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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

Extreme litter picking in the Peak District National Park
Litter hotspots in some of the Peak District’s most challenging terrain are being targeted in a new initiative by national park rangers.
15 July 2020

A word from our chief executive, Sarah Fowler
Our chief executive Sarah Fowler shares her thanks to those who have been taking care of the Peak District and reflects on the role our national parks will play as many of our facilities re-open.
10 July 2020

‘Voices From The Peak’ is at Buxton Fringe Festival
The innovative audio artwork Voices From The Peak is being broadcast as part of the Buxton Fringe (July 1 to 19).
25 June 2020

National Park Authority confirms barbecues are not permitted anywhere in the open countryside of the Peak District National Park
Following a spate of damaging recent fires, the Peak District National Park has come together with its partners to announce that barbecues and open fires are not permitted anywhere in open countryside throughout the Peak District.
5 June 2020

Peak District National Park seasonal bus service cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions
A seasonal bus service in the Hope Valley has been cancelled for 2020 due to the Covid-19 crisis.
1 May 2020

Bird netting at Chatsworth House
The application to net parts of Chatsworth House was determined in early 2019. In determining the application consideration was made of the legal requirement to protect the Grade 1 listed building and statuary, as well as the legal requirement to protect nesting birds.
30 April 2020

Increased fire risk an added factor to ‘stay at home’ message say National Park
‘Stay home, stay local’ remains the message to everyone from the Peak District National Park ahead of the weekend.
24 April 2020

Innovative Soundscape Launches To Celebrate Peak District National Park’s Anniversary
An audio artwork of voices and sounds from the Peak District has been launched to start the countdown to the Peak District National Park’s 70th anniversary in 2021.
14 April 2020

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