Hills & Dales
When it comes to the Peak District National Park and the beautiful county of Derbyshire, you’re spoilt for choice in terms of hills to climb and dales to explore.
Some of the most famous hill walks in the Peak District include Kinder Scout (the highest peak in the area), Chrome Hill, Parkhouse Hill, Win Hill and Lose Hill.
A few of the best-loved dales include Lathkill Dale, Dovedale, Chee Dale and Monsal Dale.
Whether you’re after a leisurely stroll or a more challenging hike, use the search below to find your perfect countryside walk:
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Situated north of Hathersage, Stanage Edge is a popular place for walkers and for rock climbing with stunning views of the Dark Peak moorlands and the Hope Valley. The gritstone edge stretches for approximately 4 miles.
Derbyshire Bridge Ranger Centre in the Goyt Valley. The bridge is so called because it was in the past on the county boundary between Derbyshire and Cheshire.
Mam Tor, meaning ‘Mother Hill’, is a 517-metre high hill near Castleton in the High Peak area of Derbyshire and is one of those walks that well and truly deserves a place on your Peak District bucket list!
Stone Edge is located just off the A632 between Chesterfield and Matlock.
One of the most popular & most photgraphed beauty spots in the Peak District, with absolutely fabulous dales scenery, with the combination of the winding river Wye in the steep sided dale with the wooded slopes of Fin Cop & the viaduct.
If you’re looking for the most famous, challenging and rewarding walks in the Peak District National Park, it has to be Kinder Scout.
Parkhouse Hill and Chrome Hill are a pair of distinct and unique hills, located on the north side of the River Dove, close to the Staffordshire border.
Dovedale is a renowned beauty spot -although it is actually around 2-3 miles long! The River Dove flows through Milldale, Wolscote Dale and Beresford Dale. Famous for its stepping stones, Lionshead rock, caves and literary connections.