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The A515 is a primary route in England.
The A52 is a major road in the East Midlands, England.
The A53 is a primary route in the English Midlands, that runs from Buxton in Derbyshire to Shrewsbury in Shropshire.
The A57 is a major road in England.
The A6 is one of the main historic north–south roads in England.
The A62 is a major road in Northern England that runs between the two major cities of Manchester and Leeds, covering a distance of.
The A628 is a major road in the north of England connecting Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire by crossing the Pennine chain of hills by way of the Woodhead Pass through the Peak District National Park.
The A635 is a main road that runs between Manchester and Scawsby running east–west through Stalybridge, Saddleworth Moor, Holmfirth, Barnsley and Doncaster.
Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859.
Agglomerate (from the Latin agglomerare meaning "to form into a ball") is a coarse accumulation of large blocks of volcanic material that contains at least 75% bombs.
Alison Uttley (17 December 1884 – 7 May 1976), née Alice Jane Taylor, was a British writer of over 100 books.
Alton Towers Resort, often shortened to Alton Towers, is a theme park resort located in Staffordshire, England.
In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
The Anglian Stage is the name used in the British Isles for a middle Pleistocene glaciation.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Anguis fragilis, the slowworm, is a legless lizard native to Eurasia.
Anna Seward (12 December 1742often wrongly given as 174725 March 1809) was a long-eighteenth-century English Romantic poet, often called the Swan of Lichfield.
Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England.
Ardotalia (also known as Melandra, or Melandra Castle) is a Roman fort in Gamesley, near Glossop in Derbyshire, England.
Female Aricia agestis, the brown argus, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes.
Ashbourne is a market town in the Derbyshire Dales, England.
Ashopton was a small village in Derbyshire, England, in the vale of the River Ashop.
The Ashton Canal is a canal in Greater Manchester in North West England.
The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae.
Austropotamobius pallipes is an endangered European freshwater crayfish, and the only species of crayfish native to the British Isles.
Axe Edge Moor is the major moorland southwest of Buxton in the Peak District.
The Babington Plot was a plan in 1586 to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I, a Protestant, and put Mary, Queen of Scots, her Roman Catholic cousin, on the English throne.
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding.
Bakewell pudding is an English dessert consisting of a flaky pastry base with a layer of sieved jam and topped with a filling made of egg and almond paste.
A Bakewell tart is an English confection consisting of a shortcrust pastry shell beneath layers of jam, frangipane, and a topping of flaked almonds.
The barn owl (Tyto alba) is the most widely distributed species of owl and one of the most widespread of all birds.
Barnsley (locally) is a town in South Yorkshire, England, located halfway between Leeds and Sheffield.
Baryte or barite (BaSO4) is a mineral consisting of barium sulfate.
Baslow is a village in Derbyshire, England, in the Peak District, situated between Sheffield and Bakewell, just over north of Chatsworth House.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
Helen Beatrix Potter (British English, North American English also, 28 July 186622 December 1943) was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) were a reduction of route network and restructuring of the railways in Great Britain, according to a plan outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.
A bell pit is a primitive method of mining coal, iron ore or other minerals where the coal or ore lies near the surface.
Benty Grange is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in the parish of Monyash in Derbyshire, England.
The Benty Grange helmet is a boar-crested Anglo-Saxon helmet from the 7th century AD.
Berlie Doherty (born Beryl Hollingsworth; 6 November 1943) is an English novelist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.
Elizabeth Cavendish, later Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury (c. 1527–1608), known as Bess of Hardwick (neé Elizabeth Hardwick), of Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire, was a notable figure of Elizabethan English society.
A biodiversity action plan (BAP) is an internationally recognized program addressing threatened species and habitats and is designed to protect and restore biological systems.
Birdwatching, or birding, is a form of wildlife observation in which the observation of birds is a recreational activity or citizen science.
The Black Death was a bubonic plague pandemic, which reached England in June 1348.
The black grouse or blackgame or blackcock (Tetrao tetrix) is a large game bird in the grouse family.
Blanket bog or blanket mire, also known as featherbed bog, is an area of peatland, forming where there is a climate of high rainfall and a low level of evapotranspiration, allowing peat to develop not only in wet hollows but over large expanses of undulating ground.
Bleaklow is a high, largely peat-covered, gritstone moorland, just north of Kinder Scout, across the Snake Pass (A57), in the Derbyshire High Peak near the town of Glossop.
Blue John (also known as Derbyshire Spar) is a semi-precious mineral, a form of fluorite with bands of a purple-blue or yellowish colour.
The Blue John Cavern is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England.
The bilberry bumblebee or mountain bumblebee, Bombus monticola, is a species of bumblebee found in Europe.
Brake linings are the consumable surfaces in brake systems, such as drum brakes and disc brakes used in transport vehicles.
Brindley's Mill The Brindley Water Mill is a water mill in the town of Leek, Staffordshire, England.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) is a partly publicly-funded body which aims to advance geoscientific knowledge of the United Kingdom landmass and its continental shelf by means of systematic surveying, monitoring and research.
The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.
The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is the national representative body for England and Wales that exists to protect the freedoms and promote the interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers, including ski-mountaineers.
The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
The brook lamprey (Lampetra planeri, also known as the European brook lamprey and the western brook lamprey) is a small European lamprey species that exclusively inhabits freshwater environments.
Brough and Shatton is a civil parish in Hope Valley in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England.
The brown long-eared bat or common long-eared bat (Plecotus auritus) is a small Eurasian bat.
The brown trout (Salmo trutta) is a European species of salmonid fish that has been widely introduced into suitable environments globally.
Bugsworth Basin is a canal basin at the terminus of the Peak Forest Canal.
Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England.
The Buxton Festival is an annual summer festival of opera, music, and (since 2000) a literary series, held in Buxton, Derbyshire, in England since its beginnings in July 1979.
