Peak District

Friday, October 16, 2020

Lady Edward explains why this magnificent stately home is so much more than 900 years of history

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Popular local author Roz Watkins talks about her third published crime novel, set in Derbyshire

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Derbyshire is home to an embarrassment of riches when it comes to walking destinations. In this inaugural County walks: the extra mile feature, we explore why Chrome Hill, Crich as well as Linacre and Old Bramton provide perfect inspiration for plotting your own walking itineraries.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Derbyshire Life is calling for your sumptuous shots of our county – and they could be seen by thousands of people in the next edition

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Susie Stokoe, Head of textiles at Chatsworth House, offers a guided tour of a very poignant and personal family collection

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Mike Smith explores the charming, rural Peak District village of Parwich

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Friday, August 28, 2020

This easy-going perambulation of Rudyard Lake is a sneak into Staffordshire on the western fringe of the Peak District

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Nothing beats a walk in the Derbyshire countryside, however few hikes get better than this

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

A selection of circular walks from our archive across the varied landscape of the national park. 
NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

It might mean an early start, but being in the Peak District for the break of dawn is well worth the effort.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Award-winning local photographer Robert Falconer talks through some of his favourite images, captured across our beautiful county.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to soak up the magic than at a local Christmas market?

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Mike Smith explores the north-west of the Peak District National Park with its friendly pubs, picturesque hamlets and tales of abduction

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Friday, October 12, 2018

If you’re walking in the Peak District, the chances are that you could encounter a reservoir at some point during your ramble. There are dozens of resevoirs dotted around all corners of the national park, we pick some of our favourite walks from our archive.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Photographer Graham Dunn concludes his four-stage visual journey of the great Peak District National Park

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Sally Mosley scans her bookshelf for a brief round-up of Peak visitors across the ages who were inspired to celebrate its people and places.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

For several weeks each year whole hillsides seem to turn purple thanks to clusters of tiny flowers. Gary Wallis donned his walking boots, picked up his camera and sallied forth.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Helen Moat reveals the best local spots to discover the stress-relieving and mood-enhancing benefits of immersing yourself in nature.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Andrew McCloy charts the changing fortunes of our traditional village inns, plus a selection of the best Peak District pubs for a perfect summer’s evening.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Looking for somewhere new to explore this weekend? Why not follow Mike Smith to the unspoiled villages of the Dane Valley.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

A picturesque spot is the meeting point of three counties.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

With dense pine forestation overlooked by a miniature Matterhorn mountain, on this walk you can imagine yourself to be hiking in Switzerland rather than the Peak District, writes Sally Mosley

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Experienced walker and author of several Peak District books, Peter Naldrett selects his ten favourite hill climbs

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

A collection of walks in and around the Staffordshire section of the Peak District National Park.

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Monday, March 5, 2018

A collection of walks in and around the Yorkshire section of the Peak District National Park.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

A visual journey through the landscapes of the White Peak with photographer Graham Dunn.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Castleton to Mam Tor named as one of the ten most popular walks in the country

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Buxton is the perfect base for a walking holiday in the Peak District. We pick some of our favourites in the surrounding area.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

A collection of walks in and around the Cheshire section of the Peak District National Park.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Photographer Graham Dunn continues his visual journey of the Peak District National Park

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

With lots of talk about leading a healthy, less stressful life, Helen Moat looks into some ideas for making the most of our surroundings

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Bakewell and Chatsworth House attract thousands of visitors to the Peak District every year. You can enhance your trip by taking a walk in the beautiful countryside that surrounds these two iconic locations.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Photographer Graham Dunn takes us on a local travelogue

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Can you name these watery landmarks within two of the UKs beautiful national parks?

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Monday, March 13, 2017

How well do you know the Peak District? Test your knowledge in this picture based quiz

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Royal Mail analysed over a million UK redirection applications from the last 12 months to reveal the nation’s home moving habits. We look at some of the movers and shakers in Derbyshire.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Some people call this slope on the edge of the Peak District, the ‘Cheshire Matterhorn’.

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Friday, August 19, 2016

From challenging climbing routes to gentle cycle rides, there are facilities catering for everything from the easy to the extreme in Derbyshire and the Peak District.

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Our readers share their photos from this iconic walking spot in the Peak District

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Monday, October 19, 2015

Derbyshire’s grand country houses, charming towns and villages and beautiful countryside have formed the backdrop for Hollywood films, period dramas and memorable television moments

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

In search of a delicious meal in the Peak District? These atmospheric venues all offer fine food, real ales and a warm welcome

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Celebrating Derbyshire’s rich heritage, we highlight some of the best museums in the local area

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Seek out these local beauty spots for an al fresco feast to remember

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Gordon Danks is celebrating his 40th year as a National Park Ranger. Derbyshire Life talks to him about the joys and challenges of a working life spent in the beautiful Peak District

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Friday, May 15, 2015

View work from some of the area’s finest artists at these local galleries

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Geocaching is an exciting outdoor treasure hunt for the digital generation

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Monday, April 13, 2015

From stately homes to show caves, a round-up of some of the best places to visit

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Exploring five top county destinations the Italian way

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Covering over 550 square miles, there's plenty to discover in the Peak District National Park. We select ten of our favourites areas that would be ideal for a short walking break.

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Mike Smith looks forward to a bright (and possibly white) Christmas in the Peak District

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