5 of the best May walks in the Peak District
PUBLISHED: 15:51 28 April 2020 | UPDATED: 12:29 22 May 2020
We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during June. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.
May 2019 issue
Travel through Eyam to discover its historic past. This walk offers panoramic views over a counterpane of fields, open land and wooded dale where birds flit and wild flowers flourish.
Shipley Country Park
May 2018 issue
Shipley Country Park offers a network of paths, often criss-crossing and intersecting through and around a mixture of nature reserves, farmland and fishing lakes. Enjoy the wild flowers and song birds as well as the scenery.
Lea and Dethick
May 2017 issue
This walk is packed with woodland wanders, hilltop views, old walled paths and a succession of memorial seats along the way, you may even be able to catch a late glimpse of bluebells at this time of year.
May 2016 issue
This elevated walk along The Roaches escarpment at the southern tip of the Pennine chain takes you above ‘the clouds’ for panoramic views.
May 2015 issue
This walk is an undulating amble through a succession of fields and stiles to Pilsbury via Sheen Hill and heading back beside the meandering Dove.
All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.