Head for the tranquil scenery of this Y shaped reservoir which was opened by King George VI in 1945. The perfect spot for a picturesque picnic.
Expect to be wowed by a spectacular sunset at Stanage Edge, with views of the Dark Peak moorlands. One of the UK’s most popular locations for walking and climbing.
For an ‘other-worldly’ experience explore the ancient Wool Packs: granite formations which sit high up on Kinder Scout, just west of Crowden Head.
Mam Tor – The Great Ridge
This well-trodden pathway offers a scenic, relatively easy walking route and breathtaking scenery; head for the summit of Mam Tor for picture-perfect photo opportunities.
Be inspired by the dramatic scenery of Curbar Edge, home to hundreds of infamous climbing routes with vivid names such as Elder Crack and Moon Walk.
Tinker's Shaft at Masson Hill, Matlock Bath
The spectacular viewing platform provides an opportunity to imagine Masson Hill, the oldest tourist attraction in Derbyshire, as it once was... a hive of industrial activity.
Surprise View, Burbage Edges
Surprise View has been named as one of the best spots for stargazing in the country. The view itself is expansive over the Hope Valley towards Chatsworth House.
With amazing views over the Monsal Dale, trail, and viaduct, this is a popular pick for anyone up for a trek in the Peak District.
The drive to the reservoirs at Derwent Water is a spectacle in itself - the view from a turnaround at King’s Tree gives a panorama of the dams.
Mam Nick hill climb
Keen cyclists shall surely enjoy the challenge of this iconic hill, with its rewards of awe-inspiring scenery. Group events run regularly for experienced cyclists.
Off the beaten track, almost touching the sky near Alport Dale sits nearly a mile-long stretch of rock formations, the result of an ancient landslide, it’s a heavenly destination.
For those in search of adventure in the exhilarating Peak District, we offer a range of holiday homes that sit within this beautiful region. Find the ideal base for an active stay, or one with family-friendly appeal close to popular attractions. Get planning and have a browse of our diverse collection of cottages.
For more wonderful mountain views, have a browse through our guide to magnificent mountains to visit in the Peak District.
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