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The Peak District


The internet is a useful tool if you're planning a trip to the Peak District. You may find these sites helpful.

Peak District

Site from the Peak District National Park Authority giving details about living in, visiting, learning about and looking after the area.

The link address is: http://www.peakdistrict.org

Peak Photos

Photos of the Peak District National Park by local photographer Ian Mateer, including views of Chatsworth, Bakewell and Matlock.

The link address is: http://www.peakphotos.co.uk


Introduction to the area, 30 suggested walks, notes about what equipment you might need and a news section.

The link address is: http://peakwalking.co.uk

Chatsworth House

Official site of the stately home dubbed 'the Palace of the Peak'.

The link address is: http://www.chatsworth.org

Bakewell Pudding Recipe

The ingredients of Bakewell pudding in some Derbyshire shops are a closely guarded secret. Here, however, you can have a go at making your own with a BBC recipe. But how authentic is it?

The link address is: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/database/bakewellpudding_6856.shtml

Caves to visit

The Derbyshire Peaks offer a staggering number of enjoyable opportunities to delve underground and explore the wonders of the world where the sun doesn't shine. Here are a few suggestions!

The link address is: http://www.britainexpress.com/counties/derbyshire/Caves/index.htm