Three Days of Wild Adventure in The Peak District

Moonscapes, Hidden Trails, Rock Gods and River Rambles

Action Packed Multi-Activity Bank Holiday Weekend in Derbyshire

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We couldn’t cram more adventure into one Bank Holiday Weekend if we tried! If you’re looking to get out in the countryside, get high on the summit, get your heart pumping on the way down and escape the dredges of urban living, look no further. We’ve got an exciting, action packed adventure in the heart of Derbyshire this August Bank Holiday, that’s just the ticket.

The Peak District National Park, the UK’s first, packs a staggering amount of wild terrain in a relatively small area. Vast moorland merges with gritstone cliffs that dramatically jut out from the fields of heather, while dry stonewalls cut across the rolling hills and verdant forest, only interrupted by the quaint villages that dot the valley floors.

Over 3 days you’ll learn to cheat gravity as you climb to the top of the Peak District’s most iconic crag and realise that what goes up must eventually come down. Quite literally trying the ropes as you abseil back down to earth. The Peak District is a mecca for trail hounds searching for the next bit of single track or bridleway, and you won’t be disappointed, whether you’re a novice or a pro. The mountain biking is the best in the country, and the stunning scenery we ride through is icing on the cake. We’ll reach the highest summit in the Dark Peak, traversing by foot across its beguiling moon-scaped top, before descending along the Pennine Way. Finally we’ll snake our way up a remote gorge, scrambling, swimming and jumping our way through this Area of Outstanding Beauty.
 

Welcome to the Peak District, let the adventure begin!

 

Highlights

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  • Rock climbing at one of the world’s best locations
  • Wet and wild fun gorge scrambling
  • Mountain biking in a stunning location high above the Peak District
  • Hiking to the top of Kinder Scout one of the UK’s most fun walks
  • Relaxing accommodation in an idyllic part of the countryside

Experience Level

None – All activities on this tour require no previous experience and although included, are optional. Lost Earth Adventures provides all instruction, equipment and plenty of staff. Please see the info section above for this trip’s grading.

Dates and Prices

Price £299

There are no other hidden costs. This is the full amount of your holiday.

Dates

We can run this tour as a private trip at any time you like but there maybe a surcharge depending on the size of your group and the accommodation you require. We also have set departures so you can join with a tour on the dates listed below.

DateAvailabilty
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2 Day Weekend Activity Breaks

This adventure weekend can be tailored to suit your party if you have a group of 4 or more. If you wanted this to be just a 2 day activity break with a combination of the activities listed in the 3 day adventure, the price will be just £249 per person. Please contact us for more details.

Deposit

Deposit of £200 per person secures your place on the trip and the balance is due 60 days before the start of the tour.

Optional Extras

If you want to arrive early or depart later then we can arrange accommodation, activities and transport for you. Please contact us with any requests. If you want to stay in a hotel, bed and breakfast or other accommodation you are most welcome but you must arrange the accommodation yourself. It will be your responsibility to get to our accommodation in the morning each day before we depart for the activities. We are unable to refund any money for not using our accommodation as we book out large portions of the hostel at a time.

Itinerary and Activities

All of our itineraries are meticulously researched and well planned. They are designed to give you the most amounts of fun and excitement, whilst also giving you ample time to relax. Lost Earth Adventures takes the hassle out of organising your trip, leaving you to sit back and enjoy your adventure!

Arrive on the Friday evening at the hostel. Be greeted by your leaders and enjoy a drink in the cosy lounge.

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Day 1 – Hiking Up A Moonscape

Fill up on a hearty full English or continental breakfast and get to know each other as we tackle the Peak District’s highest summit. Kinder Scout is an always charming, characterful challenge! On a good day from the top you can see as far as the rugged peaks of Snowdonia in Wales.

After a satisfying day of hiking, you can kick back and relax with a well-earned drink or explore the nearby woods and streams.

In the evening we’ll provide a hearty meal, after dinner relax by the wood fire or take a walk up to Peveril Castle for sunset.

Read more about walking up Kinder Scout.

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Day 2 – Mountain Biking in the Valley, Scrambling up a Gorge

In the morning we jump onto our knobbly tyred, rugged all mountain bikes, swiftly whisking us away into the countryside for some active cycling and muddy bums, while exploring quiet trails and bridleways. We’ll take a relaxed pace throughout the morning and have our qualified instructors on hand for those that want to learn some new skills and top tips.

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The afternoon takes us off the bike trails and over to a beautiful hideaway valley, off the slopes of Kinder Scout. Unique and fun, one thing is for sure, you’re guaranteed to get wet as we scramble up waterfalls, swim in natural pools and make our way up a winding river, staying warm and refreshed in our wetsuits. There are hot meals and refreshments available afterwards at a local inn where we are able to dry ourselves off and get changed.

Read more about mountain biking and gill scrambling.


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Day 3 – Rocking Out at Stanage Edge (climbing and abseiling)

Stanage Edge is a real beaut. She’s the longest, finest stretch of gritstone in the UK, stretching for over 4000m, a mere 20 minutes from Sheffield, home to hundreds of the best rock routes in the country and where legendary climbers became Rock Gods.

We’ll spend the morning climbing and abseiling at Stanage Edge, and enjoying the glorious views that can be seen from the crag. The quality of the routes means that there’s enough variety to keep first timer’s happy while also keeping the more experienced on their toes.

Read more about rock climbing and abseiling.


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The afternoon is free for you to do as you wish. If you would like to know where the best place to savour the sunset is or venture underground, there are the ruins of Peveril Castle and Treak Cliff Cavern worthy of an exploration.

Information

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This trip is considered to be moderate/active

Whilst hiking, you will need to carry a small bag with a few items for the day. The terrain varies from footpaths to muddy ground and has a moderate level of ascents and descents. The walk will be 5-7 hours. The mountain biking is on dirt roads and bridleways in the countryside. There will be little ups and downs and is suitable for anybody that can ride a bicycle. If you are an experienced rider there are options to challenge yourself.

As with most things, a certain degree of fitness will make this trip more enjoyable. No previous experience is needed for any of the activities provided on this holiday.

For Your Information

Accomodation:
We’ll be staying in dormitory style accommodation, either in a Youth Hostel or a bunk house. You may need to bring a sleeping bag depending on the venue we use. We can rent you a sleeping bag if you don’t own one.

Transport:
The nearest train station is Hope and we can pick you up from there.

What to Bring:
Please click here for a kit list.

What’s Included

  • Qualified Instructors for all activities
  • All activities mentioned – mountain biking, gorge walking, rock climbing and hiking
  • Cooked meal on the Saturday night
  • 3 cooked or continental breakfasts
  • 2 packed lunches
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Fully insured and bonded UK tour operator
  • Mountain bike and helmet rental
  • Excellent staff to client ratio
  • All the equipment needed for the activities
  • A lot of fun!

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Photos

Click on the arrows to take a photographic adventure through the Peak District.


 
 

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