Peak District Stag Party Activities

Gin Tastings Peak District

If you are looking to arrange a stag party in a rural location, look no further than having your stag do in the Peak District National Park. The Peak District offers a wealth of outdoor activities for stag groups and there are plenty of large self catering houses in stunning locations to choose from. In this blog post we’ve put together a list of fun activities that can be enjoyed by your stag party guests.

Peak District Stag Party Ideas

The Peak District National Park is the perfect place to have your stag party. The scenery is breathtaking with hundreds of miles of trails to explore whether on foot or by cycling. Sitting in a Peak District pub with your friends in front of a roaring fire with a pint of real ale is the perfect way to end the day.


Shooting Activities For Your Peak District Stag Do

The Yeaveley Estate near to the beautiful market town of Ashbourne offers a range of activities for corporate groups, stag parties and hen parties. The shooting packages that the estate offers are very popular with stag groups and make a great activity for your Peak District stag do. The estate also offers a fantastic range of other activities perfect for your Peak District stag party such as fly fishing, hovercrafting, archery and game butchery courses and there is on site accommodation too if you’d like your whole Peak District stag weekend to take place in one location. There is even a pub serving good beer and food at the entrance to the estate. Check out The Yeaveley Arms website for more information.

Peak District stag activities

Peak District Stag Party Whisky Tasting

Here at Distilled Events we host whisky tastings for stag parties in the Peak District. We host whisky tastings for stag dos in large self catering houses throughout the Peak District National Park. During our stag group whisky tasting you and your guests will taste 6 wonderful single malt whiskies from around Scotland and hear all about the history of Scotch whisky and how it makes the amazing journey from field to table. To enquire about a whisky tasting for your Peak District stag party or to check availability please call David on 07875 405 980 or click here to use our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Peak District Gin Tastings

At Distilled Events we also host gin tastings. If your party is in the Peak District book us to come to you and we will host your very own gin tasting experience. At our gin tastings guests taste 6 great gins before mixing the perfect serve G&T with each with garnishes as suggested by the distillers. We supply all the gins, glassware, tonics, ice and garnishes and we also include a ‘guess the botanicals’ quiz to make sure the experience is fun as well as informative. For more information or to book a Peak District gin tasting please call David on 07875 405 980 or click here to use our contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Bespoke Cycling Adventures For Peak District Stag Groups

Our friends True North Adventures offer bespoke cycling adventures, E-bike hire and cycling holidays in the Peak District.  True North Adventures guide, teach skills and offer coaching for all cycling disciplines, e-mountain bikes, mountain biking, gravel riding and road riding. They offer unique, bespoke guided cycling adventures throughout the Peak District, Derbyshire Dales and the Staffordshire Moorlands. There is also accommodation available if you would like to keep your stag party in one location in stunning surroundings. There is no better place than the Peak District for a bespoke cycling weekend for your stag party guests.

Peak District Stag Party Activities

Peak District Stag Party Paddlesports

Tittesworth Water Sports offer a wide range of outdoor activities which would make a great day out for guests on your Peak District stag party. Tittesworth reservoir is situated on the Southern edge of the Peak District National park and has stunning views across the Staffordshire Moorlands and The Roaches. There are many things to get involved in at the water sport centre. Your stag party guests could enjoy canoeing, kayaking, raft building, archery, and axe throwing in stunning surroundings. After a day on the water, no trip to Tittesworth is complete without a visit to The Lazy Trout pub for excellent food and ale.

Fly Fishing in the Peak District National Park

For small Peak District stag party groups a day out on the river or on a lake fly fishing for trout is a wonderful way to spend a day beautiful surroundings. The Peak District is one of the best areas for fly fishing in the UK. There are many rivers and lakes to choose from, whether fishing from bank or from a boat. There is also tuition available for novices and guides to help you get the most from your day on the water. Here are some links to some of our favourite places to fly fish:

The Peacock at Rowsley – The Peacock is the hub for the Haddon Estate fisheries which offers some of the finest and most extensive dry fly fishing for wild brown trout and wild rainbow trout in the country. The river Wye is famous for being the only UK river with wild rainbow trout as well as wild brown trout. Fly fishing tuition is available nearby at the Bakewell Fly Fishing Shop with Peter Arfield. Local guides are also available.

