There are so many reasons to love the Peak District National Park

11 reasons why we love the Peak District National Park

Living in Derbyshire, we're so lucky to have the Peak District National Park right on our doorstep.

This year marks 70 years of National Parks so we've decided to celebrate the occasion by listing 11 reasons why we love the Peak District National Park so much. And for ideas on what to do in the area, check out our guide to 50 fun and fabulous things to do in the Peak District.

We may not be blessed with endless days of sunshine, but that doesn't matter in the Peak District. As well as enjoying the great outdoors, there's lots of indoor activities you can do, like exploring caverns or visiting Chatsworth

5. There's always something to do - whatever the weather

We may not be blessed with endless days of sunshine, but that doesn't matter in the Peak District. As well as enjoying the great outdoors, there's lots of indoor activities you can do, like exploring caverns or visiting Chatsworth
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Everyone knows the social media site isn't all about selfies and pictures of your food. So get snap happy while exploring the beautiful hills, valleys and water features of the Peak District National Park and share your pics!

6. You can totally up your Instagram game

Everyone knows the social media site isn't all about selfies and pictures of your food. So get snap happy while exploring the beautiful hills, valleys and water features of the Peak District National Park and share your pics!
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The Peak District National Park is a great place to visit for food lovers. Sample a traditional Bakewell Pudding, or buy locally made Stilton in Hartington. You can even enjoy Michelin-starred fine dining at Fischers Baslow Hall

7. You can enjoy our wonderful culinary delights

The Peak District National Park is a great place to visit for food lovers. Sample a traditional Bakewell Pudding, or buy locally made Stilton in Hartington. You can even enjoy Michelin-starred fine dining at Fischers Baslow Hall
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The 268 mile Pennine Way, was the UK's first National Trail. And it starts in Edale, running all the way to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. We can't think of a better place to begin walking such an historic route.

8. The Pennine Way starts in the Peak District

The 268 mile Pennine Way, was the UK's first National Trail. And it starts in Edale, running all the way to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. We can't think of a better place to begin walking such an historic route.
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