Monsal Trail : Essential lighting works is taking place from Mon 13 May for five weeks. Tunnels will remain open but light levels may be lower than usual. Please obey signs and take care when passing the works.
Make the most of your visit to the glorious Peak District.
Enshrined in the national parks' legislation are the twin purposes - to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage and to promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of our national parks.
The Peak District National Park Authority has produced a 10 year strategic plan that will guide the way recreation services and facilities are provided and managed in the national park by itself and partners. It will also help to promote the range of opportunities on offer and an understanding of the balance between recreation and conservation.
The strategy has been produced in consultation with a wide range of recreation groups - representing activities ranging from abseiling through to windsurfing - as well as the community and health sector, landowners, environmental organisations, local councils and governing bodies.
The recreation strategy and action plan aims to:
Recreation Strategy 2010-2020 (4.9MB)
Final version published April 2010
Recreation Strategy Action Plan 2011-13 (678KB)
Summary of progress from April 2010 to March 2011 and Action Plan until March 2013