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.

The Peak District was the UK's first National Park, established in 1951. And with 555 square miles to go at, there's certainly plenty to explore!

1. Embrace the great outdoors

The Peak District was the UK's first National Park, established in 1951. And with 555 square miles to go at, there's certainly plenty to explore!
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The stunning stately home is always worth a visit, with a variety of events and shows taking place throughout the year. Home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth also has a farmyard, park and beautiful gardens.

2. Visit the jewel in the Peak Districts crown at Chatsworth House

The stunning stately home is always worth a visit, with a variety of events and shows taking place throughout the year. Home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth also has a farmyard, park and beautiful gardens.
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The three mile route from Mam Tor to Lose Hill was once voted one of Britain's best walks.  Photo - Visit Peak District & Derbyshire

3. Enjoy a scenic hike along The Great Ridge in Castleton

The three mile route from Mam Tor to Lose Hill was once voted one of Britain's best walks. Photo - Visit Peak District & Derbyshire
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Discover Ice Age cave art and new for 2019, see the Witches Marks uncovered at Creswell Crags.

4. Discover the UKs oldest Ice Age cave art at Creswell Crags

Discover Ice Age cave art and new for 2019, see the Witches Marks uncovered at Creswell Crags.
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