History, Archaeology & Culture
Win Hill - Summit, Woods and Water!
Saturday 20 May 2023, Saturday 24 June 2023, and Wednesday 23 August 2023 - 7 miles - This walk looks at how the building of the dams of the Upper Derwent created an iconic landscape.
Brewing Up A Story
Sunday 14 May 2023 and Sunday 29 October 2023 - 5 miles- You will hear a wealth of spooky tales, myths and legends of the area which have inspired local storytellers and brewers.
In the Footsteps of Jane Eyre
Sunday 18 June 2023 - 6 miles - A literature-inspired walk around the beautiful North Lees Estate, the setting of the much-loved novel, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.
Rock Out on Stanage
Saturday 16 September 2023 - 11 miles - An epic wander across the beautiful Stanage Edge and nearby Bamford Moors exploring the inter-related history of the area through the geology...
Lost Landscapes Under Derwent Edge
Beyond this watery landscape lies evidence of old farmsteads and medieval settlements where people made a life in a harsh environment.
Lovely Lathkill Dale
Sunday 23rd April 2023 - 9.5 miles - Explore part of the Limestone Way with views across the White Peak plateau before descending into Lathkill Dale National Nature Reserve.
Explore the war-time history of Langsett Moors
Saturday 29 July 2023 - 12 miles - Climb to the lofty heights and marvellous views of Margery Hill and visit interesting tank ranges, aircraft wrecks and the "threading the needle" stone.
Exploring archaeological landscapes of the South West Peak
Sunday 25th June 2023 - 7 miles - Join our Community and Conservation Archaeologist and Rangers on a walk through the beautiful landscape of the South West Peak.
Exploring Bamford Edge and Moor - landscape, history, touchstone and tor
Saturday 2 September 2023 - 8 miles - Start along an old railway used in the construction of Derwent and Howden Dams. Cross Ladybower Dam before a climb through ancient woodland to Bamford Edge.
Explore Longstone Moor - History and Landscape
This walk takes a fascinating route through a historic landscape including evidence of the lead mining industry and bronze age monuments.
Sunday 16 July 2023 and Wednesday 13 September 2023 - 6.5 miles - Enjoy a varied walk around Millers Dale and Tideswell treading ancient trackways and traversing limestone dales.
Hidden History around Chee Tor and Priestcliffe
Sunday 23 July 2023 - 6 miles - A leisurely paced walk with some wonderful views of the beautiful White Peak scenery. Travel back in time as we discover this area's ancient heritage.
A Time Travellers Guide to the Upper Dove Valley
Sunday 3rd September 2023 - 6 miles - A leisurely paced Walk Back in Time to discover the historical heritage of the ancient past of the Upper Dove Valley.
Bronze Age Life and Death on Bamford Moor
Discover the field systems, settlements, cairns and the stone circle that were at the centre of the life and death of Bronze Age farmers.
Minninglow and Roystone Grange History and Flowers
Friday 19 May 2023 - 4 miles - Come step far back in time for a walk along the flower lined High Peak Trail up to the ancient, atmospheric Minninglow, then explore the Roystone Grange Settlement.
Wednesday 10 May 2023 and Saturday 5 August 2023 - 10 miles - This walk explores the rich variety of landscape around and over the second highest peak in the Peak District, Bleaklow (633m).
Buxton's hidden depths - there's much more to the moor!
Saturday 8 July 2023 - 8 miles - A guided walk across Buxton's coalfields and high moors to Three Shires Head returning via the Cat and Fiddle.
The Secrets of Macclesfield Forest
Saturday 24 June 2023 - 3 miles - A lovely, family-friendly walk in Macclesfield Forest discovering evidence of this area being a Norman hunting forest and other things of interest around the forest.
The Roaches - A Walk On The Wild Side
Sunday 13 August 2023 - 7 miles - A great walk along the amazing Roaches ridge, starting with the dramatic Hen Cloud, and returning by the Black Brook valley and Ramshaw Rocks.
Edges and Valleys; Stanage, Burbage and Padley Gorge
Saturday 2 September 2023 - 10 miles - A hearty trek taking in the beauty of Stanage Edge, the Burbage Valley, and the picturesque Padley Gorge. Return through Hathersage and up past North Lees Hall.