The Peak District National Park in Derbyshire is a popular destination amongst Days Inn holidaymakers, and many families love the adventure and excitement that nature has to offer. With a hotel nearby in Chesterfield, we welcome many visitors to the National Park every year.
The Peak District is considered to be one of the most inspiring landscapes in the whole of Britain and many tourists stay here to enjoy its scenery and natural beauty. It provides excellent routes for people looking to bike or horse ride their way around this unforgettable place. The area is also a popular hotspot for walkers and whether you are an experienced rambler or you are only just beginning, the Peaks provide a variety of treks and terrain for people of all abilities to take on.
There are a number of long distance walks for experienced hikers to enjoy on their holiday. Challenge yourself with a walk along Pennine Way and be rewarded by the fabulous scenes surrounding the Pennine Mountains. The Pennine Way National Trail spans for 268 miles and involves a trek through the rugged mountain terrain from the Peaks through the Yorkshire Dales and past Hadrian’s Wall to the Cheviots. The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is a shorter route at 55 miles long but showcases the heritage and scenery of Derbyshire and the River Derwent. This walk starts at the stunning Ladybower Reservoir and takes walkers through the Derbyshire Dales to the mouth of the River Derwent, where it meets the River Trent. This long distance walk provides a mix of fresh country air and breath-taking views to make the perfect day out.
The Peak District is also home to a variety of settlements, from historic towns to chocolate-box villages; walkers staying with Days Inn looking to take in beautiful scenery won't be disappointed. If you love wildlife, you’ll love the Chesterfield Trail which takes you on a journey through the town’s industrial past and into the tranquillity of surrounding countryside with a walk along its 46-mile long canal. The route itself is just 6 miles long making it the perfect option for families with small children. The Bakewell trail is also a must-walk, at just 3 miles long this trail explores the dales and its viaduct rails. This is a very popular walk so join other walkers and riders in seeing this little piece of heaven.