Cycling and walking

Cyclists welcomeWalkers welcomeBlakelow Farm Holiday Cottages are Cyclists Welcome and Walkers Welcome accredited by Quality in Tourism for VisitEngland.

This means we provide excellent facilities and information to make your stay more enjoyable.

cycling-in-the-peak-districtFor cyclists we provide the following:

  • A lockable room fitted with cycle racks
  • A tap near the cycle shed to clean bikes and equipment
  • Cycle repairs kits and pumps
  • First aid kits
  • Information on local and Peak District cycle routes
  • Information on cycle outlets and hire shops
  • Information on local cycle shops and hire outlets, use your cottage privilege card for discount on cycle hire.


walking-the-padley-gorgeFor walkers we provide the following:

  • First aid kits
  • Boot scrapers near front doors
  • An outside tap and water butt to clean boots and equipment
  • Information on local outdoor activity shops
  • A huge amount of information, walks, maps, and books are available for guests in the utility barn.

So why not lace up your boots, or dig out your lycra, and head outside because you’ll find some of the best walking and cycling in the country. You can always have a chat with us if you’d like some suggestions and advice on length and ease of walks or best cycle routes.