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Best trails in Peak District National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Peak District National Park, Staffordshire? AllTrails has 336 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 261 moderate trails in Peak District National Park ranging from 2.4 to 75.6 km and from 89 to 637 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Founded in 1951, Peak District National Park was the first established national park in the UK. The park is spread throughout 5 counties including: Cheshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and Greater Manchester. The 555 square mile park hosts over 13 million visitors per year and is home to 38,000 residents. While Peak District National Park is not home to any mountains (Kinder Scout is the highest point at 636 meters), it does features a number of caves. The deepest is over 400 meters below the ground and people still lived in the caves until 1910. The park offers many opportunities for hiking, walking, cycling and so much more.

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Map of trails in Peak District National Park
Park information
Area:
143,744 hectares
Contact
+44 1629 816200
Top trails (336)
#1 - Castleton, Mam Tor and The Great Ridge Walk
Peak District National Park
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Length: 12.7 km • Est. 4 h 28 m
This ridge walk offers amazing views of Edale Valley, Hope Valley, and the edge of Kinder Scout. Leaving from the car park, turn left towards the main road and then right towards the path past the hoShow more
#2 - Dove Stone Reservoir Circular Walk
Peak District National Park
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Length: 14.2 km • Est. 4 h 40 m
Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. Parking is pay-and-display, unless you are a Blue Badge holder or RSPB member. Parking cost: 60 pounds/3 hours, or 1.30 pounds for the day.Show more
#3 - Baslow Circular Walk via Curbar Edge and Froggatt
Peak District National Park
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Length: 12.4 km • Est. 4 h 9 m
Baslow Circular Walk via Curbar Edge and Froggatt is a 12.4 kilometer loop trail located near Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nShow more
#4 - The Roaches and Lud's Church Circular Walk
Peak District National Park
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Length: 12.2 km • Est. 4 h 3 m
From the road, climb about 500 ft to the ridge. Hike along the ridge and get great views of East Cheshire, The Staffordshire Dales, and sights such as Bosley Cloud (also a good hike), and Kinder ScoutShow more
#5 - Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall
Peak District National Park
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Length: 14.2 km • Est. 4 h 51 m
A fantastic circular hill walk retracing the steps of the famous Kinder Scout mass trespass. Follow to the path up William Clough to Penine Way along the plateau edge. Next, pass the Kinder Downfall aShow more
#6 - Kinder Scout from Edale
Peak District National Park
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Length: 14.3 km • Est. 4 h 48 m
This path begins with a steady climb into a scramble on your way to the moors up a river bed. There is a clear path on the top of the moors until the right turn toward Kinder Scout. There are no markeShow more
#7 - Shining Tor and Goyt Valley Circular Walk
Peak District National Park
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Length: 10.9 km • Est. 3 h 45 m
Shining Tor and Goyt Valley Circular Walk is a 10.9 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Buxton, Derbyshire, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primShow more
#8 - Fairholmes Derwent Valley
Peak District National Park
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Length: 15.3 km • Est. 5 h 8 m
Fairholmes Derwent Valley is a 15.3 kilometer loop trail located near Hope, Derbyshire, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and natuShow more
#9 - Kinder Scout and Edale Walk
Peak District National Park
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Length: 12.9 km • Est. 4 h 22 m
This route offers amazing views of the entire area. At the top there is some scrambling over scree and it can be very windy since you are exposed but its well worth it!Show more
#10 - Flash and Three Shires Head
Peak District National Park
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Length: 6.0 km • Est. 2 h 1 m
A circular walk in the Staffordshire Moors. The walk starts from the village of Flash which claims to be the highest village in England, it is a rather windswept location high on the western gritstoneShow more
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