Peak District National Park

Britain’s original National Park, the Peak District is a land of countyside revolution, stately homes, plateaus and valleys, right in the heart of England.

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There’s a Tolkeinesque landscape divide here.  The northerly Dark Peak is wilder, famed for its wild and exposed tracts of moorland top.  Further south in the White Peak, gently rolling limestone plateaus are dissected by dales and colourful hay meadows.

The landed gentry of the Peak District built some of the most resplendent historic houses and stately homes in the country here.  Chatsworth House has been handed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family and is open to visitors.

Tight-knot communities thrive in the National Park, honouring distinctive customs. Well dressing – originally a pagan ceremonial pledge of flowers, seeds, twigs, nots and berries to the water gods – is now a summer tradition in dozens of villages.

The rebellious ramblers of the 1932 Kinder Mass Trespass were imprisoned for protesting on the moors for the right to have open access, eventually leading to legislation establishing the UK National Parks we have today.

Heathrow 3.30 hours

Manchester 1 hour

Hull 1.50 hours

Created in 1951

The first National Park in the UK


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The English National Parks Experience Collection Brochure 2019-20

This guide provides you with a source of information on the wide range of contractable experiences and accommodation available in nine of England’s National Parks.

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Wheeldon Trees Farm

Wheeldon Trees Farm

  • Address HQ - Earl Sterndale, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 0AA
  • 9 cottages in total with 17 rooms with 29 beds rooms
  • Open All year round.
Old Hall Hotel

Old Hall Hotel

  • Address The Square, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BD
  • 35 rooms
  • Open All year round.
Yorkshire Bridge Inn

Yorkshire Bridge Inn

  • Address Ashopton Road, Bamford, Derbyshire, S33 0AZ
  • 14 rooms
  • Open All year round. Closed 24-26 December.

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National Park Birds of Prey Experience

This is a fun and engaging experience where guests get to handle, feed and fly the vast array of beautiful birds at this falconry business. Mark and Mandy are wonderful hosts who make guests feel at home instantly, the art of falconry is in their


If you’ve ever any questions about the Romans, Kevin who leads the Live like a Roman experience, is the person to ask; he is a wonderful guide and an absolute fountain of knowledge when it comes to the Roman era!

We took some German tour operators to sample this experience and