A Taste of the
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Tourist information web site for the Peak District of the UK and surrounding areas of Derbyshire, Staffordshire and South Yorkshire. Rent bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation in a Peak District hotel, guest house or farmhouse, rent a self-catering farm, town or romantic country holiday cottage. We are now also advertising Peak District properties for sale and to let and there is plenty of information about Derbyshire and the Peak District for those of you thinking about relocation.
One of the main attractions of the Peak District is the range of outdoors activities, walking climbing, cycling, hang gliding, coarse & game fishing ... Stunning scenery accessible on foot, by bike (on the roads or off road on your mountain bike), horse, car and public transport. Many key moments of rock climbing have been played out in the Peak, climbers from around the world are still drawn to crags like Stanage, Froggatt and Curbar. Because the Peak District can offer such a variety of challenges of all magnitudes, many team building companies work in and around this National Park.
The Peak District has many links with the entertainment industry. Jane Austen used the Peak District as inspiration for 'Pride and Prejudice', the much acclaimed recent film of the book has been shot here, The long-running TV series 'Peak Practice' was filmed at Crich, which doubled as Cardale. The fish and chip shop at Crich has even been renamed the 'Cardale Chippy'. Other famous names associated with the Peak District or nearby areas are Florence Nightingale, D. H. Lawrence, George Elliot and more recently James Bond actor Timothy Dalton and Blue Peter presenter Simon Groom. Other celebrities include round the world Yachtswoman (and runner up in the 2005 Sports Personality of the Year) Ellen MacArthur and climber Alison Hargreaves.