Our Business Guardians who support us with £250 a year

Tropical Butterfly House

Encounter the exotic and discover a wild family day out where you can meet meerkats, lemurs, otters, owls, snakes and other amazing animals during unforgettable Animal Encounters throughout the day. Enjoy free flying bird and animal displays, explore the indoor rainforest with exotic reptiles and beautiful butterflies and meet and feed the friendly residents of the Farm Barn. Open daily. 5 minutes from M1, junction 31.

Churchdale Holidays

Ashford-in-the-Water, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1NX.
Churchdale Farm, in the heart of the Peak District National Park, offers three spacious 5-star gold-award self catering holiday cottages.

Peak District Premier Cottages

We are a passionate co-operative of 19 owners managing a collection of nearly 70 four and five star independent self-catering holiday properties. We welcome everyone from a solo guest to groups of 40 with a choice of family, accessible and pet friendly self-catering cottages throughout the beautiful Peak District National Park and surrounding areas. Phone 01298 83139.

Our Business Friends who support us with £50 a year

Karen Perkins Life, Career & Business Coaching

I love helping people discover and actually achieve their goals, with a great work-life balance using creativity, tech and embracing sustainability. 1:1 coaching sessions or coaching walks available. Phone 07971 881251 to book your free taster, over coffee or skype. I don’t work at the weekend, so I can be out relaxing, walking or climbing in the Peaks . Follow me @fabcoach on Twitter and Instagram.

Hoe Grange Holidays

Escape to a peaceful haven in the spectacular Peak District hills. With sustainability at heart, Hoe Grange Holidays offers four stylish self-catering log cabins, two gorgeous glamping pods with ensuite shower, and a romantic gypsy caravan. The log cabins are wheelchair accessible and there is a wide range of extra equipment available, including hire of two off-road Boma 7 wheelchairs so those with limited mobility can make the most of the local trails. Ideal for romantic breaks, group get-togethers and family reunions. Short breaks available. Book online or call David and Felicity on 01629 540262.

Ecclesall Design

Ecclesall Design is a Sheffield based architectural practice. Our experience in both architectural services and the construction industry combines imaginative and creative designs with competent understanding of the building process and safeguards your project from initial concept to successful completion.

No. 6 The Square

Close to Buxton town centre, No.6 The Square tearooms are opposite the Opera House and Pavilion Gardens. Relax and enjoy morning coffee, light meals or a traditional English afternoon tea in elegant surroundings. Accommodation is also available.

Contours Walking Holidays

Contours Walking Holidays has been organising walking breaks since 1996 and strives to be the best value self-guided walking holiday company in the UK and Ireland. We offer a broad variety of customisable holidays, with competitive pricing, hand-picked service providers and excellent customer service.

Campsites UK

We are one of the UK’s most popular camping and glamping search engines and currently have 30+ sites in the Peaks. We signed up as a Business Friend as we are keen to support sustainable tourism in the area.

5 Church Street holiday cottage

5 Church Street is ideal for those who want to get away from it all without being in the middle of nowhere! Its location on a quiet side street in Buxton is convenient for pubs, restaurants, local shops, parks and the Opera House, as well as for touring the wonderful walking country, pretty villages and stately homes of the surrounding Peak District National Park. The cottage combines traditional character with all the facilities you need for a restful stay. It has a Tripadvisor 5 star excellent rating.

Peak Cottages

Peak Cottages have over 20 years’ experience in finding dream getaways to stunning, hand-picked, high-quality, personally inspected cottages which provide the perfect opportunity to explore this beautiful region, whether by foot, pony or bike, for thrill seekers, sightseers and anyone looking just to appreciate the spectacular rural surroundings.

Thistle Trekking

Thistle Trekking has a small team of guides who all share the same aspiration, to help create the best outdoor experience. We organise your trek to meet your needs and desires, and together we do everything we can to make your holiday special. SPECIAL OFFER: 5% discount on our treks to all Friends of the Peak District.

