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Close To The Edge Photography Tour

  • Location Bakewell
  • Price from £270.00
  • Attractions
  • Cultural
  • Historical
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  • Walking / Hiking
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Digital detox


This tour is an opportunity to enjoy the wilder side of the Peak District, with magnificent views from some unique vantage points; the atmospheric gritstone edges of the Dark Peak. Higgar tor is a wonderful hilltop where you can wander around the gritstone boulders, with great views across Hathersage Moor and Carl Wark Fort, as well as across to Hope Valley. A short hop away is Millstone Edge where a short walk can bring us to some abandoned millstones. Then a short walk will take us to the amazing views from Stanage Edge itself, the longest and arguably most spectacular of the Peak District's edges. Baslow Edge offers great views across the villages of Baslow, Curbar and Calver and, occasionally, the opportunity to photograph some friendly highland cattle. And finally, Bamford Edge offers a great view over Ladybower Reservoir and Derwent Valley; one of the most celebrated views in the Peak District. The tour will be provided by Mark Sweeney from Live For The Hills, who takes all the photographs for the website and social media channels. The tour is informal and friendly, with opportunities to stop at the various locations to try out some landscape photography. There will also be an opportunity to enjoy a nice pub lunch at one of the Peak District's great traditional pubs; ideal to discuss photography and post processing techniques, as well as shelter from the elements! This tour does require some walking along footpaths which are uneven and can be fairly steep in places so a reasonable level of fitness would be recommended, as well as suitable outdoor footwear.


We would suggest a pick up time of 10am and would expect to return at around 5pm.
The itinerary can be flexible on the day to suit your preferences, as this is a private tour. So, if there is somewhere that you particularly want to visit on your tour, we will try and fit that in for you. We pride ourselves on flexibility and love a challenge!

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families

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Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


    What's included

  • Transportation Pick up and drop off from your preferred location within the Peak District is included. Please see "addons" for further options. You will travel in spacious comfort with your driver/guide. The vehicle includes climate controlled air conditioning and complimentary water is available throughout the day.

    What you'll need

  • Waterproofs We would recommend a waterproof jacket and sensible outdoor shoes. Umbrellas are available for use throughout the day in the unlikely event of a shower!


Custom Policy

We recognise the difficulties with regards the Covid situation and we want to assure our customers that a full cancellation policy is in place for a no-risk booking.  Cancellations can be made up to 24 hours prior to the tour commencement, with the option of a full refund or re-scheduling to a suitable date.




Live For The Hills

Live For The Hills

Live For The Hills is the experience provider for Close To The Edge Photography Tour