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#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Castleton
Once your up the top on the ridge should you chose the easy option to park your car (almost, just a few steps) from the summit of MamTor or hike up the views are incredible across the Hope Valley and Edale!
drove to Mam Nick car park ( £5.00 for the day) a 7min drive, then followed the steps up through the smAll wooded area until you reach a gate "MAM TOR", you walk another five mins up a paved path , gradual incline...
#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Leek
2) Castleton - after driving through the windy roads through breathtaking scenery, park in Castleton (where there's loads of tea shops and pubs), walk past the ruins along to and over mam Tor. 3) Hartington - swee...
Brilliant adventure to find the green knight at Lud's Church with the kids ( aged 5 and 6), walked in from Gradbach car park, lunched and climbed on the rocky outcrop and the explored further to find the rocky cha...
Kinder Scout Peak District National Park, UK
#2 of 28 Nature & Parks in Peak District National Park
I usually park in Edale and walk either clockwise via Upper Booth and Jacobs Ladder,or anti clockwise up the Grindsbrook trail which involves a bit of a rock scramble.
You can get back to nature right here and enjoy the beautiful surroundings once at the top.
Holly Hagg Sheffield, UK 17.4 km away
#1 of 38 Nature & Parks in Sheffield
Wonderful time to connect with nature with the beautiful alpacas.
My boyfriend bought me this trek for my birthday and I loved it!!! Easy to find and park.
Stanage Edge Hathersage, UK
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Hathersage
Great walk,fabulous views, from easy (a VERY scenic mile or 2 if you park up near edge) to a long interesting slog up then along the edge- google for map for better idea- also, there;s a totally fantastic cafe, i...
The views are stunning; getting back to nature is refreshing and I found the walks, carrying camera gear fairly easy.
Goyt Valley Buxton, UK
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Buxton
this is a beautiful area in the nation park excellent walking cycling .Picnic areas car parking, Can get very busy in summer weekends part of it has a one way system in operation .
Nature at its very best - Stunning river valley
Treak Cliff Cavern Castleton, UK
#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Castleton
This place is well worth a visit and a perfect base if you are planning a walk around Mam Tor as you can park for free outside the cave and walk along.
A mile or so up the road and you'll see a small unassuming hut on the hillside with access by steps and a FREE car park!!! Tours of the caverns are guided and very frequent, a minimum of 2 people needed for a tour.
Monsal Trail Bakewell, UK
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Bakewell
... beauty away from the hussle and bussle of modern day life,with hidden gems around every corner with great spots to sit down and enjoy nature at her best with a nice brew,we are already planing our next visit
This was a hard steep climb that brought us to a farm hamlet at the top (which is just visible from the car park), we followed the path to High Dale with magnificent views over Monsal Dale, the viaduct & valley.
Ladybower Reservoir Bamford, UK
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Bamford
walking from Ladybower you can visit the other dams in the Derwent valley and see some truly amazing sights, it is definitely a destination for anyone that loves to walk and enjoy the beauty of nature.
For once we were able to find a car park with ease, a lovely scenic spot for a picnic lunch and good paths for an afternoon lakeside walk.
Dovedale Ashbourne, UK
#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Ashbourne
Unspoilt Awesome natural wonder Car park £3 all day Ice cream and snacks at car park Guides £1 Lots of places along the walk to discover Inc caves, stepping stones, massive hills etc Sensible comfortable clothing...
Excellent snack shack in the car park, we enjoyed delicious ice creams on the way back to the car, great variety of flavours.
Thornbridge Hall Gardens Ashford-in-the-Water, UK
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Ashford-in-the-Water
The array of statuary - largely brought from other gardens in the region by former owners, notably Clumber Park - add hugely to the experience.
There is only quite a small car park, but we had no problems parking (no designated disabled spots) Walked past the front of the beautiful building, into the cafe to pay.
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Buxton
In another recent visit and for extra thrills we visited the nearby Go Ape treetop adventure park complete with Tarzan swings and zip lines which everyone enjoyed, finishing the day with another trip up to Solomon...
We walked through the caravan site car park and on up to Solomons temple, well worth it for the fabulous views, you can even climb the steps to the top of the tower for a fantastic 360 vista!
Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail Peak District National Park, UK
#8 of 28 Nature & Parks in Peak District National Park
The walk from High Peak junction car park at Lea Bridge upto Middleton Top on the High Peak Trail is a lovely but strenuous rewarding walk up two inclines.
We parked in the Ashbourne leisure centre car park for £4.50 for the whole day, and the route starts with a ride through the Ashbourne Tunnel which my kids loved.
Derwent Dam Peak District National Park, UK
#9 of 28 Nature & Parks in Peak District National Park
Magnificent views and autumn colours whilst strolling around Howden and Derwent reservoirs in the Peak Park
We decided to stop off here on our hop from London to Manchester the dam was amazing - very well sign posted and some very nice walks! - There are a number of car parks on the way up to the dam as well as a visito...
Pavilion Gardens Buxton, UK
#3 of 4 Nature & Parks in Buxton
Lovely park and gardens, beautiful place to take some lovely portrait photographs with lots of hidden nooks but also fantastic for families with the free park, the little train and the little golf course.
Beautiful Victorian architecture and wonderful grounds, a great park that has everything you'll need to enjoy a summers day (though great in winter too!)the gardens are well kept, there is a little train that trav...
Ecclesall Woods Sheffield, UK 15.5 km away
#5 of 38 Nature & Parks in Sheffield
A lovely woodland so calm and peaceful with streams and nature.
