GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Easy Walks in the Peak District

While many of the Peak District trails can be quite challenging this selection of walks exposes you to some of the best scenery without too much strain on the legs!

Please use the links below to view full route information including descriptions, elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.

You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Easy Walks in the Peak District Walk Map


Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Agden Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this pretty reservoir on the edge of the Peak District near Sheffield View Full Details>>
Arbor Low1 miles (1.5 km)Visit this Neolithic henge monument and enjoy some lovely moorland scenery on this fascinating walk in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Bosley Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)This reservoir in the Cheshire village of Bosley has a nice waterside walking trail running along it's southern and eastern shore View Full Details>>
Chatsworth Park6 miles (9 km)A circuit around the splendid Chatsworth Park in the Derbyshire Peak District View Full Details>>
Cromford Canal5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a waterside stroll along the Cromford Canal on this easy walk in Derbyshire View Full Details>>
Damflask Reservoir3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this lovely reservoir near Sheffield View Full Details>>
Dovestone Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this lovely reservoir on Saddleworth Moor View Full Details>>
Errwood Reservoir and Fernilee Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy some lovely waterside walking along these two reservoirs in the Goyt Valley area of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Heights of Abraham3 miles (4.5 km)Ride a cable car to the Hilltop Park and enjoy magnificent views of the Derwent Valley and surrounding Peak District at this major attraction in View Full Details>>
Huddersfield Narrow Canal21 miles (33 km)Follow the Huddersfield Narrow Canal from Greater Manchester into the Peak District on this easy waterside walk View Full Details>>
Ilam Park1 miles (2 km)Ilam Country Park is a delightful open space owned by the National Trust View Full Details>>
Kinder Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)This walk takes you to Kinder Reservoir from Hayfield along the Snake Path View Full Details>>
Lady Clough Woods2 miles (4 km)These attractive woodlands are located just off the Snake Pass in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Ladybower Reservoir5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a lovely waterside walk along the western shore of this large reservoir in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Langsett Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)This circular walk takes you around the lovely Langsett Reservoir on the edge of thePeak District National Park View Full Details>>
Longshaw Estate4 miles (6 km)The Longshaw Estate is a National Trust owned country park in Upper Padley in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Lud's Church3 miles (5 km)This walk visits the fascinating deep chasm of Lud's Church on the edge of the Staffordshire Peak District View Full Details>>
New Mills5 miles (8.5 km)A circular waterside walk around the Peak District town of New Mills with sections along the River Goyt and the Peak Forest Canal View Full Details>>
Padley Gorge Trail3 miles (5 km)Follow the Padley Gorge Trail through this stunning wooded valley in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Pavilion Gardens Buxton1 miles (1.5 km)Enjoy a stroll around these beautiful gardens in Buxton View Full Details>>
Redmires Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a circular walk around these reservoirs located near Sheffield on the edge of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Rivelin Dams2 miles (4 km)Visit these two pretty reservoirs near Sheffield and enjoy a walk through the surrounding woodland on this walk on the edge of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Rivelin Valley Nature Trail2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you through the lovely Rivelin River valley in Sheffield View Full Details>>
Sett Valley Trail2 miles (4 km)This splendid cycling and walking trail runs through the beautiful Sett Valley in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Stanton Moor2 miles (3.5 km)This upland area near the Derbyshire village of Stanon-in-Peak has good walking trails, attractive woodland and fascinating ancient historical sites to visit.
You can start the walk at the village of Stanon-in-Peak near Matlock View Full Details>>
Tegg's Nose Country Park2 miles (4 km)This lovely country park in Macclesfield has splendid views of the Peak District National Park and the Cheshire plain View Full Details>>
Toddbrook Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy a short waterside walk along this pretty reservoir in Whaley Bridge View Full Details>>
Winscar Reservoir3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk along the beautiful Winscar Reservoir in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Wyming Brook1 miles (1.5 km)Enjoy a waterside walk along the pretty Wyming Brook on this walk near Sheffield View Full Details>>

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