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Walking & Cycling Trails

The Peak District and Derbyshire is home to some of the UK's most iconic walking and cycling routes.

The Peak District and Derbyshire is one of the UK's most popular walking and cycling destinations, with footpaths and trails galore. Discover town trails, gentle riverside rambles, high moorland hikes and circular walking routes starting in the Peak District and Derbyshire, plus plenty of accessible walks for all abilities.

Whether you’re looking for road cycling, mountain biking or gentle traffic-free cycle trails, Derbyshire has over 260 miles of traffic-free cycle routes to explore and there are plenty of circular cycle trails in Derbyshire for everyone to enjoy.

Find some of the best walking and cycling trails in the Peak District and Derbyshire below.

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Castleton, Mam Tor & The Great Ridge Walk

An exhilarating 6½ mile walk with the option to extend to 8 miles. It includes one of the best ridge walks in the country, with superb views of the…

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Matlock Cycle Routes - Stanton Moor circular

Testing climbs and superb views over the Wye Valley.

Matlock Bath Lovers Walk

High Tor, Giddy Edge and Lovers Walk

A linear walk with superb cliff-top views, from Matlock to Matlock Bath via High Tor.

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The Five Pits Trail

Walkers, cyclists and horse riders can all enjoy the countryside of the Five Pits Trail.

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Tissington Trail Loop

Cycle a scenic route to one of Derbyshire’s prettiest villages

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The Pennine Bridleway

The Pennine Bridleway is a 205 miles (330 Km) long National Trail running through the Pennine hills from Derbyshire to Cumbria.

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Hartington - The Dales of the River Dove Walk

This beautiful walk starts and ends in the pretty Peak District village of Hartington and takes you beside the sparkling River Dove through some of…

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Biking and birdsong around Carsington cycle route

A medium difficulty cycle route around Carsington Water.

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