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The Peak District National Park is such a vast place with so many things to do it might be difficult to know what to do first. That is why we have created a list of some of the best and most popular activities in the Peak District. There are many, many more activities and things to see in the Peak District which is why 22 million people a year visit the park making it the second most popular National Park in the world.

  • Walking

The Peak District is famous throughout the UK as one of the best places for walking and hiking.

  • Rock Climbing

The Peak District is home to a wide variety of different rock types and formations making it a haven for climbers not just from the UK but is quickly establishing it self as a worldwide climbing destination.

  • Mountain Biking

Because of the popularity of cycling throughout the park many footpaths now ban bikes on them due to the erosion they cause, however there are still many bridle paths across the area which offer fantastic cycling opportunities for people of all experiences and ages.

  • Caving

Caving is becoming an increasingly popular sport for the adrenaline junkies as well as those who are just looking for an adventure. The Peak District is lucky enough to have many, many top caves of all shapes and sizes providing challenges for the novice and experienced alike.

  • Visit movie locations from ‘Pride and Prejudice’

The beautiful countryside of the Peak District has played host to many TV and film productions, with some of the most recent of note being ‘Pride and Prejudice’ staring Keira Knightley and Donald Sutherland and ‘The Duchess’ also starring Keira Knightley.

If you would like to visit the National Park there are numerous Peak District cottages to enjoy on your Peak District holiday.

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