GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Peak District Circular Walks

Here's some of the best circular walks in the National Park, including hill climbs, reservoirs and beautiful dales.

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 Peak District Circular Walk Map


Route NameDistanceDescription
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>>
Bakewell10 miles (15.5 km)The market town of Bakewell makes and excellent base for exploring the Derbyshire Dales area of the Peak District National Park.
This long circular walk visits some of the villages, parks, woods and hills surrounding the town View Full Details>>
Barnsley Boundary Walk73 miles (117 km)A super circular walk around the South Yorkshire town.Walk highlights includes a series of lovely reservoirs, the beautiful Peak District scenery and the splendid Bretton Country Park View Full Details>>
Baslow9 miles (14 km)The pretty Peak District village of Baslow gives access to a number of great walking routes View Full Details>>
Black Rocks Cromford4 miles (6 km)This circular walk visits Black Rocks in the Peak District National Park View Full Details>>
Bosley Cloud2 miles (3.5 km)This short circular walk visits the Bosley Cloud hill, near Congleton, on the edge of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Carsington Water7 miles (12 km)This route follows the circular cycling and walking trail around Carsington Water in Ashbourne, Derbyshire View Full Details>>
Castleton Circular Walk6 miles (10 km)This challenging circular walk explores the hills and countryside surrounding the Derbyshire village of Castleton View Full Details>>
Cave Dale4 miles (6.5 km)A circular walk from Castleton visiting the striking Cave Dale and Pin Dale in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Chinley Churn and Cracken Edge4 miles (6.5 km)Climb Chinley Churn and enjoy super views over the Peak District towards Kinder Scout on this circular walk View Full Details>>
Chrome Hill5 miles (7.5 km)This circular walk climbs the beautiful Chrome Hill in the UpperDovevalley area of the Peak District 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>>
Edale4 miles (6 km)The village of Edale is a fantastic place for walkers wishing to explore this beautiful area of the DerbyshirePeak District View Full Details>>
Grindslow Knoll5 miles (8 km)This challenging circular walk visits Grindslow Knoll in Edale in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Hartington6 miles (9.5 km)This pretty village is a great base for exploring some of the highlights of the popular Dove Dale area of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Kinder Scout7 miles (11 km)Explore the Kinder plateau on this exhilarating and challenging circular walk from the popular village of Edale 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>>
Lantern Pike5 miles (8 km)This climb to Lantern Pike from Hayfield makes use of the Pennine Bridleway View Full Details>>
Mam Tor3 miles (4.5 km)This 517m (1,696ft) hill in the Peak District affords fabulous views over the surrounding area View Full Details>>
Marsden Moor9 miles (15 km)This circular walk explores the wonderful Marsden Moor Estate in thePennines View Full Details>>
Miller's Dale7 miles (11 km)This popular beauty spot on the River Wye is one of the highlights of the Peak District National Park View Full Details>>
Monsal Trail Circular Walk9 miles (15 km)A circular walk along the Monsal Trail visiting Miller's Dale, Monsal Dale and Monsal Head before returning via Taddington.
The route starts from the car park at the Miller's Dale Viaduct View Full Details>>
Peak District Inn Way84 miles (135 km)Visit 53 traditional country pubs on this circular walk through the Peak District 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>>
Sheffield Country Walk53 miles (85 km)Explore the countryside around the city of Sheffield on this interesting circular walk View Full Details>>
Sheffield Round Walk15 miles (24 km)This circular walk takes you on a tour of the parks, countryside, woods, waterways and villages surrounding the Yorkshire city of Sheffield View Full Details>>
Tittesworth Reservoir4 miles (7 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this lovely reservoir on the edge of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Winnats Pass5 miles (7.5 km)This challenging circular walk in the Peak District takes you through this spectacular pass View Full Details>>
Wirksworth5 miles (8 km)This circular walk around the Derbyshire town of Wirksworth uses various footpaths to visit some of the highlights of the area View Full Details>>
Youlgreave8 miles (13 km)A circular walk around the village of Youlgreave in the Derbyshire Peak District View Full Details>>