Discover Peak District Holidays at Ashbourne Heights
Climb to the top of rugged moorland peaks, trek along lush green valleys and visit picture-postcard villages when you discover Peak District holidays at Ashbourne Heights.
An area of great diversity and outstanding natural beauty, the Peak District National Park covers a vast landscape of some 555 square miles.
It is a popular choice with those looking for outdoor activities, including cycling, climbing and water sports. But if you love nothing more than lacing up your walking boots and hiking up hill-sides, along valleys and scaling the peaks then you’ve come to the right place! Walkers really are spoilt for choice, with dozens of breathtaking routes and trails available to choose from.
Put your best foot forward
You can choose to follow national or local trails or simply take advantage of some 200 square miles of open access land or 1,800 miles of public rights of way.
Here’s just a taste of some of the dozens of walks and routes you can enjoy close to our park…
The Tissington Trail sits at the entrance to Ashbourne Heights and is enjoyed by cyclists and those who love walking, with 13 miles of traffic-free trail which follows the former Buxton to Ashbourne railway. Should you only fancy a short stroll the trail is perfect too, and there are plenty of information points and picnic areas to enjoy.
The Pennine Way National Trail is one such route and follows the rugged backbone of England from Kinder Scout, the highest point in the Peak District, at 2,087 ft.
Another well-travelled route is the Trans Pennine Trail, which is part of a European walking route and cuts through the stunning limestone scenery. The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is also extremely popular with walkers. Follow this route as it weaves its way through some of the region’s most beautiful landscape.
Peak District Holidays are not just about outdoor activities. It is one of the most picturesque regions in the UK and there are dozens of idyllic destinations worth a visit, from stunning riverside villages to pretty market towns. From nearby Ashbourne to the pretty Peak towns of Tideswell and Bakewell, all packed with things to see and do.
The Peak District is home to some of the UK’s most popular tourist attractions, including the famous Alton Towers theme park. But there are a host of others that offer great value days out for the whole family, whatever the weather may be – and all only a short distance from our holiday park!
From museums to historic houses, take a closer look at what’s on offer here…
From traditional pub grub to the finest in contemporary cuisine, the Peak District boasts an array of culinary hotspots that will tantalise your taste-buds.
Whatever your foodie preference may be, there’s a great pub, bar or restaurant nearby serving up your favourite dish not far from our holiday park!