Peak District Award

Peak District Award

Overview

This award is designed to celebrate the special qualities of the Peak District National Park and recognise the involvement of visitors and residents. It only requires 5 hours of your time and can easily be part of a visit to YHA. The award aims to encourage participants to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the features that make the Park such a special, valued and characteristic place.

 

 

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What makes it special

  • Celebrate the special qualities of the Peak District National Park

Hostels nearby

YHA Eyam External

YHA Eyam

Free wi-fi
Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
Private rooms available
YHA Edale External

YHA Edale

Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
Games room
Free wi-fi

Peak District Award

Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AE

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SK 21961 69440

Lat/Lng: 53.221589, -1.672005

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House

As well as the beautiful house there is the garden, farmyard, shops, restaurant and adventure playground to explore.

Theme park

Alton Towers

There's something for all thrill seekers and families at Alton Towers, with tons of terrific (and terrifying!) rides and amazing live shows. Plus, there's CeeBeebies Land for the little ones.

Arbor Low Stone Circle

Arbor Low Stone Circle

This is the finest Stone Age 'henge' monument in the north of England, a site of unique archaeological and cultural interest.

Ashbourne

Ashbourne

Ashbourne has remained largely unchanged since the 18th century, with it's Medieval street pattern and historic buildings.  

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.

Caverns

Blue John Cavern

The tour starts with a short flight of steps before visitors can appreciate the awe-inspiring majesty of the natural caverns.

climbing

Climbing in Alstonefield

The White Peak offers climbing for all abilities. Popular sites include Dove Dale, the Manafold Valley and the famous Thors Cave - which boasts brilliant crags and bouldering.

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Climbing in Castleton

There's world famous grit-stone routes and bouldering a short drive away, the nearest crag is just 300 metres from the hostel.

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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.

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Climbing in Eyam

Eyam is a stone's throw from the famous Peak District climbing areas of Stanage, Froggatt, Curbar and Stoney Middleton.

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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.

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Climbing in Hathersage

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.

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Climbing in Ilam

Raven's Tor in Dovedale offers superb crack and face climbing on solid rock, all in a beautiful setting above the river.

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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.

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.