Best walks in Peak District

The first signs of Spring are beginning to show in the Peak District, with an abundance of daffodils raising their heads along its picturesque villages, country parks and grass verges.

Spring has arrived at Peak District Holiday Breaks

Spring is the perfect time to get out and about and discover some of the best sights the Peak District has to offer. There are wildflowers, amazing countryside and stunning views.

We will soon be seeing the next signs of spring, too, with carpets of Bluebells that tend to appear in late April and early May.

Lavender growing in the woods at Peak District Holiday Parks

We have put together some of the best places to go for a walk which are within easy reach of our luxury holiday cottages and caravan park. That way, you can enjoy a leisurely walk through the stunning countryside, enjoy fantastic views, spot wildflowers and carpets of bluebells at your leisure!

Just don’t forget your camera!


Cramside Wood

Location: between Litton Mill & Cressbrook Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 8ST

Explore the ancient ash woodland which is situated above the River Wye in Wye Valley.  It offers a variety of woodland flowers in spring and summer, or you could explore Miller’s Dale and Tideswell Dale, which both provide plenty of great walks. You’re sure to find one that suits.


Kedleston Park

Location: Kedleston Hall DE22 5JH

During spring, Kedleston woodland is the perfect place to spot the emerging spring flowers. These range from daffodils, to wild orchids in late spring, to washes of Bluebells. And with the number of Bluebells dramatical increasing each year, it’s well worth a visit.

During your visit, why not explore the 18th Century Kedleston Hall? It has Palladian and Neoclassical inspired architecture, and the museum to the ground floor of the hall is home to Lord Curzon’s Eastern collection. It hosts hundreds of treasures for you to admire.


Burrs Wood

Location: Dronfield, Derbyshire S18

Burrs Wood is situated on the edge of the Peak District, and worth a visit for its unspoilt scenic woodland. It is also home to many large Oak trees that are well over 200 years old. Enjoy a peaceful walk and admire the abundance of wildflowers.


The Birches

Location: Ambergate, Holly Lane, Belper DE56 2HG

The Birches overlook Derwent Valley, giving you stunning views with several different routes to choose from. Each takes you through a network of beautiful woodlands, as well as part of the Derwent Valley Heritage Way. Enjoy the spring colours and spring flowers, while exploring again well worth a visit.