This upland area at the south of the Pennine range covers 555 square miles (1437 sq km), falling mainly in Derbyshire. The landscape has three distinct characters: White Peak which is limestone plateaus with steep sided valleys; Dark Peak, dramatic plateaus and rocky ridges, and South West Peak of moors, valleys and meadows. The millstones quarried here in the 14th century still symbolize the area today. Popular walking country, the Pennine Way National Trail crosses Kinder Scout the highest point of the Park. There is challenging climbing and the best gliding and paragliding sites in the UK.
Postcode - SK17 9UQ
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