Peak District holidays

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‘It’s not a race, it’s a journey’: why a two-day, 75km trail run is a brilliant way to see the Peak District
Billed as an ‘ultra fun run’, the Peak Divide from Manchester to Sheffield is part of a growing trend of trail runs where excellent food and camaraderie are part of the experience

Davey Brett

18, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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A wild Peak District walk to a great pub: The Three Horseshoes, Staffordshire
Craggy, harsh and wild, this stroll could be straight out of the Lord of the Rings films

Phoebe Taplin

21, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Steam trains, sculpture and street food: fill your boots hiking Derby and the Derwent Valley
With its Unesco-protected mills, rolling dales and outstanding pubs, Derby is one of the Midlands’ most underrated cities

Sarah Baxter

22, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Keep spirits high in the Peak District with cake balls
An instant feast guaranteed to keep tempers sweet. By Annalisa Barbieri

Annalisa Barbieri

21, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Kinder Scout 90 years on: UK’s national parks still largely white and middle class
Right to roam only covers 8% of England and national parks remain inaccessible to people from working-class backgrounds

Anita Sethi

24, Apr, 2022 @5:58 PM

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A great walk to a great pub: the Pack Horse, Hayfield, Peak District
Following in the footsteps of the mass trespassers who battled their way up Kinder Scout in 1932 – then raising a pint to them in the friendly local

Kevin Rushby

11, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Muslim hiker inspiring his community to hit the hills
The Muslim Hiking group received racist comments when they posted pictures of their Christmas day walk in the Peak District. And that makes their leader Haroon Mota more determined to ensure the great outdoors is a diverse and inclusive place

Neelam Tailor

31, Dec, 2021 @12:58 PM

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Peak District railway restoration plan divides local opinion
The Monsal Trail is a much-loved walking and cycling route, but pressure is building for trains to return, restoring a direct link between Derby and Manchester

Nazia Parveen

10, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Country diary: a thriving verge thick with wild flowers | Country diary
Winster, Derbyshire: The species were not unusual but the assemblage – like the tumble of old lead miners’ cottages here – was delightful

Ed Douglas

25, Jun, 2021 @4:30 AM

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Peace in the Peak District: walking the Limestone Way
Immerse yourself in a landscape of ancient tracks on a quiet trail created by locals to show off a gentler side of the region

Hugh Thomson

09, Jun, 2021 @5:30 AM

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‘It’s about keeping safe’: Peak District welcomes visitors as Mansfield cases rise
As Britain inches towards normality, school outbreaks reveal socially distanced caution still wise

Josh Halliday and Jessica Murray

17, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Buxton Crescent review: the grand old spa and hotel comes back to life
It’s taken 17 years and £70m to restore this architectural gem on the edge of the Peak District to its former glory. Has it been worth the wait?

Kate Leahy

12, Oct, 2020 @5:30 AM

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