Derbyshire Flying Centre
Fly as free as a bird with paragliders and hang-gliders at Derbyshire Flying Centre in Tideswell.
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.
The Monsal Trail is a disused railway line running from nearby Buxton to Bakewell that follows the course of the beautiful River Wye.
There's world famous grit-stone routes and bouldering a short drive away, the nearest crag is just 300 metres from the hostel.
Nearby Cheedale has a concentration of climbs unmatched anywhere else. Ravenstor Crag is the most ferocious crag in the whole of the Peak.
YHA Eyam is an ideal location for enjoying one of the many circular cycling routes around the lovely Peak District.
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,
Set at the foot of the spectacular Winnats Pass, Speedwell Cavern takes you on an incredible underground boat journey.
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.
Castleton lies on the boundary between the Dark Peak and the White Peak and has to top the podium for runner-friendly properties.
Famous for his cutlery design, the museum shows exactly why David Mellor is so often referred to as ‘the cutlery king’.
Eyam is a stone's throw from the famous Peak District climbing areas of Stanage, Froggatt, Curbar and Stoney Middleton.
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.