Exploring the Peak District: Know before you go

Walking in the Peak District can be a stroll across scenic meadows, an easy-to-follow waymarked walk or striking out further afield. Select from one of the three areas and discover more about how to plan your day, what to expect and our downloadable walk routes. When you've planned your day, you can then set off to discover the ancient woodlands, iconic rock formations, rugged moorland and the array of wildlife across the Peaks.

Wrap up warm and head outdoors to make memories with friends and family this autumn

Walks across Longshaw

Whether it's a stroll to the Longshaw pond, a wander through ancient woodlands or a meander over moorlands, there's plenty of walks to be discovered when you come to explore the Longshaw Estate.

walker watching sunset on Mam Tor

Walks across the High Peak

Whether it's a stroll to Kinder Reservoir, a wander through ancient woodlands or a meander over moorlands, there's plenty of walks to be discovered when you explore the High Peak Estate.

There's something pretty special about woodlands in the autumn

Walks across the White Peak

Whether it's a stroll by the River Manifold, a wander through ancient ravine woodlands or a hike over the hilltops, there's plenty of walks to be discovered when you explore the White Peak