Autumn is an ideal time to explore some of the UK’s finest countryside, as the season brings hues of gold and orange, amongst the verdant beauty of nature in the Peak District.

Whether you’re planning a weekend away, or a simple day trip to explore more of the British countryside, we have five of the best autumnal walks in the Peak District.

Lyme Park

It is renowned for its gorgeous paths and trails, Lyme Park is a romantic treasure trove of a stately house, formal gardens, woods and wild moorland. It’s a delight for walkers.


This walk begins with a moderately strenuous field and stile hike around Alderwasley followed. By a level path besides Cromford Canal. There is an option to shorten the walk using public transport, providing no less of the amber hues of arboreal autumn colours.

Manifold Valley

Once, long ago, Manifold Valley was an industrial site, and a monument to hard work due to its unique geology, but now it is a place of peace and tranquillity, and absolutely one of the Peak District’s most beautiful places.


This is a pleasant ramble around Osmaston Park and village, found on the edge of the picturesque Derbyshire Dales. The pretty red brick and thatched cottages blend into the amber hues and golden glow of the landscape during autumn, and the thick hedgerows grow fat with the weight of ripe seasonal berries.

Padley Gorge

An ideal autumn walk, visiting some of the Peak District’s most famous landmarks and venturing through a number of woods.

It’s always advised to refer to a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes before you set out.

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