Embark on an Epic Adventure

The Ultimate Peak District Road Trip!

Are you ready to hit the road and explore the breathtaking beauty of the Peak District National Park? We’ve got just the thing for you—a brand new road trip that will take you on an unforgettable journey through some of the most scenic areas in the region. So buckle up, grab the keys to our classic Mini Cooper, and let’s get started!

Our Top of the Peaks road trip is designed to immerse you deep into the heart of the Peak District, revealing hidden gems and stunning vistas along the way. To help you navigate this incredible adventure, we’ve curated a route that will take you through four of the most popular scenic areas in the park.

First up on our itinerary is through the Staffordshire Moorlands into Glossop, where you’ll be treated to charming countryside scenery and quaint villages. Take your time exploring the area and soaking in the peaceful ambiance that the Peak District is known for.

Next, we’ll head towards the famous Snake Pass, a legendary road that crosses the Pennines, offering panoramic views that will leave you in awe. As you wind your way through this picturesque route, you’ll be surrounded by the beauty of the Peak District’s rugged landscape. Keep your camera handy—you’ll want to capture these breathtaking moments!, . And don’t forget to make a stop at the majestic Ladybower Dam, a marvel of engineering that’s sure to impress.


Our road trip continues as we venture towards Castleton, home to the iconic Speedwell Cavern and the stunning Winnats Pass. These natural wonders will transport you to a world of awe-inspiring beauty. Make sure to take a moment to breathe in the fresh mountain air and let the splendor of the surroundings wash over you.

As we near the end of our journey, we’ll make a stop at the picturesque Monsal Head Bridge, located on the enchanting Monsal Trail. This spot offers breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and is a favorite among nature enthusiasts and photographers alike.

Finally, our road trip concludes in Wirksworth, a charming town near Matlock. Take some time to explore the streets lined with historic buildings and soak up the local atmosphere. It’s the perfect way to end an incredible adventure through the Peak District.

To make your road trip even more enjoyable, we recommend picking up one of Retro Mini Hire’s scrumptious handmade hampers. These delightful hampers are filled with delicious treats and are perfect for a picnic at the top of a mountain or a scenic spot along the way. Indulge in some mouthwatering goodies while taking in the stunning vistas—the perfect combination!

With our classic Mini Cooper by your side, you’ll navigate the twists and turns of the country roads with ease. Its exceptional grip and maneuverability make it the ideal companion for this epic adventure.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your sense of adventure, pack your camera, and get ready to uncover the hidden treasures of the Peak District National Park. This road trip promises to be an experience you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

Hit the road, soak in the beauty, and let the magic of the Peak District unfold before your eyes!

Safe travels,

Hire our Mini ‘Matilda’ for this road trip for a full day or fun motoring weekend.

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