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The Peak District National Park is situated in the centre of England, the district is in Derbyshire, and includes parts of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire and Yorkshire. The Peaks are easily accessible and are very popular with tourists, photographers, hikers and for cycling.
Places to visit
Churnet Valley Railway - Churnet Valley Railway is a heritage railway based in the Staffordshire Moorlands known as 'Staffordshires Little Switzerland' because of its picturesque wooded valleys. It had previously been owned by NSR, LMS and BR and had recently come into preservation. CVR has a number of steam and diesel locomotives on site.
Chatsworth House & Gardens - Inhabited by the Cavendish family since 1549 and ancestral home of the Dukes of Devonshire. Chatsworth estate is one of Derbyshires most visited stately homes, situated around 3.5 miles north east of Bakewell. Chatsworth is a great day out for the whole family, whether you tour the house, walk around 105 acres of gardens or visit one of its events throughout the year, including Christmas Markets, Country Fair and Horse Trials.
Peak Rail - Peak Rail is a 3 1/3 mile, preserved heritage railway in Derbyshire that operator both steam and diesel locos. The line runs from Matlock station/Matlock Riverside to Darley Dale and Rowsley South.
Bakewell Well known for its classic Bakewell tart, the market town of Bakewell is one of the Peak Districts most popular towns.