Things to do - Adventure and Activity Courses

Abseiling in Derbyshire

The Greatest Abseil in the Peak District! Millers Dale Bridge provides the most spectacular Peak District abseil site. Here you can have your Derbyshire abseiling adrenaline rush.

Location: Millers Dale Bridge
Contact: Pete March
Telephone: 0800 358 1307 or 07831 840 233
Website: Abseiling in Derbyshire (opens in new tab/window)


Discover the true potential of your team on a programme that strikes the perfect balance between adventurous challenge and inspirational learning opportunity. Adventure activities for schools and youth organisations (Scouts, Cadets, Girl Guides) operate under full AALA licence. Approved activity provider of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

Location: Near Matlock
Telephone: 01629 820268
Website: Acclimbatize (opens in new tab/window)

Aspire Adventure Activities

Fantastic Outdoor Adventure Activities for Everyone. We cater for teams, groups, schools and colleges, couples and individuals, over 50s as well as hen and stag weekends.

Location: Across the Peak District
Contact: Dave and Jenny Joy Matthews
Telephone: 01629 732445
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Hard Days Knight

With a number of activity centres throughout Derbyshire, Staffordshire, East Midlands and West Midlands, Hard Day’s Knight is one of the leading providers of Hen do and Stag activity weekends, Corporate Team Building weekends and Children’s Parties. In fact, any group outdoor activities you can think of, we provide them!

Location: Peak District, Staffs and Derbyshire
Telephone: 01332 913113
Website: Hard Days Knight (opens in new tab/window)

Moorlands Bushcraft

Experience and enjoy living in the woods, and on the moors, in a comfortable, simple and traditional way. It is far more than just surviving; it is about embracing and living the experience. Our team of I.O.L. can bring bushcraft to schools, which will all help towards fulfilling your LOtC (Learning outside the classroom) requirements. We have also brought bushcraft skills to schools to support Duke of Edinburgh Award programmes.

Location: Staffs Moorlands
Contact: Pete March
Telephone: 0800 358 1309
Website: Moorlands Bushcraft (opens in new tab/window)

Peak Outdoor Training

Peak Outdoor Training offer a full range of outdoor adventurous activities for individuals and groups. Perfect for hen and stag weekends or activity days as well as schools and D of E.

Location: Hurdlow Grange near Buxton
Telephone: 01925 564 281
Website: Peak Outdoor Training (opens in new tab/window)

Peak Pursuits

Looking for amazing experiences, personal and team development or simply the chance to have a lot of fun? We offer thrills and challenges with adventure activities like archery, abseiling, climbing, canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking in the beautiful Peak District. We cater for schools and youth groups, D of E, couples, families and stag and hen parties.

Location: Peak District, Staffs, South Yorks and the Wirral
Telephone: 01782 722226
Website: Peak Pursuits (opens in new tab/window)

Peaks and Paddles

Outdoor adventure trips tailored to suit all ages and abilities. Friendly, experienced and qualified activity instruction and coaching provided in various activities. Half day activities for hen and stag parties.

Location: Across the Peak District
Contact: Chris Adkin
Telephone: 07896912871
Website: Peaks and Paddles (opens in new tab/window)

Twin Peaks Outdoor Activitities

We offer a range of Adventurous Outdoor Activities for team building, recreation, outdoor education, development and training to voluntary organisations, individuals, families, adults, youth groups, schools and corporate groups

Location: Across the Peak District
Website: Twin Peaks Outdoor Activitities (opens in new tab/window)

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