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The Gentle Outdoors

Discover the area at your own pace and enjoy the gentle outdoors in the Peak District and Derbyshire.

Britain's original National Park, the Peak District, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, but you don't need to be an adrenaline junkie to enjoy all the area has to offer. The Peak District and Derbyshire is home to some of the world's most beautiful traffic-free cycle trails, accessible footpaths and easy-going activities to suit all ages and abilities. Whatever you're looking for, you're sure to find it here!

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Tissington Hall Holiday Cottages & Apartments

From our warm cosy cottages to the splendor and indulgence of a night or two in one of our apartments, relax and unwind on your next holiday or short…


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Wheeldon Trees Cottages

A stunning retreat of 10 luxury cottages set in 12 acres of Peak District National Park.


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Matlock Farm Park Riding School

Enjoy horse riding in the beautiful surroundings of Matlock Farm Park, with views over to Riber Castle.


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The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley

Just a stroll away from the splendour of Chatsworth, The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley is a village Inn with comfortable, traditionally-styled rooms.


The Gentle Outdoors Events

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Stanton-in-Peak Open Gardens

Over 20 beautiful gardens opening. Adults £5, under 16s free, free parking.


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Wildflower Walk with a Ranger at Kedleston Hall

Join a Kedleston Ranger for a morning walk in the parkland to see the wildflowers and learn how to identify them.


The Gentle Outdoors Trails

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Whaley Bridge to Windgather Rocks Walk

This beautiful 6.6 mile walk takes you out of the historic town of Whaley Bridge to the mighty gritstone crag of Windgather Rocks (416m), offering…


High Peak Trail

A 17.5 mile walking, cycling and horse-riding route.


The Gentle Outdoors Itineraries

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Day trip from Sheffield: Exploring the Hope…

Offering some of the best views and most picturesque villages in the country, Derbyshire's iconic Hope Valley is one of the best-loved parts of the…


How to spend 48 hours in Bakewell

This itinerary is based in the historic market town of Bakewell, famed for its sweet confection, and includes some Peak District classics!


Discover Derbyshire's hidden food and garden gems

Explore the Peak District and Derbyshire’s hidden food and garden gems on this fabulous 3-day itinerary around Bakewell, Baslow and Pilsley.


Car-free guide: A train tour of the Goyt Valley

Just a short hop on the train from Manchester and Sheffield, this picturesque corner of the county is waiting to be discovered.


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