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).

Peak District

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(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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Sarah Fowler, chief executive of the Peak District National Park, said: "This is a massive vote of confidence in our work in the Peak District and South Pennines.
Several organisations in the Peak District National Park in England are trying to restore and conserve the moorland habitat.
Located on the edge of Peak District National Park, you could be soaking up the glorious surroundings of Moorside Grange, where you can relax to your heart's content for a luxurious stay including dinner, bed and breakfast
Located on the edge of Peak District National Park, soak up the glorious surroundings of Moorside Grange, and enjoy one of the many superb local, country walks.
95pp for 2 days Chatsworth House is one of the most magical places of the Peak District National Park at Christmas time, with farm produce, garden & gift shops set in stunning scenery.
Many of the authors focus on natural and policy-driven changes in the Peak District National Park, the oldest national park in Britain.
According to the Peak District National Park Authority, a meeting recently took place between the authority's chief executive, Jim Dixon, and Martin Taylor, chief executive of Long Clawson Dairy.
In early October 2007, ITL began renovating a sewerage pumping main running between the picturesque towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath, which are located near the Peak District National Park, between Stoke-On-Trent, Sheffield and Derby.
In addition it provides information on council services for the Derbyshire Dales area, which covers more than 800 square km, includes much of the Peak District National Park and has a population of 70,000.
Graham Goodall, 58, is accused of failing to comply with an enforcement notice issued by the Peak District National Park Authority, which ordered him to dispense with 40 of his 49-strong collection of vehicles by March.
AN area of the Peak District National Park, near Dunford Bridge, has been named as one of four protected landscapes to be transformed by removing the electricity pylons and overhead lines that scar the view, under plans unveiled by National Grid.
The Project aims to restore areas of bare peat within the Peak District National Park and South Pennines through the application of brash.

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