The Buxton line is a railway line in Northern England, connecting Manchester with Buxton in Derbyshire.
Buxton Opera House is in The Square, Buxton, Derbyshire, England.
Calcareous grassland (or alkaline grassland) is an ecosystem associated with thin basic soil, such as that on chalk and limestone downland.
Calcite is a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).
The Caldon Canal (or more properly, the Caldon Branch of the Trent & Mersey Canal), opened in 1779, runs 18 miles from Etruria, in Stoke-on-Trent where it leaves the Trent and Mersey Canal at the summit level, to Froghall, Staffordshire.
Calico (in British usage since 1505) is a plain-woven textile made from unbleached and often not fully processed cotton.
Calluna vulgaris (known as common heather, ling, or simply heather) is the sole species in the genus Calluna in the flowering plant family Ericaceae.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Canoeing is an activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle.
A canyon (Spanish: cañón; archaic British English spelling: cañon) or gorge is a deep cleft between escarpments or cliffs resulting from weathering and the erosive activity of a river over geologic timescales.
The Carboniferous is a geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Permian Period, Mya.
Carboniferous Limestone is a collective term for the succession of limestones occurring widely throughout Great Britain and Ireland that were deposited during the Dinantian Epoch of the Carboniferous Period.
Carsington Water is a reservoir operated by Severn Trent Water located between Wirksworth and Kniveton in Derbyshire, England.
Castleton Garland Day or Garland King Day is held annually on 29 May (unless that date falls on a Sunday, when the custom is transferred to the Saturday) in the town of Castleton in the Derbyshire Peak District.
Castleton is a village in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England, at the western end of the Hope Valley on the Peakshole Water, a tributary of the River Noe, between the Dark Peak to the north and the White Peak to the south.
The Cat and Fiddle is a road in England between Buxton, Derbyshire, and Macclesfield, Cheshire, named after the Cat and Fiddle Inn public house at its summit.
Caving – also traditionally known as spelunking in the United States and Canada and potholing in the United Kingdom and Ireland – is the recreational pastime of exploring wild (generally non-commercial) cave systems.
Celia Fiennes (7 June 1662 – 10 April 1741) was an English traveller.
The Broom Moth (Ceramica pisi) is a moth of the family Noctuidae.
Chapel-en-le-Frith is a small town and civil parish in Derbyshire, England.
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Charlotte Brontë (commonly; 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature.
Chatsworth House is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, in the Derbyshire Dales north-east of Bakewell and west of Chesterfield.
Chatsworth is a civil parish in Derbyshire, England, within the area of the Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District National Park.
Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
Chesterfield is a market town and borough in Derbyshire, England.
Chinley is a rural village in the High Peak Borough of Derbyshire, England, with a population of 2,796 at the 2011 Census.
Christopher Saxton (c. 1540 – c. 1610) was an English cartographer who produced the first county maps of England and Wales.
The coal measures is a lithostratigraphical term for the coal-bearing part of the Upper Carboniferous System.
The common buzzard (Buteo buteo) is a medium-to-large bird of prey whose range covers most of Europe and extends into Asia.
The common cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, Cuculiformes, which includes the roadrunners, the anis and the coucals.
The common merganser (North American) or goosander (Eurasian) (Mergus merganser) is a large duck of rivers and lakes in forested areas of Europe, northern and central Asia, and North America.
The common raven (Corvus corax), also known as the northern raven, is a large all-black passerine bird.
The common redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus), or often simply redstart, is a small passerine bird in the redstart genus Phoenicurus.
The common reed bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a group now separated by most modern authors from the finches, Fringillidae.
The common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) is a small Palearctic wader.
The common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) is a small, stocky wader native to the Old World.
In geometry, two or more objects are said to be concentric, coaxal, or coaxial when they share the same center or axis.
Constable & Robinson Ltd. is an imprint of Little, Brown which publishes fiction and non-fiction books and ebooks.
A cotton mill is a factory housing powered spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution when the early mills were important in the development of the factory system.
Cressbrook is a village in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire.
Crich is a village in the English county of Derbyshire.
Leslie Crichton Porteous (1901–1991) was an author (writing under the name of Crichton Porteous) of fiction and non-fiction – books, articles and short stories – many of them about life in the Peak District of northern England, and often set in specific Peak locations (Toad Hole and Broken River, for example, are set in the Derwent Valley).
Cromford is a village and civil parish in Derbyshire, England, in the valley of the River Derwent between Wirksworth and Matlock.
The Cromford and High Peak Railway (C&HPR) in Derbyshire, England, was completed in 1831, to carry minerals and goods between the Cromford Canal wharf at High Peak Junction and the Peak Forest Canal at Whaley Bridge.
The Cromford Canal ran from Cromford to the Erewash Canal in Derbyshire, England with a branch to Pinxton.
Cutlery includes any hand implement used in preparing, serving, and especially eating food in Western culture.
Herman Melville, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer, Lev Shestov, Walt Whitman | influenced.
Daniel Defoe (13 September 1660 - 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy.
The Dark Peak is the higher, wilder northern part of the Peak District in England, mainly in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire.
David Rogerson Mellor,CBE, FCSD, RDI (5 October 1930 – 7 May 2009) was an English designer, manufacturer, craftsman and retailer.
In medieval and Early Modern England, a deer park was an enclosed area containing deer.
Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.
This article details some of the history of lead mining in Derbyshire, England.
The Derbyshire moors are moorlands in the English county of Derbyshire, and form the southern part of the Peak District.
Derek Stanley Brewer (13 July 1923 – 23 October 2008) was a medieval scholar, author and publisher.
Derwent Edge is a Millstone Grit escarpment that lies above the Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District National Park in the English county of Derbyshire.
Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the northeast of Derbyshire, England.
The Derwent Valley line is a railway line from Derby to Matlock in Derbyshire.
Derwent Valley Mills is a World Heritage Site along the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England, designated in December 2001.
