Article published: September 6th, 2013

September 7th sees the start of the inaugural Peak District Cycling Festival. The agenda has been published with over 60 rides catering for everyone, from beginners through to seasoned road and off-road cyclists. Rides range from 6k to 160k many of which showcase the regions 65 miles of traffic-free trails and gorgeous landscapes.

If you’re planning to come and cycle Derbyshire’s Peak District, Hard Days Knight provides a selection of group activities ideal for Derbyshire stag weekends and Peak District hen do parties. Own Mountain Biking activity offers everything from a leg-friendly 3 mile route, through to an 8 mile reservoir circuit passing through local villages which both link to the Tissington and High Peak Trails. Mix and match cycling with any selection of shooting and combat, watersports, motorsports or dazzling alternative activities.

Alternatively, you could bring your own bikes and use any one of our outstanding Derbyshire properties as your base. Our Derbyshire accommodation includes everything from tipis and army tents, to Derbyshire holiday cottages, to converted barns, stables and chapels.

For more information on our activities and accommodation, visit