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.

Warslow Hay Meadow

‘Get Wild at Home’ virtual experience to be launched by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

29 April 2020

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is set to bring some of its most popular and best attended events and activities direct to people’s homes by launching a nature themed virtual classroom experience next week.Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trust’s extensive education programme for families has been put on hold to comply...

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Understanding Dale Mine

3 February 2020

The following blog was written by Dr Catherine Parker Heath, South West Peak Cultural Heritage Officer, and discusses the Understanding Dale Mine project. This project also recently won the Harold Sarjeant Conservation Award from the Peak District Mines Historical Society. Click here to read about the award.IntroductionDale Mine is in...

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Roaches Trees

Get Out and Get Wild! An Update from our Wild Child Project Officer

23 January 2020

As we begin 2020 we can take a fond look back at a wonderfully successful Autumn and Winter series of Wildchild events with some thoughts penned by our own Natalie Hollamby, Wildchild Project Officer.After a successful Autumn and saying farewell to 2019 for the Wildchild project in the South West...

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Headless Horseman

New Videos Show the Power of Community Grants

17 October 2019

Did You Know?As part of the Engaging Communities project the South West Peak Landscape Partnership provides small grants of between £500 to £10,000 for eligible projects that address one or more of our project objectives (listed here). The Community Grants scheme funds up to 50% of the total project costs...

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The Church of St Lawrence in Warslow: A Guided Tour

5 June 2019

The latest in a series of blog posts chronicling the adventures of our Cultural Heritage Officer; Dr. Catherine Parker Heath. In this installment she recounts an elucidating tour of the Church of Saint Lawrence in Warslow by South West Peak Landscape Partnership Volunteer Maggi Rowland. The Church of St Lawrence,...

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