The henge monument at Arbor Low
Kinder Downfall
Flooding in South Wingfield Derbyshire in 2012
Kinder Downfall frozen in winter
A cross-section of northern Derbyshire, from west to east, showing the approximate structure of an eroded dome, with younger Coal Measure rocks to the east, and older limestone exposed in the centre
Edale Cross
Poor visibility near the summit
The rugged moorland edge of the southern Pennines at Kinder Downfall
Kinder Downfall in strong westerly wind
The ruins of the Magpie Mine near Sheldon
Head of Grindsbrook
Derbyshire parliamentary constituencies 2019 election result
Panoramic view over Kinder Reservoir from Kinder
County Hall, Matlock
Ice climbers on Kinder Downfall
One of many Victorian village schools in Derbyshire
Ascending Jacob's Ladder towards Kinder Low trigpoint
County Cricket Ground, in Derby
Hags and groughs on the Kinder plateau
The scenic Derbyshire that attracts tourists
North flank of Kinder Scout taken from grid reference {{gbmappingsmall|SK075900}}
Flag of Derbyshire

Kinder Scout is a moorland plateau and national nature reserve in the Dark Peak of the Derbyshire Peak District in England.

- Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout, at 636 m, is the highest point and Trent Meadows, where the River Trent leaves Derbyshire, the lowest at 27 m. The north–south River Derwent is the longest river at 66 mile.

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The henge monument at Arbor Low

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Norfolks' Lion


Norfolks' Lion
All Saints' Roman Catholic Chapel
Map of Glossop from 1954
Henry Street Staircase realised through Glossop Vision
Coat of arms of Glossop Borough Council, granted in 1919. The arms became obsolete with the council's abolition in 1974.
A map of the different areas that have held the name Glossop.
Church Street in Old Glossop
Shelf Brook
Schematic diagram of the rocks beneath Glossop
Wren Nest Mill being restored, with new retail development behind
Howard Town Mill being restored
Glossop Town Hall
Dinting Viaduct
A Hunslet Transportation Projects built Class 323 entering Glossop railway station
Stagecoach bus in High Street
Manor Park's rose garden
Notice board at the North Road entrance to Howard Park
Howard Park duck pond in winter
Norfolk Square, opposite the Town Hall

Glossop is a market town in the Borough of High Peak, Derbyshire, England, 15 mi east of Manchester, 24 mi north-west of Sheffield and 32 mi north of the county town, Matlock, near Derbyshire's borders with Cheshire, Greater Manchester, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.

Historically, the ancient parish of Glossop consisted of the ten townships of the manor: Glossop, Hadfield, Padfield, Dinting, Simmondley, Whitfield, Chunal, Charlesworth, Chisworth, Ludworth and nine more: Mellor, Thornsett, Rowarth, Whittle (Whitle), Beard, Ollersett, Hayfield, Little Hayfield, Phoside, Kinder, Bugsworth, Brownside and Chinley.

A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley

Peak District

Upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.

Upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.

A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley
Towns around the Peak District
Rivers around the Peak District
The Bugsworth Basin on the Peak Forest Canal
Thor's Cave seen from the Manifold Way
A view of the Edale valley from Mam Tor
Tunsted Quarry
Buxton Crescent and St Ann's Well
A well dressing at Hayfield
Paragliding from Mam Tor
Looking southeast over the Roaches and Hen Cloud
Map showing tunnels beneath the Peak District
Totley Tunnel on the Manchester to Sheffield line
Walkers above the Derwent Reservoir
Chatsworth House, the setting for a 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice
Ladybower Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley, set location for The Dam Busters

Mostly in Derbyshire, it extends into Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire.

Much of it is upland above 1000 ft, its highest point being Kinder Scout at 2087 ft. Despite its name, the landscape has fewer sharp peaks than rounded hills, plateaux, valleys, limestone gorges and gritstone escarpments (the "edges").

Dark Peak landscape seen from Stanage Edge

Dark Peak

Higher and wilder part of the Peak District in England, mostly forming the northern section but also extending south into its eastern and western margins.

Higher and wilder part of the Peak District in England, mostly forming the northern section but also extending south into its eastern and western margins.

Dark Peak landscape seen from Stanage Edge
The summit of Bleaklow, second highest hill in the Dark Peak

It is mainly in Derbyshire but parts are in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire.

