The Peak District

Close up of Mam Tor

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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Family walks past rhododendrons

Family walks at Longshaw

Whether you're looking for a short wander or a big adventure, Longshaw's a great place to come for a family walk.

Bilberry bumblebee on bilberry plant

Meadow and moorland: summer wildlife in the Dark Peak

The Dark Peak comes alive with the sights and sounds of summer wildlife.

A small boy runs ascross the grass flying a kite at a National Trust site

Picnic and play outdoors this summer

Play, picnic and explore in the White Peak this summer.

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.

Little girl taking part in archery at Lyme, Cheshire

A summer of fun at Lyme

You can find plenty to do at Lyme this summer

Eyam hall from the garden with summer flowers

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

Walking in the Peak District

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.

Summer view of the Cage and the South front of the house 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.