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70 Best Days Out in the Peak District

70 Best Days Out in the Peak District

70 Best Days Out in the Peak District: The Tissington Trail

The Tissington Trail is a traffic-free trail that runs for 13 miles from Parsley Hay in the north to Ashbourne in the south. It follows the route of the former railway line between Buxton and Ashbourne, closed in the 1960s, and is now a wonderful track for walkers, riders and cyclists through some of the most beautiful countryside in the Peak District.
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70 Best Days Out in the Peak District

70 Best Days Out in the Peak District: Thor’s Cave

A trip to the magnificent natural cavern of Thor’s Cave is an unforgettable experience for those visiting the beautiful Manifold Valley in the Staffordshire Peak District. The huge arched entrance is set in a steep limestone crag and is easily visible (and quite accessible) from the path below.
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70 Best Days Out in the Peak District

70 Best Days Out in the Peak District: Tideswell Dale

Just to the south of the pretty Peak District village of Tideswell you’ll find Tideswell Dale. This limestone valley with a stream running through its centre is home to a wide variety of plant and animal life, including many rare varieties of orchids and butterflies. It's a beautiful, sheltered spot with easy access paths throughout, and makes a great spot for a family picnic and walk. There's an obvious and accessible path through the dale, completing a circuit around 0.5 km in length around the inner perimeter of the dale.
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70 Best Days Out in the Peak District

70 Best Days Out in the Peak District: Treak Cliff Cavern

The beautiful Treak Cliff Cavern, located in the village of Castleton in Derbyshire, offers a great Peak District day out. It’s the home of Britain’s rarest mineral, Blue John stone, and Castleton is the only place in the world where it can be found! There are beautiful caverns to explore here, as well as a cafe with fantastic views, a gift shop and a museum.
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70 Best Days Out in the Peak District

70 Best Days Out in the Peak District: Wyming Brook

The beautifully wooded ravine of Wyming Brook is an absolute gem. It lies on the edge of the Peak District in Yorkshire, and it's a perfect spot for photographers, wildlife enthusiasts, hikers, or those who just want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Wander among the trees here and discover a clear brook tumbling over mossy stones and part-submerged tree roots, criss-crossed by a series of a picturesque wooden footbridges. It's a stunning place to explore at any time of the year.
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70 Best Days Out in the Peak District

70 Best Days Out in the Peak District: Youlgreave

The beautiful village of Youlgreave or Youlgrave (it's one of the most misspelt village names in the area, if not the country) is one of the largest villages in the Peak District. It’s a wonderful place to explore with history around every corner, and it’s surrounded by stunning countryside in all directions, perfect for walking.
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