Peak District was the first National Park and the setting in 1932 for the
deliberate mass trespass of
Kinder Scout as a protest against landowners who denied public access to
their land. It was a defining moments which led to the formation of The
Ramblers and the legislation which allows for the access to the countryside
we enjoy today.
some ways, the Peak District is a victim of its own success and its easy
accessibility from so many surrounding cities can make it very busy
especially in the “honeypots” such as Castleton and Bakewell.
the determined walker can still escape the crowds and enjoy the moorland,
hills and dales in relative tranquillity.
has some dramatic edges such as Stannage Edge and Kinder Scout mentioned
above is over 2000 feet high.
The Peak District is sometimes known as the
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If you will require
Accommodation in Derbyshire, see Accommodation
For Walkers page.
you need to buy any hiking equipment/clothing before your trip see the Hiking
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