Walks at Dark Peak

Try one of these beautiful walks and make the most of your visit to Dark Peak.

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Mam Tor circular walk

From the top of Mam Tor you'll be able to see across the Edale Valley and the over to the Derwent Moors.

View of heather and reservoir

Below Kinder Scout: A circular walk around Kinder reservoir

The Snake Path was the first in a series of successes for the Peak and Northern Footpaths Society in their mission to win public access to the moors.

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Kinder moorland walk - a glimpse into the future

Leave the car behind on this exhilarating walk that starts from Edale station and takes you high up on the windswept Kinder plateau.

Conifer plantations cover the lower slopes down to the reservoir

A bracing walk at Derwent Valley, in the Peak District

This bracing walk leads you alongside the Ladybower Reservoir, through farmland, and emerges high on the moors with fantastic views of the Derwent Valley and opportunities to spot local wildlife.

Edale Valley at sunrise

The Vale of Edale, the Penny Pot Cafe, and the Pennine Way

This easy circular walk provides excellent views of the Vale of Edale and the surrounding hills.