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The Peak District

Books

Discover more about this area of outstanding natural beauty with these books.


50 Walks In The Peak District

This pocket-sized guide presents a range of walks to suit both the casual and experience walker, all between two and 10 miles in length. Each walk takes a particular theme and includes information such as footpath signs and walking tips. All walks are annotated with places to visit along the way.

Author: John Morrison

ISBN: 0749535121

The Peak District: Landscapes Through Time

The book explores the Peak's prehistoric sacred landscapes; we learn how the builders of the great henge at Arbor Low may have viewed the world. It also covers the dramatic impact on the land over the centuries of farmers, miners and quarrymen.

Author: John Barnatt

ISBN: 0954557557

Chatsworth: A Landscape History

The seat of the Cavendish family since 1549, Chatsworth is more than a great country house: it is one of Europe's finest designed landscapes. This book tells the story of Chatsworth's park and gardens, a grand, 1,000-year narrative which draws together evidence from a wealth of different sources, especially Chatsworth's own archives and recent systematic surveys of the park's earthworks and trees.

Author: John Barnatt

ISBN: 1905119011

English Heritage Book Of The Peak District

This work explores the varied landscapes of the Peak District and introduces the people who created them. It looks at the prehistoric sacred and ritual landscapes and how the ancient inhabitants viewed their world. Photographs, illustrations and plans reveal how the Peak District has changed through the ages.

Author: John Barnatt

ISBN: 0713475293

Ghost Walks In Derbyshire And The Peak District

A collection of 25 circular walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District, each ranging between two and 10 miles in length.  Each walk has at least one ghostly story attached – and some have several chilling tales which will bring a shiver to even the most warmly-clad rambler.

Author: Barbara Wadd

ISBN: 1859832571

Prehistory In The Peak

A rich and varied book that traces the history of the Peak District through a natural biography of its complex relationships.

Author: Mark Edmonds

ISBN: 0752414836