Wentworth Pewter

Wentworth Pewter make handcrafted pewter gifts Made in Sheffield including hip flasks, tankards, tableware and trophies. Hold one of our products in your hand and you’ll be able to see and feel the difference by the weight, finish and polish of every piece. Visit: www.wentworth-pewter.com

Marketing and Business Planning Ltd

Marketing and Business Planning is the one stop shop for all your marketing and business planning needs. Sheffield-based with clients throughout South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and the UK, we provide a range of marketing and business planning solutions and consultancy.

High Peak Bookstore, Brierlow Bar

Ashbourne Road, near Buxton SK17 9PY; 01298 71017. The largest bargain bookshop in the country, now a destination venue for bookbuyers throughout the north and midlands, our range of titles and subjects unrivalled elsewhere. Open 7 days a week.

Visit Peaks

Riverside House and Valley View – two large holiday cottages in the Peak District National Park. Situated in stunning locations for walks and exploring the great outdoors. Dog friendly too. Call 07980 390 520 or email wendyboast@visitpeaks.co.uk

Graham Walton Independent Financial Adviser

Hamnett Wealth Management, 160 Baslow Road, Sheffield. S17 4DR; 0114 2353500
Working with individuals, families and small businesses providing financial planning advice. Specialising in Green Investments, Ethical Investments, and Socially Responsible Funds.

Underleigh House

A Derbyshire longhouse conversion in stunning location, ideal for walkers. 5 Star Gold Award B&B with 4 luxurious rooms including 3 Suites with their own lounges. Award-winning and memorable breakfasts. Past Gold winner of East Midlands Enjoy England Excellence Awards and Silver winner of National England Excellence Awards.

Sykes Holiday Cottages

A great collection of self-catering cottages in the Peak District, the UK and Ireland. Choose from countryside cottages, traditional townhouses, lakeside lodges and everything in between. Short breaks and pet-friendly properties available. Your perfect place awaits.

Holiday Cottages

A family-run business, holiday cottages offer over 2,000 cottages across the UK, in some of the most beautiful locations in the North of England. From the gorgeous Haddon Barn, a stone-built conversion, to pretty cottages in Yorkshire, Northumberland, Cumbria and Lancashire. in the heart of the Peak District National Park, offers 3 spacious 5-star gold-award self catering holiday cottages.

Peak Environmental Quality Mark

The Peak District Environmental Quality Mark (EQM) is an award presented to businesses which put pride in the Peak District at the heart of their operations and add to the wellbeing of their communities.

Hassop Station

Cafe: our fully licensed café serves a delicious range of homemade food, using locally sourced products. Cycle hire: come and enjoy the traffic free Monsal Trail with our brand new for 2015 range of bicycles, tag-a-longs and child seats. Bookshop: our bookshop stocks an extensive range of titles including lots of local interest books, walking and cycling guides and maps.

Tom’s Barn and Douglas’ Barn

Romantic cottages for two in the Peak District. Tom’s and Douglas’ Barns started life a couple of centuries ago, housing cows. Transformed now into two charmingly romantic cottages, they are enjoyed and appreciated by couples of all ages in welcoming luxurious comfort, in an idyllic rural village setting.

Bagshawe Cavern

Bagshawe Cavern is an extensive and active stream cave with many fine formations offering a variety of trips at all levels from a walk around the old show cave to a vertical descent into the lower streamway series for the keen outdoor adventurer.

Phil Sproson Photography

Landscapes | Portraits | Commercial – Professional photographer and generous supporter of Friends of the Peak District. Buy Phil’s Calendar from our shop to support the Friends.


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We are also delighted to be Partners with Julia Bradbury’s…

The Outdoor Guide (TOG) is free online resource set up by Julia Bradbury and her sister, Gina, which aims to bring together information for walks all around the UK. It is a showroom that puts companies with the same ethos together in one place to inspire families to get out and explore this wonderful world.

On TOG you will find fab walks, amazing gear and gadgets along with some recommended places to stay when out walking. The TOG family are all dedicated to working with and for their partners and will fully integrated them across multi pages within the site. View a selection of walks here: http://theoutdoorguide.co.uk/walks/julia-bradbury-walks/