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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…

 

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10 interesting Peak District facts: Tissington Village

10 interesting Tissington Village facts Tissington is a charming village located in the Derbyshire Peak District, known for its picturesque beauty and rich history. Tissington is a quintessential English village that has retained much of its traditional charm. Its idyllic location amidst the rolling hills of the Peak District makes it a popular destination for tourists and nature lovers. The Tissington Hall, a magnificent Jacobean mansion, is the centerpiece of the village and has been owned by the FitzHerbert family for over 500 years. Tissington Hall is a stunning architectural gem that offers guided tours and hosts various events throughout the year. It provides visitors...
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10 interesting Peak District facts: The Peak District National Park

10 interesting Peak District National Park facts : A Natural Haven for Adventure and Exploration The Peak District National Park, situated in the heart of England, is an area of outstanding natural beauty that spans parts of Derbyshire, Cheshire, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire. It covers an area of 555 square miles (1,438 square kilometers) and attracts over 10 million visitors each year, making it one of the most popular national parks in the United Kingdom Established in 1951, the Peak District was the first national park in the United Kingdom, paving the way for the creation of 14 other national parks in the country. The Peak...
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Spring at Wildhive Callow Hall

Spring is emerging and it’s the perfect time to hike or bike across the stunning Peak District! At Wildhive, forget-me-nots, wild garlic and bluebells carpet the woodland floor as the birds build their nests amongst the flowering trees. The kitchen gardens start to flourish with seasonal produce and the friendly team look forward to welcoming you for a memorable stay. Immerse yourself in nature and reconnect with friends and family in the beautiful surroundings of Wildhive Callow Hall. Rated Hotel of the Year by The Sunday Times in 2021, this fabulously stylish destination is set in 35 acres of ancient woodlands and wild meadows on...
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10 interesting Peak District facts: Bakewell

10 interesting Peak District facts about Bakewell Bakewell, a small town in the heart of the Peak District, is famous for its unique Bakewell pudding, but there is so much more to this charming place than just its dessert. In this article we'll share with you ten interesting facts about Bakewell that you may not have known before. So let's dive in! Bakewell is the only town in the Peak District National Park Bakewell is the only town wholly within the Peak District National Park, located in the heart of Derbyshire. It is a charming and picturesque town, which attracts visitors from all over the...
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10 interesting Peak District facts: Hathersage

10 interesting Peak District facts about Hathersage Hathersage is a small but charming village located in the heart of the Peak District, a popular tourist destination. The village is nestled in the Hope Valley and is surrounded by stunning scenery, including rolling hills and babbling brooks. Hathersage has a rich history and culture, and there are many interesting facts about this picturesque town that make it a must-visit destination for tourists. In this article, we will explore 10 interesting facts about Hathersage in the Peak District. 10 Interesting Facts About Hathersage in the Peak District: 1. Hathersage is believed to have been founded by the...
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A Visit to Youlgreave – Exploring the Hidden Gems

Youlgreave Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Peak District, Youlgreave is a charming English village that boasts a rich history and natural beauty. Whether you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life or simply want to immerse yourself in the great outdoors, a visit to Youlgreave promises to be an unforgettable experience. We'll take a closer look at some of the best things to see and do in Youlgreave, as well as some practical tips for planning your trip. Youlgreave is a picturesque village located in the heart of the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, England. With a rich history...
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Top 5 Half Term Things to Do in the Peak District

The February Half Term is now upon us and Let's Go Peak District is here to help you explore the best of the Peak District National Park with your children. Take a look at our pick of the Top 5 Half Term Things to Do in the Peak District and surrounding areas! Make History at Bolsover Castle When?18-26 February 2023, 10.00am-4.00pmWhere?Bolsover Castle, Bolsover, Derbyshire S44 6PRHow much? £14.20 per adult; £8.50 per child; £36.90 per familySuitable for: EveryoneMore info:Click HERE                Details: Join characters from the past for historical high jinks and hands-on shenanigans at Bolsover Castle this half-term. This fairytale castle on the edge of the Peak...
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Wassailing at Amber Valley Vineyards

Wassailing at Amber Valley Vineyards On Saturday 28th January 2023 from 4.00-7.00pm Amber Valley Vineyards will be holding their annual Wessington Wassail event. Crowds of people of all ages will gather in the orchards to invoke the spirits of the apple trees and ward off evil spirits by making a clamour! It's a lively evening with a bonfire, pizza, a barbecue, wines, ales and cider, plus a flaming torch procession and a ceremony to bless the apple trees, wishing them good health for the year ahead. Find out more here... What is Wassailing? The ancient Celtic tradition of Wassailing has roots as deep and old...
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A Step Back in Time: History of the Peak District

Covering more than 555 square miles, The Peak District National Park boasts everything from bewitching moors, dales, springs, caverns, gnarled forests and breathtaking vistas to idyllic mediaeval market towns, miles of footpaths and cycle trails to be explored.  The beauty of the Peak District It’s also one of the UK’s best holiday destinations, attracting more than 10 million visitors every year.  Whilst this outstandingly beautiful part of the UK is probably best known for its Bakewell Pudding, you’ll also find the purest natural mineral water in the world and inspiring historical tales of bravery, plague and progress.  All these things make it the perfect staycation...
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Peak District Country Houses and Estates

The Children’s Country House at Sudbury

The Children's Country House at Sudbury “It’s a place where the past sometimes gets caught up in the cracks.” So explains one of the National Trust guides to the small troop of children about to embark upon a journey of adventure through the magnificent 17th Century country house of Sudbury Hall on the edge of the Peak District. They all stare up at her, eyes shining, and race off in eager exploration.   This is also a place where magic drifts through the corridors, sparkles in the old ballroom and weaves its way about the books in the libraries. Sudbury Hall is now open to the...
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