Derwent is a village 'drowned' under the Ladybower Reservoir in Derbyshire, England.
Dethick, Lea and Holloway is a civil parish (and, since 1899, an ecclesiastical parish), in the Amber Valley borough of the English county of Derbyshire.
The dingy skipper (Erynnis tages) is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family.
Dinting Vale is a village in Glossopdale, Derbyshire, England.
A dome is a feature in structural geology consisting of symmetrical anticlines that intersect each other at their respective apices.
Doncaster Sheffield Airport, formerly named Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, is an international airport located at the former RAF Finningley station, in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster within South Yorkshire, England.
Melanchra persicariae, the dot moth, is a moth of the family Noctuidae.
Dove Holes is a village in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England.
Dovedale is a valley in the Peak District of England.
Driven grouse shooting is the hunting of the red grouse, a field sport of the United Kingdom.
Duke of Devonshire is a title in the Peerage of England held by members of the Cavendish family.
Duke of Rutland is a title in the Peerage of England, derived from Rutland, a county in the East Midlands of England.
The dunlin (Calidris alpina) is a small wader, sometimes separated with the other "stints" in Erolia.
The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
East Midlands Airport is an international airport in the East Midlands of England, located in Leicestershire close to Castle Donington.
A group of mines on Ecton Hill, Staffordshire, are unusual for the Peak District in producing predominantly copper rather than lead and zinc.
Edale is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Peak District, in the Midlands of England.
Edmund Potter senior (1802–1883), was a Manchester industrialist and MP and grandfather to Beatrix Potter.
Eldon Hill is a hill in the Peak District National Park in the county of Derbyshire, England, southwest of the village of Castleton.
Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.
Elizabeth is a 1998 British biographical drama film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, John Gielgud, Fanny Ardant, and Richard Attenborough.
Susan Elizabeth George (born February 26, 1949) is an American writer of mystery novels set in Great Britain.
Ellastone is a rural village in the West Midlands of England on the Staffordshire side of the River Dove, between Uttoxeter and Ashbourne in north Staffordshire.
Empetrum nigrum, crowberry, black crowberry, or, in western Alaska, blackberry, is a flowering plant species in the heather family Ericaceae with a near circumboreal distribution in the northern hemisphere.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
An English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside.
English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.
Epipactis atrorubens, the Dark-red Helleborine or Royal Helleborine, is an herbaceous plant from the family Orchidaceae.
Erasmus Darwin (12 December 173118 April 1802) was an English physician.
The Erewash Canal is a broad canal in Derbyshire, England.
The Ericaceae are a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the heath or heather family, found most commonly in acid and infertile growing conditions.
Eriophorum vaginatum L. (hare's-tail cottongrass, tussock cottongrass, sheathed cottonsedge) is a species of perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the sedge family Cyperaceae.
In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transport it to another location (not to be confused with weathering which involves no movement).
An escarpment is a steep slope or long cliff that forms as an effect of faulting or erosion and separates two relatively leveled areas having differing elevations.
The Eurasian curlew or common curlew (Numenius arquata) is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae.
The harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) is a small rodent native to Europe and Asia.
The Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), also known as the European otter, Eurasian river otter, common otter, and Old World otter, is a semiaquatic mammal native to Eurasia.
The Eurasian siskin (Spinus spinus) is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae.
The Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus) is a passerine bird in the sparrow family with a rich chestnut crown and nape, and a black patch on each pure white cheek.
The European bullhead (Cottus gobio) is a freshwater fish that is widely distributed in Europe, mainly in rivers.
The European eel (Anguilla anguilla) is a species of eel, a snake-like, catadromous fish.
The European golden plover (Pluvialis apricaria), also known as the Eurasian golden plover or just the golden plover within Europe, is a largish plover.
The European hare (Lepus europaeus), also known as the brown hare, is a species of hare native to Europe and parts of Asia.
The European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus), also known as the West European hedgehog or common hedgehog, is a hedgehog species found in Europe, from Iberia and Italy northwards into Scandinavia.
The European pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca) is a small passerine bird in the Old World flycatcher family.
The European pine marten (Martes martes), known most commonly as the pine marten in Anglophone Europe, and less commonly also known as pineten, baum marten, or sweet marten, is an animal native to Northern Europe belonging to the mustelid family, which also includes mink, otter, badger, wolverine, and weasel.
The European polecat (Mustela putorius) – also known as the common ferret, black or forest polecat, or fitch (as well as some other names) – is a species of mustelid native to western Eurasia and north Morocco.
The European water vole or northern water vole (Arvicola amphibius, included in synonymy: A. terrestris), is a semiaquatic rodent.
Eyam Museum is a local museum in the village of Eyam, located in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England.
F&W Media International Limited, formerly known as David & Charles Publishers (also styled as David and Charles), is a publisher of illustrated non-fiction books, eBooks, digital products, craft patterns and online education courses.
In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.
Fell running, also sometimes known as hill running, but not to be confused with mountain running, is the sport of running and racing, off road, over upland country where the gradient climbed is a significant component of the difficulty.
Ferodo is a British brake company based in Chapel-en-le-Frith in High Peak, Derbyshire.
Flash is a village within the Staffordshire Moorlands, England, and the Peak District National Park.
Not to be confused with Fluoride. Fluorite (also called fluorspar) is the mineral form of calcium fluoride, CaF2.
A geological fold occurs when one or a stack of originally flat and planar surfaces, such as sedimentary strata, are bent or curved as a result of permanent deformation.
The Forest of High Peak was, in medieval times, a moorland forest covering most of the north west of Derbyshire, England, extending as far south as Tideswell and Buxton.
Formicoxenus nitidulus, or the shining guest ant, is a species of ant in the subfamily Myrmicinae.
Four-wheel drive, also called 4×4 ("four by four") or 4WD, refers to a two-axled vehicle drivetrain capable of providing torque to all of its wheels simultaneously.
