The Peak District is a National Park in England which covers 555 square miles across northern Derbyshire and parts of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire and Yorkshire. It was the first National Park created in England and is one of the most visited attracting over 10 million visitor every year.
Explore the Peak District
Adventures that you can do on your own, with the right knowledge, skills and equipment
Find local specialists who provide organised adventures in this area, great for those without experience or equipment
Our favourite activities in the Peak District
With many centres in urban areas, even those without easy access to the great outdoors can head to a bouldering wall and practice their climbing skills in this friendly, social and inclusive activity.
With many different variations, there’s a form of climbing to suit all abilities – both indoors and out, and great places to climb wherever you are in the UK.
Whether racing downhill, riding a single track or cross-country, there are few better ways to explore the UK countryside than by mountain bike and few better ways to get seriously muddy in the process.
One of life’s simple pleasures, wild swimming is not only a great way to connect with the landscape, but boasts many documented health benefits too.
Everyday Adventure stories from the Peak District