Walks & Rides

Over 40 walks to explore from short family discovery walks to long distance footpaths and routes for cyclists.

Medium
3 miles

Walk number 10, is a 3 mile hilltop walk between Matlock Bath and Cromford via Riber Castle, providing magnificent views. There is a steep climb and the walk goes through woodlands, fields and along an ancient trackway.

Easy
3 miles

Walk number 11 is a 3 mile walk through woods and fields with fine views between Matlock Bath and Matlock.

Easy
2 miles

Walk number 12, is a 2 mile walk between Matlock and Matlock Bath alongside the River Derwent and with a climb to High Tor with its spectacular views.

Easy
1.2 miles

A 1¼ mile Accessible Sensory Trail has been created to bring the Matlock Bath experience to all.

Medium
1 miles

Lovers' Walks in Matlock Bath, are a series of footpaths both along the riverside and up and over the precipitous and spectacular cliffs.

Easy
2.5 miles

Cromford Canal between Ambergate, Whatstandwell and Cromford is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is a haven for water vole and other wildlife.

Easy
2.5 miles

Cromford Canal between Ambergate, Whatstandwell and Cromford is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is a haven for water vole and other wildlife.

Easy
2.5 miles

Cromford Canal between Cromford, Whatstandwell and Ambergate is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is a haven for water vole and other wildlife.

Easy
2 miles

This short World Heritage Site walks looks at some of the most significant buildings near to the Strutt mills.

Easy
2 miles

This short World Heritage Site walk looks back at Belper’s industrial past.

Easy
1 miles

This traffic free walking and cycling route, offers an alternative route from Derby Station alongside the River Derwent, into the heart of the city. 

Easy
1.9 miles

Tufted Duck Trail is a short 1.9 mile walk around Attenborough Nature Reserve taking in some of the most interesting and species rich habitats on the reserve.

Easy
2.6 miles

Skylark Trail is a 2.6 mile walk from Attenborough Nature Centre alongside the railway towards Long Eaton.

Easy
3.7 miles

Kingfisher Trail is a 3.7 mile walk around the perimeter of Attenborough Nature Reserve.

Easy
2.5 miles

Spondon Historical Society trail around the village

Easy
4 miles

Betty Kenny Walk is a four mile circular walk from Ambergate Station.