“Oh, to be in England now that April’s there”
– Robert Browning

With an endless list of routes of spectacular scenery and attractions waiting to be explored, it is definitely hard to decide where to go next?

We will try to narrow down to some great options for your road trip including a convenient pick-up location for your motorhome.

Whether it’s a weekend drive or a long leisurely trip with many breaks along the way, that’s all up to you— there’s nothing better than the freedom of the open road.

We can highly recommend the Peak District to Lake District road trip

How long will it take? Five to six days.

Peak District Road Trip Map

The Peak District is a huge and stunning area in Derbyshire, just to the east of Manchester.

A perfect place for a road trip as there is so much to see and do. A motorhome will make it easy to travel between the sites and there are plenty of campsites or hotels to use as you explore.

You pick your motorhome from Sheffield (Sheffield Vaaroom Depot, Kiveton Park Industrial Estate, Manor Road, Kiveton, Sheffield, S26 6PB) – Less than 15 miles from the Prak district national park.

You can park your car in secure parking onsite. Then you get ready for a beautiful and memorable road trip!

Did you know – The Peak District was the UK’s first National Park and is also considered the real ale capital of the world!

When exploring the Peak District, there are steam trains, tramways, cycle paths and even a cable car taking you up to see some stunning views!

There’s also Alton Towers theme park – one of the best in the UK.

Some noteworthy places to explore in the Peak District:

Chatsworth House is well worth a stop, as it is one of the U.K.’s favourite stately homes with 30 magnificent rooms, a 105-acre garden, parkland, a farmyard and one of Britain’s best farm shops.

A visit to the Peak District isn’t complete without a visit to the birthplace of the Bakewell Pudding before setting off to the bright lights of Manchester.

The Lake District – An Artist’s delight

The Lake District National Park is a UNESCO heritage site that makes for the perfect road trip. 

Walking around the lakes and fells to see the magnificent scenery is one of the many pleasures of the area.

Quintessential villages are plentiful as are traditional English pubs with real ale and hearty food. Don’t just rush by on your way from England to Scotland; take a few days and enjoy all that the lakes have to offer.

Most people arrive from the south via Windermere, but to explore the areas hidden gems its worth spending at least three days here.

The Lake District has some of the world’s best scenic drives and a trip along the Honister Pass and Kirkstone Pass are a must.