Principal upland areas within the Dark Peak include Kinder Scout, Bleaklow (both of which rise to over 600 m), Black Hill, the Roaches, Shining Tor, Mam Tor, Win Hill and Stanage Edge.

Bleaklow Bomber 1948 Superfortress crash site in 2017


Bleaklow Bomber 1948 Superfortress crash site in 2017

Bleaklow is a high, largely peat-covered, gritstone moorland in the Derbyshire High Peak near the town of Glossop.

It is north of Kinder Scout, across the Snake Pass (A57), and south of the A628 Woodhead Pass.

East Midlands

One of nine official regions of England at the first level of ITL for statistical purposes.

One of nine official regions of England at the first level of ITL for statistical purposes.

Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts, next to the Trent, and Waitrose, in Newark-on-Trent
Major Oak in Sherwood Forest; a traditional landmark of the north-east Midlands.
East Midlands Airport (looking west)
Air cargo aircraft at EMA
Newark North Gate railway station
The River Trent at the former High Marnham Power Station, next to the 1897 Fledborough Viaduct; the power station, built in 1959, was Europe's first 1000 MW coal power station (5 x 200 MW) and consumed coal from 17 collieries; the area is the largest collection of power stations in Europe, sometimes known as Kilowatt Valley
The Five Boroughs of the Danelaw
Steep Hill in Lincoln
Fox hunting is historically linked with the East Midlands
The innovative but aborted APT, designed in Derby, seen here in May 1980
How a zoom lens works; the principle was largely first invented in Leicester
Watford Gap services, Britain's first motorway service station, seen here in May 2006, which opened in November 1959
The De Veres Venues East Midlands Conference Centre at the University of Nottingham in September 2012
General election results in 2017
The jet engine was built and developed in the region
UK Coal (formerly RJB Mining) was based in Styrrup near Harworth. The north part of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire used to have many coal mines, and the last two pits producing in Nottinghamshire were near Market Warsop and Ollerton
Swarfega was invented and is made by Deb in Belper
Worcester Bosch Thermokinetics makes its oil-fired and floor-standing boilers at its Danesmoor Works, off the A6175
Taylor, Taylor & Hobson 1925 advert
Caterpillar at Desford
National Grid plc has its main Ofsted-checked Eakring Training Centre in Nottinghamshire, where trainees learn how to build electricity pylons, including the new T pylon; National Grid has other training sites in Hollinwood and Hitchin
Dr Martens and many footwear companies are based in the south of the region, south-east of Wellingborough, at Wollaston
Headquarters of Next Retailing in July 2007 at Enderby, next to the M69; the largest company by turnover in the Midlands
Calders & Grandidge in the south of Boston are the UK's largest supplier of telegraph poles and wooden railway sleepers
John Smedley factory at Lea Mills: the oldest continuously-working factory in the world
Oxo factory (former Batchelors) on the Dukeries Industrial Estate in Worksop
Carlsberg Brewery at the A428/A508 junction in Northampton, on the former Phipps NBC site, also bottles Tuborg and San Migiuel; all modern lagers come from a Carlsberg yeast developed in 1883
Sir Owen Williams D10 building at Boots
The Eurofighter Typhoon is based at RAF Coningsby; it will eventually carry the active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, which enables the radar to distinguish between targets and background noise, which earlier radars could not
An orangutan at Twycross Zoo
Sponne School, in Towcester
The University of Nottingham's Trent Building
Loughborough University is recognised for its green campus
University of Leicester
Brackenhurst Hall — Nottingham Trent University's agricultural college in Southwell
Brian Clough in April 1980
Leicester Riders arena in September 2016
The Waltham on the Wolds transmitter covers large parts of the region
Radio Northampton's Broadcasting House
British Parachute Schools at Langar

It consists of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire (except North and North East Lincolnshire), Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

The highest point at 636 m is Kinder Scout, in the Peak District of the southern Pennines in northwest Derbyshire near Glossop.

High Peak, Derbyshire

Wards within the Borough of High Peak
Glossop, the second administrative centre of High Peak and the largest settlement in the borough

High Peak is a local government district with borough status in Derbyshire, England.

The district contains the highest point in Derbyshire, Kinder Scout, which stands at 636m (2,087 ft) above sea level.