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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

 

Visiting the Peak District

The Iconic Buxton Crescent Hotel

View the Buxton Crescent Hotel Listing The Buxton Crescent Hotel The Buxton Crescent Hotel, dating back to the 1780s, is a historic landmark and one of England's most architecturally significant buildings. It is a 4-star deluxe boutique hotel located in the beautiful spa town of Buxton in Derbyshire, known for its thermal springs beneath it, which provide natural health benefits. The Buxton Crescent Hotel offers 81 stylish rooms and suites, suitable for business trips, romantic breaks, family getaways, informal gatherings, or hosting a whole wedding party. Some rooms at the Buxton Crescent Hotel are pet-friendly, so your pampered pooch can enjoy luxurious living too. The...
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The Peak District National Park

It reaches into five counties: Derbyshire, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire, and Greater Manchester. The park is made up of impressive gritstone edges (Dark Peak), steep limestone dales (White Peak), and rolling hills and farmland (South West Peak). The highest point is Kinder Scout at 2,086ft (636 meters).
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The Peacock at Barlow

Country Pub with Rooms and a Microbrewery With its own on-site microbrewery, The Peacock at Barlow has preserved the history of a typical English country pub and added a chic touch, making it the ideal location to enjoy a good old-fashioned pint and a delectable meal in the most laid-back, lively, and expansive atmosphere. The Peacock at Barlow, which has a gorgeous elevated patio with breathtaking views of the surrounding Derbyshire countryside, is the ideal place to pause for a meal, a light drink, or a warm cup of coffee while taking in the breathtaking Peak District National Park. Even better, as it is dog...
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Events in the Peak District

Dipping your toes into these vibrant events in the Peak District, it’s impossible to overlook the perfect harmony of tradition and fresh ideas mirrored in every stall. Local creators, from decades-old family businesses to new startups, flaunt their products with unmistakable passion and pride. These markets are more than just a shopper’s paradise; they are an insightful journey into the community’s heartbeat. Roaming through these markets easily becomes one of the must-do things in the Peak District, offering a sneak peek into the region’s artistic pulse and fruitful bounty. But the artistic vibe doesn’t stop with the markets. The events in Derbyshire roll out a...
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Discover the Peak District’s Hidden Gem: The Bike and Boot Hotel!

Bike and Boot Hotel - Peak District Nestled amidst the sprawling beauty of the Peak District, the Bike and Boot hotel isn’t just another regular hotel—it's an experience! View the Bike & Boot Hotel Listing Nestled amidst the sprawling beauty of the Peak District, the Bike and Boot hotel isn’t just another regular hotel - it's an experience! A Dog Lover's Dream:The Peak District Bike and Boot Hotel is more than just dog-friendly. It's a paradise for our furry friends! With 60 dog-friendly rooms, your four-legged pals are not just tolerated; they're celebrated. Picture your canine companion roaming freely, enjoying treats from jars scattered throughout...
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The Great Outdoors Give Me 10 Interesting Peak District Facts

Cycling Adventures: 10 Biking Trails in the Peak District

Biking Trails in the Peak District: The Peak District is renowned for its stunning landscapes, picturesque villages, and diverse outdoor activities. Among these, cycling stands out as one of the most popular and exhilarating ways to explore the region's natural beauty. With a plethora of biking trails catering to all skill levels, the Peak District offers an unforgettable experience for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you are an avid mountain biker or a leisure cyclist, there's a trail waiting for you to embark on an exciting two-wheeled adventure. 10 Biking Trails in the Peak District 1. Biking Trails in the Peak District: The Tissington Trail One of...
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Peak District Gateways

MATLOCK & MATLOCK BATH: Gateway to the Peak District

Exploring Matlock & Matlock Bath: A Journey Through Heritage and Scenic Beauty Nestled in the heart of the Peak District, the picturesque towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath offer a charming blend of rich history, scenic landscapes, and contemporary amenities. As the nerve centre of Derbyshire, these towns have plenty to offer locals and visitors alike. Matlock: A Quintessential Market Town with a Spa Heritage Famed for its hydro and spa treatments during the Victorian era, Matlock is an attractive market town that today serves as a perfect base for exploring the spectacular Peak District and Derbyshire county. Matlock's strategic location, coupled with its well-connected...
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10 Best Peak District Walks

Top 10 Best Peak District Walks with a pub stop The Peak District National Park is a fantastic place to get out for a walk in the countryside, whether you want a gentle riverside stroll or a full day hiking in the hills. By happy coincidence, the Peak District is also well known for its cosy country inns - and what better way to set yourself up for a walk or restore yourself afterwards than with a hearty meal and a local tipple! Always happy to help, we've gathered together a collection of our Top 10 Best Peak District Walks with a pub stop, just...
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Holiday Cottages & Self-Catering in the Peak District National Park

Peak District Holiday Cottages Are you planning a family holiday in the picturesque Peak District National Park? If so, allow Let's Go Peak District to help you out... we will explore the charm of Peak District holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation that is perfect for families seeking that memorable stay in the heart of this beautiful National Park. From breathtaking landscapes to outdoor activities, the Peak District offers an enchanting experience for everyone. Discover the Beauty of the Peak District Nestled in the heart of England, the Peak District National Park is renowned for its stunning landscapes, charming villages, and rich cultural heritage. It covers...
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10 interesting Peak District facts: Blue John

10 interesting Peak District National Park facts : Blue John Origin of the Name: The name "Blue John" is believed to have originated from the French phrase "bleu et jaune," meaning blue and yellow, which accurately describes the distinctive colours found in this gemstone. Unique Geological Formation: Blue John is a rare type of fluorite mineral that is found only in the Castleton area of the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, England. It forms in the veins and cavities of the local limestone, resulting in its beautiful banding patterns. Color Variations: Blue John is known for its captivating colours, which can range from deep...
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