Guided walks in the Peak District

Open walks, bespoke walks for groups and individuals. Themed walks and training days. Whether you are a seasoned walker or a complete novice, Peaklander will guide you on your next adventure.

FULLY GUIDED OPEN GROUP WALKS

Pre-programmed open group walks occur throughout the year. There is a wide choice and a variety of routes, levels and lengths. What they have in common is that they suit people who love the area and wish to discover more. They are ideal for individuals, couples, families or groups of friends. Why not join in and enjoy an excellent day walking and perhaps make some new friends?

Young people under 18 and dogs are not permitted on these open walks.

Iconic stone formations of the Peak District
Waterfall at Redbrook

Kinder Scout

Starting out from Bowden Bridge, famous for the mass trespass of 1932. We ascend William Clough up on to the Kinder Plateau. Magnificent views are to be enjoyed from the Kinder Edge, especially Edale valley. Striking out across the top for some bog hopping over the peat groughs, before  finally returning to Bowden Bridge

Derwent Edge & Lost Lad

Fairholmes visitors centre, we pass Derwent Dam, famous for its association with the Dam Busters Raids. After a short walk beside the reservoir, we ascend to Derwent Edge. Following the ridge we pass Wheel Stones, Salt Cellar & Cakes of Bread before arriving at Lost Lad view point. We return via Abbey Brook & along Derwent Res.

Rock formations of Higger Tor in the Peak District

Higger Tor & Carl Wark

This beautiful walk takes us up Padley Gorge & the Longshaw Estate, through Oak forests with babbling brooks and delightful waterfalls. In contrast we then head out across open moorland along Burbage Moor and Higger Tor, stopping to admire Carl Walk Fort, before returning to Grindleford Station.

stormy skies over grassy Peak District moorland

Big Moor & White Edge

This walk takes in a number of popular edges. After leaving a delightful birch woodland, we arrive at Gardom’s Edge to admire the prehistoric stone artwork. Crossing Big Moor along White Edge & Froggatt Edge in hope of see the herd of Red Deer. We return along Baslow Edge, before heading back to Nether End.

Disused buildings of Magpie Mine in the Peak District

Sheldon & Magpie Mine

The highlight of this walk is undoubtedly the famous Magpie Mine, with its rich mining history going back hundreds of years. We also visit flower meadows, woodland areas and the limestone valley of Deep Dale.  

Forthcoming Open Guided Walks

DateTimeWalk NameStart LocationLevelAvailability
Sat 25 May 201910:00Magpie Mine & Deep DaleSheldonApprox. 8 mile
Easy with some ascent and descent
Space available
Sun 26 May 201909:30Eyam Moor & Abney CloughEyam Approx. 10 mile Moderate. some ascent and descentSpace available
Sat 08 June 201909:30Bleaklow
Source of the Derwent
Woodhead Tunnel Approx. 12 mile
Moderate – Strenuous some ascent and descent
Space available
Sun 23 June 201909:30Kinder Scout EdgesHayfield, Bowden BridgeApprox. 10 miles – Moderate. one main ascent and descent with some bog hopping Space available
Sun 28 July 201909:30Derwent Edge and Lost LadFairholmes Visitor Centre
Ladybower Res.
Approx. 10 mile Moderate. one main ascent and descentSpace available
Sat 03 Aug 201909:30Higger Tor & Carl Wark FortGrindleford StationApprox. 12 mile Moderate. some ascent and descentSpace available
Sat 24 Aug 201909:00Big moor – White Edge, Froggatt & Curbar Edges Nether End, BaslowApprox. 16 mile Moderate. with various ascents and descent Space available
Sun 25 Aug 201909:30TBC

Get ready...

To make the most of your experience you need to ensure you are fully prepared. It is essential that you wear hiking boots, and bring waterproof clothing, refreshments and a packed lunch with you.

Set...

Open walks are from £30 per person, with payment required at the time of booking.

Go!

Check out the programme to find the next open group walk.