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.


This is an archive of blogs from the South West Peak Landscape Partnership, covering many different activities and projects, written by project leaders and staff.

Drone photo looking down on Errwood Hall ruins

Developing the Errwood Hall App and Collecting Memories

20 April 2022

Blog from Catherine Parker Heath, our cultural heritage officer:I have been busy working with volunteers unlocking the secrets of Errwood Hall to create the content for the Augmented Reality App which was the subject of a Big Give campaign we organised in partnership with the Peak District National Park Foundation...

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Unlocking the Secrets of Errwood Hall

25 November 2021

You may have seen publicity recently for a proposed interactive augmented reality app for Errwood Hall in the Goyt Valley, such as this article in the Buxton Advertiser. Well, our very own Cultural Heritage Officer, Catherine Parker Heath, will be delivering this project and she needs your help!You can help...

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Curlew Wading RSPB

Field Notes: Working for Waders Publishes New Paper

24 February 2021

The following blog was written by Leah Kelly. Leah was the South West Peak Working for Waders PhD Researcher at the University of Sheffield Department of Animal and Plant Sciences and worked with our partners at the RSPB. This article discusses the "Behind-the-Scenes" work that went into her academic paper...

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The Disappearing Troughs

2 February 2021

Local groups and individuals have adopted a number of heritage assets across the South West Peak as part of the Small Heritage Adoption Project to ensure they are looked after for years to come. Some of these have involved big projects like the survey, excavation and consolidation of Dale Mine,...

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Volunteers Are at The Heart of the South West Peak

20 January 2021

The following blog was written by Celia Muir, South West Peak Community Engagement and Grants Officer, and discusses the numerous and wonderful community works that have been funded through our Engaging Communities project. This will be a continuing series so remember to check back for chapter 2!Launched in 2017, the...

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