Look after the the places you love: Be Peak District Proud

The Peak District countryside is a dynamic and beautiful place where people live, work and play. For many, it has been the place we have turned to for escape, exercise, to notice nature and to satisfy our thirst for adventure when limitations became a part of our lives. Now more than ever we need everyone to look after these precious places that have become so vital for our health and wellbeing, in a way that is kind and compassionate to nature, and ensures that the Peak District National Park continues to be a haven for wildlife and for people for many years to come. Here's how you can help...

Rangers fighting a moorland fire in the Peak District

Respect your environment: Be Fire Aware

Look after the places you love by exploring the Peak District National Park responsibly and be fire aware. Open fires such as campfires and BBQs are not allowed in the Peak District National Park, as they are a risk to public safety and the wildlife that live here.

Take the time to appreciate the sights, sounds and smells that bring us so much joy during spring

Protect wildlife & farm animals: Take the Lead

Exploring the Peak District with your four-legged friend is a great way to enjoy the beautiful landscape, and we welcome well behaved dogs on leads. Find out why it's important for dogs to be on leads in the countryside...

Our rangers and volunteers spend countless hours collecting litter left behind by visitors

Love it here: Don't leave it here

Our rangers and volunteers across our Peak District sites, spend countless hours collecting litter left behind by visitors every year, which very often diverts them away from important conservation or access work. Find out how you can make a difference and keep the countryside healthy and free from litter...

Respect rural communities: Get in the zone

Respect rural communities: Get in the zone

You don't need to book your spot in any of our National Trust car parks across the Peak District but we would always advise checking the website of the area you plan to visit and have alternative car parks in mind, should you require a back up option.