Spring walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District

Whether it's a gentle stroll or an energetic hike, a walk in one of our outdoor places near you is the perfect way to take in the sights, sounds and smells of spring. Don't forget to reward yourself with a cuppa and a slice of cake in one of our tea-rooms afterwards.

A family walking in the woods at Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Sunrise over the pond at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Walking at Calke Abbey

Everyone needs a place to escape to. Immerse yourself in nature on a peaceful walk in over 600 acres of inspiring parkland at Calke.

Hardwick Park Spring Walks

Walks to explore at Hardwick

Hardwick's landscape in and around the estate make a great walk, long or short. Routes through our gardens and key visitor areas require an admission ticket, members free.

The restored hermitage at Kedleston

Walking in the park at Kedleston Hall

Explore one of four marked walks around the park at Kedleston Hall and find summer wildlife to spot.

Dovedale, Midlands
Walking trail

Ilam Park to the stepping stones in Dovedale 

Plan your walk before you leave home, so that your visit is one that is enjoyable and kind to the landscape at the same time.

View of heather and reservoir
Walking trail

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. Plan your walk before you leave home, so that your visit is one that is enjoyable and kind to the landscape at the same time.

two girls sitting on rock in stream
Walking trail

Longshaw Estate Burbage Brook walk 

Plan your walk before you leave home, so that your visit is one that is enjoyable and kind to the landscape at the same time.

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