Peak District National Park
The Peak District National Park, whose dramatic scenery attracts around 22 million visitors per year, is directly to the west of Sheffield.
The national park is the fourth largest in England and Wales and has an area of 555 square miles (1,440 square km), which includes much of the western part of Sheffield.
With easy road and rail access from Sheffield, the park's hills and escarpments provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor pursuits such as walking, mountain biking, horse riding, climbing, caving, potholing, watersports, fishing, birdwatching, off-roading, hang gliding and paragliding.
There are also abundant historic buildings, picturesque villages & museums to be seen.