A report on Peak District

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

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

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A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley

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The henge monument at Arbor Low

Derbyshire

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County in the East Midlands of England.

County in the East Midlands of England.

The henge monument at Arbor Low
Flooding in South Wingfield Derbyshire in 2012
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
The rugged moorland edge of the southern Pennines at Kinder Downfall
The ruins of the Magpie Mine near Sheldon
Derbyshire parliamentary constituencies 2019 election result
County Hall, Matlock
One of many Victorian village schools in Derbyshire
County Cricket Ground, in Derby
The scenic Derbyshire that attracts tourists
Flag of Derbyshire

It includes much of the Peak District National Park, the southern end of the Pennine range of hills and part of the National Forest.

Filling bottles with water at St Ann's Well

Buxton

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Spa town in the Borough of High Peak, Derbyshire, England.

Spa town in the Borough of High Peak, Derbyshire, England.

Filling bottles with water at St Ann's Well
Buxton Wells, from a 1610 map
Buxton in 1965 with shoppers and tourists filling Spring Gardens
Buxton Town Hall (on the right)
Buxton Crescent and St Ann's Well
Nocturnal view of the restored Buxton Thermal Baths, and Brian Clarke's modern stained glass canopy over the Cavendish Arcade
Corbar Hill and the Dome
Palace Hotel
Corbar Cross
Buxton Opera House
Buxton Raceway
View of Buxton from Solomon's Temple
Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot, Vanity Fair, 1903
Herbert Eisner
Vera Brittain
Lloyd Cole, 2010
Mick Andrews, 1976
Station exterior in 1965. The present station is on the left and the former Midland Railway station is in the centre of the picture

It lies close to Cheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south, on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

Northern England and adjoining areas, showing the general extent of the Pennines

Pennines

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The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of uplands running between three regions of Northern England: North West England on the west, and North East England and Yorkshire and the Humber on the east.

The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of uplands running between three regions of Northern England: North West England on the west, and North East England and Yorkshire and the Humber on the east.

Northern England and adjoining areas, showing the general extent of the Pennines
Scenery in the Forest of Bowland
Stanage Edge in the Peak District
Croasdale Fell, Forest of Bowland
Kinder Downfall, a waterfall on Kinder Scout, Dark Peak
Limestone scenery: Thor's Cave, Staffordshire, from the Manifold Way. Limestone is common in the White Peak and Yorkshire Dales, making those areas distinct from other parts of the Pennines.
A prehistoric settlement on Harkerside Moor in Swaledale
The Pennines are traversed by several passes, mostly aligned with major rivers.
A train in British Rail blue about to enter the western portal of Woodhead 3, shortly before closure in 1981
The National Parks of England and Wales; two include areas of the Pennines, those marked as 7 and 1
England, Wales and Northern Ireland AONBs. The Pennines host three, with a large one protecting the North Pennines.
Shooting of red grouse is an economically important activity in the Pennines.

Commonly described as the "backbone of England", the range stretches northwards from the Peak District at the southern end, through the South Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines to the Tyne Gap, which separates the range from the Border Moors and Cheviot Hills across the Anglo-Scottish border, although some definitions include them.

Norfolks' Lion

Glossop

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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.

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.

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

It is between 150 and 300 m above mean sea level, and is bounded by the Peak District National Park to the south, east and north.

River Derwent, Derbyshire

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River in Derbyshire, England.

River in Derbyshire, England.

Boggy ground in Swains Greave, on Bleaklow
The river in its highest stretch, on Howden Moor close to the source
Derwent Reservoir, with river water cascading over Howden Dam, and Howden Moor in the background
The river at Calver
Weir in the river at Chatsworth House
The river at Matlock Bath, as seen from the Heights of Abraham cable car
The valley of the Derwent upstream of Whatstandwell
The river just south of Duffield
The river outside the Council House in Derby

Throughout its course, the river mostly flows through the Peak District and its foothills.

The 15th-century Matlock Bridge

Matlock, Derbyshire

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County town of Derbyshire, England.

County town of Derbyshire, England.

The 15th-century Matlock Bridge
Baileys (corn) Mill on Bentley Brook
Specimen of Matlockite in the Mineralogical Museum, Bonn
Matlock taken from Matlock Bridge – looking up the hill of Bank Road across Crown Square (prior to bridge one way system)
Peak Rail emblem
The old tram shelter in the park
Hall Leys Park bandstand from footbridge over River Derwent
Crown Buildings
The Italianate-style wing of Matlock Town Hall
Old Methodist Church above Old Sunday School
County Hall with Winter Gardens in foreground
Rutland Court
Old tram depot, Bank Road (technically Rutland Street)
Rockside Hydro
ARC Leisure Centre
Ernest Bailey School (now County Council Records Office)
Highfields School 'Lower Site' at Starkholmes, formerly Charles White Secondary Modern
Dale Road (A6) exiting the edge of Matlock Town, showing traditional buildings housing independent shops and businesses
St Giles Church, featured in Women in Love
HSBC Bank
NatWest Bank
Market Hall with Queens Head beyond
Olde Englishe Hotel
Evans Jeweller, with Lime and Olde Englishe Hotel beyond
Holt Terrace with railway bridge to left
Footbridge to Pic Tor
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Matlock morning view from east, Lumsdale
Matlock viewed from a nearby ridge
The town enjoys the Sun's rays as shade approaches
The town as seen from the nearby cable cars

It is situated in the south-eastern part of the Peak District, with the National Park directly to the west.

