Discover, Learn, Explore and Enjoy

Education visits at the Moorland Discovery Centre, Download a self guided walk, Historical interest 'Moor Memories'  

Children on rocks out in the peak district

Learning & Discovery

Our beautiful moorland landscapes contain unique habitats for some rare and wonderful species. In our busy and noisy world this is one of the few places where it is still possible to experience a feeling of wilderness and the freedom to roam.

This section will help you to learn more about our precious moorland environment and encourage you to visit and discover for yourself.

Use the side menu to discover:

  • The Moorland Discovery Centre - A life long learning centre offering school visits, events, and much more

  • FREE Educational resource - Download Free ID guides, Moorland Teacher packs and much more 

  • 'Moor' Care – The moorland code and more on safe visits to the moors

  • Self Guided Walks - Why not take your own personal guide with you? Download FREE audio trails of the moors onto your iPod, MP3 player or mobile phone

  • Moor Memories – An oral history project exploring the social history of our Peak District Moorlands


You may also want to look at the following websites: - the official Peak District National Park Authority website for information, events and places to visit - the official tourism website for the Peak District and Derbyshire

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