• Hill day in the Peak District with a gritstone edge and a hillside gently sloping down in the foreground with softly lit fields in the distance.
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    5 Picturesque Towns and Villages in the Peak District

    The Peak District National Park is known for its vast expanses of moorland and iconic gritstone edges. However, it also has a number of charming little towns and villages well worth the visit. Have you visited all of these picturesque places already? Read on for ideas for your next visit to the Peak District.

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    Best Places for Low Grade Bouldering in the Peak District

    The Peak District is world renowned for its gritstone climbing and bouldering. However, one thing I noticed when I moved here and started to regularly venture out for bouldering is that many of the most famous crags and the best guidebooks are geared towards harder boulders and more experienced climbers. Bouldering for me is something I do occasionally and quite sporadically – usually opting to go trad climbing instead. Therefore, I have never quite got my head around highballs, gnarly landings and seemingly holdless gritstone problems. Instead, I prefer to go to places where the boulders aren’t too high and owning just one bouldering pad is enough to protect the…