The Peak District

From the vast panoramas atop Mam Tor and Kinder Scout, to Longshaw's woodlands, and the limestone gorges of Dovedale and Ilam Park.

Places to visit

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Girl climbing tree

50 things to do at Longshaw

Challenge yourself with 50 cool outdoor adventures, from rock climbing to wild art! Pick up a free 50 things to do before your’re 11 ¾ booklet from the shop or one of our volunteers, and make a start today.

Walk through the wild garlic at Ilam Park

Explore Ilam Park and Dovedale

Explore outdoors this month and you could spot swallows, dippers, lambs and carpets of wild garlic in Ilam Park and Dovedale.

Family walking by the river

Walks for all the family

From guided tours around the village to walks further afield spanning two National Trust properties, we have many opportunities to get out and about this summer.

Rhododendrons in bloom on the lake at Lyme, Cheshire

Explore the gardens at Lyme

Take a stroll around the gardens, full of colour. Challenge family and friends to classic garden games and become a champion of croquet, boules, giant skittles and quoits.

Daffodils in bloom in Lyme's garden, Cheshire

What's On in the Peak District 

As well as landscapes and places to explore we also have regular events and activities you can enjoy

Winter view in Ilam Park

Walking in the Peak District 

The Peak District is renowned as one of the finest places in the country to take a walk. Here are a few of our favorites.

The 19th centruy Orangery at Lyme, Cheshire

Places to visit in the Peak District 

Explore the different special places in the care of the National Trust in the Peak District.