Category Archives: Medium walks

Stanton Moor Plantations + Oaker Hill Trig Walk from Birchover | 10-Mile Route

Large gritstone rock Stanton Moor

This two trig walk takes you to the southwestern border of the Peak District above Darley Dale, deep in the Derbyshire Dales. Starting near the village of Birchover, the route circles around the historic sites and trig pillar of Stanton Moor before dropping down to the modest rise of Oaker Hill in the valley below […]

Magpie Mine Walk (+ Monsal Dale) From Ashford-in-the-Water | 8-Mile Route

Magpie Mine lead mine Peak District

Magpie Mine walk from Ashford-in-the-Water is a lovely 8-mile route up to explore the old lead mine, followed by a beautiful circular route walking along the Derbyshire Dales, Deep Dale and Monsal Dale. Magpie Mine was used to mine lead for over 250 years and now you can explore the site on your walk, a […]

Alstonefield Walk (Via Milldale + Dovedale) | 7-Mile Route

River Dove reaching Milldale village

A walk from Alstonefield, Staffordshire to the beautiful village of Milldale and along Dovedale in Derbyshire so two counties on one walk!  This beautiful route winds alongside the River Dove through the cute village of Milldale and to the start of Dovedale, taking in some spectacular highlights from huge caves to limestone rock formations through […]

Lose Hill + Win Hill Circular Walk From Edale | 12-Mile Route

Win Hill Walk + Lose Hill Peak District

Lose Hill and Win Hill are two of those iconic hills in the Peak District. There are plenty of options to hike them individually but this circular walk ticks of both hills in one beautiful route. Be prepared to give your legs a workout as this Lose Hill and Win Hill walk has plenty of […]

Shining Tor Circular Walk via Goyt Valley | 10-Mile Route

Bridge on Shining Tor walk

Shining Tor walk is one of those must-do hikes in the Peak District. It’s the highest peak in the Cheshire Peak District and has beautiful views towards its neighbour Shutlingsloe, which is known as the ‘Matterhorn of Cheshire’ due to its iconic shape. This route begins from the Derbyshire Bridge car park, takes you through […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]