Chrome Hill + Parkhouse Hill Walk (+ Scramble) From Hollinsclough | 5-Mile Route

Chrome Hill and Parkhouse Hill walk

Chrome Hill and Parkhouse Hill are two classic Peak District hills that you definitely need to add to your walking bucket list! This short circular walk has stunning views both on the approach and from the summit of the two hills. And if you’re lucky you might even spot a dragon… Chrome Hill is known […]

Blackden Brook to Kinder Plateau (Scramble + Waterfall Route)

Small waterfall and heather

This Blackden Brook route to Kinder Scout plateau is a short hike in terms of distance. But with tough terrain, a rocky scramble and lots of waterfalls to detour off-path to explore it will probably take you longer than you think! If you love a more adventurous hike in the Peak District then this route […]

Bradford Dale Walk From Youlgreave | 6-Mile Route

River Bradford

Bradford Dale walk is a wonderful walk near the quaint village of Youlgreave. And there’s even a small swimming spot on the route – perfect on a hot summer’s day (if we have one of those again!) The route starts on a quieter section, initially following the Limestone Way path down to the River Bradford. […]

Kinder Scout Walk From Hayfield (Via Red Brook Scramble) | 9-Mile Route

Kinder Scout walk from Hayfield

Kinder Scout walk from Hayfield is a great way to hike to the top of the highest point in the Peak District. This 9-mile walk is more of a challenging route taking you up a fun scramble to the top.  The walk begins from Hayfield in Derbyshire, a small town, west of the Peak District. […]

Hill House, Blake Mere + Revidge From Warslow | 10-Mile Route (Trig Walk)

Merryton Low trig point

This tri-trig walk circles around the heart of the Staffordshire Peak District. The route takes in the trig pillars of Hill House, Blake Mere & Revidge while offering fantastic views across the southern Derbyshire Dales as well as the unique ridgeline of The Roaches. Beginning the walk in the quiet village of Warslow you cut […]

Cave Dale Walk (+ Mam Tor) From Castleton | 5-Mile Route

Cave Dale walk Peak District

Cave Dale in the Peak District is one of those hidden secrets. In a popular place, like Castleton, everyone heads for Mam Tor and the Great Ridge, which is a fantastic route. But this short circular walk includes the secret valley of Cave Dale and Mam Tor in one walk. From the quaint village of […]

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 […]