LOCAL WALKS

From countryside strolls to hikes and climbs, you’ll find a multitude of walks for all abilities through the picturesque Peak District and choosing to stay at the Izaak Walton Hotel offers you the perfect starting point or stopover.
We have collated below seven popular walks near or around the hotel along with links to the websites who originally posted them to allow you download guides.  Printed guides for all the walks are also available at Reception.  Please note not all of these walks start at the hotel, so be sure to check the directions.
We also have “Around & About” maps available from Reception for £3.99 which cover a variety of local areas including Ilam, Hartington and Bakewell.
ILAM PARK to THE STEPPING STONES – 2.5 MILES
DOVEDALE, LIN DALE, THORPE & ILAM – 4 MILES
WETTON to ILAM (CIRCULAR) – 10 MILES
DOVEDALE & THE MANIFOLD VALLEY – 7.5 MILES
ASHBOURNE, THORPE & MAPPLETON – 5.5 MILES
DOVEDALE & TISSINGTON (CIRCULAR) – 7.8 MILES
WETTON WALK – 4.8 MILES

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CYCLING

Explore the spectacular countryside of the Peak District by bicycle, on bridleways, quiet lanes and traffic-free trails. Read More…

FISHING ON THE RIVER DOVE

Take advantage of our 3 mile stretch of the River Dove by purchasing Day Passes during the Grayling & Trout seasons. Read More…

LOCAL GOLF LINKS

There are several highly rated golf clubs in the Peak District all within accessible reach of the Izaak Walton Hotel. Read More…

PLACES TO VISIT

Museums, Halls & Country Houses, Parks, Caverns and plenty of other outdoor activities, all within easy reach of the hotel. Read More…

THE HOTEL

An AA 3 Star converted 17th Century Country House Hotel offering comfort, history and views of outstanding natural beauty. Read More…

FOOD & DRINK

Enjoy fine dining in our 2 AA Rosette awarded Haddon Restaurant, or a drink and a bite to eat in our cosy Dovedale Bar. Read More…