StarDisc in Wirksworth needs local and regional support as it competes for votes and the chance to shine on BBC One in this year’s National Lottery Awards The Derbyshire attraction has been plucked from over 750 entries… Continue reading

Hoe Grange Holidays Shortlisted for Goldstar Awards 2014

Hoe Grange Holidays has been shortlisted for the annual Goldstar Awards by GTBS (Green Tourism Business Scheme), the WORLD’S leading sustainable tourism accreditation programme. Hoe Grange Holidays represents one of the highest scoring… Continue reading

National Trust Press Release- Calke Abbey Fabulous Flavours at the Fine Food Fair

Calling all rumbling tummies and thirsty throats! The ever popular Fine Food Fair is back at National Trust Calke Abbey on Sunday 27 July when the air will be full of tantalising smells and… Continue reading

Bolsover’s Summer of Love

English Heritage and Brunel University team up to offer visitors to Bolsover Castle a unique chance to recreate history What: Love’s Welcome at Bolsover When: Sat 26 Jul – Sun 27 Jul 2014,… Continue reading

Owl chicks, Scottish wildcats and fun at the Chestnut Centre this summer

What are Asian short-clawed otters saying when they squeak? How does an owl manage to turn its head almost 270 degrees? Why are there so many irritating insects and bugs? Children will be… Continue reading

Lichfield Festival | 4 – 13 July 2014

Visit Peak District Destination Photography Partner Michela Griffith has a number of her “Streamscapes” images being displayed as part of the Lichfield Festival Visual Arts’ Exhibition in Lichfield Cathedral from 4 – 13 July inclusive.  

Glossop ready to welcome the Tour de France

With the world’s biggest cycle race due in the High Peak this weekend, Glossopdale is gearing up to celebrate in style. Elite cyclists competing in the Tour de France will sweep into the… Continue reading

Wakes World Joins the Peak District Destination Photography Partnership

  Steve Wake lives with his wife and three children in the Peak District in Derbyshire and the rolling hills and ever changing landscape give him daily inspiration. From his home in the centre… Continue reading

Peak District To Star In Great Digital Marketing Campaign In Gulf States

Millions of potential visitors from the Gulf States are being targeted as part of a far-reaching digital campaign to promote Manchester and the Peak District as a prime international tourist destination. The Peak… Continue reading


Warm tributes and thanks have been paid to Andrew Pugh MBE, who has stepped down after ten years as Chairman of Visit Peak District & Derbyshire, the area’s official tourist board. Interim Chairman… Continue reading