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Keep up to speed with all the very latest news from the Peak District and Derbyshire - one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.

Here you'll find all our news releases, key facts and figures and a wealth of ideas to fuel a host of interesting stories and features.

If you'd like help in organsing filming for television or a movie in a variety of fabulous locations, or in setting up television or radio interviews, we'd love to hear from you.

And if you're keen to get to know the area better, get in touch and we'll arrange for you to experience the very best it has to offer.

Whatever your media enquiry call 01246 212924.


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Capture the hidden Peak press trip

'Capture The Hidden Peak' Press Trip

The first article - a four page spread - has been published as a result of the press trip that was held between 28 – 31 August 2014.

Het Nieuwsblad is a Dutch-language Belgian national newspaper covering news and current affairs. It has relatively extensive sports coverage. On Saturday, it includes the lifestyle magazines Het Nieuwsblad Magazine, Weekend as well as the sports supplement Fan!.

The feature by Editor Matthias Vanderaspoilden, who joined us originally to report for Het Nieuwsblad, has secured 2 extra regional newspapers of the same group - Gazet Van Antwerpen and Het Belang Van Limburg with a total readership of over 1.8 Million - thats more than 10% of the local population - and an advertising value of €339,200

This is the first of six articles so watch this space!

For more information contact Araam Tehrani on 01246 212924 or Email Araam


Peak Cottages and CW Sellors Fine Jewellers support Tourist Board

New VPD Patrons with the Duke of Devonshire

Official Tourist Board Visit Peak District & Derbyshire is delighted to welcome their latest patrons Colin MacQueen of Peak Cottages and Chris and Diane Sellors of C.W. Sellors Fine Jewellers, joining the team of patrons in their bid to promote the Peak District as a world class destination.

David James, the tourist board’s Chief Executive, commented “We are delighted that Peak Cottages and C.W. Sellors Fine Jewellers have joined as Patrons, and now have an elite band of business supporters from all sectors helping to put the Peak District on the world tourism map.

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Go Peaks Launched


Gulf States visit to Go Ape Buxton

Tourism continues to make a key contribution to the Peak District and Derbyshire economy – generating more than £1.8 billion in 2013.

New research reveals that the area’s tourist economy has been on the up since 2009, despite the general economic recession.

The industry’s value to the local economy increased from £1.47 billion in 2009 to £1.8 billion last year, while the number of full-time equivalent jobs it supported rose from almost 25,285 in 2009 to 27,500 in 2013.


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