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  • Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football

    Everything you need to know about Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football

    It dates back 900 years and captures the attention of the world’s media, but do you know the facts behind Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football? Played in the Derbyshire town of Ashbourne every Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday (around mid to late February), this exciting and dramatic game is thought to be one of the oldest forms of football in the world.

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  • 10 stunning winter walks in the Peak District & Derbyshire

    10 stunning winter walks in the Peak District & Derbyshire

    The hills and dales of the Peak District and Derbyshire are a walker's paradise at any time of year, but nothing beats wrapping up warm and heading outdoors for an invigorating winter walk. From wild winter walks in the Dark Peak to gentle family walks on traffic-free trails, here is our pick of the best walks on your doorstep.

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  • What's On this Christmas in the Peak District & Derbyshire

    What's On this Christmas in the Peak District & Derbyshire

    Things may be a little different this Christmas, but if you live locally there are still plenty of ways to get into the festive spirit in the Peak District & Derbyshire. Providing you follow the latest Government guidelines regarding Tier restrictions, there are outdoor attractions and festive events right here on your doorstep, for the whole family to enjoy.

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  • The most haunted places in Derbyshire and the Peak District

    The most haunted places to visit in the Peak District & Derbyshire

    Have you ever wondered which are the most haunted places in Derbyshire and the Peak District? You’ve come to the right place. Derby is often referred to as the UK’s most haunted city and the Peak District has no shortage of spooky stories – from haunted hotels to headless horsemen. If you dare to discover the haunting local myths and legends, read on for terrifying tales…

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  • Everything you need to know about Stanage Edge

    Everything you need to know about Stanage Edge

    At approximately four miles long, Stanage Edge is one of the Peak District’s best known and impressive locations. A walk along Stanage Edge is a journey through not only through the geology and natural history of the area but 4,000 years of human history and influence. It offers countless opportunities for great photography. Blog by local photographer, Andy Hemingway 

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  • Discover the amazing secrets of Carl Wark in the Peak District

    Discover the amazing secrets of Carl Wark in the Peak District

    Hathersage Moor is steeped in history and legend. In the middle of the moor is a small rocky plateau, which is home to one of the Peak District’s more enduring mysteries. Is Carl Wark, as the guidebooks say, an Iron Age hillfort, or is there yet more to discover about this enigmatic place? Blog by local photographer, Andy Hemingway 

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