Frank Matcham (22 November 1854 – 18 May 1920) was an English theatrical architect and designer.
Friability, the condition of being friable, describes the tendency of a solid substance to break into smaller pieces under duress or contact, especially by rubbing.
Froghall is a village situated approximately ten miles to the east of Stoke-on-Trent and two miles north of Cheadle in Staffordshire, England.
Frost is the coating or deposit of ice that may form in humid air in cold conditions, usually overnight.
The garden dart (Euxoa nigricans) is a moth of the family Noctuidae.
Mary Anne Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Ann" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.
George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, 6th Earl of Waterford, 12th Baron Talbot, 11th Baron Furnivall, KG, Earl Marshal (1528 – 18 November 1590) was an English magnate and military commander.
Geraldine Brooks (born 14 September 1955) is an Australian American journalist and novelist whose 2005 novel, March, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Glossop is a market town in the High Peak, Derbyshire, England, about east of Manchester, west of Sheffield and north of the county town, Matlock.
The Hadfield–Glossop line is a railway line connecting the city of Manchester with the towns of Hadfield and Glossop in Derbyshire, England.
In rock climbing, mountaineering, and other climbing disciplines, climbers give a grade to a climbing route or boulder problem, intended to describe concisely the difficulty and danger of climbing it.
The grass snake (Natrix natrix), sometimes called the ringed snake or water snake, is a Eurasian non-venomous snake.
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.
The Green Knight is a character of the 14th-century Arthurian poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the related medieval work The Greene Knight.
The grey wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) is a member of the wagtail family, Motacillidae, measuring around 18–19 cm overall length.
Gritstone or grit is a hard, coarse-grained, siliceous sandstone.
Grouse are a group of birds from the order Galliformes, in the family Phasianidae.
Gulliver's Kingdom (also known as Gulliver's Matlock Bath) is a theme park aimed at children aged 3 to 13 in the Derbyshire town of Matlock Bath, England.
Haddon Hall is an English country house on the River Wye near Bakewell, Derbyshire, one of the seats of the Duke of Rutland.
Hadfield is a town in the High Peak of Derbyshire, England.
Hang gliding is an air sport or recreational activity in which a pilot flies a light, non-motorised foot-launched heavier-than-air aircraft called a hang glider.
Hartington is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, lying on the River Dove close to the Staffordshire border.
Hathersage is a village and civil parish in the Peak District in Derbyshire, England.
Hayfield is a village and civil parish in High Peak, Derbyshire, England, with a population of around 2,700.
The hazel dormouse or common dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is a small mammal and the only living species in the genus Muscardinus.
The Heights of Abraham is a tourist attraction in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England.
Helianthemum nummularium (known as common rock-rose) is a species of rock-rose (Cistaceae), native to most of Europe.
The hen harrier (Circus cyaneus) is a bird of prey.
There are three related types of Neolithic earthwork that are all sometimes loosely called henges.
Henry Currey (1820–1900) was an English architect and surveyor.
Hieracium naviense is a very rare species of hawkweed which has been given the common name of Derby hawkweed.
High Peak Buses Limited is a bus company based in Dove Holes, Derbyshire, formed in 2012.
The High Peak Estate is an area of Pennine moorland in the ownership of the National Trust in the Dark Peak area of Derbyshire, England.
High Peak Junction, near Cromford, Derbyshire, England, is the name now used to describe the site where the former Cromford and High Peak Railway (C&HPR), whose workshops were located here, meets the Cromford Canal.
The High Peak Trail is a trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders in the Peak District.
Highlands or uplands are any mountainous region or elevated mountainous plateau.
Hope Cement, formerly Hope Construction Materials, is a producer of cement, concrete and aggregates in the United Kingdom, founded on 7 January 2013.
The Hope Valley line is a trans-Pennine railway line in England, linking Sheffield with Manchester.
The Hope Valley is a rural area centred on the village of Hope, Derbyshire in the Peak District in the northern Midlands of England.
Hope Woodlands is an extensive civil parish in the High Peak district of Derbyshire in England.
The Howden Reservoir is a Y-shaped reservoir, top one of the three in the Upper Derwent Valley, England.
Huddersfield is a large market town in West Yorkshire, England.
The Huddersfield Narrow Canal is an inland waterway in northern England.
An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.
Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word ignis meaning fire), or magmatic rock, is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic.
Ilam (pronounced "Eye-lam") is a village in the Staffordshire Peak District, lying on the River Manifold.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) was a British chemical company and was, for much of its history, the largest manufacturer in Britain.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
The International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival was founded in 1994 by Ian Smith and his son Neil and is held every summer in England.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted.
The Italianate style of architecture was a distinct 19th-century phase in the history of Classical architecture.
Joseph Malaby Dent (30 August 1849 – 9 May 1926) was a British book publisher who produced the Everyman's Library series.
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.
Jane Eyre (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë, published under the pen name "Currer Bell", on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer.
Joseph Brown, usually Joe Brown, CBE (born 26 September 1930) is an English climber, born the seventh and last child of a family in Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire, England.
John Carr (1723–1807) was a prolific English architect.
John Frederick La Trobe Bateman FRSE FRS MICE FRGS FGS FSA (30 May 1810 – 10 June 1889) was an English civil engineer whose work formed the basis of the modern United Kingdom water supply industry.
John Mawe (1764 – 26 October 1829) was a British mineralogist who became known for his practical approach to the discipline.
Josiah Wedgwood (12 July 1730 – 3 January 1795) was an English potter and entrepreneur.
Kinder Scout is a moorland plateau and National Nature Reserve in the Dark Peak of the Derbyshire Peak District in England.
Ladybower Reservoir is a large Y-shaped reservoir, the lowest of three in the Upper Derwent Valley in Derbyshire, England.
The Lancashire Coalfield in North West England was one of the most important British coalfields.
