Curbar Edge, Hope Valley
Whether it's a challenging hike in the Peak District or just a lazy Sunday pub crawl with a view, our list explores the most beautiful walks our county has to offer.
The moor blooms with purple heather in the spring and makes for a magical walk. Also visit the Nine Ladies stone circle. Steeped in history, the gothic country park estate offers a great family day out and an abundance of wildlife. A gradual ascent will take you to the top of Mam Tor at 517m above sea level. One of the Peak District's most iconic views, over Edale and Hope Valley. Blankets of bluebells carpet the wood in the spring. Woodpeckers, tree-creepers and buzzards are among the bird species to be spotted here. This canal village is perfect for a casual Sunday walk. Stroll along the waterside and take in the sights, as well as taking the opportunity to pop in at the many pubs along the way. One of the most popular walks in Derbyshire, expect crowds at the weekends. Walk across the famous stepping stones and climb up Thorpe Cloud for panoramic views if you have the stamina! Less busy than Dovedale, Lathkill offers a peaceful vibe and calming walks beside the river. You can also go down an old mine shaft or have a picnic with sheep. Follow the 'Coffin Walk' from Breaston to Church Wilne and stop for a rest at St Chad's Water. Great for relaxation and bird-watching. Take in magnificent views and revel in photo opportunities without too much of a strenuous climb. Great spot for rock climbers. Take a hilly walk from the railway station car park and view the valley from above. Then rest and enjoy fish and chips in the town. Look no further than Kinder Scout for some of the most famous, challenging and rewarding walks in the Peak District. Famous for its rich history, wonderful waterworks and sculptures, Victorian rock garden and maze. Grand re-opening for the new season on March 23.