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Things to do in Peak District National Park

The first of the United Kingdom's National Parks, created in 1951 and located near many of the major towns and cities in the North West and North East of England. An ideal place to escape and enjoy wild remote scenery of the Pennines, and explore the rural dales and picturesque villages.

Are you looking for things to do in the Peak District? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.



Longshaw Estate

A wonderful place to discover spectacular views of the Peak District, ancient woods, meadows, parkland and heather moorland.
S11 7TS



Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern a genuine wonder in the heart of the Peak District, the only place in the world where Blue John Stone occurs.
Buxton Road, Castleton
Hope Valley
S33 8WP

Recommended by Grahame Archer, Matlock


Speedwell Cavern

Take an amazing boat trip 450m under the Hills of Castleton to the awesome Bottomless Pit.
Winnats Pass, Castleton
Hope Valley
S33 8WA



Peak District: Longshaw And Eastern Moors FREE

National Trust - Excellent walking country with ancient woods and tumbling streams.
Longshaw Estate
near Grindleford
S11 7TZ


Peveril Castle

English Heritage - Founded soon after 1066 by William Peverel, one of William the Conqueror's most trusted knights.
Market Place
S33 8WQ


Peak Cavern

Dare you take a walk into the notorious ‘Devil‘s Arse’? See Peak Cavern's historic Rope-Making works on your fully guided tour.
Peak Cavern Road
Hope Valley
S33 8WS


Peak District: Dark Peak FREE

National Trust - Heather-clad moors of Kinder to the gritstone tors of Derwent Edge.
The Peak District
S33 8WA



Eyam Museum

Eyam Museum is devoted to the history of this village in the Peak District of Derbyshire, and especially during the Plague of 1665.
Hawkhill Road
S32 5QP



Pavilion Gardens FREE

This beautiful park is located within the heart of the spa town of Buxton, and is well loved and used by the local community.
St. Johns Road
SK17 6BE



Sickleholme Golf Club

Golf Club.
Saltergate Lane
South Yorkshire
S33 0BN


  Leisure centres

Hathersage Open Air Heated Pool

During the summer months, It offers the opportunity to swim in the open air, amidst the glorious Peak District scenery.
Oddfellows Road
S32 1DU


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Stockport (19.1 miles)
Ashton-under-Lyne (20.3 miles)
Oldham (23.5 miles)
Huddersfield (24.5 miles)
Dewsbury (27.9 miles)
Wakefield (28.6 miles)
Sheffield (12.6 miles)
Rotherham (18.1 miles)
Barnsley (20.7 miles)
Buxton (7.9 miles)
Bollington (15.7 miles)
Macclesfield (16.5 miles)
Map directions
Chesterfield (13.2 miles)
Worksop (25.2 miles)
Stoke on Trent (26.1 miles)
Crewe (32.5 miles)
Bakewell (5.9 miles)
Derby (27.6 miles)
Uttoxeter (27.8 miles)
Matlock (12.8 miles)
Sutton in Ashfield (22.3 miles)
Mansfield (24.2 miles)
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