Peak District

Description

Beloved region in Central England. The Peak District - wild hills and friendly valleys - attracts many walkers from the nearby population centres and beyond. Best known trail is the Pennine Way. The Peak District in fact marks the southern end of the Pennines.

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Scrambles in the Dark Peak
  • Guidebook to 41 graded scrambles in the Dark Peak and Roaches areas of the Peak District, most of which can be done year round. Includes areas such as Kinder Scout, the Wilderness Gullies and Bleaklow, and features both classic (Wilderness Gully East and Wildboar Clough) and lesser known routes. Link routes, variants and extensions also described. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Scrambles in the Dark Peak: Easy summer scrambles and winter climbs
  • This guide describes 41 scrambles in the Dark Peak and Roaches areas of the Peak District, most of which can be done all year round. The selection of routes are graded 1 to 3, offering a range of scrambles to suit all abilities. Both classic and lesser known routes are featured, taking in areas such as Kinder Scout, the Wilderness Gullies,... Read more
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United Kingdom
2018
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey
  • A portrait of the The Pennine Way, Britain's oldest and best known long-distance footpath, stretching 268 miles from the Peak District to the Scottish Borders. This personal, thoughtful and often humorous story of the path's remarkable history, includes the experiences of walkers and local characters on this exhilarating and complex path. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way: The Path, the People, the Journey
  • This book presents a portrait of the Pennine Way, Britain`s oldest and best known long-distance footpath, tracing its remarkable history through the experiences of walkers past and present. As Andrew McCloy walks the 268-mile route from the Derbyshire Peak District to the Scottish borders, he discovers how the Pennine Way set a benchmark for... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey
  • A portrait of the The Pennine Way, Britain's oldest and best known long-distance footpath, stretching for 268 miles from the Derbyshire Peak District to the Scottish Borders. It charts the path's remarkable history, and walkers past and present relate their experiences of this commanding, exhilarating and complex path. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • White Peak Walks: The Northern Dales
  • This guidebook describes 35 circular walks cross the gritstone uplands and moors in the northern dales of the White Peak between Edale, Matlock and Buxton, in the middle of the Peak District National Park. Routes explore Bakewell and the Wye and its tributary dales. One of two Cicerone guides to the White Peak. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2009
  • White Peak Walks - The Northern Dales
  • Cicerone’s White Peak Walks in the Northern Dales is a comprehensive walking guide to this popular destination by experienced walker Mark Richards. This practical guide covers the Northern Dales of the White Peak area of the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire. 35 walks of up to 9 miles, many of them circular, allow for walkers of... Read more
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2009
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • White Peak Walks: The Southern Dales
  • This guide to walking the southern dales of the White Peak area of the Peak District National Park, between Ashbourne, Matlock, Buxton and Leek. 30 easy circular routes cross the high plateau and visit the dales, following the Dove, Manifold and Hamps rivers. One of two Cicerone guides to the White Peak. Read more
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United Kingdom
2009
  • White Peak Walks - The Southern Dales
  • Cicerone’s walking guide to the Southern Dales of the white peak area of the Peak District, covering 30 routes of between 3 and 10 miles, for walkers of different standards, all in an area just south of Bakewell and Buxton. Detailed route descriptions are accompanied by Ordnance Survey Landranger mapping extracts at 1:50,000, which help to lead... Read more
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United Kingdom
2009
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • Walking in Derbyshire
  • Walking guidebook to 60 circular day walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Includes the Derwent, Wye and Trent river valleys, near Derby, Matlock, Glossop, Bakewell and Ripley. Routes range from easy to moderate and are between 4 and 14km (2 to 10 miles). Walks focus on places of interest, from Stone Age forts to castles to grand estates. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Derbyshire Walking
  • A new edition of this comprehensive walking guide to Derbyshire with all routes rewalked and fully updated. Covers the Peak District National Park but also many more, lesser-known areas. 60 day walks - from 2 to 10 miles long and suitable for walkers of all abilities - from bases all over the county including Glossop, Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock,... Read more
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2013
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Back Roads Great Britain
  • Take to the open road with Back Roads Great Britain and discover 25 leisurely drives through the country`s beautiful villages and stunning landscapes. Explore the spectacular scenery of the Lake District, follow a whisky trail through the Highlands or discover picturesque coastal villages in Cornwall. Packed with insider tips and information,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cheshire Year Round Walks
  • These 20 circular walks vary in length from 3 1/2 to 7 1/2 miles and are enjoyable all year the round. The author has divided the routes into seasons to show each at its very best. In spring, Macclesfield Forest is dotted with heron`s nests and the woods near Dutton are a sea of bluebells. On a summer`s day you can spot seals near Hilbre... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Pennine Way
  • Martin Collins’ Cicerone guide to The Pennine Way explores one of Britain’s best know national trails. Often challenging, the long distance walk has essential information designed to help you plan and complete the trip from Edale to Kirk Yetholm. 268 miles in total, the route takes 2-3 weeks to complete in one walk, though the guide also offers... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • More Peak District
  • Pathfinder (R) More Peak District covering parts of Buxton Country Park, Five Dales Walk and Castledon. This selection offers interest, regional variety and balance of routes in the Peak District providing the best walks in the area. From an easy stroll through Stanton Moor to the much more challenging walks in Jacob`s Ladder, this volume... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Cheshire Historic Walks
