The following activities all require booking in advance. The information given is as accurate as possible based on 2019 prices and the providers own websites. Please check carefully when booking as we cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies.
Northfield Farm, Flash, Near Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 0SW
2019 Prices per/person
1hr - £34 2hr - £55 2.5hr - £70 3hr - £80 Full Day - £110
Booking in advance required
The rides, mostly 2 hours in length follow the old pack horse trails to such beauty spots as Three Shires Head, where the 3 county boundaries meet, (Cheshire, Staffordshire and
Derbyshire) Normally starting at 10.30am or 2.00pm, all rides are accompanied by qualified staff. Over 30 mostly home bred horses and ponies, which will anyone from the first timer to the more experienced rider.
Off Banks Lane, after Sprinks Lane, Kingsley, Staffordshire ST10 2BX
(m) 07775 604210 Gareth
Pre-booked guided tours and experiences
See a wide variety of owls, hawks, falcons and eagles up close. Book a flying experience, or learn how to use birds of prey for hunting.
All prices are per person
BIRD FLYING £50 hr
Take trained hawks into the surrounding woods where a member of staff will teach you how to fly & work the bird in its natural environment.
MINI EXPERIENCE £35
approx 2hrs (min 2 people)
Choose this for a taster experience of falconry – meet a variety of birds of prey up close, learn about their husbandry & have a go at interactive bird flying.
HALF DAY EXPERIENCE £100
Get behind the scenes to experience the day to day running of the park, and learn the basics of falconry. You will then have the chance to spend some time handling a variety of birds and owls. Finally you will take a trained hawk into the surrounding woods to fly the bird in a
FULL DAY HUNTING EXPERIENCE £125
(including pub lunch)
An exciting full day’s hunting in the beautiful Churnet Valley. After some basic training, head off into the valley after a chosen quarry with highly trained hawks. Following a well earned stop for some lunch at the local pub which boasts an award winning lunch, the hunt will
continue until dusk approaches! Definitely not for the faint hearted!
QUAD BIKING & MORE
Wild Park Farm, Wildpark Ln, Brailsford, Ashbourne DE6 3BN
£55 per person (10 miles)
£69 per person (15 miles)
Booking in advance required
Wild Park Derbyshire is a centre of excellence for quad biking ! An “extreme” quad bike trekking centre with over 200 acres of land to play with, which include mature woodlands, swamps, brooks, open fields, mounds and speed arenas. Experiences roughly last between 2 and 2.5 hrs, depending on which length of trek you do.
Paintballing, Lasertag and Archery also available. Phone or visit website for details.
TRIALS BIKE EXPERIENCE
Blackshaw Farm Blackshaw | Blackshaw Moor, Leek ST13 8TR, England
Booking in advance essential. Closed Sunday
SHORT DAY EXPERIENCE -
£120 per person
9.30am to 2pm short break for refreshments.
FULL DAY EXPERIENCE -
£150 per person
9.30am to 3.30/4.00pm - includes refreshments and a full homemade hearty lunch.
Whether you’re a seasoned road rider, dirt bike junky or have never even ridden a motorbike before, these experience days are perfect for giving yourself a new challenge to get your teeth in to under the guidance of expert instructors. Trials Biking is really an individual sport, no matter what your ability there’s a challenge and thrill waiting for you to take on. Max of 10 people per day.
200+ acres of working farm land, overlooking the Roaches mountain range, the perfect venue for you to learn the wonderful world of trials riding.
07831 840233 (Pete)
Booking online or by phone
Prices start from £20 - based on joining an open group of 4 or more
Millers Dale Bridge provides the most spectacular Peak District abseil site. Here you can have your Derbyshire abseiling adrenaline rush! Your challenge is to abseil over the arch, which is above the River Wye. This gives you an 80 ft abseil of which 70 ft is free hanging!
A session will last a maximum of 2.5 hrs and we guarantee that each participant will get a minimum of 3 abseils!
Meeting point Millers Dale Station car park
Morning session - 9.30 am
Afternoon session - 1.00 pm
Summer evening session - 6.30 pm
You will need £3.50 for the car park
Carsington Water, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST
Watersports 10am - 6.00pm
On-line booking in advance essential
90 min Taster Sessions from £20 -
Paddle Boarding, Windsurfing, Sailing
Paddlesports Hire -
Sit on tops - suitable for beginners
Singles - £12.00 per hour
Doubles - £15.00 per hour
Canadian Canoes - suitable for beginners
£15.00 per 1/2 hour (2/3 people)
Stand Up Paddleboards - suitable for beginners
£12.00 per 1 hour (1 person)
Rowing Boats - suitable for beginners
£15.00 per 1/2 hour (5 people)
Kayaks suitable for people with experience
£12.00 per hour
Sailing Dinghy Hire/Windsurfing Hire -
Range of equipment for hire depending on your ability.