Plans & Strategy Documents

We have a range of plans and strategy documents available for you to download, including our Tourism Recovery Plan.

Tourism Recovery Plan: The Rescue and Rebuilding of the Peak District & Derbyshire's Visitor Economy

Written at the height of the pandemic, our destination management plan for the Rescue and Rebuilding of Peak District and Derbyshire’s Visitor Economy outlined our 10 strategic priorities and our roadmap for recovery of this crucial £2.5 billion industry.

The visitor economy has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and will take time to recover. We also know that domestic tourism will take on greater importance in the immediate term, safeguarding the visitor economy sector and supporting jobs and industry in areas that rely on visitor trade.

The Rescue and Rebuilding of the Peak District & Derbyshire's Visitor Economy

This plan was developed with the support of local authorities, businesses and tourism representatives.

The strategic priorities outlined in our Tourism Recovery Plan are:

  1. Boost domestic tourism to the Peak District and Derbyshire
  2. Position the Peak District and Derbyshire as a destination for the corporate sector
  3. Support businesses to bounce-back, rebuild and grow
  4. Rebuild international connectivity and grow inbound tourism
  5. Become a destination for active travel and transport connectivity
  6. Lead the way with sustainable tourism
  7. Bid to become a Tourism Zone
  8. Promote the sector as a place to be proud to work within
  9. Work with partners to revitalise market towns
  10. Support local authority partners to deliver their Tourism Strategies

Download our Tourism Recovery Plan

Peak District National Park Management Plan (2023-2028)

The Peak District National Park Authority have highlighted their aspirational long-term vision outlining where they collectively want the Peak District to be in 20 years’ time.
This is a pivotal moment for national parks across the UK. There has never been a greater need for the crucial role our protected landscapes can play in nature recovery, meeting net-zero ambitions, delivering thriving communities and helping with the nation’s wellbeing.
At the same time, an almost unprecedented set of global circumstances means that many of those who play a part in caring for national parks are increasingly having to do the same, or more, with far fewer resources. Despite these challenges, the determination for the Peak District to continue with its pioneering approach at the heart of the country, remains undiminished.

Download the Peak District National Park Management Plan

Download the summary version

Management Plan

D2N2 Visitor Accommodation Strategy (2016)

Written in 2016, the D2N2 Visitor Accommodation Strategy is still relevant today. The research undertook a review of the visitor accommodation provision across the D2N2 area; assessing accommodation business performance and market demand, including the inter-relationship between urban and rural locations; assessed business that was being lost due to accommodation shortages; assessed the potential for visitor accommodation development across the two counties; identified key sites for accommodation development and developed a strategy and action plan for public sector intervention to secure the necessary accommodation improvement and development.

Download the D2N2 Visitor Accommodation Strategy

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