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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Blackwell In The Peak. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Blackwell In The Peak is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Blackwell In The Peak

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    The waterfall is easily accessible from the front as well as to its rear. Most routes will lead you to a footpath that comes from the front. In my opinion …

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    Lewis
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    Monsal Head

    Hiking Highlight

    What a fantastic spot for a view, no matter the weather its impressive. Do ensure you stop to take in the view before heading down to the viaduct itself.

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    Tom
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    Monsal Trail

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Lovely flat disused railway which is wonderful for cycling with the children. Plenty of opportunities to make into a loop or just cycle back the same way.

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    Parsley Hay

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Snack bar and bike hire centre. Good target to aim for when riding on the Tissington or High Peak trails.

    The snack bar doesn't have any inside facilities so you'll …

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    smokey57
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    Cave Dale

    Hiking Highlight

    Cave Dale is a superb ascent. Easy access from Castleton makes it a great quick hike and fun for all the family.

    Formed from a coral reef some 350 million …

    Tip by
    Simon
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    Chrome Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    Chrome Hill, and its smaller neighbour Parkhouse Hill, are amongst some of the most distinctive hills in the Peak District. Commonly known as the ‘Dragon’s Back’ the rugged hills boast amazing views and a real walking challenge.

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    Parkhouse Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    Parkhouse Hill, known locally as the Dragon's Back, is a small but challenging hill in the Peak District. The hill is the remains of an atoll - a 'reef knoll' …

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    Tissington Trail

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Built on the route of a railway line so no steep gradients anywhere on the route. Bike hire (including Ebikes) available at each end in Ashbourne and at Parsley Hay. …

    Tip by
    smokey57
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    The Broken Road

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Equally fun road to climb or descend. Spectacular views up to Mam Tor and across over Castleton. If climbing up, there are a few challenging sections to work your way …

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    Kelly
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    High Peak Trail

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    For some fun on the gravel. Smash it along here in the countryside

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    Cave Dale Descent

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    A famously challenging Peak District descent. Extremely spicy when wet, I'd give it 4 chillies. The bad news is that it's ALWAYS wet haha. It's fairly steep in places, wide …

    Tip by
    Kelly
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    Ashford in the Water's Medieval Sheepwash Bridge is a must-see! Overhung by willow trees, the beautiful was built on the site of the ford across the river. In the 17th …

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    Peveril Castle

    Hiking Highlight

    The striking ruins of Peveril Castle stand high above Castleton and afford magical views over the Peak District. Mentioned in the Domesday survey, it is one of England's earliest Norman …

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    Headstone Viaduct

    Hiking Highlight

    Great spot for the inner photographer from atop the viaduct. Its sat on the Monsal Trail which runs under the peaks rather than over in parts.

    Tip by
    Tom
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    High Wheeldon

    Hiking Highlight

    High Wheeldon provides great views over to Parkhouse and Chrome, if coming from Longnor it can look very challenging but its quite a gentle climb round the back to the top.

    Tip by
    Tom
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    Longstone Edge Climb

    Road Cycling Highlight

    With good weather there are not many better climbs in The Peak. Amazing panoramic views with little traffic on the road. The climb is steepest at the bottom when you …

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    Ian B
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    Old Coach Road

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    This is the old coach road which used to run between Macclesfield and Buxton. It's still clad in its 18th century road surface, so it's pretty easy going on a …

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    Barney
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    Winnats Pass

    Hiking Highlight

    This is a spectacular climb or descent on the pass, little known Suicide cave is worth a peak on the way up.

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    Tom
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    Monk's Dale

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Like a forgotten valley. Moss covers everything and the water runs really clear here. So beautiful.

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    Cheedale stepping stones

    Hiking Highlight

    Can get really busy and somewhat congested on the stones ,fine if you don’t mind getting your feet wet

    Tip by
    Anton

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