jimtustin writes: "Evening hike in the Peak District and finishing off at Dovedale and the stepping stones."

Peak District walk in UK's top 10 most beautiful - your Instagram photos are proof

Stepping stones across a river which cuts through deep valleys make Dovedale a magnet for visitors, earning the Peak District beauty spot a place in the UK’s top ten most beautiful walks.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 2:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th June 2021, 2:34 pm

The Derbyshire haven has been ranked eighth in a study compiled by outdoor experts at Millets, based on TripAdvisor reviews.

Dovedale attracted 892 reviews in which the words ‘beautiful’, ‘pretty’ or ‘picturesque’ were used.

Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh topped the beautiful walks league with 1,671 reviews.

Kiera Baxter, Millets marketing executive, said: “Wherever you choose to walk, it is essential that you do so responsibly in order to maintain the route’s beauty. We recommend avoiding car journeys where possible, stick to public footpaths and ensure you leave no trace of being there, taking all litter away with you.

“It’s also essential to prepare appropriately for every walk you embark on. Plan your route prior to setting off, pack plenty of water and snacks to keep you energised throughout the day and wear sensible, weather-appropriate footwear and clothing for the route.”

Check out these Instagram photos of Dovedale to see what makes it one of the most beautiful walks in the UK.

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