The term landslide or, less frequently, landslip, refers to several forms of mass wasting that include a wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep-seated slope failures, mudflows and debris flows.
A lapidary (lapidarist, lapidarius) is an artist or artisan who forms stone, minerals, or gemstones into decorative items such as cabochons, engraved gems (including cameos), and faceted designs.
The last glacial period occurred from the end of the Eemian interglacial to the end of the Younger Dryas, encompassing the period years ago.
Lava is molten rock generated by geothermal energy and expelled through fractures in planetary crust or in an eruption, usually at temperatures from.
Leek is a market town and civil parish in the county of Staffordshire, England, on the River Churnet.
The lesser spotted woodpecker (Dryobates minor) is a member of the woodpecker family Picidae.
The Life in a Lens Museum of Photography and Old Times is a museum in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England.
Lime is a calcium-containing inorganic mineral in which oxides, and hydroxides predominate.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
Lipsothrix is a genus of crane fly in the family Limoniidae.
This is a list of the hills of the Peak District of England.
The following long-distance footpaths can be found in the United Kingdom.
There are dozens of commonly played sports that involve water.
Little John is a legendary outlaw associated with Robin Hood.
Litton Mill is a textile mill at Millers Dale, near Tideswell in Derbyshire.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
The Longdendale Chain is a sequence of six reservoirs on the River Etherow in the Longdendale Valley, in northern Derbyshire.
Longdendale Trail is an English long-distance trail following the former Woodhead railway line, which used to run between Manchester and Sheffield (and closed east of Hadfield in 1981).
Longman, commonly known as Pearson Longman, is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC.
Longnor is a village in the Staffordshire Peak District, England.
Longshaw Estate is an area of moorland, woodland and farmland located within the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England.
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), known as Lord Byron, was an English nobleman, poet, peer, politician, and leading figure in the Romantic movement.
Lud's Church (sometimes written as Ludchurch) is a deep chasm penetrating the Millstone Grit bedrock created by a massive landslip on the hillside above Gradbach, Staffordshire, England.
Lumber (American English; used only in North America) or timber (used in the rest of the English speaking world) is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.
Lyme Park is a large estate located south of Disley, Cheshire.
Macclesfield is a market town and civil parish in Cheshire, England.
The Macclesfield Canal is a canal in east Cheshire, England.
Mam Tor is a hill near Castleton in the High Peak of Derbyshire, England.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manchester Airport is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England, south-west of Manchester city centre.
Manchester City Council is the local government authority for Manchester, a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England.
The Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midland Junction Railway ran from a junction with the Midland Railway at Ambergate to Rowsley north of Matlock and thence to Buxton.
The mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) is a perching duck species found in East Asia.
Manganese is a chemical element with symbol Mn and atomic number 25.
The Manifold Way is a footpath and cycle way in Staffordshire, England.
Margery Hill is a hill on the Howden Moors in South Yorkshire, England.
Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December 1542 – 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I, reigned over Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567.
The mass trespass of Kinder Scout, also called the Kinder mass trespass, was a notable act of wilful trespass by ramblers.
Matlock Bath is a village and civil parish situated south of Matlock on the main A6 road in Derbyshire, England, approximately halfway between Buxton and Derby.
Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England.
The meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis) is a small passerine bird which breeds in much of northwestern Eurasia, from southeastern Greenland and Iceland east to just east of the Ural Mountains in Russia, and south to central France and Romania; there is also an isolated population in the Caucasus Mountains.
Meloe violaceus, the violet oil beetle, is a species of oil beetle belonging to the family Meloidae subfamily Meloinae.
Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
The Merlin (Falco columbarius) is a small species of falcon from the Northern Hemisphere, with numerous subspecies throughout North America and Eurasia.
In Old World archaeology, Mesolithic (Greek: μέσος, mesos "middle"; λίθος, lithos "stone") is the period between the Upper Paleolithic and the Neolithic.
A metallophyte is a plant that can tolerate high levels of heavy metals such as lead.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Middleton-by-Wirksworth is an upland village lying approximately one mile NNW of Wirksworth, Derbyshire, Middleton was, in 1086, a berewick (a supporting farm) of the town and manor of Wirksworth.
Millers Dale is a valley on the River Wye in Derbyshire.
Millstone Grit is the name given to any of a number of coarse-grained sandstones of Carboniferous age which occur in the British Isles.
Mineral water is water from a mineral spring that contains various minerals, such as salts and sulfur compounds.
Minuartia is a genus of flowering plants commonly known as "sandworts" in the carnation family Caryophyllaceae.
Mole crickets are members of the insect family Gryllotalpidae, in the order Orthoptera (grasshoppers, locusts, and crickets).
Monocephalus is a genus of spiders in the Linyphiidae family.
The Monsal Trail is a cycle, horse riding and walking trail in the Derbyshire Peak District.
Monyash (/muhn-ee-ash/ munyash) is a village and civil parish in the Peak District in Derbyshire, England, about west of the market town Bakewell.
Moorland or moor is a type of habitat found in upland areas in temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands and montane grasslands and shrublands biomes, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils.
The Moors murders were carried out by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley between July 1963 and October 1965, in and around Manchester, England.
Morton is a civil parish and village, three miles north of Alfreton in North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, England.
A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak.
Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.
The mountain hare (Lepus timidus), also known as blue hare, tundra hare, variable hare, white hare, snow hare, alpine hare, and Irish hare, is a Palearctic hare that is largely adapted to polar and mountainous habitats.
The mouse moth (Amphipyra tragopoginis) is a moth of the family Noctuidae.
Nathaniel Gould (21 December 1857 – 25 July 1919), commonly known as Nat Gould, was a British novelist.
A National Character Area (NCA) is a natural subdivision of England based on a combination of landscape, biodiversity, geodiversity and economic activity.
National Express is an intercity and InterRegional coach operator providing services throughout Great Britain.
