Peak District


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Peak District

 (pēk)
An area of west-central England at the southern end of the Pennines. Consisting largely of rolling uplands, it is the site of Britain's first national park (founded 1951).
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Peak District

n
(Placename) 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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Tesni lives near Sheffield in the Peak District and runs several wildlife photography courses in the UK, including a deer rut workshop at Bradgate Park.
Janet and Peter Cowin, and Janet's sister Joanne Bowd, moved to Caithness eight years ago from the Peak District.
A Stafford Opticians has signed up to hike a marathon across the Peak District to raise money for charity.
the Woodhead Pass, in the Peak District, was closed because of snow and a collision, while Leicestershire Police said the fast lane of the M1, between Junctions 22 and 23, was "unsafe" due to snowfall.
Winnats Pass in the Peak District near Castleton, Derbys, was blanketed in snow and a car overturned in Royton, Gtr Manchester.
Photographing the Peak District by Gilbert & Ryan, PhotoVue, [pounds sterling]27.95 The Yorkshire Coast and North York Moors by John Potter, Myriad, [pounds sterling]15.95 Short Walks in the Peak District by Brian Spencer, Collins, [pounds sterling]6.99
The PS2.15m deal to buy 186 hectares (460 acres) of land in the Peak District - an area equivalent to 260 football pitches - is the biggest farm land acquisition by the Trust since it bought Trevose Head in Cornwall in 2016.
Graindourge cheese dairy Four-course Christmas Day lunch with half a bottle of wine per person, mineral water and coffee and two course Christmas Day dinner and evening entertainment Six nights' four-star dinner, bed and buffet breakfast hotel accommodation A not-to-be-missed pre-Christmas break Spend time in the Yorkshire spa town of Harrogate with its traditional 'British' Christmas Market, visit Buxton and enjoy a scenic tour through the beautiful Peak District.
GAMEKEEPERS from nine shooting estates in the Peak District returned to Saddleworth Moor to help combat the devastating wildfire.
Members of New Directions Rugby will be taking part in a sponsored walk over the Peak District, to raise money for specialist equipment for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autism.
The 20-mile walk, on Saturday April 28, is organised by the Friends of the Peak District and goes from Holme via the Pennine Way and Black Hill across the moors to Marsden, then follows the Friends' Peak District Boundary Walk back to Holme around the northern-most tip of the National Park via the spectacular Royd Edge and Digley Reservoir.