Hayfield

Hayfield is a pleasant village which sits beneath the Peak Districts highest point Kinder Scout (636m). There are 6 pubs in the village & an elegant Georgian church. Hayfield grew up around the textile industry, weaving wool & calico printing.

Hayfield

The village has great historical significance as the nearby Bowden Bridge Quarry was the starting point for the ‘Mass Trespass’ in April 1932. A number of walkers marched to Kinder Scout in protest against the large open spaces being closed to the ‘man on the street’ & only rich landowners were allowed. This paved the way for setting up Britain’s 1st National Park in 1951 which allowed access to all & also sought to preserve the unique habitat for future generations.

The Kinder Downfall is also nearby, which is the highest waterfall in the country. It is also renowned for its blow-back effect: when the wind blows, the fall’s water is forced back against the rock & the water appears to run uphill!

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New 10 Day LEJOG

We are pleased to announce that we have a new 10 day Lands End to John o'Groats tour. with an average of nearly 100 miles per day this tour is not for the faint hearted!

10 Day LEJOG

Dover to Cape Wrath

After two great tours in 2013 we are running two more Dover to Cape Wrath tours in 2014. We have changed a few days routes from last year by improving some of the sections through Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

Dover to Cape Wrath

WAY OF THE ROSES TOUR

This is a truly superb tour. a four day coast to coast passing through some amazing scenery and without the crowds. Photo's from the September 2013 tour can be viewed hereSeptember 2013 Way of the Roses

Way of the Roses

Coast to coast

Well done to all of those that completed the Coast to coast in 2013. Dates are now available for 2014.

Coast to coast

September 2013 LEJOG

Well done to everyone that completed the September 2013 LEJOG

Sept 2013 LEJOG

Moselle to Mozart

We are really looking forward to getting out and cycling our first two tours across Southern Germany and Austria. We cover 800 miles in 2 weeks which is a more leisurely pace than our LEJOG or Dover to Cape Wrath tours.

Moselle to Mozart

Photos from Germany

Photo's from the September 2014 Moselle to Mozart tour.

Photos from Germany

What our customers say

Thoroughly enjoyable and physically challenging! We liked the fact that much of the route had very limited traffic. Would be happy to stay at any of the accommodation again.

Tim Towler, August 2014

Overall, excellent.fantastic routes, very good value.

Caroline Turk & Simon Brooks, August 2014

Great couple of days walking. Easy to follow directions. Would highly recommend and will use Peak Tours again.

JP & Kate Michaelski, August 2014

Thank you for a lovely holiday. Very well organised. very friendly service - would book another tour.

Julie Molyneux, August 2014