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Peak District launches £600,000 tourism marketing campaign

The Peak District has launched a £600,000 marketing campaign to grow tourism in the area. Visit Peak District and Derbyshire, the area’s tourism bureau, received a share in a £19.8m pot of money from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund, which made … Continue reading

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Sign up for challenge

DJS-Events are inviting cyclists from the Dales to get pedalling and enter the Peak District Challenge Bike Ride. In its debut year, the ride has an eight, 16 or 30-mile circular route, starting at Carsington Water, on Saturday, October 6. The 30-mile … Continue reading

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Peak District Environmental Quality Mark

Local businesses which show the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark (EQM) have received a boost with VisitEngland, the country’s national tourist board, reaffirming its support for the scheme. In doing so, VisitEngland has made the EQM one of only four sustainable tourism … Continue reading

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Off-roaders bank holiday protest

OFF-ROAD motorcyclists from around the county are set to descend on the Peak District this bank holiday to protest against proposals to ban them from green lanes. The riders intend to head to the trails they would normally ride on Bank … Continue reading

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Lights…Camera…Action!

JOURNALISTS serving markets across the globe – including Germany, China, Japan, Canada and the USA – have been busy discovering why the Peak District is such a superstar in the high-profile world of film and television. Read more: http://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/news/local/peak-district-s-proud-movie-legacy-1-4856061 Chris … Continue reading

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Dovedale stepping stones reset after flooding

Work to repair a set of famous stepping stones in the Peak District has been completed after flood water dislodged two of them last month. The two Dovedale stones moved after heavy rainfall caused the River Dove to swell over the … 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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Tim Brooke-Taylor’s Buxton, Derbyshire

The comic actor Tim Brooke-Taylor enjoys the compact spa town of Buxton,   Derbyshire, for its fine old buildings and views from Solomon’s Temple. Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/uk/9331253/Tim-Brooke-Taylors-Buxton-Derbyshire.html Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, … 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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Britain’s Best Bike Rides – Manifold trail, Staffordshire

A gentle ride that takes in valleys, rivers – and a creepy cave … http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/05/manifold-trail-bike-ride-staffordshire?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, Pubs, Beaches & More Browse the UK’s most popular directory of dog friendly accommodation, … Continue reading

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