Peak District


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Peak District

or

The Peak,

dissected plateau, c.30 mi (50 km) long and 22 mi (35 km) wide, Derbyshire, central England, forming the southern extremity of the Pennines. Kinderscout (2,088 ft/636 m) is the highest peak. Dovedale and Wyedale are the region's major valleys. Peak District has many caves including Peak Cavern and Speedwell. Peak District National Park (c.500 sq mi/1,295 sq km) was established in 1951.

Peak District

a region of N central England, mainly in N Derbyshire at the S end of the Pennines: consists of moors in the north and a central limestone plateau; many caves. Highest point: 727 m (2088 ft.)
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Whether you prefer a challenging walk in the Roaches, Stanage Edge and Dark Peak or a more relaxing wander through the pretty villages and valleys of the Peak District, Dovedale is the perfect base.
Major organization : PEAK DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY
Whatever the history, well dressing is a colourful sight for summer visitors to the Peak District or - on a much smaller scale - in Cheshire, South Yorkshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire.
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The novel starts off slowly, less action-filled than the reader might want or expect, although the descriptions of Edendale and Ben's beloved Peak District, as well as the more rural countryside is, as usual, wonderfully descriptive and evocative.
Alan Charles, Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner said: "ese birds of prey are now almost extinct over the grouse moors in the Peak District thanks to unscrupulous people trying to eliminate them due to their misguided view that they interfere with grouse shoots.
The underlying geology gives the area many of its special qualities and is one of the reasons why the Peak District was designated as the UK's first National Park in 1951.
I find it easier to unearth winners in big-field handicaps than in small-field conditions races and the one I suggest backing at the bottom of the weights is Peak District.
Barnatt, senior survey archaeologist for the Peak District National Park Authority, surveyed the estate in the 1990s; veteran freelance landscape archaeologist Bannister specializes in the woodlands and history of the Wealden landscape.
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The UK's first National Park, the Peak District, boasts spectacular views from its mountain scenery as well as in its sheltered dales and quaint villages.