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Derbyshire poet creates ‘audio odyssey’ to celebrate the Peak District National Park
A Derbyshire poet is releasing the second chapter of an ‘audio artwork’ celebrating this year’s 70th Anniversary of the Peak District National Park (PDNP).
7 January 2021

Historic Bakewell visitor centre re-opens following refurbishment work
Bakewell visitor centre has re-opened following work to maintain and improve the historic building and refresh internal displays.
3 December 2020

Responding to confirmation from Derbyshire police today that a man has been charged with stealing peregrine falcon eggs in the Peak District
Peak District National Park chief executive Sarah Fowler said: “The peregrine falcon is one of the most iconic species we are fortunate enough to have make a home in our National Park, and crimes against these birds or any wildlife has no place in the Peak District.
17 November 2020

Breeding success for raptors in Peak District uplands
In its 2020 Interim Report, the Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative (BOPI) has announced encouraging breeding successes for several raptor species in the moorland areas of the Peak District, thanks to collaboration between landowners, gamekeepers and raptor workers during COVID-19.
16 September 2020

Temporary closures on Monsal Trail for conservation and essential safety work
The Peak District National Park Authority is asking people to be aware that sections of the Monsal Trail will be closed from Monday September 28, for two weeks, on Monday to Friday only.
9 September 2020

Counting the climate change cost of moorland wildfires
Camp fire caused loss of 50 years’ worth of valuable peat in the Peak District National Park.
26 August 2020

Record numbers of people enjoying National Park 'multi-user' trails following lockdown
Since the government's coronavirus lockdown was lifted in May, traffic-free trails in the Peak District National Park have seen a significant increase on previous years in the numbers of people using them.
19 August 2020

Statement on bearded vulture in the Peak District
Sarah Fowler, chief executive of the Peak District National Park said: “In a year that was already written into the history books by the unusual and unprecedented, no-one in the Peak District expected our skies to be graced by one of Europe’s most magnificent and rarest birds.
7 August 2020

Historic trees have been protected in the Peak District National Park
Work has taken place to protect an historic avenue of trees in the Peak District National Park which will ensure the public can enjoy them for years to come.
5 August 2020

Say hello to your new shop
Over recent months, we've been busy working on a new online shop – and we're overjoyed to now share this with you.
17 July 2020

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