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Adventure in the Peak District
Are you searching for an adventure during your stay in the Peak District? We’ve rounded up all the companies offering adventure days in the local area. Hopefully, there’s something for everyone.
Peak Mountaineering stands as a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a comprehensive range of activities and courses designed to ignite your passion for adventure and exploration. Whether you’re a seasoned mountaineer seeking challenging routes or a curious novice eager to discover the thrill of the outdoors, Peak Mountaineering has something for everyone.
All levels of experience
Embrace the exhilarating challenge of climbing with Peak Mountaineering’s expert guidance. Whether you’re scaling the towering heights of Stanage Edge or navigating the intricate rock formations of Kinder Scout, Peak Mountaineering’s experienced instructors will equip you with the skills and confidence to conquer any climb. From top rope and lead climbing to bouldering and trad climbing, their courses cater to all levels of experience, ensuring every climber feels supported and challenged.
Peak Mountaineering understands that every adventurer has unique needs and preferences. That’s why they offer a range of tailored experiences, from private courses and group activities to bespoke expeditions and corporate events. Whether you’re seeking a solo adventure or a shared experience with friends or colleagues, they’ll design a program that perfectly suits your aspirations.
Pure Outdoor offers a gateway to adventure in the Hope Valley
Traverse the scenic trails of the Peak District with Pure Outdoor’s expert mountain bike instruction. Whether you’re a beginner seeking to master the basics or an experienced rider looking to hone your skills, Pure Outdoor’s courses cater to all levels, ensuring that every ride is both enjoyable and challenging. Their knowledgeable instructors will guide you through a variety of terrain, from gentle slopes to exhilarating descents, helping you build confidence and discover the thrill of mountain biking.
Embark on an underground adventure with Pure Outdoor’s caving courses. Explore the hidden wonders of the Peak District’s subterranean world, navigating through narrow passages, vast chambers, and stunning rock formations. Pure Outdoor’s experienced instructors will equip you with the skills and safety techniques necessary to explore these subterranean landscapes. Most of all, they will ensure your caving experience is both thrilling and unforgettable.
Kayaking and canoeing
Glide across the tranquil waters of the Peak District’s lakes and reservoirs with Pure Outdoor’s kayaking and canoeing courses. Whether you’re seeking a leisurely paddle or an exhilarating whitewater adventure, Pure Outdoor’s experienced guides will tailor your experience to your preferences. Learn essential paddling techniques, explore hidden coves and inlets, and immerse yourself in the serenity of the Peak District’s waterways
Demon Wheelers offers downhill mountain biking thrills in the heart of the Peak District. The company promises adrenaline-pumping rides and off-road adventures for groups looking for fun. Whether you’re a seasoned downhill rider seeking challenging trails or a curious novice eager to discover the exhilaration of gravity-fuelled descents, Demon Wheelers has something for everyone.
Thrill seekers rejoice! Demon Wheelers offers a wide variety of downhill mountain biking trails, each catering to different skill levels and preferences. From gentle beginner slopes to heart-pounding expert descents, their trails traverse through the diverse terrain of the Peak District. There’s a mix of technical challenges, natural obstacles, and exhilarating drops. Their expert instructors will guide you through the trails. They will also help you master essential riding techniques, build confidence, and discover the ultimate riding experience.
Enduro mountain biking
For those seeking a true test of endurance and skill, Demon Wheelers offers a selection of enduro mountain biking trails that combine challenging climbs with exhilarating descents. These trails demand stamina, technique, and strategic planning, making them ideal for experienced riders eager to push their limits and experience the thrill of enduro racing. Their experienced instructors will provide you with the necessary guidance and support to conquer these demanding trails, helping you hone your skills and discover the true spirit of enduro mountain biking.
All ages and abilities
Demon Wheelers welcomes riders of all ages and abilities, making it the perfect destination for family adventures. Their bike hire service offers a wide range of bikes, from lightweight children’s models to sturdy adult mountain bikes, ensuring that everyone has the right equipment to enjoy the trails. They also offer guided family rides, tailored to the skill level and preferences of all participants, allowing families to explore the Peak District together and create unforgettable memories.
Booking a winter break
Wheeldon Trees offers the perfect escape over the winter months.
Award-winning Wheeldon Trees is one of the Peak District’s leading cottage retreats.
Our Peak District cottages are close to a variety of activities. Things to do include hiking, biking, fishing, and visiting historic landmarks. We are also perfectly placed for wandering around charming English villages and taking in cafe society.
10 stunning cottages
We have 10 stunning cottages set in 12 acres of Peak District National Park. Alongside luxury cottages, our rural retreat offers free EV charging and an honesty shop packed to the brim with goodies. In addition, we have a fantastic games room where you can play pool, air hockey or ping pong. We have two new electric bikes for you to borrow to explore the local area. What’s more, we have recently added two new hybrid bikes.
In 2023 five of our cottages were rated 5-Star Gold by VisitEngland. Firstly, the Farmhouse retained its 5-Star Gold rating from 2021. And now Priestley Cottage, Ollerenshaw Cottage, Nadin Cottage and Mycock Cottage join it with top marks. The remaining five cottages – Sheldon, Walker’s Rest, Critchlow, Elliott and Lomas were all rated 4-Star Gold. TripAdvisor recently named Wheeldon Trees in the top 10% of places to stay in the world. Thanks to our visitors’ amazing reviews, we have recently been awarded the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2023 for the second year running. To complete the hat trick, we were also the runner-up in best self-catering accommodation at this year’s Visit Peak District and Derbyshire Tourism Awards.
You can view our availability and pick your perfect cottage by following this link – view our availability.