.

    All tours depart on any day of the week subject to accommodation availability.

    All prices are based on 2 people sharing either a twin or double room. If you would like to book a single supplement please state  & we will contact you to discuss prices & availablity.

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    High Peak Rambler
    6 days / 5 nights
    Grade: Moderate
     
    This spectacular tour provides immense variety as you pass through some of the Peak Districts most dramatic scenery. A number of stunning ridge walks takes you through the Longshaw Estate to the Chatsworth Estate & onto Bakewell. The walk from Monsal Head through the limestone gorges of the Wye valley offers a distinct contrast to the rugged crags around Hathersage. Passing through Tideswell to the infamous village of Eyam provides further stunning views before venturing over to Castleton. Further ridge walks above the Hope & Edale valleys provide fantastic vistas before completing this memorable tour.
     
     
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    One foot in the Dales
    7 days / 6 nights
    Grade: Moderate
     
    Departing from the attractive spa town of Buxton you will venture south into the White Peak. Crossing the county boundary line into Staffordshire you will stay in Longnor, the location for the TV series ‘Peak Practice. Visit pretty Hartington before passing some of Derbyshires most attractive Dales to arrive at spectacular Dovedale. Join the Limestone Way through Tissington, famous for the ancient tradition of well dressing. Visit the Neolithic ‘Nine Ladies stone circle’ before dropping down to the Derwent Valley & on through Chatsworth. Pass through ‘Cathedral of the Peak’ Tideswell before re-joining the Limestone Way through the Derbyshire Dales nature reserve & back to Buxton.
     
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    Cycling & walking holidays in the Peak District

    The Peak District offers numerous historic hamlets, villages and dales most easily accessed by bike, however there are many fantastic trails, quiet streams, great ridges and so on which can only be discovered by taking to 2 feet.

    By combining walking & cycling you cover a good distance whilst also accessing some of the best scenery only revealed to the walker.

    On our Villages & Dales tour you cycle in the morning & walk in the afternoon whilst on our Pure Peak District tour you walk one day & cycle the next.

    All tours depart on any day of the week subject to accommodation availability.

    All prices are based on 2 people sharing either a twin or double room. If you would like to book a single supplement please state this on the booking form & we will contact you to discuss prices & availablity.

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     Maps & Route notes
      Local information
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    Villages & Dales
    5 days / 4 nights
    Grade B
     
    You start with a leisurely walk around the hills of Matlock Bath with the afternoon free to visit the many attractions such as ‘The Heights of Abraham’. Continuing towards Ilam on 2 wheels is followed by an afternoon walk around spectacular Dovedale. An easy cycle to Over Haddon provides an excellent base to discover pretty Lathkill Dale on foot before returning to Matlock either via Chatsworth or the shorter route through pretty Elton.
     

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    Pure Peak District
    6 days / 5 nights
    Grade B
     
    This innovative tour takes you from the attractive Spa town of Buxton South along the Pennine Bridleway past the ‘Stonehenge of the Peak’ Arbor Low to Bakewell. Walks through picture postcard Mosal Dale, Millers Dale & the delightfully named Water-cum-Jolly-Dale take to ‘Cathedral of the Peak’ Tideswell. Back on 2 wheels you continue to Castleton via the forested banks of the Derwent & Ladybower reservoirs. An unforgettable walk over Jacobs Ladder past Kinder Scout takes you to the attractive village of Hayfield before your final cycle back to Buxton.
     
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    Disclaimer - The information on this page is believed to be correct and is given in good faith. It may have changed since our research. Use of the information on this page is at your risk, we cannot accept any liability for any problems or incidents arising.

     

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