Bucket list: 10 amazing things you just have to do in the Peak District in your lifetime

There aren’t many sights better than the lush countryside and rolling hills within the Peak District, making it one of the country’s best loved destinations. Like many popular places throughout the UK, the Peak District has many jewels you simply have to explore when visiting.

Friday, 28th August 2020, 12:30 pm

Whether you enjoy long winding hiking trails, inspecting historical sites of interest or you appreciate the dizzying heights on offer from an abseiling adventure, the Peak District has it all.

Below are some of the most popular attractions you can look forward to visiting in the Peak District.

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A beautiful old church in the historic village of Eyam in the Peak District. Eyam is also known as the plague village for it's incredible story around the selfless acts of containment taken by those who lived there between 1665 and 1666.

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Chatsworth House is home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and the majestic building is set in the heart of the Peak District on the banks of the river Derwent. The historic house is loaded with fascinating stories and includes one of Europe's most significant art collections.
Abseil off Millers Dale Bridge on to Monsal trail over the beautiful River Wye. With an abseiling experience in the Peak District you are guaranteed some breathtaking views and memories to last a lifetime.
Haddon Hall stands on a rocky outcrop perfectly overlooking the River Wye. One of the finest examples of a Medieval and Tudor manor house, with wonderful gardens.Visit Haddon Hall and truly be transported back in time.
Dovedale Stepping Stones are an incredibly popular venue for visitors to the Peak District. The stones offer a lot of fun to keep youngsters occupied and families can take in the stunning views of the valley while enjoying a picnic.
Enjoy some of the most stunning views of the Peak District by visiting Kinder Scout.
The popular 10 mile trail between Buxton and Bakewell is entirely flat but remains incredibly exciting with a host of tunnels and a fantastic headstone viaduct.
Mam Tor is another beautiful landmark to visit in the Peak District.This trail is popular amongst adventure enthusiasts visiting the area due to the incredible scenery on offer.
Thornbridge Hall Gardens is one of the most picturesque places to visit if you're looking for a relaxing afternoon spent with the family. Unfortunately, the gardens are currently closed due to the coronavirus so keep an eye on their website for any reopening information.
Take a spectacular cable car ride to the Heights of Abraham to an award-winning hill top Park. Additionally, popular cavern tours take place throughout the day, and dogs are allowed to join you on the adventure making it ideal for all members of the family.