The Peak District's many attractions include museums, galleries, theme parks for both young and old, heritage centres, mills and caverns. Eating and drinking are Peak District pastimes, the region offers an enticing choice of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and tea rooms. Eating Out In The Peaks lists where you can eat, drink and be merry.
If Kent is the garden of England, then The Peak District could be its rockery, on account of its craggy hills and caves. Or a very ornate attraction (Chatsworth).
We prefer to picture The Peak District as a playground whether you are seeking the adrenaline-fuelled thrills of Alton Towers and other theme parks in Derbyshire, outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, cycling, discovering hidden depths in the region's network of caves and caverns, or simply want to give yourself up to the pleasures of food and drink with the Peak District's gastronomic diversity. A pudding in Bakewell. Spring water in Buxton. Stilton from Hartington and food for thought throughout the whole region. And some of the nations best food can be found in the restaurants and Peak District Hotels that are in abundance within the area.
If you're planning to stay for a few days, check out the Peak District Holiday Accommodation section where you can choose from quaint self-catering peak district cottages, or homely peak district bed and breakfast, campsites in the peak district or youth hostels. The Peak District also offers hotels to suit every budget. For the Peak District Cottage Of The Week just take a peek!
The Peak District's a paradise for sports enthusiasts, outdoor aficionados and fresh air fiends. For water lovers, Carsington Water, England's ninth largest reservoir, is a popular venue with an onsite exhibition showing how Severn Trent distributes local water supplies. There are shops, restaurants, a visitor centre, and a sailing club: activities for all the family! Pull on your walking boots and try out one of the thousands of trails, paths and routes zigzagging the hills, valleys and waterways. See Walking In The Peaks for guidance on where to head for.
Popular towns in the Peak District include Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock for more information, see the Town Guides
The internets most popular guide to the Peak District - with the latest accommodation information, hotels and cottages in abundance, and everything to do and see in the Peak District and surrounding areas of Derbyshire! If you're looking for a holiday or short break in the Peak District National Park - look no further than Peak District Online! Our guide is the largest on the internet and features self catering accommodation including holiday cottages, many of which are ETC inspected - AA and Johansens rated hotels as well as RAC, b&b accommodation, campsites & caravan parks, a great selection of village pubs offering overnight stays, farm holidays, family holiday parks, wheelchair accessible or properties with at least some facilities for the disabled and more. We have also accommodation listings that have swimming pools and saunas.
The Peak District.
Over 500 square miles of bustling market towns, impressive stately homes and country houses, craggy peaks, gentle valleys, unspoilt villages all providing a rich resource for visitors and locals to explore and enjoy.
If you love the outdoors then The Peak District has something for everyone choose a gentle stroll or a arduous ramble, traverse the craggy peaks, cycle ride Tissington trail, learn to fish, canoe, Archery, helicopter rides, balloon flights and plenty more.
The Peak District's many attractions include Stately Homes, museums, galleries, theme parks for both young and old, heritage centres, mills and caverns. Eating and drinking are Peak District pastimes, the region offers an enticing choice of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and tea rooms where you can eat drink and be merry.