High Peak Trail

Twisting and turning as it navigates 17.5 miles end-to-end across the Peak District on a high limestone plateau, the National Park’s longest trail offers glorious off-road cycling, intriguing railway history and challenging inclines.

Route details

This cycle route guide is coming soon. The completed guide will feature tips on the route, where to start, a stage-by-stage ride-through, history, alternate route options and brand new original photography.

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Route map

The route stats featured here are automatically generated by Komoot. For the most accurate guide, please refer to the route details above, based on actual rides recorded by Strava.

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!