A national park is a park in use for conservation purposes.
A national park authority is a special term used in the United Kingdom for legal bodies charged with maintaining a national park of which as of December 2016 there are ten in England, three in Wales and two in Scotland.
The national parks of England and Wales are areas of relatively undeveloped and scenic landscape that are designated under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act (2016).
The National Tramway Museum is located at Crich,, Derbyshire, England.
A national trust is an organisation dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of a particular geographic region.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
Natural England is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
Nine Ladies is a Bronze Age stone circle located on Stanton Moor, Derbyshire, England.
The Normans (Norman: Normaunds; Normands; Normanni) were the people who, in the 10th and 11th centuries, gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.
The northern crested newt, also known as the great crested newt or warty newt (Triturus cristatus) is a newt in the family Salamandridae, found across Europe and parts of Asia.
The northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) is a medium-large raptor in the family Accipitridae, which also includes other extant diurnal raptors, such as eagles, buzzards and harriers.
The northern lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), also known as the peewit or pewit, tuit or tew-it, green plover, or (in Britain and Ireland) just lapwing, is a bird in the lapwing family. It is common through temperate Eurasia. It is highly migratory over most of its extensive range, wintering further south as far as north Africa, northern India, Pakistan, and parts of China. It migrates mainly by day, often in large flocks. Lowland breeders in westernmost areas of Europe are resident. It occasionally is a vagrant to North America, especially after storms, as in the Canadian sightings after storms in December 1927 and in January 1966. It is a wader that breeds on cultivated land and other short vegetation habitats. 3–4 eggs are laid in a ground scrape. The nest and young are defended noisily and aggressively against all intruders, up to and including horses and cattle. In winter, it forms huge flocks on open land, particularly arable land and mud-flats.
The northern wheatear or wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
Nyctalus is a genus of vespertilionid bats commonly known as the noctule bats.
Off-roading is the activity of driving or riding a vehicle on unsurfaced roads or tracks, made of materials such as sand, gravel, riverbeds, mud, snow, rocks, and other natural terrain.
Ogston Reservoir is a reservoir operated by Severn Trent Water in Derbyshire.
Oldham is a town in Greater Manchester, England, amid the Pennines and between the rivers Irk and Medlock, southeast of Rochdale and northeast of Manchester.
Ophrys insectifera, the fly orchid, is a species of orchid and the type species of the genus Ophrys.
Orchis mascula, the early-purple orchid, is a species of flowering plant in the orchid family, Orchidaceae.
Orienteering is a group of sports that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain whilst moving at speed.
An orogeny is an event that leads to a large structural deformation of the Earth's lithosphere (crust and uppermost mantle) due to the interaction between plate tectonics.
An outcrop or rocky outcrop is a visible exposure of bedrock or ancient superficial deposits on the surface of the Earth.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
A packhorse or pack horse refers to a horse, mule, donkey, or pony used to carry goods on its back, usually in sidebags or panniers.
Palaeogeography (or paleogeography) is the study of historical geography, generally physical landscapes.
Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders: lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure.
The genus Parnassia, also known as Grass of Parnassus or bog-stars, are plants in the family Celastraceae.
Parsley Hay railway station served Parsley Hay, a hamlet about south east of Buxton, Derbyshire, on the LNWR line to Ashbourne.
The Peak Cavern, also known as the Devil's Arse (so called because of the flatulent-sounding noises from inside the cave when flood water is draining away), is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England.
Peak Dale is a small village in Derbyshire, England.
The Peak District Lead Mining Museum is located at Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England.
The Peak Forest Canal is a narrow (gauge) locked artificial waterway in northern England.
The Peak Forest Tramway was an early horse- and gravity-powered industrial railway (or tramway) system in Derbyshire, England.
The Peak Literary Festival is held in the Peak District National Park in England annually in the Spring and Autumn.
Peak Practice is a British drama series about a GP surgery in Cardale—a small fictional town in the Derbyshire Peak District—and the doctors who worked there.
Peak Rail is a preserved railway in Derbyshire, Central England, which operates a steam and heritage diesel service for tourists and visitors to both the Peak District and the Derbyshire Dales.
Peak Wildlife Park is a zoo in central England.
Peat, also called turf, is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands, bogs, mires, moors, or muskegs.
The Pecsætan (Pēcsǣtan; singular Pēcsǣta, literally "Peak-dweller"), also called Peaklanders or Peakrills in modern English, were an Anglo Saxon tribe who inhabited the central and northern parts of the Peak District area in England.
Pemberley is the fictional country estate owned by Fitzwilliam Darcy, the male protagonist in Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
Penistone is a market town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, which had a population of 22,909 at the 2011 census.
The Pennine Way is a National Trail in England, with a small section in Scotland.
The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of mountains and hills in England separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.
The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey (raptor) in the family Falconidae.
Peter Rabbit is a fictional animal character in various children's stories by Beatrix Potter.
Peveril Castle (also Castleton Castle or Peak Castle) is a ruined 11th-century castle overlooking the village of Castleton in the English county of Derbyshire.
Peveril of the Peak (1823) is the longest novel by Sir Walter Scott.
Picturesque is an aesthetic ideal introduced into English cultural debate in 1782 by William Gilpin in Observations on the River Wye, and Several Parts of South Wales, etc.
The pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus) is a goose which breeds in eastern Greenland, Iceland and Svalbard.
A plantation is a large-scale farm that specializes in cash crops.
In geology and physical geography a plateau (or; plural plateaus or plateaux),is also called a high plain or a tableland, it is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with steep slopes.
Polemonium caeruleum, known as Jacob's-ladder or Greek valerian, is a hardy perennial flowering plant.
Poole's Cavern or Poole's Hole is a two-million-year-old natural limestone cave on the edge of Buxton in the Peak District, in the county of Derbyshire, England.
