Living & working


The national park is home to 38,000 residents who are spread across towns, villages, hamlets and dispersed rural settlements.

The economy of the national park is predominantly made up of farming, land management, manufacturing, accommodation and retail. Businesses in the national park are typically small, with 75% employing fewer than five people. Many farms in the Peak District are now diversifying from traditional farming in order to survive.


Your community

The Peak District Biodiversity Partnership is working together with you towards a healthy future for our wildlife.

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Farmers and land managers

We have over 30 years' experience helping farmers and land managers.

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Business support

We can support your business through network events and one-to-one support and advice.

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