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.


The Land That Made Us: Bonus Audio Content

14 January 2021

The Land That Made Us: The Peak District Farmer’s Story book is about farming history. Edited by Peak District writers and photographers Christine Gregory and Sheila Hine, it tells the tale of 80 years of farming in the South West Peak.Sheila and Christine collected stories told by local farmers and...

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Fun with Fungi!

17 September 2020

Fungi season is upon us in the South West Peak and we need your help!We are working to identify the location of waxcap fungi along public rights of way throughout the South West Peak and we need more eyes on the ground to help us with that task.If you are...

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Updated Community Grants Information

15 September 2020

Our Community Grants project continues to receive and fund applications. We have updated our documentation for this project and you can see the new documents below.These grants are available to constituted community groups, registered charities, social enterprises, parish councils and schools who are working on projects that enhance, protect or...

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Volunteer Voices: Angela Knisely-Marpole

2 June 2020

This article was kindly composed by one of our wonderful and energetic volunteers, Angela Knisely-Marpole, and gives us a perspective of why folks enjoy volunteering with the South West Peak and how she is dealing with remaining at home during this period.Having met Catherine Parker Heath a year or so...

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Sign up for the Get Wild at Home experience from the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

29 April 2020

From our partners at the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust:We need wildlife now more than ever during this difficult time and to help everyone get close to nature and bring some wild into their daily lives, we've launched our Get Wild at Home experience!Sign up to Get Wild at Home by filling...

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