Thor’s Cave Walk + Manifold Valley From Wetton | 5-Mile Route

Thor's Cave Peak District

The Peak District has many wonderful caves you can explore, from the larger caves like Blue John Cavern, Peak Cavern and Speedwell Cavern where you can take tours to go deep underground. But there are also a few great caves you can find whilst on walks too. One of the most popular ones is Thor’s […]

12 BEST Peak District Hikes | (in the Dark Peaks)

Views from Kinder Scout

If you love the outdoors and hiking in the Peak District then this post is for you. Here are the top 12 best hikes in the Peak District in the dark peak area.  There is a range of different length hikes, from 5 to 24 miles. If you’re short on time you can still fit […]

Stanage Edge Walk From Redmires Reservoir | 13-Mile Route (Trig Walk)

Stanage Edge walk in Peak District

Many of the Peak District’s most iconic places are home to a trig pillar, including the famous Stanage Edge walk. This circular walk contains three trig points (Rod Moor, Ox Stones and Stanage Edge trigs) around the Hallam Moorland to the northeast of Stanage and along the edge itself. This is the first in a series […]

Dovedale Walk (Bunster Hill + Thorpe Cloud) | 7-Mile Route

Thorpe Cloud in Peak District - Hill and purple flowers

The Dovedale walk is a popular one but this route includes a mix of both the busier sections of Dovedale but also takes you away from the trail to see it from a different point of view. Starting a short distance from the main Dovedale car park you see the wonderful iconic hill-shaped Thorpe Cloud […]

Snake Woodlands, Higher Shelf Stones Long Walk | 14-Mile Route

Trig point at Higher Shelf Stones

A lovely long walk in the Peak District, this route has a mix of everything from woodlands and streams to moorlands and hilltops, you won’t be disappointed with the variety on this route. There are a few challenging sections on the walk, mostly on the moorland parts near Higher Shelf Stones when in poor visibility […]

Higher Shelf Stones Short Walk (+ Bleaklow Plane Crash Site) | 4-Mile Route

Bleaklow Plane Crash Site

The Bleaklow plane crash site is located not far from the Higher Shelf Stones summit in the Dark Peaks area of the Peak District. This short walk combines summiting the third highest hill in the Peak District and visiting the crash site from Snake Pass. Although it’s a short walk, since it’s one of the […]

7 Cool Caves in the Peak District (You Can Visit For FREE)

Cave with scenic view

The Peak District is known for its amazing caves, in fact, there are numerous caves in the Peak District where you can go on tours and explore the below the ground.  But there are also some really cool caves you can explore on walks. They might not be as big or impressive as some of […]

Higher Shelf Stones Circular Walk (+ Plane Crash Site) | 6-Mile Walk

Heather in valley on Higher Shelf Stones walk

Higher Shelf Stones is the third highest point in the Peak District at 621 metres, but it’s the hill with the most-defined summit, unlike Kinder Scout and Bleaklow that are moorland plateaus. This circular walk starts from Snake Pass¬†next to the Pennine Way path, which means much of the ascent is done, for the first […]

Tideswell, Miller’s + Cressbrook Dales Walk From Litton | 8-Mile Route

Views towards Peter's Stone

From the pretty village of Litton, this 8-mile circular walk takes you around four of the Derbyshire Dales, starting in Tideswell Dale, next alongside the River Wye is Miller’s Dale and Water-cum-Jolly Dale, then finally to Cressbrook Dale. It’s mostly a low-level walk, with good paths so it’s a great route and there’s plenty of […]

Tideswell Dale, Miller’s Dale + Monsal Trail Walk | 7-Mile Route

River Wye and blue skies - Tideswell Dale + Miller's Dale walk

Want to explore more of the Derbyshire Dales? This walk takes in some of the popular dales in the Wye Valley – Tideswell Dale and Miller’s Dale, as well as Water-cum-Jolly Dale and a small section of the Monsal Trail (mostly above it!) From Tideswell car park, you begin the walk as a low-level walk […]