Green fields highlighted by sunrays through heavy clouds from Curbar Edge

Access for all

Two people cycling along Peak District trail using a wheelchair bike

We want everyone to be able to visit and be inspired by an Accessible Peak District.

Accessible places

Find out about Accessible Castleton, our first accessible village.

Access guides are available for all our visitor and cycle hire centres.

Our car parks, provide dedicated disabled parking bays and free parking for Blue Badge holders.

Disabled facilities are available at our toilets. There is a changing space at Torside.

Accessible routes

Miles without Stiles routes are suitable for those who are less mobile, disabled, or have young children. We have 20 routes across the national park and are working on 20 more.

Accessible activities

Our bike and tramper hire centres provide a range of equipment for all abilities.

We have all-terrain wheelchairs free to borrow at our visitor and cycle hire centres.

You can explore more with Peak District Trampers.

You can connect with nature on our Sensory Trails

More help

The following organisations can help you to enjoy all that our area has to offer:

Community Transport Schemes operate trips and tours and other services in and around the Peak District. These are operated with fully accessible 16-seat vehicles which can accommodate wheelchair passengers and are available to elderly and/or disabled residents and visitors to the area:

  • Ashbourne (including Derbyshire Connect) - 01335 300670
  • Bakewell & Eyam - 01629 641920
  • Derbyshire (CT4TC) - 01773 746652
  • Sheffield - 0114 2766148

How you can help

We are supported in our work through the Defra Access for All funding, and donations to the National Park’s Access Fund, and Peak District Foundation.

Every penny from the purchase of our Miles without Stiles Handbook goes back to access improvements.

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