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The Peak District has a wide number of landmarks and places of interest which are worth visiting.  These range from historical houses used in television productions such as Lyme Park, to traditional English villages such as Castleton.

Of course one of the biggest draws to the Peak District is the outstanding natural scenery that the National Park offers, with visitors often heading to one of the Peak Districts three natural areas for recreational activities.  There areas consist of the Dark Peak, The White Peak and the South West Peak.  Scenery and attractions in these areas range from steep Fens, to moorland plateaus and reservoirs.

Those interested in learning more about the Peak District can visit one of the National Parks visitor centres.  These provide information regarding the park and its wildlife, as well as advice in regards to the pursuit of outdoor activities.

In the Peak District, there are so many hills and high points that choosing the best view can seem daunting. In this article, I’ll make it easier for you by highlighting the top viewing spots in the Peak District and explaining what to keep in mind. Don’t forget your camera, as we explore these amazing …

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Welcome to the charming little town of Bakewell, nestled in the heart of the Peak District. This guide is your perfect companion to uncover the simple yet delightful activities Bakewell has to offer. From its famous Bakewell Pudding to its scenic surroundings, we’ll take you on a journey through the best experiences and fun things …

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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 …

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Peak District Caves and Caverns are renowned for their unique and exceptional underground scenes, attracting visitors from all over the UK. Boasting a range from deep, shadowy caverns to cosy, porthole-like nooks, this guide has something to suit everyone’s tastes. In this article, we will explore the top caves and also provide a comprehensive list …

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Reynard’s Cave, also known as Reynard’s Kitchen, is a small cave with a stunning portal entrance situated deep in the Dovedale Gorge of Derbyshire’s Peak District National Park. The cave offers a great adventure, making it understandable that it’s a popular point of interest in the area. Join me as we uncover what you need …

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Amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Peak District lies a historic gem, wrapped in tales of opulence, and eventual decline.  Errwood Hall, though now a mere shadow of its former self, tells the tale of a bygone era where luxury met nature.  Venture with me into the heart of Goyt Valley, as we unravel the …

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Nestled in Derbyshire’s High Peak, Castleton is a historic village renowned for its blend of rugged beauty and tranquil surrounding landscapes.  It boasts a rich tapestry of medieval history, ancient lead mines, and enchanting caverns. Today, this former mining hub is a magnet for tourists, offering scenic walks, unique geological wonders, and a glimpse into …

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Stanage Edge, is a prominent feature of the Peak District, with its striking cliffs. A short distance from the equally breathtaking Bamford Edge. Delve into a majestic walk along the rugged escarpment, with this circular route extending over 7km with the option to increase or decrease at your leisure.   So brace yourself for a steep …

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Stainsby is a small village in the Peak District, located near the town of Chesterfield. History Stainsby has a long history, dating back to the Saxon era. The village was once part of the ancient Wapentake of Scarsdale, which was a territorial division used in the Anglo-Saxon period. The name Stainsby is believed to have …

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