5 of the best May walks in the Peak District

PUBLISHED: 15:51 28 April 2020 | UPDATED: 12:29 22 May 2020

Osborne's Pond by Sally Mosley

Osborne's Pond by Sally Mosley

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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.

Distinctive Derbyshire drystone walls by Sally MosleyDistinctive Derbyshire drystone walls by Sally Mosley

Coombs Dale

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.

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The remains of Shipley Hall by Sally MosleyThe remains of Shipley Hall by Sally Mosley

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.

Click here to view the details of the Shipley Country Park walk

Riber Castle is now a series of luxury apartments by Sally MosleyRiber Castle is now a series of luxury apartments by Sally Mosley

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.

Click here to view the details of the Lea and Dethick walk

View towards Tittesworth Reservoir by Sally MosleyView towards Tittesworth Reservoir by Sally Mosley

The Roaches

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.

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The duck pond at Hartington by Sally MosleyThe duck pond at Hartington by Sally Mosley

Hartington

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.

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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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