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Outdoor Activities In Peak District - 7 experiences

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Peak District

Because of its central geographical location, the Peak District is one of the most accessible places to head to for an outdoor adventure in the UK. In the five hundred and fifty plus square miles it encompasses, there's no shortage of opportunities to practice all sorts of outdoor activities.Famous for its limestone crags like High Tor and Windgather Rocks, and Gritstone climbs, the Peak's attracts climbers, abseilers and boulderers of all levels to test their skills on the hundreds of climbing routes throughout the district. As beautiful below ground as it is above, the Peak District is also a popular spot for caving with Speedwell Caverns being a great starting place for novices to the sport. The River Derwent among others, is a magnet for watersports enthusiasts who want to participate in canoeing, kayaking or rafting and has several excellent spots for wild swimming.
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Outdoor Activities In Peak District

The Peak District became the first National Park in 1951, and it’s easy to see why. With an estimated 20 million people living within an hour of it, it is a hub for outdoor recreation and activity, with a huge number of activities and experiences on offer. Covering an area of over 500 square miles there’s enough room for everyone, and it has a fantastic variety of landscape, from open moorland and gritstone escarpments to limestone gorges and lush river valleys.
Needless to say there is a wealth of stunning walking available, with guided hikes in plentiful supply to help you make the most of the area. Mountain biking is popular, and there are several world class climbing locations too, with many activity providers offering hire, guiding and instruction. Caving, kayaking, paddleboarding and many other activities are also on offer, whilst there are a myriad of smaller and unique activities to discover - distillery tours, escape and evasion games, cannon firing, archery, craft workshops and much more!
Walking in Peak District

Walking in the Peak District

One of the most popular activities in the Peak District is Walking. From the long flat trails, or the mountain hikes, the Peak District has it all. Read more about walking in the Peak District

Climbing in the Peak District

The Peak District is one of the UK's premium climbing spots. Climbers are drawn to the Peak District by the erosive result of wind and water on the landscape, the end result being steep escarpments and ridges alongside weather-beaten boulders jutting from heather covered moorland. Both present some perfect climbing puzzles, and there are well over eight hundred different climbing routes in the Peak District to date. That means there's a multitude of amazing challenges just waiting to be conquered for every level of climber. Even if you climbed every day for a year, there'd still be more to scale. Once you've completed a few, you'll find yourself compiling a wish list of future Peak District climbs you just have to do! Read our guide to Climbing in the Peak District
Canoe and Kayak in Peak District

Watersports and Kayaking in Peak District

There is a wealth of stunning canoeing and kayaking available - on rivers, canals, reservoirs and lakes - with guided tours in plentiful supply to help you make the most of the area. From gentle paddles on Carsington Water or the Peak Forest canal to an introduction to gentle white water on the River Derwent, whatever your preference and fitness there’s bound to be something perfect for you here, and plenty of hire and guiding available to help you on your way. Find out more about Kayaking in Peak District

Outdoor Activities for Kids and Toddlers

Getting kids outdoors is vital to mental and physical health. What can sometimes seem daunting to parents, it doesn’t have to be anymore. Facilities have improved vastly across many places. What’s important is to stay stocked up with all necessary supplies and never be too far away from facilities. Search for Suitable for families in our listing page and you’ll find all activities that providers have suggested are suitable for kids. If you’re looking for other alternatives for your kids, check out the National Trust Outdoor Spaces, Forestry England and search for your local AONB.
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Outdoor Activities for Adults

Beyonk is the home to finding outdoor activities to do. Simply search through our listing page to explore your local outdoor activity for adults! Rock climbing is often a sport we try out in school which many adults are returning back to. It’s becoming ever more popular as a great way to get fit, see the best of the UK and gain a strong community of like-minded people. There’s a wealth of kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding and other Watersports opportunities nearby and a wealth of adventure activity weekends to choose from. If you’re after something more specifically, drop us a message and we’ll scout it out for you.

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