things to do

the old millworker’s cottage

the peak district

Discover a place of wild peaks and rugged moorland with views that stretch forever.

A place of chocolate-box villages nestling in gentle countryside, with the prettiest cottages and dogs lazing by the pub fire. Explore country houses, castles and the stateliest of stately homes, and find the most welcoming market towns, with quality independent shops and delicious local food and drink.

Home of Britain’s original National Park and the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, the Peaks are a place to refresh and recharge, with adventures to suit everyone from gentle ramblers to adrenaline junkies. Discover hiking, biking and beauty spots galore.

Worth it for the view | Old lead mine | Headstone Viaduct | Low sun and shadows | Riding into Headstone | Roaches from Ramshaw | Snake road bridge pre-sunrise 

The best book shop in…. | Winnats Pass to Kinder Scout | all by Simon Harrod (cc by 2.0)

DovedaleClassicRiver by Shaun Dunmall (cc-by-sa/2.0) | Dovedale by Rob Bendall (cc by 2.0)