  • Jim Rubery’s Cicerone guide to Historic Walks in Cheshire explores some of the walking possibilities in one of the north-west’s most historic and popular counties. The guide includes walks through charming villages, famous stately homes, fascinating museums and through Chester itself, one of England’s most celebrated cities. The walking terrain... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Peak District: Northern and Western Moors
  • Peak District: Northern and Western Moors is one of the titles in the Great Britain: Freedom to Roam Rambling Guides for England and Wales. The series was published in light of the ‘right to roam’ legislation, with the aim of creating a series of walking handbooks covering areas of mountains, moorland and heath newly opened up to walkers in... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Railway Walks: LMS
  • Jeff Vinter, consultant to the BBC`s popular ”Railway Walks” series, here provides a detailed guide to ten of the best railway walks in the territory of the former London Midland and Scottish Railway. These range from the Midland Railway`s express line through the Peak District to the incredible Cromford and High Peak Railway, built before... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Camra`s Lake District Pub Walks
  • This is a pocket-sized, traveller`s guide to some of the best walking and best pubs in the Lake District. The walks are grouped geographically around tourist hubs with plenty of accommodation, making the book ideal for a visitor to the Lakes. ”Lake District Pub Walks” also explores some of the region`s fascinating historical and literary... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haltwhistle and Brampton 1901-1904
  • Map No. 86, Haltwhistle and Brampton 1901-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield 1921-1923
  • Map No. 118, Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield 1921-1923, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Peak District Central Harvey Superwalker XT25
  • The central part of the Peak District at 1:25,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Coverage extends from west of New Mills and Whaley Bridge in the west to Sheffield, and from the Derwent Reservoir in the north to Buxton, and includes Chapel-en-le-Firth, Castleton, Kinder Scout,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed 1865-1869
  • Map No. 75, Berwick-upon-Tweed 1865-1869, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet lines... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1925-1926
  • Map No. 80, Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1925-1926, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hexham and Haltwhistle 1901-1904
  • Map No. 87, Hexham and Haltwhistle 1901-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Luxembourg North
  • One of two topographic survey maps of Luxembourg at 1:50,000, with contours at 10-metres intervals and additional relief shading. An overprint highlights long-distance footpaths, including the GR5 (E-2), cycle routes, and various places of interest, including campsites. The map covers an area of approximately 53 x 43 km / 33 x 27 miles. Map... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Buxton and Matlock 1921-1923
  • Map No. 119, Buxton and Matlock 1921-1923, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1868-1869
  • Map No. 80, Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1868-1869, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haltwhistle and Brampton 1925
  • Map No. 86, Haltwhistle and Brampton 1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Appleby-in-Westmorland 1903-1904
  • Map No. 91, Appleby-in-Westmorland 1903-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Luxembourg South
  • One of two topographic survey maps of Luxembourg at 1:50,000, with contours at 10-metres intervals and additional relief shading. An overprint highlights long-distance footpaths, including the GR5 (E-2), cycle routes, and various places of interest, including campsites. The map covers an area of approximately 53 x 43 km / 33 x 27 miles. Map... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sheffield and Huddersfield 1923-1925
  • Map No. 110, Sheffield and Huddersfield 1923-1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Bridleway National Trail A-Z Wall Map
  • The southern part of the Pennine Bridleway, a 118km / 74 mile section between Middleton in Derbyshire and the Mary Towneley Loop on the border of Lancashire and Yorkshire, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The Pennine Bridleway runs roughly parallel with the Pennine Way but is designed... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Peak District Mountain Bike Routes
  • Selected areas of the Peak District on a laminated and waterproof map from Goldeneye presenting 10 specially chosen off-road circular routes highlighted on contoured map extracts at scales around 1:25,000 / 1:50,000, annotated with directions and accompanied by brief descriptions.Map extracts cover circuits from/around: Edale – Hayfield, Hope –... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way South
  • Walking from Edale to Hortin-in-Ribblesdale, through The Peak District to Yorkshire. Walk the Pennine Way, designated as Britain’s first National Park. The southern section takes you through dramatic areas of great natural beauty such as the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales. The wild and rugged Peak District National Park with its wild and... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • The Peak District
  • Self-guided walking holiday through the English Peak District. Few places in Britain provide such an infinite variety of walking opportunities as the Peak District National Park. From craggy crests of the Dark Peak, to the rolling limestone and flower-rich dales of the White Peak, this area offers sublime walking and a rich cultural and... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way Complete
  • Walking from Edale to Kirk Yetholm through the Peak District, The Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. In 1965 the Pennine Way was designated as Britain’s first National Trail and on this itinerary you will walk it in it’s entirety, from Edale to Kirk Yetholm. Today it is one of the UK’s most famous long-distance footpaths. This magnificent... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way North
  • Walking from Greenhead in Hadrian's Wall country all the way to the Scottish border. The Pennine Way North, takes you from Greenhead in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country to Kirk Yetholm at the Scottish border. The Pennine Way was the first designated long-distance footpath in the UK and today is probably the most famous. On this section you... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way Central
  • Walking from Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Greenhead through the Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. Walking the central section of the Pennine Way takes you through the backbone of England, to the Yorkshire Dales all the way to Hadrian’s Wall. The wonderful sights of heavenly valleys and waterfalls, such as High Force, greet you as you follow... Read more
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