Walking in the Peak District
Stay at the gateway to the Peak District National Park
The hotel is situated on the edge of the peak district national park – a walker's paradise. Britain’s most visited national park offers a spectacular variety of scenery and routes to be explored – from steep sided limestone dales to the dramatic high moorlands. There is something for everyone – individuals, families and groups – whether you want a challenging hike or a short stroll.
You can follow national or local trails or simply take advantage of 524sq km (202sq miles) of open access land. For experienced walkers, the long distance 431km (268 miles) Pennine Way national trail starts from nearby Edale and there are a wealth of additional routes to explore and enjoy. However, for something slightly more manageable, head towards neighbouring Lyme Park, White Nancy in nearby Bollington, the Macclesfield to Marple canal network or the Middlewood Way – both just a mile from the hotel.
At front desk, six local walk maps are available – ranging between 2 miles and 6.5 miles. They take in the best of the local area - Lyme Park, Bollington, and Macclesfield Canal Please note that stout footwear are required for all. In addition, a history trail around the estate can also be enjoyed - very informative and lots of fun for young and old alike
We specialise and frequently accommodate walking groups and tours – please contact our reservations department on 01625 575757 for details.
All routes can be downloaded below: