Peak District National Park Authority

Scientist discovers plant on Peak District trail believed to be extinct

A rare plant that was believed extinct has been discovered on a popular Peak District trail. Two small populations of the leek-coloured hawkweed ha...

10 September 2017

New panel gives Peak District walkers a railway history lesson

Outdoor enthusiasts using a Peak District route can take a fresh look at its history, after the installation of a new information panel.

20 April 2017

Park authority begins work widening part of High Peak Trail

A stretch of off-road trail in the Peak District will be widened and improved. Work will begin on Monday on a section of the High Peak Trail in Der...

20 January 2017

Minister's Backdale decision ends 17-year legal battle over Peak District quarrying

A national park site containing rare shark bone fossils will be preserved after the Government ruled against quarry developers.

16 June 2016

Experts to use climbing techniques to check Monsal Trail structures in Peak District

Experts will use rock-climbers’ techniques to check one of the Peak District’s most popular trails.

29 April 2016

Peak District marks Charlotte Brontë date with open weekend at North Lees Hall

A national park is preparing to mark a literary milestone by opening up a historic house. North Lees Hall in the Peak District will open its doors ...

10 April 2016

Keep your dogs under control to protect wildlife, plead Peak District rangers

National park officers are urging walkers to keep their dogs under control during the breeding season for wildlife.

06 March 2016

Actor Brian Blessed backs Peak District fundraising Walk in the Park event

A larger-than-life television personality and adventurer has thrown his weight behind a scheme to help care for trails in a national park.

28 January 2016

Peak District rangers offer to help visitors walk off festive excess

National park rangers are encouraging people to walk off their festive excess with a series of events in the outdoors.

05 January 2016

Peak District rangers take to 'fire bikes' to put across blaze message

Peak District rangers have taken to two wheels to get across an important safety message for outdoor enthusiasts in the national park.

22 May 2017

Peak District Derwent Valley Easter road closure 'will benefit walkers and cyclists'

Peak District national park bosses are reminding visitors that one of its popular routes will be closed to motor traffic over the Easter weekend.

12 April 2017

Ringing Roger path repair work will start as Mend Our Mountains appeal smashes target

Work is about to begin on a badly eroded path on the Peak District’s highest hill after a crowdfunding appeal raised cash for repairs.

30 October 2016

Construction giant Tarmac chips in to fund Peak District volunteering

A construction company has chipped in to help fund a national park’s volunteer scheme. Tarmac is donating £100,000 to enable the Peak District a...

10 June 2016

New Stanedge Pole put in place to mark Peak District anniversary

A Peak District landmark has been replaced in a ceremony marking the national park’s 65th anniversary.

18 April 2016

Children at heart of Government plans to boost England's national parks

The Westminster Government has announced plans to boost the number of children visiting England’s national parks.

23 March 2016

Climbers will help hoist new Stanedge Pole to mark national park anniversary

Climbers will help hoist a wooden pole near one of the Peak District’s most popular crags in a ceremony to mark the national park’s 65th anniversary.

16 February 2016

Praise from Julia Bradbury as Peak District scheme scoops volunteering award

A rehabilitation scheme that offers work experience in a national park has scooped an award. Fit for Work helps people improve their employment and...

08 January 2016

Stick a Stanage sticker in your climber's stocking for a warm festive glow

Stuck for a stocking filler for your favourite cragrat? How about a Stick up for Stanage sticker that will give them a year’s free parking at one...

14 December 2015

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