This is an archived website, available until June 2027. We hope it will inspire people to continue to care for and protect the South West Peak area and other landscapes. Although the South West Peak Landscape Partnership ended in June 2022, the area is within the Peak District National Park. Enquiries can be made to

The 5-year South West Peak Landscape Partnership, 2017-2022, was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Level 1 Building & Landscape Survey Training (Rainow)

Barns and Buildings
Event Name Level 1 Building & Landscape Survey Training (Rainow)
Start Date 9th Aug 2018 10:00 am
End Date 9th Aug 2018 4:00 pm
Duration 6 hours

Come and take part in the Barns and Buildings and Small Heritage Adoption Projects in the South West Peak!

Location: Rainow Institute, Stocks Lane, Rainow, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5XR

We are looking for volunteers of all skill levels and availability to help carry out level 1 buildings and landscape surveys across the South West Peak, to help record field barns and small heritage assets.

To take part, volunteers need to undertake just one day’s training led by our Cultural Heritage Officer, Dr Catherine Parker Heath.

Interested volunteers only need to attend one training session to participate.

To book onto the training and take part in future surveys, you will need to register as a South West Peak Volunteer at

There you will find out all about what is involved when you volunteer with us, including a detailed role description for those wanting to undertake buildings and landscape survey.

If you cannot make this date, further training days will be put on across the South West Peak over the next 3 years. You can still sign up now by clicking on the link above, then you can be sure not miss any opportunities as they come up.

We hope to meet you soon!