Category Archives: Long walks

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 […]

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 […]

Edale to Kinder Downfall Circular Walk (+ Kinder Reservoir) | 15-Mile Route

Fancy a longer walk from Edale, then this is the perfect route, ticking off Kinder Scout, Kinder Downfall, Kinder Reservoir and Jacob’s Ladder all on one walk! To begin the hike you take a lovely route up Grindsbrook Clough including a short scramble to the top. Once you reach Kinder plateau you navigate along the […]

6 Awesome Long Walks in the Peak District

Hiking shoes and view on long walk

Ready for some wonderful long walks in the Peak District? If you enjoy a longer hike when you’re exploring this National Park then these routes are just for you. Here are six brilliant long routes in the Peak District. There is a mix of options from 12 to 24 miles, with both linear and circular […]

Edale to Crowden Long Walk (via the Pennine Way) | 17-Mile Route

Hikers walking on the Pennine Way to Mill Hill

Here’s a great long walk you can do in a day. Or you can just keep walking and do the full 268-mile trail all the way to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. If you’ve ever thought about hiking the Pennine Way National Trail this is a perfect walk to test your skills and see […]

10 Mam Tor Walks in the Peak District (Short, Medium + Long Walking Routes)

Great Ridge to Mam Tor walk Peak District

Want to hike up Mam Tor in the Peak District but not sure what walk is best for you?  At a height of 517 metres (1,696 ft), Mam Tor is one of the most well-known hills in the Derbyshire, Peak District. Of course, Kinder Scout gets a shoutout for being the highest point too but […]

9 Edges Walk (Derwent Edge to Birchen Edge) | 23-Mile Route

Baslow Edge + Curbar Edge

Yes, you’ve guessed it, the 9 Edges Walk is a challenge to hike along 9 different edges in the Peak District. It’s a fantastic long-distance walk in the National Park, taking in some fantastic views along the way. You can set yourself a challenge to walk or even run the route or take your time […]

12 BEST Views In The Peak District (+ Walking Routes)

Rocks on Bamford Edge in the Peak District

Have you ever wondered where the best views in the Peak District are? If you love a good viewpoint for sunrise or sunset then here you might be able to find some good spots. There are many popular places to visit in the National Park but here I will share with you my top 12 […]

Edale Skyline Route | 20-Mile Route (Ultimate Peak District Challenge)

Views from Kinder Scout on Edale Skyline walk

The ultimate long-distance hike in the Peak District has to be the Edale Skyline walk. The Edale Skyline route is a well known fell running race but of course, you can do it as a long-distance walking challenge too! It takes you along the ridges and hills surrounding the Hope Valley high above Edale village. […]