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VisitEngland encourages Britons to get cycling

VisitEngland is encouraging viewers inspired by Bradley Wiggins’ cycling heroics to get on their bikes and experience the Peak District National Park. If only Wiggins was a walker! VisitEngland’s chairman and chief executive, among others, recently cycled through the Peak … Continue reading

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Secrets of a limestone quarry

Horseshoe Quarry, Derbyshire: I’m standing on what was then the equator, submerged in a shallow sea teeming with brachiopods and crinoids. Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/the-northerner/2012/jul/30/horseshoe-quarry-derbyshire-limestone-secrets?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, Pubs, Beaches & More. Browse … Continue reading

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Derbyshire go for Portas cash – sadly her purse isn’t big enough.

High streets in Derbyshire could be set for a major boost if a bid for funding from the Government’s Mary Portas-inspired retail revitalisation programme is successful. Local authorities are being invited to set up ‘town teams’, to demonstrate their vision for … Continue reading

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Help track Peak glow worms

THE public are being asked to help naturalists discover where glow worms live across the Peak District and Derbyshire.Right now is peak glowing time for this tiny beetle. Read more here: http://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/news/local/help-track-peak-glow-worms-1-4621285 Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for … Continue reading

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Duke’s call to boost tourism – well its alright for him

Stand together, shout loudly and support the official tourist board’s ongoing quest to promote the Peak District as a world-class destination. That was the clarion call from the Duke of Devonshire Peregrine Cavendish, the keynote speaker at Visit Peak District … Continue reading

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A family walk through Ilam Park

An undemanding riverside jaunt, taking in the countryside of the southern Peak District and the spectacular Dovedale gorge, where there are numerous caves, rocks and fossils to explore. http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/12/ilam-park-dovedale-stepping-stones?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is a portrait artist with http://www.kutefineart.com and owner of http://www.paragonprints.co.uk

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A walk with views over Manifold Valley

This hilly walk in the Peak District national park starts at the lofty stone-built village of Wetton, explores Thor’s Cave and then moves south-east to Ilam Park. The return journey is along the opposite side of the river Manifold. http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/12/manifold-valley-staffordshire?newsfeed=trueContinue reading

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Britain’s Best Bike Rides – Five Pits Trail, Derbyshire

Cycle along the route of the old Great Central Railway, which served the five collieries in the area, for a pleasant wildlife and woodland interlude…… http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/06/five-pits-trail-derbyshire?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, Pubs, Beaches & … Continue reading

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Britains Best Bike Rides – Tissington Trail, Derbyshire

Pedal through the Peak district on this easy route through the limestone ravine of Dovedale, finishing with superb views of the White Peak’s undulating green dales……. http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/06/tissington-trail-derbyshire-bike-ride?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, Pubs, Beaches … Continue reading

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Severn Trent submit Ambergate £30m reservoir plans

Severn Trent Water has submitted a planning application to build two new underground reservoirs in Derbyshire. The company said the £30m scheme to replace the Ambergate Reservoir was vital to maintain water supplies in the East Midlands. It added that the … Continue reading

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