Porosity or void fraction is a measure of the void (i.e. "empty") spaces in a material, and is a fraction of the volume of voids over the total volume, between 0 and 1, or as a percentage between 0% and 100%.
A post-industrial economy refers to a period of growth within an industrialized economy or nation in which the relative importance of manufacturing reduces and that of services, information, and research grows.
Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813.
The red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae, also known as the common crossbill in Eurasia.
The red deer (Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest deer species.
The red grouse, Lagopus lagopus scotica, is a medium-sized bird of the grouse family which is found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland.
The red-necked wallaby or Bennett's wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) is a medium-sized macropod marsupial (wallaby), common in the more temperate and fertile parts of eastern Australia, including Tasmania.
Sir Richard Arkwright (23 December 1732 – 3 August 1792) was an English inventor and a leading entrepreneur during the early Industrial Revolution.
Richard Furness (2 August 1791 – 13 December 1857) was a British poet.
Richmal Crompton Lamburn (15 November 1890 – 11 January 1969) was initially trained as a schoolmistress but later became a popular English writer, best known for her Just William series of books, humorous short stories, and to a lesser extent adult fiction books.
In England and Wales, other than in the 12 Inner London Boroughs and the City of London, the "right of way" refers to paths on which the public have a legally protected right to pass and re-pass.
The ring ouzel (Turdus torquatus) is a European member of the thrush family, Turdidae.
The River Churnet is a river in Staffordshire, England.
The River Dane is a tributary of the River Weaver that originates in the Peak District area of England.
The Derwent is a river in Derbyshire, England.
The River Don (also called Dun in some stretches) is a river in South Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
The River Dove is the principal river of the southwestern Peak District, in the Midlands of England and is around in length.
The River Etherow is a river in northern England, and a tributary of the River Goyt.
The River Goyt is a river in North West England.
The River Lathkill is a river in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, England.
The River Manifold is a river in Staffordshire, England.
The River Mersey is a river in the North West of England.
The River Noe is a tributary of the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England.
The source or headwaters of a river or stream is the furthest place in that river or stream from its estuary or confluence with another river, as measured along the course of the river.
The River Tame flows through Greater Manchester, England.
The River Trent is the third-longest river in the United Kingdom.
The River Weaver is a river, navigable in its lower reaches, running in a curving route anti-clockwise across west Cheshire, northern England.
http://www.derbyshireuk.net/river_wye.html--> The River Wye is a limestone river in the Peak District of Derbyshire, England.
Robert Murray Gilchrist (6 January 1867 – 1917) was an English novelist and author of regional interest books about the Peak District.
Rock climbing is an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
Rowsley is a village on the A6 road in the English county of Derbyshire.
The Royal Crescent is a row of 30 terraced houses laid out in a sweeping crescent in the city of Bath, England.
The Royal Shrovetide Football Match is a "Medieval football" game played annually on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday in the town of Ashbourne in Derbyshire, England.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a charitable organisation registered in England and Wales and in Scotland.
Rubus durescens is a rare British species of flowering plant in the rose family.
__notoc__ The Ruhr is a river in western Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia), a right tributary (east-side) of the Rhine.
Saddleworth Moor is a moorland in North West England.
Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (21 October 177225 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
Secrets of the Dead, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York, is an ongoing PBS television series which began in 2000.
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.
Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The short-eared owl (Asio flammeus) is a species of typical owl (family Strigidae).
A show cave — also called tourist cave, public cave, and in the United States, commercial cave — is a cave which has been made accessible to the public for guided visits.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Middle English: Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Knyȝt) is a late 14th-century Middle English chivalric romance.
The small blue (Cupido minimus) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.
Snake Pass is a hill pass in the Derbyshire section of the Peak District, crossing the Pennines between Glossop and the Ladybower Reservoir at Ashopton.
Solubility is the property of a solid, liquid or gaseous chemical substance called solute to dissolve in a solid, liquid or gaseous solvent.
A sonnet is a poem in a specific form which originated in Italy; Giacomo da Lentini is credited with its invention.
The soprano pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pygmaeus) is a small bat that in taxonomy was only formally separated from the common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) in 1999.
The South Pennines is a region of moorland and hill country in northern England lying towards the southern end of the Pennines.
South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
The South Yorkshire Coalfield is so named from its position within Yorkshire.
A spa is a location where mineral-rich spring water (and sometimes seawater) is used to give medicinal baths.
A spa town is a resort town based on a mineral spa (a developed mineral spring).
The Speedwell Cavern is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England.
Spilosoma lubricipeda, the white ermine, is a moth of the family Erebidae.
A spring is any natural situation where water flows from an aquifer to the Earth's surface.
The church of St John the Baptist in Tideswell is a Church of England parish church.
Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
Stanage Edge, or simply Stanage (from "stone edge") is a gritstone escarpment in the Peak District, England, famous as a location for climbing.
Standedge (pronounced Stannige) is a moorland escarpment in the Pennine Hills of northern England between Marsden, West Yorkshire and Diggle, Greater Manchester.
The Standedge Tunnels are four parallel tunnels beneath the Pennines in northern England.
Stanton Moor is a small upland area in the Derbyshire Peak District of central and northern England, lying between Matlock and Bakewell near the villages of Birchover and Stanton-in-Peak.
Stephen Booth (born 1952) is an English crime-writer.
Stilbia anomala, the false footman or anomalous, is a moth of the family Noctuidae.
Stilton is an English cheese, produced in two varieties: Blue, known for its characteristic strong smell and taste, and the lesser-known White.
Stocksbridge is a small town and civil parish, in the City of Sheffield, in South Yorkshire, England.
Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of.
Stoney Middleton is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England.
Structural geology is the study of the three-dimensional distribution of rock units with respect to their deformational histories.
Tarmac is a British building materials company headquartered in Solihull, England.
Textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution in Britain was centred in south Lancashire and the towns on both sides of the Pennines.
Thamnobryum angustifolium, the Derbyshire feathermoss, is a species of moss in the Neckeraceae family.