Children loved pond dipping in the stream :) Once away from the main car park area it's very peaceful.
Ilam Park Ilam, UK
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Ilam
Most beautiful scenery, ideal for a leisurely stroll, banks full of wild garlic, fields of sheep and lambs, rabbits etc, nature at its best and at the end a lovelt tea room with homemade cakes etc.
We walked from Ilam to Dovedale and the stepping stones There is a car park at Dovedale but we enjoyed the walk as it was such a lovely day Definitely recommend
Endcliffe Park Sheffield, UK 16.3 km away
#6 of 38 Nature & Parks in Sheffield
Lovely park to walk , stroll or run has a lovely stream , duck pond n waterfall which are clean n well mentained also has a excellent cafe .The park has some lovely views and scenery good for dogs as well The kids...
A beautiful, flowered entrance with a statue to Queen Victoria (who bequeathed the park to the city) and manicured grass leads to thick woods, waterfalls, reservoirs and thick forest beyond.
Graves Park Sheffield, UK 16.4 km away
#7 of 38 Nature & Parks in Sheffield
It has everything, ponds, woodlands, streams, water birds, an amazing quirky farm, a great cafe, grassland nature reserves, fabulous vistas of the Peaks beyond Sheffield and it was given to the citizens of this gr...
Wonderful park with the rare breads centre and great walks an oasis of calm and great views across the city Cafe on site and play area for kids two lovely ponds and tennis and bowls plus a pitch n put
Cromford Canal Matlock, UK
#1 of 15 Nature & Parks in Matlock
Well maintained attraction Good for a gentle ramble canalside Pay for car park Clean toilets Adjacent to Cromford Mill with range of shops antique centre and excellent eating opportunities.
This section of the semi restored canal simply oozes history of the early days of waterways navigation and industrial heritage - nature abounds around the waterway
Hall Leys Park Matlock, UK
#2 of 15 Nature & Parks in Matlock
This park is a true treat thanks to Derbyshire Council, it is a really well maintained Victorian style park with a modern twist, the flower beds are well stocked, a lovely rose garden and well manicured lawns.
There is a fabulous cafe in the centre, loads to do for kids of all ages - skate park, tennis courts, loads of open space, little lake and duck pond, play park and a cute little train doing trips up and down a lit...
Heights of Abraham Matlock Bath, UK
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Matlock Bath
The cable cart is great fun too. the park and the caves are fun, interesting and the staff make the experience in the caves quite unique too! some great views from the top both at the restaurant and the viewing po...
Two play parks, traditional Punch and Judy show, cable car ride up and down the mountain with fabulous views, free guided tour of the cave and great picnic facilities.
Peak Wildlife Park Winkhill, UK
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Winkhill
What a great place to visit the park is well run and the staff are really helpful Great for children as you can walk in the enclosures so are really close to most of the animals Wallabies are great as are the Lena...
Everything about the park is fantastic, you get to wonder round and meet all the lovely animals including penguins, meerkats, zebra, lemurs, otters to name a few, and it's great to watch the feeds, we watched the...
Lea Gardens Matlock, UK
#4 of 15 Nature & Parks in Matlock
Followed by tea and cake enjoying afternoon sun looking over the gardens- there is a car park and side of road parking - highly recommend.
The location is a bit out of the way, but we were able to park on the road just by the entrance.
Linacre Reservoir Chesterfield, UK 12.4 km away
#3 of 12 Nature & Parks in Chesterfield
This place has a very tranquil, peaceful and relaxing atmosphere ,love it in the countryside and well worth the visit as a family or for Nature lovers plenty of wildlife and photo opportunities
Beautiful nature reserve, great for walkers, taking dogs, runners and bikers or just a breath of fresh air for the kids
Carsington Water Ashbourne, UK
#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Ashbourne
The nature area was fab, the volunteers there do an amazing job and are so passionate about educating those interested in wildlife etc.. "thankyou" our son loved viewing the wildlife through binoculars....! Would...
Lots of different paths for walking, a great park for children, ice cream shops & cafes, the reservoir itself + lovely boat rentals .. Lots of stuff to do here, would recommend for a good day out !
Rudyard Lake Rudyard, UK
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Rudyard
At the top end of the lake, the northern end, is a nature reserve where boats are excluded but the area around that, particularly the west shore is probably the best bit to explore if your visiting by canoe or sai...
... where dogs can paddle, and towards the Dam / visitor centre end there are plenty of poo bins Parking at the visitor centre right by the lake is limited and you have to pay, but there are other free car parks.
Longshaw Estate Peak District National Park, UK
#11 of 28 Nature & Parks in Peak District National Park
Most of the time the rarest species is Homo sapiens so great for enjoying a little solitude and the raw nature of the Peak District.
Busy car park at the weekends, beautiful scenery well worth visiting, lots of walks of differing lengths
The Botanical Gardens Sheffield, UK 17.3 km away
#3 of 38 Nature & Parks in Sheffield
i liked the flowers and little squirrels inside this big botanical park.and i definitely recommend a visit inside winter garden since you can see some, out of Europe ,trees and plants.
The Botanical Gardens are very well maintained, with lots of interesting paths to explore within the park area, and a myriad of interesting plants and trees to see.
Manor Park Glossop, UK
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Glossop
The park has tennis courts, crazy golf, a great kids park, a small train that runs through for the kids during summer and even a quiet 'secret garden' type area for those wanting a bit of peace and quiet.
Its always a extra treat when you get to Manor park and the miniature train is running the grandkids love having a ride around the park, and how refreshing is a visit to the park shop when the owner is so engaging...