Peak District Fabulous Family Walks

Join us for a fabulous family walk with your children! 

The Peak District is both 'mighty and manageable'.  It offers summits, scrambles, stories, wrecks and treasure on a scale that works perfectly for a family day out. 

Whether you want to find a second world war aircraft wreck, scramble up a Clough on Derbyshire's highest plateau, or seek treasure at 'Robin Hood's Stride', we can help you meet your mission! 

Your guides are Rachel Bolton or Richard Tower.  Rachel’s background is in primary school teaching and Richard taught younger children and families on holidays as a qualified sailing instructor.

We'll ensure your family walk is:

  • un:            We like to educate and inspire but we'll always make it enjoyable
  • ffordable   We can accommodate a family group from just £80 a day 
  • espoke     We work to your family's aspirations, ages and abilities, so that the day works for you all

 

Walks will start at 0945 and generally be finished between by 1400-1500.

Depending on the group and route, walks can be one mile (300 feet of ascent) to five miles (1200 feet of ascent) or more. 

Subject to agreement with Rachel and Richard you may be able to bring your family dog too!

 

On every walk there will be treasure - so let's find it together!

 

Easter Lambs with Farmer George

Sunday 10 April, Monday 11 April, Tuesday 12 April, Wednesday 13 April 2022.

This is a real treat - a lovely walk from the edge of England's fourth largest reservoir, Carsington Water, up through the sheep fields to visit Farmer George's Lambing Shed! 

 

We'll meet at Carsington Water Visitor Centre Car Park with it's cafe, restaurant and toilets.   Then we'll walk with you up through the fields to the small village of Hognaston and its surrounding hills with lovely views of the reservoir below - we'll bring a map and compass and teach you to find your way using a map if you like!  Farmer George has a lambing shed above Hognaston and you can see the new born lambs at the height of season.  This is an exclusive visit where we learn a little about shepherding and the farmer's work - we make a donation with every walk to Hognaston Village charities


We pass through the pretty village of Hognaston and back to the reservoir's edge via the dam wall - you can enjoy the many activities on offer.  As well as the cafe and restaurant, there's bike and boat hire, over eight miles of lakeside walks and cycle tracks, and bird hides. 

 

  • 3 -4 miles (5-7km) with approx 450-500 feet (130-150m) of climbing - a few climbs but spread through the day
  • We can shorten or lengthen the walk if you wish - let us know when you book
  • We meet at 0945 and should be finished between 1300 - 1400
  • Our meeting point is Carsington Water Visitor Centre main entrance (a pay and display car park at postcode: DE6 1ST).
  • We'll send you full walk and meeting details when you book
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  • Please book and pay below.
Easter Lambs with Farmer George. Sunday 10 April, Monday 11 April, Tuesday 12 April, Wednesday 13 April 2022.

£80.00

  • Places available

Robin Hood's Stride

Sunday 10 April, 2022.

This walk's great for younger children and new navigators (of any age). First, we'll look at some map skills so that you can learn to find your way. Then you'll take us to the rocky outcrops of Robin Hood's Stride where legend says Robin Hood leapt between the rocks! No leaping off rocks for us, but there will be hidden treasure - see if you can use your new navigation skills to find it! We'll provide a map compass for an enjoyable day where learning is easy and fun!

 

  • 4 miles (8km) with 700 feet (200m) of climbing - a few climbs but spread through the day
  • We can shorten it for younger ones - to 1.5 miles with 300 feet (100m) of climbing
  • We normally meet at 0945 at in Youlgreave, near Bakewell, and should be finished between 1300 - 1400
  • Subject to agreement you may be able to bring your family dog too!
  • We'll send you full walk and meeting details when you book

 

Please book and pay below.

Robin Hood's Stride. Sunday 10 April, 2022.

£80.00

  • Places available

Our Fabulous Family Walks are all fully booked for this year.  However, if you would like to find out more about Private Guided Walks for Families please do contact us - we'd be happy to help.