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.

Milestones Conference

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Event Name Milestones Conference
Start Date 21st May 2022 10:30 am
End Date 21st May 2022 3:30 pm
Duration 5 hours

This is a one-day conference for people interested to learn more about historic waymarkers and how they can be cared for.

It is designed for anyone interested in the upkeep of milestones and to find out how they can get involved

The conference is being organised by the national Milestone Society and the South West Peak Landscape Partnership. The event will include presentations and talks from historians and milestone specialists.

The conference will take place at Buxton Community School on Saturday May 21. Doors open 10am for a 10.30am start, and the event will end by 3.30pm.

The event is free to attend for Milestone Society members (annual membership is £12.50p) and non-members are welcome at an admission charge of £3; places are limited and must be booked in advance.

Information on joining the Milestone Society can be found at:,

To book or for more information about the conference, please email Catherine Parker Heath: