Peak District Events in July 2017
The warmest month is upon us and so is the time to enjoy all the fun outdoor activities. The Peak District is hosting a number of events that we’re sure you and your whole family can enjoy. Let’s go outside and explore!
Trouw Nutrition Coffee Morning & Guided Walk
When: 7th July
Where: Ashbourne Town Hall
More information: www.ashbournetowncouncil.gov.uk
At this free community event, organised by volunteers is created to give something back to the Ashbourne Community. Town Hall will be holding a coffee morning, followed by a guided walk that will finish at around 2:30 pm. Please, make sure you book your place at the guided tour, as places are limited. Call the Visitor Information Centre on 01335 343666, for more information.
Ashbourne Sheep Fair
When: 8th July
Where: Market Place, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1EU
More information: www.ashbournesheepfair.co.uk
Time flies! It’s already been a year since last annual Ashbourne Sheep Fair. Up to 15 different breeds of sheep will be presented in the center of Ashbourne on the ancient market square. Everything related with sheep and lamb will be available. Great live music bands, sheep shearing, and wool spinning demonstrations await you at the festival. Delicious lamb dishes, including a spit roast lamb, will be provided by Kniveton Cider Co. Come and bring your friends!
VitalityMove Jessica Ennis-Hill’s Running Festival
When: 9th July
Where: Chatsworth, Peak District National Park
More information: www.vitalitymove.co.uk
Jessica, being passionate about music and running, created a festival that will be enjoyed by entire family. There are many activities, from traditional 5k & 10k distances to an unlimited number of 1-mile ‘Music Miles’. Legendary DJ Trevor Nelson will be creating a fun atmosphere throughout the entire day.
Nordic Walking Taster
When: 19th July
Where: Ilam Park, Peak District Nation Park
More information: www.nationaltrust.org.uk
There are many benefits in the use of poles, not only do your upper body muscles are getting a very good workout but also you walking technique becomes more stable and comfortable.
Magical History Tour-Bolsover
When: 25th July
Where: High Street, Bolsover, Magical History Tour-Bolsover
More information: www.visitchesterfield.info
This amazing opportunity, organised as part of the Walking for Health scheme, will take place for the next 5 months. This is a perfect way to meet new people, get active and learn something new.
If you are looking for a place to stay while attending one of these events, check out our venues located in the Peak District