Climbing in Edale
If you enjoy climbing, head for Stanage Edge. Along this 4-mile stretch of gritstone there’s a choice of 1000 challenges covering all grades. Arguably one of the most famous climbing venues in the world, it boasts renowned classics such as The Tippler, Flying Buttress, Right Unconquerable, Quietus, Archangel and Ulysses.
Other things to do nearby
Surprisingly, this large outdoor public swimming pool is located in the small Derbyshire village of Hathersage.
Famous for his cutlery design, the museum shows exactly why David Mellor is so often referred to as ‘the cutlery king’.
Attempt one of the many routes along the famous Stanage, Burbage and Millstone edges. England's finest grit-stone climbing boasts brilliant crags, cracks and bouldering to test your abilities.
YHA Eyam is an ideal location for enjoying one of the many circular cycling routes around the lovely Peak District.
Eyam is a stone's throw from the famous Peak District climbing areas of Stanage, Froggatt, Curbar and Stoney Middleton.
Ideally located on the edge of the White Peak (limestone) and Dark Peak (grit-stone), there's lots of different mountain biking terrains to discover.
There is a huge variety of walks starting from the hostel doorstep.
YHA Castleton Losehill Hall is in a great location where the limestone dales and grit-stone moors meet.
Join our long weekend of trail run training from the beautiful village of Castleton. Develop your trail and mountain running experience on our carefully designed running camp.
If you’re looking for a healthy mix of road and off road cycling then Hathersage has it all.
Set at the foot of the spectacular Winnats Pass, Speedwell Cavern takes you on an incredible underground boat journey.
10 miles The dark waters of the Derwent Valley hide two flooded villages. The dams were also used to develop the ‘Dambusters’ bouncing bomb. Visit the website
Visit an underground wonderland in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Don't miss the fossils! Visit the website
Prefer tarmac? You’ll find well-known hill climbs on our local roads. And there are family-friendly routes around Derwent Reservoir and the marvellous Monsal Trail.
Try one of the excellent half day walks to the Druid's Stone and Madwoman's Stones or a full day hike around Kinder plateau to the Woolpacks and Kinder Downfall.
Perfect for first timers who want to get out and experience life on the water. Instructor-led lessons are available for kayaking and canoeing, so why not dive in and have a go?