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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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Bluebells Dairy

A family farm with calves, sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits, a pony, a donkey and guinea pigs for everyone to come and meet.


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Weathericks and Bradstone

Two charming 5-star cottages set in beautiful countryside with spectacular views over Carsington Water on the edge of the Peak District National…


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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.


The Gentle Outdoors Events

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Staffordshire Moorlands Walking Festival

A variety of beautiful local walks, mostly free, to suit various abilities and interests all over the Staffordshire Moorlands.


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Longshaw Sheepdog Trials

The oldest continuous trials in the country and a much-loved local tradition, taking place in the Peak District since 1898.


The Gentle Outdoors Trails

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Longdendale Trail

Cycle along a scenic former railway line that once ran between Manchester and Sheffield, passing idyllic reservoirs along the way.


Tissington Trail

A popular Peak District route running for 13 miles from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay where it is joined by High Peak Junction


Monsal Trail

An iconic traffic free route for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and wheelchair users.


The Gentle Outdoors Itineraries

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Car-free guide: 48 hours in the Hope Valley

Take in dramatic scenery, quaint villages and some of the Peak District's most iconic attractions along the Hope Valley Line between Manchester…


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.


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…


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