Climbing in Ravenstor
Nearby Cheedale has a concentration of climbs unmatched anywhere else. Ravenstor Crag is the most ferocious crag in the whole of the Peak. The crags of Water-cum-Jolly and the Rubicon offer fantastic limestone traverse routes by the waters edge.
Other things to do nearby
There are many popular cycling routes near Ravenstor. The country's longest unbroken climb is near by in Castleton and there are many quiet country roads to explore in all directions.
There's world famous grit-stone routes and bouldering a short drive away, the nearest crag is just 300 metres from the hostel.
Fly as free as a bird with paragliders and hang-gliders at Derbyshire Flying Centre in Tideswell. Visit the website
The Monsal Trail is a disused railway line running from nearby Buxton to Bakewell that follows the course of the beautiful River Wye.
One of the best show caves around, don't miss this spectacular cavern. Take a journey below ground and discover vast limestone caverns with crystal stalactites and stalagmites. There are l
The Tissington Trail is just 5 minutes drive away and provides links to the beautiful village of Hartington and the market town of Ashbourne.
The most important prehistoric site of the East Midlands, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland. Some say that this is the finest Stone Age 'henge'
There is a huge variety of walks starting from the hostel doorstep.
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.
Visit an underground wonderland in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Don't miss the fossils! Visit the website
The tour starts with a short flight of steps before visitors can appreciate the awe-inspiring majesty of the natural caverns. Then as you go deeper the history of Blue John, or bleu-jaune,
Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town. You'll find great shopping, plenty of spaces to relax and the famous Bakewell Pudding confection.
YHA Eyam is an ideal location for enjoying one of the many circular cycling routes around the lovely Peak District.
7 miles Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town.
Set at the foot of the spectacular Winnats Pass, Speedwell Cavern takes you on an incredible underground boat journey.
Castleton lies on the boundary between the Dark Peak and the White Peak and has to top the podium for runner-friendly properties.