From Chatsworth, which is without a doubt the jewel in the crown of parks, to riverside and reservoir walks in Matlock and Chesterfield, the county contains a rich variety of outdoor spaces in which to exercise.
We’ve been taking a look at ten of the best places to take a walk, based on Google ratings of 4.5 stars and above and more than 150 reviews.
Lovers Walks, Matlock Dale, scored an average 4.6 out of 5 stars among 226 reviews. John Simmonds posted: "Incredibly scenic and enjoyable walk. Would recommend for someone wanting to explore nature but not be overwhelmed by a challenging hike."
Bakewell Recreation Ground, Haddon Road, Bakewell, DE45 1AW, scored an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 859 reviews. O Ozmeister posted: "Fantastic green space right next to Bakewell centre. Kids play park, river to play in, loads of space ... and close to the shops for ice cream."
Cliffe Park in Dronfield scored an average 4.5 out of 5 among 689 reviews. Anthony Topham posted: "The park and cafe are brilliant, probably the best in Dronfield area."
Holmebrook Valley Country Park, Newbold Road, Chesterfield gained an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars among 586 reviews on Google. Sheila Peters posted: "Lovely walks, some being accessible to wheelchair users. A good place to visit for all generations."
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