The Peak District National Park may be our biggest free attraction but there are plenty of other exciting things to do and places to visit. The Peak District is home to breathtaking views with an abundance of walks and cycling trails just waiting to be explored. Add to this a vast array of attractions including stately homes, theme parks, family attractions and natural wonders such as caverns and dales and you and your family will have a fantastic range of days out to choose from.
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The Perfect Destination
Whilst on holiday in the UK's first National Park, you could visit world famous stately homes like Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, ride a cable car at the Heights of Abraham or take a subterranean journey in a limestone cavern. The area also boasts theme parks including Alton Towers and Gulliver's Kingdom, which has some of the best rides in the country.
The Peak District has miles of picturesque footpaths to explore with routes to suit all ages and abilities. The more energetic can enjoy hiking in the Dark Peak and enjoy spectacular views from Kinder Scout or Stanage Edge. For the less active or for those with children there are many charming walks along trails and more suitable paths, with equally spectacular views of some of the country’s most magnificent landscapes.
The Peak District boasts 65 miles of off road cycling trails and an abundance of scenic quiet lanes to explore. For experienced mountain bikers looking for a new challenge, the area has plenty of mountain bike trails waiting to be conquered and numerous adventure sports are available in the area.