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Millions of us are busy booking our summer holidays and counting down the days till we can leave work behind and enjoy an unforgettable week away. If you are one of the many who have chosen to take your holiday in the Peak District then here are a few great things to do on your Peak District holiday.

One of the many great things about the Peak District is the variety of activities available to you. Regardless or age or tastes you are sure to find something to delight you and make a memorable holiday.

If you are looking to taking in a few relaxing activities while in the Peak District then bird watching might be just for you. It’s hard to find anything more relaxing and peaceful than being surrounded by stunning country side and watching beautiful and fascinating birds. There are a number of special bird watching sites throughout the park, often each site has different types of birds you can spot. Some more relaxed activities include taking a magical balloon ride over some of the most picturesque parts of the area. Fossil hunting is another fun and interesting activity as you delve into the Peaks pre historic past. Cycling and fishing are two very popular sports with a number of fishing lakes and cycle paths right across the national park.

If you’re unfortunate to find the weather changes on you then don’t panic! There are a number of great indoor attractions including museums, historic sites and some magnificent stately homes such as Chatsworth house. And if the weather turns truly bad you can head back to your Peak District cottage for a night around the fire.

If you are looking for something a bit more active then are a whole range of great outdoor sports and activities. Canoeing, kayaking and sailing are some of the great water sports you can undertake. Don’t worry if you have never tried them before because there are a number of schools around the park who will teach you the basics. Caving and climbing are one of a number of extreme sports that can be found in the National Park and is a great place to visit for the adrenaline junkies amongst you.

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