"The Adventure of the Priory School", one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 13 stories in the cycle collected as The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
The Dam Busters is a 1955 British epic war film starring Michael Redgrave and Richard Todd.
The History Press is a British publishing company specialising in the publication of titles devoted to local and specialist history.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries is a British crime drama, broadcast on BBC One from 12 March 2001 to 1 June 2008, encompassing six series and a total of twenty-three episodes.
The Other Boleyn Girl is a 2008 British-American historical romantic drama film directed by Justin Chadwick.
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner, starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, and Christopher Guest.
The Roaches (from the French les roches - the rocks) is a prominent rocky ridge above Leek and Tittesworth Reservoir in the Peak District of England.
The Tale of Mrs.
"The Terror of Blue John Gap" is a short story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Thlaspi caerulescens, Alpine Penny-cress and also known as alpine pennygrass, is a flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae.
Thomas Hobbes (5 April 1588 – 4 December 1679), in some older texts Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was an English philosopher who is considered one of the founders of modern political philosophy.
Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer".
Thomas Telford FRS, FRSE (9 August 1757 – 2 September 1834) was a Scottish civil engineer, architect and stonemason, and a noted road, bridge and canal builder.
Thor's Cave (also known as Thor's House Cavern and Thyrsis's Cave) is a natural cavern located at in the Manifold Valley of the White Peak in Staffordshire, England.
Thornfield Hall is the home of the male romantic lead, Edward Fairfax Rochester, in the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, where much of the action takes place.
Thymallus is a genus of freshwater fish in the salmon family Salmonidae; it is the only genus of subfamily Thymallinae.
Tideswell is a village and civil parish in the Peak District of Derbyshire, in England.
The Tissington Trail is a bridleway, footpath and cycleway in Derbyshire, England along part of the trackbed of the former railway line connecting Ashbourne to Buxton.
A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.
The Trans Pennine Trail is a long-distance path running from coast to coast across Northern England entirely on surfaced paths and using only gentle gradients (it runs largely along disused railway lines and canal towpaths).
Treak Cliff Cavern is a show cave near Castleton in Derbyshire, England.
The tree pipit (Anthus trivialis) is a small passerine bird which breeds across most of Europe and temperate western and central Asia.
The Triassic is a geologic period and system which spans 50.6 million years from the end of the Permian Period 251.9 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Jurassic Period Mya.
Tuff (from the Italian tufo) is a type of rock made of volcanic ash ejected from a vent during a volcanic eruption.
A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
Tunstead is a village in Derbyshire, England, situated above Great Rocks Dale north of Buxton.
The twite (Linaria flavirostris) is a small brown passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae.
There are many systems for classifying types of motorcycles, describing how the motorcycles are put to use, or the designer's intent, or some combination of the two.
The Upper Derwent Valley is an area of the Peak District National Park in England.
Vaccinium myrtillus is a species of shrub with edible fruit of blue color, commonly called "bilberry", "wimberry", "whortleberry", or European blueberry.
Vegetation is an assemblage of plant species and the ground cover they provide.
Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was an English Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Viola lutea, also known as the mountain pansy, is a species of violet that grows in Europe, from the British Isles to the Balkans.
Vipera berus, the common European adderMallow D, Ludwig D, Nilson G. (2003).
The viviparous lizard or common lizard, Zootoca vivipara (formerly Lacerta vivipara), is a Eurasian lizard.
A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.
Waders are birds commonly found along shorelines and mudflats that wade in order to forage for food (such as insects or crustaceans) in the mud or sand.
The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.
A water wheel is a machine for converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power, often in a watermill.
A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses hydropower.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd (established 1948), often shortened to W&N or Weidenfeld, is a British publisher of fiction and reference books.
A weir or low head dam is a barrier across the horizontal width of a river that alters the flow characteristics of water and usually results in a change in the height of the river level.
Well dressing, also known as well flowering, is a tradition practised in some parts of rural England in which wells, springs and other water sources are decorated with designs created from flower petals.
The Wessenden Valley is a moorland valley nestled amidst the Dark Peak, immediately south of the large village of Marsden in the English county of West Yorkshire.
West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
Whaley Bridge is a small town and civil parish in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England, on the River Goyt southeast of Manchester, north of Buxton, east of Macclesfield and west of Sheffield.
Wharncliffe Crags is a gritstone escarpment or edge situated approximately north west of the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England.
The White Peak is the lower, southern part of the Peak District in England.
The White Peak Estate (previously known as the South Peak Estate) of the National Trust comprises several land holdings in the Southern Peak District.
The white-letter hairstreak (Satyrium w-album) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.
The white-throated dipper (Cinclus cinclus), also known as the European dipper or just dipper, is an aquatic passerine bird found in Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.
William Congreve (24 January 1670 – 19 January 1729) was an English playwright and poet of the Restoration period.
William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).
Winnats Pass (or just Winnats as it is shown on some Ordnance Survey maps) is a hill pass and limestone gorge in the Peak District of Derbyshire, England.
Wirksworth is a market town in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, with a population recorded as 5,038 in the 2011 census.
Wolters Kluwer N.V. is a global information services company.
The wood warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix) is a common and widespread leaf warbler which breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe, and just into the extreme west of Asia in the southern Ural Mountains.
The Woodhead line was a railway line linking Sheffield, Penistone and Manchester in the north of England.
Woodhead is a small and scattered settlement at the head of the Longdendale valley in Derbyshire, England.
Woodland, is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade.
In England and Wales a workhouse, colloquially known as a spike, was a place where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague is a 2001 international bestselling historical fiction novel by Geraldine Brooks.
The Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of the Pennines in Northern England in the historic county of Yorkshire, most of it in the Yorkshire Dales National Park created in 1954.
Youlgreave or Youlgrave is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, lying on the River Bradford, four kilometres south of Bakewell.
Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.