Walks in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Our places in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire have some lovely walks - across parkland, in gardens and woodland and crossing Dovedale's famous stepping stones.

Early morning sun shining through autumn trees at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire
Walking trail

Kedleston - long walk 

This 3 mile walk is a circular tour of the park, which was designed, built and planted between 1761 and 1776.

Take a peaceful walk around the ponds at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Summer walks at Calke Abbey

Escape the crowds this summer and explore the inspiring parkland that Calke has to offer.

The Stepping Stones on the River Dove in Dovedale
Walking trail

Ilam Park to the Stepping Stones in Dovedale 

Discover the limestone countryside of the southern Peak District, famed for its wildlife and geology on an easy walk to Dovedale valley. On the River Dove you might spot ducks, dippers, heron or brown trout.

Azaleas outside the front of the cottage at Stoneywell

The gardens and woodland at Stoneywell 

Throughout its history, the gardens and woodlands at Stoneywell have been a place of holiday excitement and rural tranquility.