Peak District National Park, UK

Peak District National Park

  United Kingdom National Parks

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Park Details

Peak District National Park was established in 1951, and has a total area of 355,186 acres (555 square miles, or 1,438 square kilometers).

Address Hope Valley, England, S33 8WS
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Entrance FeeFree
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When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

Peak District National Park is the 3rd most visited park in the country.

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Peak District National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Peak District National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Peak District National Park are September, May, April & July.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation796459606474727261797483
Avg Temp404145505559636359524540
Max Temp484956626972757570645449
Avg Temp323133354044484845413633
Min Temp232324253034393935302724
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Peak District National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Peak District National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Peak District National Park.

NameDistance
Yorkshire Dales National Park99 km
North York Moors National Park133 km
Snowdonia National Park138 km
Lake District National Park154 km
Brecon Beacons National Park196 km
Northumberland National Park225 km
The Broads National Park241 km
South Downs National Park270 km
New Forest National Park272 km
Exmoor National Park275 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Peak District National Park:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Peak District National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Peak District National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Manchester AirportMANManchester, 32 km
Birmingham International AirportBHXBirmingham, 98 km
London Luton AirportLTNLondon, 189 km
London Stansted AirportSTNLondon, 212 km
London Heathrow AirportLHRLondon, 226 km
London Gatwick AirportLGWLondon, 267 km
Edinburgh AirportEDIEdinburgh, 307 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Peak District National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield AirportDSADoncaster, 55 km
Leeds Bradford AirportLBALeeds, 59 km
East Midlands AirportEMANottingham, 65 km
Liverpool John Lennon AirportLPLLiverpool, 70 km
Blackpool International AirportBLKBlackpool, 94 km
Humberside AirportHUYGrimsby, 99 km
Teesside International AirportMMEDarlington, Durham, 132 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.