Peak District National Park

The Peak District is situated mostly in Derbyshire, but also stretches across several other counties in England (Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire). The Peak District National Park became the first national park in the UK and remains to be one of the most popular destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. Although there are no mountains in the Peak District, the highest peak is Kinder Scout at 636 metres. The beautiful countryside and greenery has made the Peak District a popular filming destination for various English dramas, such as Pride and Prejudice, The Duchess and the BBC’s Jayne Eyre.

There are lots of different things you can do whilst visiting the Peak District, ranging from festivals, exploring stately homes to various outdoor activities such as climbing, hiking and cycling. There are various treks through the Peak District, from gentle trails to more challenging walks. For more information on the different routes you can take, click here.

Anglers will enjoy the various fishing opportunities in the National Park. The rivers are renowned for their quality and are among the best in Britain. Popular fishing spots include the Wye, Derwent and Dove – which are known for their rainbow and wild brown trout and grayling.