WALKING

Organised Walks We are blessed with stunning walks right on the doorstep. In the shop we have some free print-outs of local walks, to help you enjoy the immediate countryside. The Peak District has countless stunning places to walk, The Pennine Way, Lady Bower Reservoir, Kinder Scout to name but a few. Walking is the only way [...]

CYCLING

Cycling Situated very close to where the High Peak Trail & the Tissington Trail meet, we are ideally placed to enjoy these traffic free, former railway lines that will take you through the heart of the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. From Carsington reservoir you can enjoy a three-mile family-friendly route, or the full eight-mile reservoir circuit which [...]

FISHING

The Peak District’s rivers are renowned for their quality and are among the best in Britain. Excellent river fishing is available on various rivers throughout the Peak District including the Wye, Derwent, and Dove known for their rainbow trout, wild brown trout and grayling. For more information on fishing in the area, download the Environment Agency's [...]

HORSE RIDING

Horse Riding The bridleways and country lanes throughout the Peak District provide good opportunities for riding, hacking and trekking. Nearby stables Tissington Trekking Centre: 6 miles from the Park. Buxton Riding Stables: 11 miles from the Park. Northfield Farm: 15 miles from Park. For approved riding centres in the Peak District visit the Association of British [...]

SAILING & CANOEING

Sailing & Canoeing If you like getting out on the water, sailing clubs operate on many of the reservoirs in and around the Peak District. For more information visit: Carsington Water: 9 miles from park. Or visit Blue Mountain Activities for a great range of water pursuits. Further information can also be found at these websites: British [...]

CAVING

Caving Visiting caves is one of the best ways to discover the Peak’s inner beauty. They have amazing rock formations, rare stones and a unique atmosphere. Masson Cavern - © The Heights of Abraham Castleton: 20 miles from the Park. Home to the most spectacular collection of caverns in the country, Peak Cavern, Speedwell Cavern, [...]

GLIDING & PARAGLIDING

Gliding, Paragliding and Hang Gliding The Peak District has some of the best flying sites in the most beautiful settings for gliding in the UK. If you fancy a unique personal challenge there are several BHPA (British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association) schools in the Peak District. Book a tandem flight for the scenery and sensation [...]

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