Category Archives: White Peak Area

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 Short Walk From Ashford-in-the-Water | 5.5 Mile Route

Magpie Mine

This short walk to Magpie Mine from Ashford-in-the-Water is a lovely route, including rivers, woods and fields all in one walk, oh and a little uphill walking! Magpie Mine is a disused lead mine and covers a large area with many buildings still in tact, it makes a great places for both adults and children […]

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 […]

Monsal Head Short Walk | 2-Mile Route

Monsal Head walk - Monsal Viaduct

Here’s a lovely short walk from Monsal Head with stunning views down to the valley of Monsal Dale and Monsal Trail over the viaduct.  This walk begins from Monsal Head where you can enjoy the views down to the valley including the impressive viaduct. You then descend through the trees down to the River Wye […]

Lathkill Dale Walk (+ Waterfall) From Monyash | 4-Mile Route

Lathkill Dale walk limestone cliffs

Lathkill Dale walk is one of the most beautiful Derbyshire Dales in the Peak District. If you love walking through the dales this is an idyllic walk, with plenty of wildlife, dramatic limestone cliffs and a winding river through the dale. The dale is a National Nature Reserve, home to many species, including Dippers and […]

Birchen Edge Trig Walk Near Baslow | 2-Mile Route

Birchen Edge trig point

Birchen Edge walk is the shortest of all our trig walks, it’s a perfect one to begin your trig bagging challenge. This lovely 2-mile route takes you on a short circular loop from Robin Hood pub near Baslow. After leaving the car park, it’s not long before you’re walking along the edge and enjoying stunning […]

7 Ways to Celebrate The Peak District 70th Anniversary

Trees, river and footpath - River Dove

On the 17th April 1951, the Peak District National Park was officially founded as the first national park in the UK. To help you celebrate this wonderful national park here are 7 fantastic ways you can celebrate the Peak District’s 70th Anniversary. And yes, I know I could have done 70 ideas, but I’m keeping […]

15 Beautiful Peak District Waterfalls (+ Walks to Visit Them)

Middle Black Clough waterfall

How many beautiful Peak District waterfalls have you visited on your walks? The Peak District National Park has waterfalls hidden all over it, from very obscure places to popular well-known locations. Seeing the water cascading over rocks and hearing it crashing into pools below is somewhat hypnotic as the water keeps flowing and that’s what […]

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 […]

Baslow Edge Short Walk From Curbar Gap | 3-Mile Route

Highland Cow near Baslow Edge

If you are looking for a lovely 3-mile route this Baslow Edge short walk is a great option. A short uphill walk and you have wonderful views down to the Derwent Valley. In late summer the edge is covered in purple heather and in autumn it’s a beautiful red-orange below as the trees below are […]