Fun things to do in the Peak District

50 fun and fabulous things to do in the Peak District - in pictures

The Peak District is renowned across the world for its stunning scenery - but there's lots more to the area than that.

The Peak District is also home to a huge variety of fun activities and events. Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire has created the Ultimate Peak District and Derbyshire Bucket List: 101 Great Things to Do and we've rounded up a few of them here. To see the list in full, click here.

Well dressing is a long-held Derbyshire tradition. Each year, art installations created using natural materials go on display in towns and villages across the area.

5. See the summer spectacle of well dressing

Well dressing is a long-held Derbyshire tradition. Each year, art installations created using natural materials go on display in towns and villages across the area.
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Talk a stroll by the river or browse the shops in Bakewell, and then learn all about the famous Bakewell Pudding. You can even have a go at making one yourself at the Old Original Bakewell Pudding shop!

6. Pamper your palate at the birthplace of the Bakewell Pudding - and make one to take home

Talk a stroll by the river or browse the shops in Bakewell, and then learn all about the famous Bakewell Pudding. You can even have a go at making one yourself at the Old Original Bakewell Pudding shop!
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Internationally recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cromford Mills, built by Sir Richard Arkwright was the birthplace of the modern factory system.

7. Find the worlds first successful water-powered cotton spinning mill in Cromford

Internationally recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cromford Mills, built by Sir Richard Arkwright was the birthplace of the modern factory system.
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The Pennine Way stretches for 268 miles from Edale to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. Walkers can take in some stunning scenery along the way including Jacob's Ladder. Photo - Visit Peak District and Derbyshire

8. Walk part of the Pennine Way - the UKs first National Trail

The Pennine Way stretches for 268 miles from Edale to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. Walkers can take in some stunning scenery along the way including Jacob's Ladder. Photo - Visit Peak District and Derbyshire
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