The Countryside of Derbyshire
Discover the countryside of Derbyshire on your doorstep or on holiday
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A cosy cottage on an organic farm in The Peak District, stone cottages in the Dales, country houses and manors, shepherd's huts, glamping eco-pods and more in beautiful locations by rivers, in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Numerous gorgeous cottages and lodges. Many on the edge of the Peak District National Park, my favourite is set in two acres with a mill stream and waterfalls running through.
Campaigner Craig Bennett joins The Wildlife Trusts at a critical time
New leader joins UK’s much-loved force for nature as charities wrestle with pandemic fallout Craig Bennett becomes new CEO of The Wildlife Trusts on Monday 6th April. He arrives at a time when people seek solace in nature from the coronavirus – but, like so many other charities and businesses, The Wildlife Trusts are struggling with the severe implications of the […]
Coronavirus update: 3rd April 2020
Our latest update on Covid-19 and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
Trust creates Hilton wildlife homes thanks to Biffa Award
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s Hilton gravel pits is one of the Trust’s most important reserves for birds, fish, insects and amphibians and is being revived thanks to a generous £15,000 Biffa Award grant.
Peak District National Park thanks thousands for ‘staying away’ but urges rights of way remain open for local communities
The Peak District National Park Authority has thanked the public for 'staying away' following an impassioned campaign to help protect communities and key workers.
Shop Closures: Coronavirus and the Trust
Update from our CEO in response to the latest government advice. We have closed our charity shops and café. You can still shop for gifts for loved ones, activities and books to engage you with nature and our new Beaver Adoption Pack using our online shop. We also plan to offer free postage and packing during this time. Our nature reserves are open but we urge everybody […]
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
The latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to the Peak District National Park.
Public Health Update: Coronavirus and the Trust
Read our latest update on the Coronavirus epidemic from CEO Jo Smith.
Belper peregrine falcon shot
*Update: We’re sad to report this morning (6th March) that the peregrine falcon has died. This follows surgery to try and remove the second lead pellet from his shoulder.* Derbyshire sadly continues to see some of the UK’s highest levels of bird of prey persecution. We encourage anyone with any information about this or any wildlife or suspected wildlife crime to […]
Government gives badgers a reprieve
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust are delighted that vaccination gets priority in the fight against bovine tuberculosis
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s appeal to bring back the beaver
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has revealed ambitious plans to create a home ready for a family of beavers to move in hopefully by the end of the year.
Recognition for 40 years’ service as a volunteer ranger
A volunteer ranger has clocked up over one thousand days of volunteering and received recognition for 40 years of commitment to the Peak District National Park.
HS2 decision will destroy precious wild places - The Wildlife Trusts call for a redesign
Today the Government gave the green light to the High Speed 2 rail project, without acknowledging the devastating impact on the hundreds of precious wild places and the wildlife that depends on them – that lie in the path of the route.