What county is Furness Vale in?

What county is Furness Vale in?


Furness Vale
District High Peak
Shire county Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Country England

What county is high peak in?

county of Derbyshire
High Peak, borough (district), northwestern part of the administrative county of Derbyshire, north-central England. Most of the borough is part of the historic county of Derbyshire, but its northern edge includes Tintwhistle and the north side of Langdendale, which belong to the historic county of Cheshire.

What towns are in high peak?

Administered by High Peak Borough Council from Buxton and Glossop, it is mostly composed of high moorland plateau in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park….High Peak, Derbyshire.

Borough of High Peak
Region East Midlands
Ceremonial county Derbyshire
Admin. HQ Buxton and Glossop

Where is the Dark Peak?

The Dark Peak is the higher and wilder part of the Peak District in England, mostly forming the northern section but also extending south into its eastern and western margins. It is mainly in Derbyshire but parts are in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire.

Is Buxton nicer than Matlock?

Of the two towns, Buxton has more facilities and more to interest the visitor (Matlock itself has little to interest the Tourist although Matlock Bath is worth a day visit).

Why is it called Dark Peak?

It gets its name because (in contrast to the White Peak), the underlying limestone is covered by a cap of Millstone Grit sandstones with softer shale underneath, meaning that in winter the soil is almost always saturated with water.

What is the best walk in the Peak District?

7 of the best walks in the Peak District

  • Mam Tor. Sunrise over Mam Tor in Peak District (Shutterstock)
  • Hartington to Pilsbury Castle. Hartington village (Visit Peak District & Derbyshire)
  • Ilam to Dovedale.
  • Derwent Valley Heritage Way.
  • The Roaches & Luds Church.
  • Hathersage to Stanage Edge.

What percentage of Derbyshire is white?

Density 401/km2 (1,040/sq mi)
Ethnicity 96.0% White 2.3% S. Asian 1.7% Black, Mixed Race or Chinese
Non-metropolitan county
County council Derbyshire County Council

Why is it called White Peak?

The soil is thin and the limestone pokes through in many places as natural outcrops. It is also seen in quarries. These rocks have a distinctive whitish-grey coloration, therefore giving rise to the name White Peak. This part of the National Park takes the form of a limestone plateau.

Are there waterfalls in the Peak District?

Found in the High Peak region of the Peak District, along the magnificent Pennine Way and flowing into the River Kinder, is Kinder Downfall, the highest waterfall in the Peak District.

Is Derbyshire a good place to live?

Two Derbyshire towns have been ranked as some of the best places to live in the country according to a new study. Ashbourne and Wirksworth have both been listed among the top 20 per cent of places to buy a home, according to property finding company Garrington.

What is the nicest part of the Peak District?

Hope Valley is one of the best-loved parts of the Peak District National Park, offering some of the best views and most picturesque villages in the country.