Pictures From My Walks Of The Derbyshire Peak District

Welcome to this page of my site featuring some of my best pictures from my walks of the Derbyshire Peak District. It has very simulates to The Yorkshire Dales with its picturesque limestone scenery towards the north edge of The Peak District that lies around Castleton and The Hope Valley. Its location lies within The North Midlands and its National Park lies in the counties of South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire. Its main tourist attractions are visits to The Castleton Show Caves and Chatsworth House. Also other attractions include the High Peak and Tissington Cycle Trail. The picturesque inland resort of Matlock Bath is also home to The Famous Heights Of Abraham where you are taken on a high cable car journey back in time. Walking is very popular in the Peak District and the village of Edale situated in the north west corner of The Peak is the start of England and Scotland's first long distance footpath known to many as The Pennine Way. I hope you all enjoy these pictures which may encourage you to visit this lovely area and I may even include some more great pictures from future revisits when time and weather permits me and of course money funds.

Edale. Situated in the northern side of The Peak District known as the High Peak and is the official start of The Pennine Way which opened in 1965.

Edale. This is in the centre of this popular walking centre and this scene is looking towards the first Pub on The Pennine Way, The Old Nags Head Inn.

Hollins Cross. A high ridge of moorland situated between The Vale Of Edale and The Hope Valley near Castleton

Hollins Cross. This is looking north west towards the Peak of this Sumit and was taken around Autumn 2005.

This Scene is the road up to Winnats Pass, Situated about 1 mile west Of Castleton as you approach Speedwell Cavern.

Speedwell Cavern. One of the Peaks most popular tourist attractions with its underground caves and is situated at the Foot of Winnats Pass.

Winnats Pass. One of the most scenic roads in The Peak District, The Manchester To Sheffield road and this scene is the steep drop down to Castleton.

This scene is the entrance to Peak Cavern situated in Castleton village.

Castleton. Situated in The Hope Valley in the High Peak District and very enjoyed by many walkers and tourists. This scene is in the village centre.

Bamford. Small village situated on the A6013 near Hathersage and popular with walkers wanting to explore Ladybower Reservoir or the surrounding area.

This Scene is looking into the Picturesque village of Hathersage situated at the east end of The Hope Valley and was taken around the summer of 2007.

Hathersage. Another of The Peak Districts most enjoyed villages and located only 10 miles west of The City Of Sheffield

Bakewell. Situated in about the Middle of The Peak District and the towns name is famous for its Bakewell Puddings and Tarts.

This scene is on The River Wye near Bakewell and there is some scenic walks around this lovely part of The Peak District.

This scene is looking into beautiful Monsal Dale situated in the middle of The Peak District Between Bakewell and Buxton.

The Scenic Monsal Head Viaduct. Used to carry the Buxton to Matlock railway until its closure during 1968.

Matlock Bath. Picuresque inland resort situated at the south east end of The Peak District and main centre for The High Peak Trail.

The Hights Of Abraham. One of the most exciting tourist attractions of the Peak District and situated in the resort of Matlock Bath.

The beautiful Spa town of Buxton. Situated at the west end of The Peak District and has very simuality to my Yorkshire home town of Harrogate.

Buxton. This is in the lovely Pavillion Gardens and as I say again it has simuality's to Harrogate's Valley Gardens.

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