Category Archives: Short walks

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wolfscote Dale + Biggin Dale Walk From Hartington | 5-Mile Route

Wolfscote Dale walk in Peak District

The walk from Hartington through Wolfscote Dale is a beautiful route and perfect for a short walk in the Peak District. It’s a great route to do on a morning, afternoon or maybe an evening stroll (that’s when I did the walk). This is a classic low-level White Peaks walk, with green hills, streams and […]

Middle Black Clough Waterfall Walk + Map | 2-Mile Route

Middle Black Clough waterfall walk

Here’s a fantastic waterfall walk you can do in the Peak District. Middle Black Clough waterfall is a short but challenging walk but if you enjoy an adventure then this is the walk for you. The waterfall is located on a clough hidden away from the road, not too far from Crowden, on the way […]

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

Great Ridge to Mam Tor walk Peak District

Want to hike up Mam Tor 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 the Mam Tor walk […]