Guidebook

Best hikes in the Peak District

Whether you're looking for a peaceful walk through the countryside or a more strenuous hike up into the hills, you'll find it all in the Peak District.

Amy Foo

Description

The Peak District is a beautiful a national park located in central and northern England, it’s home to a wide range of landscapes, from rolling hills and valleys to rugged moorlands and peaks. It offers a variety of outdoor activities but is very popular for hiking!

From easy walks through the countryside to more challenging routes through the hills and mountains, the park has something for everyone. This guidebook highlights some of the best hikes in the Peak District, featuring some of the region's most stunning and iconic landscapes.

Castleton, Mam Tor and The Great Ridge Walk

Castleton, Mam Tor and The Great Ridge Walk

3 - 4 hrs
12.9 km
523 m
523 m
This circular ridge walk offers breathtaking views of the Edale Valley, Hope Valley, and the edge of Kinder Scout, and is a must do hike if you’re visiting the Peak District.
Moderate
Private
Bamford Edge and Stanage Edge Circular Walk

Bamford Edge and Stanage Edge Circular Walk

2 - 3 hrs
8.6 km
267 m
267 m
A great walking route with beautiful views overlooking the surrounding moorlands and Ladybower reservoir
Moderate
Private
Flash and Three Shires Head Circular Walk

Flash and Three Shires Head Circular Walk

1 - 2 hrs
5.9 km
236 m
236 m
A beautiful circular walk taking you to the Three Shires Head - a point where three English counties converge!
Moderate
Private
Dovestone Reservoir Walk

Dovestone Reservoir Walk

1 - 2 hrs
7.4 km
94 m
94 m
A mellow walk around the Dovestone, Yeoman Hey and Greenfield Reservoirs.
Easy
Private
Thor's Cave Circular Walk

Thor's Cave Circular Walk

2 - 3 hrs
9.0 km
337 m
337 m
A must do walk leading you to Thor’s Cave - an iconic natural cavern perched on the side of the Manifold Valley.
Moderate
Private
Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall

Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall

3 - 4 hrs
13.7 km
512 m
512 m
Re-trace the steps of the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass of 1932
Moderate
Private