Access for All
The information you will find here is intended to help you plan a day out in the Peak District, whether you are less active, disabled or have young children.
Route descriptions are not graded as they may vary with weather conditions. Gradients are given where they may be helpful.
'Easy going trail' means a fairly level route with few steep sections or other obstructions; it may be wheelchair accessible.
Many sites are remote and unsupervised and car thieves may operate. Please take all valuables when you leave your car and lock other belongings out of sight.
Some disabled toilets require RADAR keys. Locations of public toilets.
A number of guided walks with rangers take place each year which are suitable for pushchairs and wheelchair users. Contact the Peak District National Park Authority Ranger Service on 01629 816290 or search for guided walks.
Access Peak is a series of ten short films showing how wheelchair users and people with other mobility problems can enjoy the Peak District. John Harris, 63 and a former paralympian, presents the films using his own wheelchair, handcranked bikes, a powered wheelchair and an abseil rope to experience the national park.
A DVD has been produced and will available to buy from visitor centres in 2009. The videos can also be seen online at http://resources.peakdistrict.gov.uk/accesspeak
Derbyshire DE45 1AE
Telephone: 01629 816200
Fax: 01629 816310
Minicom: 01629 816319