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Welcome to Derbyshire and the Peak District

The Peak district is an area of outstanding natural beauty and bio diversity spreading across Central and Northern England. The Peak district is easily accessible from Manchester, Sheffield and Derby and with excellent rail and road links to these cities the Peak District is the perfect location for a short getaway or longer breaks all year round. It is hardly surprising therefore; that the Peak District National Park is England’s most visited National Park.

The Peak District has everything you need for short breaks, holidays or long stay vacations. Through our 360 degree pano viewing experience take the opportunity to look at the landscape, market towns, and villages of the Peak District that make it such a special place.

The protected landscapes of the Peak District are spectacular in their beauty. Discover the hidden gems of the area from the rugged heather clad moorland of the Dark Peak, to the gently rolling dales of the White Peak. Take a trip to the underground caverns at Castleton or why not take a walk around the natural beauty of the surrounding moorlands. Uncover the most beautiful dale of them all – Dovedale, with its winding river and dramatic limestone ravine. Sample the excellent local country produce in one of the tea shops and restaurants found in many of the picturesque villages and market towns.

Find out about Chatsworth, Alton Towers, Bakewell, Castleton, Peak National Park information, castles, houses, caves, river valleys, reservoirs, heritage sites and much, much more. In fact, Derbyshire has the highest concentration of stately homes and castles in England. For a comprehensive list check out Each one is different and all have a story to

Other places where there is so much to do are Matlock and Matlock Bath with its Aquarium and Peak Mining Museum and why not take a ride on the cable car to the Heights of Abraham. Eyam is famous as the “Plague Village”. It is a fascinating, historical place with a lively feel to it. Bakewell and Ashbourne are busy market towns and well worth a visit strolling through the bustling streets.

The City of Sheffield is the modern metropolis of South Yorkshire, and is close enough to the Derbyshire Peak District allowing for easy access to many of the regions northern attractions. The city of Derby has a rich and varied past, one that is world-renowned still today. There is a fantastic and diverse mixture of arts, entertainment and cultures on offer, and with its historical connections there is something to appeal to all tastes. The city of Derby is constantly developing and moving with the times, a vibrant central hub from which to explore the rest of the county from.

Whatever your interests you will find plenty to inspire you in this fantastic area, and Peak District View is the most comprehensive guide toward achieving that goal.

Chris Sabian is a writer for and co owner of

Chris Sabian, Peak District View - 2011-06-24 14:54:43

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