Conservation

Derbyshire Dales District, which for Planning and Conservation purposes only relates to that part of the District outside the Peak District National Park, covers approximately 33,000 hectares (128 sq miles) of land with a total population of around 45,000 and contains some of the most diverse and scenically beautiful areas in Britain. The District has a wealth of stunning landscapes, picturesque villages, historic buildings, over 1325 are listed buildings; conservation areas; archaeological sites and monuments and historic parks and gardens which make it one of the best places in Britain to live, work and visit.

The Council's Conservation Team is responsible for the care, protection and enhancement of the high quality historic built environment of the Derbyshire Dales.

Trees and hedgerows make a major contribution to the landscape

Derwent Valley Mills comprises well preserved historic buildings and houses.

There are 62 scheduled monuments in the Derbyshire Dales

Conservation

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