You’ll Love Holidays in the Peak District with Eyam View

The Peak District is the UK’s oldest national park, spanning north Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Staffordshire. The easy journey between the Peak District and cities such as Manchester, Sheffield and Liverpool makes the Peak District, and Eyam View, perfect whether you want a weekend break or a longer family holiday.

There’s so much you can do and explore in the Peak District, but we’ve picked some of our favourite activities you can enjoy during your stay.


The Peak District is a cyclist’s heaven. With picturesque villages, fascinating history and amazing views and wildlife, you can cycle around the national park soaking it all in. There are numerous different cycle paths, so whatever your ability you’ll find the perfect route for you. Whether you plan on mountain biking or road cycling, you’ll be spoilt for choice when you stay at Eyam View.


The Peak District is home to Titan Cave, which at over 141m is the UK’s highest natural cavern, making Eyam View the perfect place if you want to go caving. There are several activity centres that offer caving throughout the Peak District where the equipment is provided for you and you’ll explore under the watchful eye of a qualified instructor.

Horse Riding

Whether you’re an experienced rider or you’ve never sat on a horse before. Experiencing the Peak District on horseback is a wonderful way to explore. With the choice of a gentle hack or an adrenaline fuelled ride, the Peak District’s extensive bridle paths are the perfect places to soak in the full beauty of the national park.

There are numerous trekking centres to choose from who cater for all abilities and offer escorted rides across the Peak District.

Water Sports

Whilst the Peak District is a land-locked national park, there are plenty of reservoirs where you can kayak, canoe or enjoy a ride in a powerboat. There are companies that offer a variety of different water sports and courses for everyone from beginners to advanced sailors at the reservoirs in Torside, Errwood, Dovestone, Carsington, Combs and Rudyard.

For those of you looking for a relaxing family swim, there’s a heated open-air pool at Hathersage in the Hope Valley that’s open in the summer months.

Gliding, hang gliding and paragliding

If you fancy a truly unique perspective on the stunning scenery of the Peak District, paragliding or hang gliding is the perfect choice. You’ll find a number of BHPA (British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association) centres in the region where you can book a tandem flight or take part in a training course.

If heights aren’t your thing, you can still see other people still in the skies at Mam Tor, which is a popular spot for paragliding and hang gliding.

After your days of adventuring, there’s no better place to come back to than Eyam View, where you can relax, unwind and have a great night’s sleep in the comfort of your own self-catered holiday accommodation. For more information, please call us on 01433 639 549 or get in touch online.

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