Latest Peak District press releases
Happy trails – half a million visits to Peak District routes
Trails providing a range of opportunities in the Peak District National Park are playing host to more than half a million visits each year from walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Data revealed by the National Park Authority recorded 519,000 visits across key routes including the Monsal Trail, Tissington, Manifold and High Peak trails.
7 January 2019
Statement from Chief Executive, Sarah Fowler: Peak District Bird of Prey Report 2018
This most recent report from the Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative highlights the steps forward, and some of the challenges that remain for raptors in the Peak District.
18 December 2018
Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative highlights mixed fortunes for birds of prey in the National Park
Breeding success for several species of birds of prey, with reported incidents concerning a number of other raptor species within the National Park.
18 December 2018
Recognition for volunteer ranger’s 40 years of service
A volunteer ranger has received recognition for 40 years of service to the Peak District National Park.
14 December 2018
New recycled surface for Tissington Trail during winter closure
A 1.4 mile section of the Tissington Trail will be closed temporarily from 7 January 2019, to allow surfacing and improvement works to take place.
30 November 2018
Horse power boosts path repair project in the Peak District National Park
Horse riders have secured a £7500 award towards the cost of path repairs to the Cut Gate bridleway in the Peak District National Park. Peak Horsepower Equestrian Access Group, which works to extend and improve the bridleway network in the National Park, secured the money through the British Horse Society's Paths for Communities Fund.
28 November 2018
UK award highlights Peak District National Park young volunteer’s campaign to curb countryside litter
A teenage volunteer in the Peak District National Park hopes to inspire other youngsters to look after the countryside, after scooping a national award.
26 November 2018
‘Fantastic ambition and conservation’ hailed in the new National Park Planning Awards
Winners of the Peak District National Park Authority’s inaugural Planning Awards have been announced at a special ceremony (November 21) at Thornbridge Hall.
22 November 2018
Peak District National Park scoops accessibility award for Miles without Stiles
A Peak District National Park initiative to help people with limited mobility to enjoy the countryside has been honoured by Accessible Derbyshire. Miles without Stiles – which creates and promotes easy to use routes – was named Large Project of the Year in the Accessible Derbyshire Awards, held at Chatsworth.
13 November 2018
£100k cycle tourism grant boost to dozens of Peak District businesses
Pedal Peak for Business, a joint project by the Peak District National Park Authority and Derbyshire Dales District Council, has offered grants totalling £104,000 to nearly 50 local businesses since launching in 2017.
8 November 2018
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