• Sailing at Carsington Water
    outdoor activities

Hoe Grange Holidays, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, is an ideal
base for outdoor activities, including walking and cycle touring holidays.

get outdoors

Walking:

There are miles of footpaths and historic tracks to explore. Follow our circular Hoe Grange Time Traveller's Trail, trek along the High Peak Trail to Middleton Top Countryside Centre, or explore further along the Peak District Boundary Walk or take a Guided Tour.

Cycling:

You'll find routes for all abilities on our cycling page so you can admire the views as you pedal through the Peak District countryside.

Water Sports:

We're near to Carsington Water so you can have fun sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, stand up paddle boarding, or fly fishing. Launch your own dinghy or windsurfer from Carsington Sailing Club. Carsington Water is open throughout the year and hosts a variety of outdoor events, and is also excellent for bird watching.

car free days out

local attractions

local events

Horse Riding

Bring your own horse on holiday to explore the local trails and bridle paths, from short loops to long endurance rides.

Climbing, Caving and Abseiling

The Peak District is one of the most popular climbing areas in the UK, providing challenges on both gritstone and limestone crags.


For beginners, Harborough Rocks is just 2 miles down the road; a friendly little crag with a good rock for those just starting,

yet plenty of challenges for an evening’s bouldering.


For the more adventurous, Froggatt Edge and Stanage Edge to the north, and The Roaches to the west are within 40 minutes.

Nearby are the limestone crags of High Tor near Matlock Bath and the grit of Black Rocks, Cromford.


Wirksworth Leisure Centre has an excellent indoor wall for beginners to intermediates.


Acclimbatize provide outdoor adventure for groups including, climbing, caving, potholing, canoeing, abseiling and much more.


Peak Pursuits – create your own mini-adventure with a half day outdoor pursuits session. Choose from canoeing, kayaking, climbing,
abseiling, archery, and orienteering.

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Hoe Grange Holidays Tripadvisor Comments...

  •   Myself and my sister travelled to Costa Rica and Panama via Viva Holidays Ltd. The holiday was exceptional and one to be treasured forever. Andrew at Viva Holidays... read more

    Paula C
    7/04/2019
  •   We wanted a complete break and some peace and quiet and this was perfect. The caravan was secluded with beautiful views over the countryside. Everything was spotlessly clean and well... read more

    joanne B
    6/04/2019
  •   We love this place. Very wheelchair friendly, really well equipped and comfortable, with easy access by car to lots of places of interest particularly Crich Tramway Village, Chatsworth, Bakewell and... read more

    David H
    10/25/2019
  •   We have just returned from a short stay in one of the pods on site at Hoe Grange Holidays. We couldn’t recommend them enough. The pod has everything you could... read more

    Catboy86
    8/17/2019
  •   We love this place. Very wheelchair friendly, really well equipped and comfortable, with easy access by car to lots of places of interest particularly Crich Tramway Village, Chatsworth, Bakewell and... read more

    dghiggs61
    10/25/2019
  •   We've just returned from our second visit to Hoe Grange. The suggested riding routes with stunning scenery were enjoyed by my daughter and I while the menfolk were delighted with... read more

    Jdrichie12
    7/11/2019
  •   Stayed last week, from 6th to 13th September in the log cabin called Hipley. This was amazing, it was our first visit but certainly not our last. Gold standard disability... read more

    548julie
    9/14/2019
  •   What can I say?
    Absolutely superb!
    We have just returned from a family weekend staying in Daisybank cabin and the Skylark pod.
    It was our first trip away with my... read more

    Wheelieuser
    6/13/2019
  •   A beautiful place to stay! Amazingly run family business! Everyone were very welcoming, friendly and cozy! The skylark pod we stayed in was very clean, cozy and well equipped! The... read more

    sophiee249
    1/02/2020
  •   What a wonderful find. As our first experience of needing accessible accommodation we could not have wished for better. Beautiful well equipped lodges in lovely surroundings. We stayed in both... read more

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    4/03/2020

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