Dark Peak landscape seen from Stanage Edge

Dark Peak

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

The Dark Peak is the 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.

Sheffield Manor ruins as they appeared c. 1819

Sheffield

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City in South Yorkshire, England, serving as the administrative centre of the City of Sheffield.

City in South Yorkshire, England, serving as the administrative centre of the City of Sheffield.

Sheffield Manor ruins as they appeared c. 1819
Sheffield in the 19th century. The dominance of industry in the city is evident.
Sheffield was targeted heavily by the Luftwaffe during WW2, owing to the city's industrial importance. The bombing campaign became known as the Sheffield Blitz.
The Women of Steel statue commemorates the women of Sheffield who worked in the city's steel industry during the First and Second World Wars.
Park Hill flats, an example of 1950s and 1960s council housing estates in Sheffield
Peace Gardens
Sheffield Town Hall
The Council Chamber at Sheffield Town Hall
Rivelin Valley
Gleadless Valley, demonstrating the hilly terrain within the city
Population of Sheffield from 1700 to 2011. The exponential population growth during the 19th century and the subsequent plateauing during the 20th century are evident.
St Paul's Place, 2010. St Paul's Tower, the tallest building in Sheffield, is in the centre. The St Paul's Place development constitutes a major redevelopment of the area and has attracted numerous large companies to the complex, such as DLA Piper, PriceWaterHouseCoopers and Barclays. The Department for Education and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills have also established a presence within St Paul's Place.
Monument to Harry Brearley and the birthplace of stainless steel at the former Brown Firth Research Laboratories
Forgemasters steel works in Sheffield. The site was formerly run by Vickers Limited which was founded in Sheffield in 1828 and became one of the most prominent engineering companies in the world.
The Diamond, at the University of Sheffield. The university is a major public sector employer in the city
A view of Sheffield City Centre. Some of the major shopping precincts can be seen in the left and centre of the image.
Fargate shopping precinct
The Sheffield Parkway at Park Square, the opposite end connects to the M1 motorway at Junction 33.
Sheffield Interchange, served by National Express Coaches
A First South Yorkshire service
Meadowhall Interchange
Sheffield station
A Sheffield Supertram
Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Firth Court, the administrative and ceremonial centre of the University of Sheffield
Sheffield Hallam University city campus seen from South Street Park
Bramall Lane, the home of Sheffield United, is close to the city centre.
Hillsborough, the home of Sheffield Wednesday, is the city's largest stadium with a capacity of just under 40,000.
Ice hockey match at Sheffield Arena between Sheffield Steelers and Nottingham Panthers
English Institute of Sport, Sheffield
Ponds Forge (bottom left) with Sheffield City Centre behind and Park Square in the bottom right
Bishops' House
Sheffield Arena
Sheffield City Hall, a Grade II* listed building
The Crucible Theatre (centre) and Lyceum Theatre (right)
Kelham Island Museum. The museum is home to The Bessemer Converter,the most important technique for making steel from the 1850s to the 1950s.
Sheffield Winter Gardens & St Paul's Tower
Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Meadowhall with the M1 Motorway visible at the top of the photo.
Millennium Square, Sheffield.
BBC Radio Sheffield
The Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Sheffield Central Library
New Era Square
Sheffield city centre in 2007.
Victoria Quays
The Moor shopping precinct
South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue HQ
IKEA, Sheffield
Ecclesall Road
Little Kelham in the Kelham Island Quarter
Aerial view of Park Square, where the Sheffield Parkway meets the Sheffield Inner Ring Road
Sheffield station
UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park (left) and Sheffield Hallam University (right)
Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, home of the Sheffield Eagles
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Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, UK
The Crucible Theatre (centre) and Lyceum Theatre (right)
Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Valley Centertainment, Sheffield
Sheffield Central Library

Sixty-one per cent of Sheffield's entire area is green space and a third of the city lies within the Peak District national park.

Kinder Downfall

Kinder Scout

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Kinder Downfall
Kinder Downfall frozen in winter
Edale Cross
Poor visibility near the summit
Kinder Downfall in strong westerly wind
Head of Grindsbrook
Panoramic view over Kinder Reservoir from Kinder
Ice climbers on Kinder Downfall
Ascending Jacob's Ladder towards Kinder Low trigpoint
Hags and groughs on the Kinder plateau
North flank of Kinder Scout taken from grid reference {{gbmappingsmall|SK075900}}

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

Typical White Peak plateau landscape, near Litton

White Peak

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Typical White Peak plateau landscape, near Litton
Cressbrook Dale, one of several steep-sided valleys that cut into the limestone plateau
The White Peak is a national stronghold of Polemonium caeruleum (Jacob's ladder)

The White Peak, also known as the Low Peak, is a limestone plateau that forms the central and southern part of the Peak District in England.