Walk the Peaks Aviation History

Peak District National Park

The experience

Experience the wild side of the Peak District National Park during a walking tour to the mountain-top crash sites of famous 1940s military aircraft. Enjoy a “Dambusters” themed two-course lunch at the Yorkshire Bridge Inn and view an extensive collection of Dambusters memorabilia. Visit the stunning location of Derwent Dam, the famous WW2 training site for the RAF’s 617 Dambusters squadron. Complete the day with some sweeping hill top views and a chance to reflect on this piece of history and the part played by the Peak District landscape.

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My Guided Walks

  • Discover hidden aviation secrets in the wild landscape of the Peak District
  • Learn about the landscape and its conservation with an expert guide whilst capturing stunning and iconic views of the National Park
  • Enjoy a special themed 2-course lunch at the famous Yorkshire Bridge Inn and view a collection of Dambusters memorabilia

The detail

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7-8 hours

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Group size

3-8 people. Bespoke tour for 1-3 people also available at a different cost.

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Cost per person


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Fitness level

Active. 4-5 hour hill walk.

Parking Facilities

Limited parking on site for up to 5 vehicles. No vehicles larger than a mini bus.

Refreshments and meals

2-course lunch included.

Special equipment needed

Suitable clothing for a day out walking in the hills; walking boots, waterproof jacket, spare warm layers. Over trousers recommended.


April – October. Guests over 18 years only.

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Not accessible for people with mobility issues due to rough and uneven ground.


Intermediate English required to fully appreciate the experience.

Group information

  • Tour operator rate
  • Ad hoc group rate
  • Tour series rate
Peak District

Peak District National Park

Britain’s original National Park, the Peak District is a land of countyside revolution, stately homes, plateaus and valleys, right in the heart of England.