Walking and Rambling in Ravenstor
The Monsal Trail is a disused railway line running from nearby Buxton to Bakewell that follows the course of the beautiful River Wye. With plenty of wildlife and splendid views along the way, the area is perfect for a relaxing stroll, or a good day spent walking.
Other things to do nearby
There's world famous grit-stone routes and bouldering a short drive away, the nearest crag is just 300 metres from the hostel.
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.
Fly as free as a bird with paragliders and hang-gliders at Derbyshire Flying Centre in Tideswell. Visit the website
Nearby Cheedale has a concentration of climbs unmatched anywhere else. Ravenstor Crag is the most ferocious crag in the whole of the Peak.
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.
7 miles Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town.
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.
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.
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 Tissington Trail is just 5 minutes drive away and provides links to the beautiful village of Hartington and the market town of Ashbourne.
This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District.
8 miles This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District. Visit the website
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.
A circular route taking in stunning Lathkill Dale can be tailored to your walking level.