High Peak Estate

High Peak Estate

High Peak Estate is an area of Pennine moorland in the ownership of the National Trust in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England.

High Peak Estate includes a number of sites of interest including:

*Alport Castles (a spectacular natural landslip)
*Bleaklow (a massive expanse of wild, windswept moorland)
*Derwent Edge
*Kinder Scout (the moorland plateau that was the site of 1932's Mass Trespass)
*Mam Tor
*Odin Mine (one of the oldest lead mines in the county)
*Snake Pass
*Winnats Pass

See also Forest of High Peak

External links

* [http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-highpeakestate/ High Peak Estate information at the National Trust]
* [http://peakwreckhunters.blogspot.com/ Peak District Plane Wreck information]

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