Why visit the Peak District in Spring?

Why visit the Peak District in Spring?

Why visit the Peak District in Spring? All around, signs of new life are evident. From leaves on the trees, to the first sign of spring flowers, to lambs in the fields. And of course, the days are becoming lighter and brighter. Derbyshire and the Peak District are a...
Walking Kinder Scout in Derbyshire

Walking Kinder Scout in Derbyshire

Walking Kinder Scout in Derbyshire The Kinder Scout Mass Trespass It is hard to imagine that up until relatively recently the right to roam was much more restricted in England than it is today. This significant change is attributable, in large part, to the 1932 Kinder...
Last minute break in the UK

Last minute break in the UK

Last minute break in the UK Looking for a last-minute break in Derbyshire? If you’re thinking of a few days away, Derbyshire is a great place to visit for a last-minute UK break. From stately homes, ancient traditions, spectacular scenery and some surprising history,...
Well Dressings in Derbyshire

Well Dressings in Derbyshire

Well Dressings in Derbyshire What is a well dressing? Throughout Derbyshire during the summer months many of the villages display well dressings. A well dressing is in collage form and made from placing different coloured and shaped petals onto a clay mixture to form...
Three reservoirs in the not so Silent Valley

Three reservoirs in the not so Silent Valley

Three reservoirs in the not so Silent Valley Derwent, Ladybower and Howden Reservoirs Following reading a fictional story by a local author, Mark Scott, The Silent Valley, it reawakened interest in the history of the Upper Derwent and the lost villages of Derwent and...