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Undiscovered Peak District

  1. A favourite for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, this picturesque route follows the disused Leek and Manifold Light Railway, through the Manifold Valley from Waterhouses to Hulme End. The track is surfaced and fairly level throughout its length, making it ideal for wheelchair users, and those with prams and people with limited mobility.
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Take a step back in time and embark on a journey that will help you escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
    Take an amazing steam train ride through Staffordshire's hidden valley, and into the Staffordshire Moorlands on the outskirts of the Peak District. it's the perfect choice for those looking for a journey into the past through beautiful scenery.
    1. Getliffes Yard, Leek
      Getcliffes Yard is an early 19th century yard turned into an amazing shopping and dining experience. Easy to walk past, but impossible to ignore once discovered!
    2. The Black Lion Inn, Butterton
      In beautiful surroundings, the Black Lion Inn offers live music nights and top quality food and drink.
    3. Biddulph Gardens
      A visit to Biddulph Gardens takes you on a global journey from Italy to the pyramids of Egypt, a Victorian vision of China and a re-creation of a Himalayan glen.
    4. The Packhorse, Hayfield
      The Packhorse at Hayfield is one of the UK's Top 50 Gastropubs and is included in the 2022 Michelin guide for its seasonal British menu that champions local produce.
    5. Take a dip in the original thermal pool fed by mineral water from an ancient spring and soak up the hotel’s fascinating heritage – just a stone's throw from great activities in the National Park.
    6. The Roaches Tearooms, Upper Hulme
      The Roaches Tea Rooms are situated at 300 metres above sea level with breathtaking views stretching over the valley.
    7. Visit Treak Cliff Cavern and get hands-on with this unique stone, found nowhere else on earth. You can even make your own Blue John necklace!
    8. Try climbing, abseiling and scrambling for the first time or develop your skills with local experts, all whilst enjoying spectacular views of the Peak District National Park.
    9. A great spot for a short break or holiday or just a relaxing escape, Losehill House Hotel offers unequalled location combined with a warm welcome, an award winning Orangery Restaurant and Thalgo Spa
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    10. Walk with the Penguin's!
      Enjoy a hands-on, behind the scenes visit to the penguins at Peak Wildlife Park. See a penguin's bedroom, the layout of their new walkthrough, and work with the keepers to care for PWP's Humboldt colony.
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    11. Buxton Opera House offers a year-round programme of entertainment, with a variety of shows including musical concerts, drama, children's shows, dance, pantomime, comedy as well as opera.
    12. Secret Cloud offers 5 award winning yurts with private wood fired hot tubs and stunning views across the Staffordshire Moorlands and Peak District beyond.
    13. Embrace the great outdoors at Poole’s Cavern & Country Park – where you’ll find an amazing cave system, nature walks and a Go Ape zipwire adventure through the treetops.
      1. A fantastic and unique walking experience which takes you on three contrasting walks as you explore this beautiful and wild part of the Peak District National Park and learn about some of the aviation history influenced by this unique landscape including the famous Dambusters.
      2. Tideswell
        Tideswell is a thriving community offering much more than first meets the eye. The magnificent church of St John the Baptist is with justification known as the "Cathedral of the Peak", built entirely in the 14th century, it contains some notable monuments, brasses and woodcarvings.
      3. St Giles Church, Cheadle
        Visit the town of Cheadle to admire St Giles Church. Known as 'Pugin's Gem' this Roman Catholic Church was commissioned in 1841 and designed by AWN Pugin, it is considered to be the finest Victorian Gothic church in the country.
      4. Millennium Walkway
        Not-to-be-missed in New Mills is the Millennium Walkway, a 175-yard aerial walkway spanning a cliffside above the River Goyt and linking to Torrs Riverside Park, the starting point for several walking and cycling routes.
      5. Morridge View Holiday Cottage
        Morridge View provides excellent group accommodation that works incredibly well for multi-generation family gatherings, reunions of friends, celebrations and special occasions. The large level open plan living area means that while some may be chatting in the kitchen, others can sit around the oak dining table and still more may watch TV or relax by the log burner
      6. Old Hall Inn, Chinley
        The Old Hall Inn is perfect for outdoors-loving adventurers and indulgent souls in search of somewhere they know they'll eat, drink and sleep well. Walk beyond the bar and you enter the even older Whitehough Hall, an Elizabethan manor house

      1. Places to stay in the High Peak
        Relax in a grand Georgian hotel and spa or get cost in a self-catering cottage.
      2. Places to stay in the Staffordshire Moorlands
        From cosy cottages to characterful B&Bs, discover great places to stay in and around the Staffordshire Moorlands.
      3. Refreshingly Buxton
        Discover a place to revive, recharge and revitalise in the historic spa town of Buxton.
      4. Travel here by train with Northern
        Northern offers easy car-free access to the Hope Valley, Buxton and beyond - with great discounts too.