Find the rock Kiera Knightly stood on in Pride and Prejudice, hear the stories behind the wealthy gentry and the lowly lead miners, the inspiration for novels of long ago and more recent times! Discover that pub off the beaten track or the hard to find site of aviation tragedies and triumphs.
Join Steven White of Vintage Adventure Tours, in an open top 1929 Model A Ford, visiting sweet shops, cheese shops, Dams and Dales.
Paul Smith of My Guided Walks will guide you through stunning Derbyshire scenery with iconic views and historical tales.
Capture the stunning Peak District landscape through a lens with the help of professional photographer Guy Badham.
The best way to explore paths less travelled is on a retro bike tour with Glory Days Bikes.
Experience the unique atmosphere of a working distillery with tasters along the way at White Peak Distillery
Treat yourself to a trip into the heart of the Peak District in a vintage 1929 Model A Ford “Phaeton”. It is the genuine article just as Ol’ Henry intended and the only vintage car in the UK licensed for Private Hire.
Our favourite tour direct from your cabin door is Trains, Tracks and Troglodytes set in the White Peaks. It has everything – isolated country lanes, a stately home, idyllic ruins and even a copper mine. You will be picked up and can experience the thrill of the countryside from the open top car, stop for ice cream, a cream tea or a picnic and pause along the way to take photos and soak up the scenery!
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For the more adventurous Paul Smith and his My Guided Walks team provide personal walking tours which bring the fabulous Peak District countryside to life by sharing their wealth of local knowledge, including the best routes (and cafes!) as well as local flora, fauna and history. They do the navigation so you don’t have to!
Paul can take you to the iconic rock where Kiera Knightley stood surveying the countryside in the file Pride and Prejudice! Paul also offers group walks and special interest days including the Peak District National Park Experience Day “Walk the Peak’s Aviation History Experience”.
Our personal favourite and a fascinating insight into aviation history in the Peaks, including the Dambusters.
Would you love to learn more about outdoor photography, but lack either the experience or confidence to ‘get out there’? If so why not make the most of your holiday and take home some special memories captured on camera?
Guy Badham offers personalised training days to de-mystify your camera, giving you the confidence to use it more creatively.
Whether you’re a complete beginner keen to learn the basics, or a more experienced photographer, Guy can help you capture our stunning Peak District landscape and wildlife as you walk and talk.River Wye Peak District - The cost is £100 per day for a single adult or £150 for up to three adults.
Starting and finishing times can vary depending on weather, the time of year and the subject matter. Gift vouchers are also available.
With the team from Glory Days Bikes you’ll be in safe hands. They are passionate about cycling in the Peak District and have expert local knowledge. They offer a range of retro cycle rides for different abilities taking in the stunning scenery with refreshment stops along the way. Ideal for small groups of up to 12 people.
Glory Days take care of everything you need from reliable retro bike hire, to repair kits and route maps. All you have to do is turn up and ride!
No surprises that David’s favourite is the Pie Ride – a classic road and gravel tour starting and finishing at the charming Royal Oak country pub at Hurdlow.
New life has been breathed back into the old Johnson & Nephew Wire Works of the 1870's with the production of handcrafted spirits. Experience the unique atmosphere, heat and smells of The White Peak Distillery as you are guided through the whisky making process by one of the expert distillers.
Admire the two beautiful hand-made copper pot stills and the vast cask stores, before tasting the maturing new make whisky. You’ll also get to see ‘Betty’ the impressive 600 litre spirits still, used to create award winning Shining Cliff gin and other spirits.
Then it’s back to the Tasting Room for a guided tasting of gins and a chance for further discussions. Tours last approximately 90 minutes.
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