News and media


Latest Peak District press releases

Tarmac Volunteers clearing the way for summer Peak District route
Summer walkers in one area south of Bakewell will now enjoy a clearer pathway, thanks to a day of action from a group of volunteers from Tarmac’s Tunstead site. The group joined forces with new Peak District National Park Project Assistant, Harriet Saltis to tackle overgrown brambles and hedgerows on the path near Alport, alongside Shining Bank Quarry.
23 May 2018

£7m Government grant allows new moorland conservation work to get underway
A new injection of Government cash will help support the restoration of England’s iconic peatlands.
15 May 2018

New Peak District cycle jersey celebrates National Park’s iconic routes
Visitors to the Peak District National Park on two wheels can now share their passion for the area thanks to a newly designed cycle jersey – with proceeds going towards the National Park’s conservation and protection.
10 May 2018

Taking positive steps towards Summer!
Peak District National Park Rangers have teamed up with Derbyshire Dales District Council’s Walking for Health scheme to provide new opportunities for people to enjoy the UK’s original National Park.
3 May 2018

Applications open in Peak District National Park for tourism providers to join world-class bookable tourism offer
Tourism providers in and around the Peak District National Park are being invited to apply to be a part of The English National Park Experience Collection - a collection of unique experiences which tell the story of our National Parks and the people who look after them, to international audiences.
30 April 2018

Pupils get to work in the Peak District National Park
Pupils enjoyed a taste of working life when they spent a busy day serving visitors in the Peak District National Park.
25 April 2018

Businesses in Peak District National Park to benefit from international tourism workshop
Tourism providers in and around the Peak District National Park are invited to attend a free information workshop to learn about a new international tourism programme.
19 April 2018

Commonwealth tour sees minister from Down Under share Peak District National Park experiences
Australian minister, the Hon Rick Colless, learned about partnership working in the Peak District National Park during a study tour of the UK.
18 April 2018

Affordable homes approved for Bakewell by Peak District National Park Authority
The Peak District National Park Authority has approved plans for 30 new affordable homes to be built in Bakewell.
13 April 2018

Ramblers present £10,000 to Great Ridge campaign
Generous ramblers have given a £10,000 boost to a Peak District National Park fundraising campaign.
10 April 2018

You can also view our news archive for older press releases.

Older press releases

Looking for an older press release? Try recent news for stories from the past few months, our news archive for press releases back to 2004 or our RSS feed to automatically embed stories on your own website.

Share this page