Leaflets for visitors

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Leaflets for visitors

General information

Welcome to the Peak District

Welcome to the Peak District (2MB)

This 24-page booklet includes an A4 map of the Peak District, contact details for all our visitor and cycle hire centres, information on getting active in the Peak District, with guidance on walking, cycling, rock climbing, horse riding, fell running, air sports, water sports, fishing and caving.

A printed copy is available at selected tourist information centres and libraries outside the national park.

Welcome to Bakewell

Welcome to Bakewell (2.1MB) PDF document

This leaflet includes information on Bakewell's history, shopping, events and things to do in and around the market town. It also contains a detailed map of the town with points of interest.

access 4 all Access for All

This section on the website has information and maps for 40 places throughout the national park which are easily accessible to wheelchairs, pushchairs and people seeking a more leisurely walk. It also includes the locations of nearby car parks and toilets.PDF document

Cycling leaflets

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Pedal Peak District aims to get more people cycling on the 58 miles of off-road cycling trails in the Peak District. Read the leaflets below or find out about cycle routes near you.
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Pedalling Picnics and Biking Banquets (1.1MB) PDF document
A guide to the many places to eat and drink close to the cycle trails.

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Cycle hire centres (561KB) PDF document

The National Park Authority runs four cycle hire centres in and around the national park at Ashbourne, Derwent, Middleton Top and Parsley Hay. Find out about the benefits of cycling and how to hire a bike from one of our centres.

White Peak trails and cycle routes

White Peak trails and cycle routes (775KB) PDF document

This leaflet contains a map showing all the trails and start points for all the cycle trails in the White Peak including the Tissington, Manifold and High Peak trails, as well as the route around Carsington Water.

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High Peak and Tissington Trails (770KB) PDF document

The High Peak Trail is a 14-mile linear route along the old Cromford to Buxton railway line. Hire a bike from Middleton Top or Parsley Hay cycle hire centre. The High Peak trail runs from Ashbourne to just beyond Hardlow and links to the Tissington Trail just south of Parsley Hay. Hire a bike from Pasley Hay or Ashbourne cycle hire centre.

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Monsal Trail (586KB) PDF document

The Monsal Trail is one of the most spectacular leisure routes in Britain for cycling, walking and horse riding. Work by the National Park Authority, with £2.25 million of funding from the Department of Transport, means the tunnels have been repaired, resurfaced and lit. Please see our dedicated Monsal Trail pages for more information.

Upper Derwent Valley cycle routes coverUpper Derwent Valley cycle routes (289KB) PDF document

Discover and enjoy this popular valley close to Sheffield with a wide variety of recreation activities, including cycle hire at Derwent.

Walking leaflets

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Macclesfield Forest visitor guide (2.8MB) PDF document

This leaflet provides information about car parks near Macclesfield Forest and routes you can take through the forest as a walker, cyclist or horse rider. There is also information about the wildlife you can expect to find in the forest.

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Goyt Valley visitor guide (589KB) PDF document

Close to Macclesfield and Buxton, Goyt Valley is rich in industrial heritage, wildlife farming and recreation opportunities. This leaflet gives a history of the valley and provides different walking routes through the area.

Stoney Middleton trails leaflet

Stoney Middleton (1.6MB) PDF document

Follow these fully illustrated walks and discover what makes Stoney Middleton a place of such individual charm and character.

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Three Sides of the Forest (442KB) PDF document

Discovering Macclesfield Forest, Tegg's Nose and Wildboarclough.

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