9 days in Peak District Itinerary

9 days in Peak District Itinerary

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9 days in Peak District Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Train:  1​h
1
Buxton
— 2 nights
train to Manchester:  30​min
2
Bakewell
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Edale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Buxton

Buxton ©
Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, England. You've now added The Roaches Peak District to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Ladybower Reservoir and Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill. Get some historical perspective at Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Buxton itinerary planner .

Manchester to Buxton is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Bakewell.

Things to do in Buxton

Parks Historic Sites Classes

Side Trips

Bakewell, Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, The Roaches Peak District, Ladybower Reservoir
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill ©
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill

3
nights
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Get outdoors at Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences and Druids Caves. There's still lots to do: get outside with Curbar Edge.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bakewell tour builder .

Bakewell is just a stone's throw from Buxton. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Edale.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Druids Caves, Curbar Edge, Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences
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Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences ©
Curbar Edge ©
Curbar Edge

2
nights
Edale

Edale ©
Edale is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Peak District, in the Midlands of England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mam Tor, Bamford Edge and Kinder Scout. On the 5th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Peveril Castle, then explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, then steep yourself in history at Wentworth Woodhouse, and finally explore the striking landscape at Kinder Scout.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Edale road trip website .

You can drive from Bakewell to Edale in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Edale

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Castleton, Mam Tor, Kinder Scout, Wentworth Woodhouse, Ladybower Reservoir
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Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill ©
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill
Kinder Scout ©
Kinder Scout