Middle England

The Peak District

Peak District events, news and information
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All Members , Moderated

Welcome to Middle Mercia, where we have the best hills, the cosiest pubs, the spookiest ghost stories and the very oddest of weird old traditions!

This community is dedicated to the Peak area and all that goes on within it – be that good walks, knife-edge climbs, local events, festivals, folk gigs, meets, research or just good days out: it’s all welcome here. This is also a great forum to share local legends, folklore, songs and poems; to recommend interesting shops; to advertise your local event or to discuss local planning or conservation issues. As long as it’s Middle England themed, you’re welcome to post it!

This community covers Derbyshire, Staffordshire and the Peak District, but that’s not a strict rule – if you have something to say about an area in the vague vicinity of Middle Mercia, pipe up - the more the merrier! :)

Middle Mercia Links:

Folk Arts
A Derbyshire organisation which promotes, encourages and develops folk arts in England.

Peak District Walks
Loads of great walks in and around the Peak District.

Scarthin Books, Cromford
Possibly the best bookshop in the world!

Pre-historic Derbyshire
A list of some of the best Pre-historic sites in Derbyshire

Treak Cliff Cavern Blue John Cavern
The two Blue John mines in Castleton

Rock Climbing
Rock climbing in the Peaks

Farmer's Markets in the Peaks
Farmer's Markets in the Peaks

This community is maintained by das_ketzchen.
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