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Ladybower Fishery – If you prefer reservoir fishing Ladybower Fishery in the Upper Derwent Valley offers 13 miles of bank fishing and has 15 boats with petrol outboards for hire. The lake is stocked with both rainbow and blue trout as well as having a population of native wild brown trout.

Peak district stag activities

Peak District Stag Party accommodation

The Peak District has many large self catering holiday houses that are perfect for your Peak District Stag party. We regularly host whisky tastings for stag parties at houses that can be booked via Party Houses UK and Peak Venues. All of the houses are very well equipped, spacious and perfectly situated to get to your Peak District stag do activities.

Large Accomodation Stag Party Hen Party


Large Accommodation Stag party hen party

Contact Us

We hope you found our information about Peak District stag party activity ideas useful. If you would like more information about our whisky tastings or gin tastings, please call David on 07875 405 980 or complete the form below and we’ll get back to you very quickly.





Whisky Tastings Near You in Autumn 2018

Whisky Tasting

The air is getting cooler and the nights longer, all of a sudden it is feeling very much the time of year that lends itself to enjoying a good single malt whisky by the fire, or failing that 6 drams with us at one of our very special Single Malt Whisky Tasting Experiences at a venue near you soon!

Autumn 2018 Whisky Tastings

The diary is packed with private whisky tastings all over the UK this Autumn but we are also putting together a schedule of Single Malt Whisky Tasting Experiences for which you will be able to buy tickets for you and your whisky friends. We would love to see you at one of our whisky tastings.


Brighton – Southern Belle, Hove. 6pm Saturday 10th Nov – Click here for more info and tickets

Alton, Staffordshire The Bulls Head, 7.30pm Thurs 29th Nov – Click here for more info and tickets

Sheffield Picture House Social, 7pm Fri 30th Nov – Click here for more info and tickets

Stone, Staffordshire – Venue TBC – Thurs 13th Dec – Contact us for more info


Whisky Tastings

Our whisky tastings are different to those hosted by our competitors. Our tastings are authentic. We’ve lived and worked at the coal face of spirit distilling. We’ve managed iconic malt whisky distilleries in Scotland, so when we talk to you about whisky, it is with passion and experience. We are not trying to sell you anything other than Scotland and its gift to the world, Scotch whisky.

We don’t work for any big brands, we are not sales representatives and we are not brand ambassadors but what we are is passionate about good single malt whisky.

We regularly host both private whisky tastings and ticketed whisky tastings throughout the United Kingdom.

What to Expect From Our Whisky Tastings

  • Always hosted by either David Wood (formerly Distillery Manager at Caol Ila Distillery on Islay or Leonie Wood formerly Marketing and Visitor Centre Manager at Kilchoman Distillery on Islay)
  • A tasting of at least six single malt whiskies from around Scotland
  • You’ll hear about the history of the Scotch whisky industry
  • A look into whisky production
  • How to taste whisky and choosing glassware
  • A fun and factual event exploring Scotch whiskies whilst avoiding the usual anecdotes

Private Whisky Tastings

Wherever you are in the UK (or further afield) we can host a private whisky tasting for you. Whether it be a whisky tasting for your corporate events or a whisky tasting for your clients or a whisky tasting for your stag party, please contact us for more information or to book.

Tastings in The Peak District

We are based in the Peak District National Park. If you are having a family gathering, a stag party or a hen party in the Peak District and you would like information about having us host either a gin tasting or whisky tasting for you in your accommodation please get in touch. We regularly host tastings in large self catering accommodation in the Peak District, including houses owned and managed by Party Houses UK and Peak Venues.

We provide everything you need for your whisky tasting or gin tasting in the Peak District, all we need from you is an area within the property where we can host the tasting.

Contact Us

To get in touch, please complete the form below and we will reply to you very quickly. Alternatively please call David on 07875 405 980.