climbing

Climbing in Youlgreave

Overview

Cratcliffe Tor provides some of the area's most popular grit-stone climbs. Within a couple of miles from the hostel you'll find excellent routes such as 'Five Finger Exercise', 'Fern Hill' and 'Suicide Wall'.

Hostels nearby

Climbing in Youlgreave

Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2LY

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SK 22779 62355

Lat/Lng: 53.157837, -1.6608024

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Watersports at YHA Youlgreave

Watersports in Youlgreave

The River Derwent at Matlock hosts a grade 2 rapids course, with 35 permanent slalom gates in place and floodlights for darker evenings. Contact Matlock Canoe Club for details.

Cycling at YHA Youlgreave

Cycling in Youlgreave

The nearby Tissington Trail winds its way gently through beautiful White Peak countryside. Take the opportunity to visit historic Tissington village with its stately home, duck-pond and tearooms.

Mountain Biking at YHA Youlgreave

Mountain biking in Youlgreave

Travel to Carsington Water for their gently undulating eight mile off-road trail around the reservoir, or take on one of the 'Dark Peak' routes for a full day of challenging mountain biking.

Haddon Hall in Eyam

Haddon Hall in Eyam

8 miles  This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District. Visit the website  

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall

This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District.

Bakewell

Bakewell

7 miles Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town.

Bakewell

Bakewell

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.

Arbor Low Stone Circle

Arbor Low Stone Circle

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'

The Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham

18 miles Ride high above the Derwent Valley in an alpine-style cable car explore the famous caverns at the top. Visit the website  

Heights of Abraham

Heights of Abraham

Rising from the valley floor, the cable cars give you stunning views of the Derwent Valley and surrounding Peak District.

cycling

Cycling in Alstonefield

The Tissington Trail is just 5 minutes drive away and provides links to the beautiful village of Hartington and the market town of Ashbourne.

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House

The stately home and 1000 acre park of the Duke of Devonshire.

Instructing a youngster how to drystone wall

National Stone Centre

A dramatic site crammed with ancient tropical reefs, rocks and minerals, centuries of industrial history and abundant wildlife. Visit the Stone Centre website

cycling

Cycling in Hartington

YHA Hartington Hall is an ideal base to explore cycling of all natures from family friendly trails to endurance mountain biking routes.

climbing

Climbing in Hartington

The Peak District offers an ideal landscape for the more experienced climber, with amazing crags and bouldering opportunities just minutes from the hostel door.