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For Ben, there's nothing better than spending time in the great outdoors with friends, family, Murphy the Cocker Spaniel and a flask of coffee. Living in Manchester and having studied Animal and Plant Science at the University of Sheffield, the Peak District is one of his go-to, favourite places.

When he's not spending time in nature, Ben is a father of one, a professional writer and the founder of sustainable living website, Tiny Eco Home Life.


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The Peak District has a wide range of hotels to suit the needs of every different type of traveller and guest.  From luxurious spa retreats and sprawling rentals to cosy inns and budget-friendly options, the Peaks has it all. Who wouldn’t want to stay in this stunning National Park in the heart of England? In …

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Most visitors flock to the Peak District to explore its stunning landscapes, beautiful towns, hiking trails and reservoirs. But the area also boasts some fantastic wild swimming locations.  Taking a dip in these pristine, nature-filtered waters is an experience like no other. Refreshing dip, uplifting and rejuvenating. So, whether you’re a seasoned wild swimmer or …

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Are you looking for a relaxing spa break? How about a relaxing spa break in the Peak District? Sounds even better! For me, venturing into the Peaks makes me feel at ease. As soon as I see the green rolling hills, beautiful landscapes and head through the picturesque villages, my stress levels immediately drop.  So, …

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On the lookout for the best waterfalls in the Peak District National Park? How about finding a beautiful waterfall surrounded by nature and away from the crowds? We’ve got you covered with our fantastic list of Peak District waterfalls in this stunning national park.  Did you know the Peak District is the oldest National Park …

Read More about 16 Unique Peak District Waterfalls (Plus Bonus Hidden Gems)

Are you looking for the best dog-friendly hotels in the Peak District? Good, you’ve hit the right spot. The Peak District is one of my favourite places. It’s a part of the UK where I feel relaxed. At ease. I feel at home. Maybe one day I’ll move to the Peak District, but for now, …

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