Hidden Hills in High Peak

Route guide available exclusively for supporters. Get access here.

Head off the beaten track on an astounding loop of constant summits and plummets in the central High Peak, linking often unknown but unforgettable — and sometimes unbelievable — lanes around New Mills, Whaley Bridge and Chapel.

A Peaks & Puddles + route: support me to unlock this route guide.

Route details

Preview map

Hidden Hills in High Peak – Preview map

How to unlock

Hidden Hills in High Peak is a brand new recommended ride — hidden enough that you won’t find it in any printed cycling guidebook. The route is available now with the Hidden Hills in High Peak Pocket Guide and GPX, or see below to unlock more.

Pocket Guide & GPX

• Downloadable PDF route guide in both phone and printer-friendly formats

• Navigation files in GPX, TCX and FIT format

• Access to website route guide

Support me and unlock every route guide

Anyone who supports Peaks & Puddles now gets access to extra “Plus” website route guides. Just buy me a coffee for £3, that’s all!

But for the best value, get the downloadable Pocket Guides and GPX route file collections to take along for the ride:

Cycle Routes Pocket Guide Collection

• Downloadable PDF route guides in both phone and printer-friendly formats

• Access to all P+ website route guides

Cycle Routes GPX Collection

• Navigation files in GPX, TCX and FIT format for every ride

• Access to all P+ website route guides

Cycle Routes Bundle

• Cycle Routes Pocket Guide Collection

• Cycle Routes GPX Collection

• Access to all P+ website route guides

Each option above includes a link to the special hidden page where these website pages (marked P+) can be accessed. These are all one-off payments and you’ll be able to return any time to access new and updated content just thanks to that single contribution.

What to expect

A link to the complete guide is provided immediately. It includes a route map, introduction, things to note, tips for getting there, detailed stage-by-stage route description and loads of original photos, just like the free guides.

Take a look at the 25+ free cycle route guides for an idea of what to expect with each guide. As an extra bonus, “Plus” guides are completely ad-free — and there are still plenty more to come!

Thanks for your support!

I’m reserving these extra original routes and pages exclusively for supporters as a way to help keep the free website content free for everyone. It’s a huge amount of work putting these together and your support makes it worthwhile. Thank you!

Please note: While great care and attention has been put into gathering these routes, ensuring details are accurate and determining their suitability, all information should be used as a guide only and is not a replacement for using your own judgement or research when setting out on new adventures. Peaks & Puddles cannot be held responsible for any problems you may encounter.

Always ensure your equipment is safe for use, that you are well prepared carrying everything necessary including access to a good map. Follow the Highway Code and the Countryside Code at all times, respect the landscape and the wildlife and people you encounter. But most importantly, have fun!