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Peak District Blog

The Peak District Blog

 

An inspiring Peak District Blog from the folks at the #1 Peak District destination website, Let’s Go Peak District. You will find news, inspiration, facts and lots more… lots, lots more, such as walks in every Peak District county, bike rides, Peak District Voices from those live and work in the Peak District National Park. The Let’s Go Peak District website categorises and makes finding information easy, so some good places to start may be our really popular…

 

Peak District Blog categories: Best Days Out in the Peak District | Peak District Voices | Peak District Villages | Peak District Walks & Trails | Peak District Press Releases

 

#LetsGoPeakDistrict Peak District Voices

Paradox of the Thief by Nigel Plant – A Peak District Thriller

Paradox of the Thief by Nigel Plant - A Peak District Thriller We love supporting local talents and were delighted to read about this exciting new book from local author Nigel Plant, an archeological adventure set in the wild Peak District countryside. The discovery of an ancient scroll on Froggat Edge leads to a gripping battle of the classes as two factions pursue buried treasure from legends of the past amidst the rugged landscape of the Peak District. Reed Hascombe and his friends face their arch enemy Coulson as they embark on a thrilling race to uncover long-lost treasures and hidden artefacts using secret maps...
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Peak District Country Houses and Estates

Thornbridge Hall

Set amongst 80 acres of stunning parkland in Ashford-in-the-Water, with direct access from the Monsal Trail, Thornbridge Hall beckons you to discover a world of history, natural beauty and delightful experiences. This Grade II listed stately home offers a blend of grandeur, quirkiness and welcoming, dog friendly hospitality, making it the perfect destination for a memorable day out for the whole family, and the most romantic wedding venue.
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Peak District Voices Carina Humberstone

Cycling in the Peak District

Cycling in the Peak District Buxton-based Carina Humberstone has been encouraging others to explore the great outdoors for over 30 years and loves nothing more than riding her bike through the British countryside. She is a qualified bike leader and a member of her local mountain rescue team. Carina is the author of 'Scenic Cycling in the Peak District', a guide containing details of 19 beautiful circular cycling routes in the southern and central Peak District. She was keen to tell us more about her favourite places to explore by bike in our national park... Cycling has benefits for both mental and physical health and...
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Peak District Country Houses and Estates

Eyam Hall

Eyam Hall Eyam Hall Eyam Hall is a beautiful Jacobean country house, built in 1672, just after the plague in Eyam ended. It is still owned and managed by the Wright family, who have lived there for more than eleven generations.   The hall and its lovely walled gardens are open to the public on selected days throughout the year, and the old stable yard houses a number of local craft and food shops.  Please check Eyam Hall's website HERE for opening dates and times before your visit. You can read more about the fascinating village of Eyam HERE.
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Surprising Peak District Facts

Exploring the Splendour of the Peak District Peak District Facts: Nestled in the heart of England, the Peak District National Park stands as a testament to natural beauty, historical richness, and cultural heritage. As the inaugural National Park of the UK, established in 1951, it spans an impressive landscape that crosses Derbyshire, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire, and Greater Manchester. We delve into the myriad wonders of the Peak District, offering insights into its geographical expanse, historical significance, natural wonders, outdoor activities, conservation efforts, and cultural attractions. Geographical Expanse and Diverse Counties The Heart of England's Natural Beauty The Peak District is a beacon of natural beauty,...
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Natural Beauty and Heritage

The Peak District National Park stands as a beacon of natural beauty, rich history, and cultural significance. Spanning an impressive 555 square miles, this national treasure is not only the inaugural member of Britain's national parks but also a testament to the enduring allure of the English countryside. Its landscapes are a tapestry of rugged moorlands, serene valleys, and dramatic hills, each telling a story of geological marvels, human history, and conservation triumphs.
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Cycling Adventures in the Peak District: Your Questions Answered

Biking Trails in the Peak District: The Peak District is well-known for its breathtaking scenery, quaint villages, and wide range of outdoor pursuits. Cycling is one of the most well-liked and thrilling ways to see the natural beauty of the area.
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Discover the Unmatched Charm of the Derwent Valley Mills

Derwent Valley Mills The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, which is located in the heart of Derbyshire and is a testament to the beginning of the modern industrial era, is a must-visit location for anyone who is interested in history, nature, or innovation. This remarkable site, stretching from the picturesque Matlock Bath in the north to the vibrant city of Derby in the south, offers a unique glimpse into the industrial revolution's impact on the British countryside. With its rich tapestry of historic mill complexes, serene river weirs, quaint villages, and the intertwining paths of rail and canal, the Derwent Valley Mills invite explorers...
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#LetsGoPeakDistrict Peak District Voices Trundl

trundl-ing For Good!

trundl-ing For Good! We are delighted to welcome social entrepreneur Hilary Mines to talk about her innovative and unique walking app, trundl, which turns your everyday walks into donations to UK charities! Hil's story is an inspiring tale of overcoming personal challenges to create a force for social good. © Fiona Bailey Photography For three decades Hil, the founder of trundl, a unique UK walking for charity app, has lived near the Peak District and enjoyed many hours exploring its natural beauty. However, in her late forties, circumstances changed dramatically. Not only did she require urgent surgery on a compressed spinal cord, in 2021 she learned that...
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Visiting the Peak District

Oaker Farm in the Peak District

Oaker Farm Holiday Cottages offer clean, home-from-home accommodation in three beautiful cottages and a bespoke Shepherd's Hut in the Peak District countryside, near Hope village, offering a perfect location for exploring the area. Oaker Farm Peak District Holidays Oaker Farm Holiday Cottages and Haddy's Hut are owner-managed, providing a home-from-home experience. Located under Lose Hill, they offer stunning views of the Hope Valley, making them ideal for cycling, walking, sightseeing, or simply relaxing. The owners are always available to help ensure a comfortable stay. The farm is only a 20-minute walk from a local pub, which offers home-cooked food and beers. The village of Hope...
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