Prepare for your visit ...

Tip: click refresh (or reload) on your browser and you will get a different selection of books.

 

The following is a further selection of maps and books about the Peak District National Park (also in association with Amazon) that we feel will help you to get the most from your visit. Since prices may fluctuate, these have not been included but they are mostly under £15.

Mountain bike guide to the Peak District and Derbyshire.Simple and effective maps plus plenty of photographs make this a useful book. All of the rides are circular and the rides described range from gentle to challenging. Each ride description is accompanied by details of  distance, time and access.

AA guide to the Peak District National Park.This small volume is packed with local information - attractions, shopping, traditions, history, legends as well as walks and motoring tours. The weekend itinery will be of particular interest to visitors with a limited time here in the Peak District. A small atlas is also included.

Short walks in the Peak District.Jarrold Short Walks guides are the ideal companion for day trips, short walks and holidays. Since all 20 circular walks are graded by route and difficulty they can be enjoyed by the whole family. Each route includes points of interest as well as a fun observation question for children.

Weekend Walks in the Peak District.designed for the more serious walker, each of the 14 routes is 10 - 15 miles in length. The mapping is based on OS 1:25 000 series. Illustrated with specially comissioned colour photographs, let this book guide you through some of the Peak Districts finest scenery, passing places of archaeological, historical and literary interest.

50 walks in the Peak District.A pocket sized guide with a good variety of walks to suit all abilities. Each walk is between 2 and 10 miles in length and is themed. The route description is annotated with the main points of interes along the way plus walking tips.

Need we really say anything about this one?

Supernatural Peak District - a Peak District ghost book.There are many legends and ghost tales associated with the Peak District. Whether you believe in them or not, this book is a good introduction to the paranormal aspect of our National Park.

Prehistory in the Peak District.This book is about learning how to look for the Peak's prehistoric past, the ten thousand years from the Mesolithic to the Iron Age. In both the White Peak and the dark - there is ground where prehistory still stands above the surface: barrows, stone circles and far older tombs. There are also building platforms and fields, plots where people turned the earth and cliffs in deep valleys where they quarried for stone.

Maps.

Ordnance Survey  Buxton, Matlock and Dovedale Landranger series Map - ideal for motoring or walking.

Outdoor Leisure map 0024 - White Peak area - covers the limestone (southern half) area in more detail that the above map.

Ordnance Survey Sheffield, Huddersfield and Holmfirth Landranger series Map - covers the northern area of the Peak, ideal for motoring or walking.

Harvey’s Dark Peak Superwalker map - larger scale of the northern areas of the Peak District National Park.

Peak District softwareInteractive guides for anyone wanting to walk or tour in these popular English regions.More than 100 walks are described in great detail, from easy strolls to multi-day outings. Routes are shown on linked, interactive maps where features can be clicked on for more information and walks in particular areas can be selected.Easy search facilities are also available and selecting natural features gives you details about them and their position on the map. Several 360-degree scrolling panoramic views are included to give dramatic insight into the beauty of these regions.The five default slideshows can be personalised with your own selections and an on-screen logbook allows you to record full details of your days out.

[Back]