Category Archives: White Peak Area

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Cool Caves in the Peak District (You Can Visit For FREE)

Cave with scenic view

The Peak District is known for its amazing caves, in fact, there are numerous caves in the Peak District where you can go on tours and explore the below the ground.  But there are also some really cool caves you can explore on walks. They might not be as big or impressive as some of […]

Tideswell, Miller’s + Cressbrook Dales Walk From Litton | 8-Mile Route

Views towards Peter's Stone

From the pretty village of Litton, this 8-mile circular walk takes you around four of the Derbyshire Dales, starting in Tideswell Dale, next alongside the River Wye is Miller’s Dale and Water-cum-Jolly Dale, then finally to Cressbrook Dale. It’s mostly a low-level walk, with good paths so it’s a great route and there’s plenty of […]

Tideswell Dale, Miller’s Dale + Monsal Trail Walk | 7-Mile Route

River Wye and blue skies - Tideswell Dale + Miller's Dale walk

Want to explore more of the Derbyshire Dales? This walk takes in some of the popular dales in the Wye Valley – Tideswell Dale and Miller’s Dale, as well as Water-cum-Jolly Dale and a small section of the Monsal Trail (mostly above it!) From Tideswell car park, you begin the walk as a low-level walk […]

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 […]