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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 & hedgerows

Trees make a major contribution to the Derbyshire Dales landscape, whether in the countryside, or in the parks and garde...

World Heritage Site - Derwent Valley Mills

In December 2001, the Derwent Valley Mills in Derbyshire was inscribed on the World Heritage List by U.N.E.S.C.O United ...

Scheduled monuments

'Scheduling' refers to the legal system for protecting nationally important archaeological sites in England. Its aim is ...
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Conservation Area Information

Planning permission in a Conservation Area Conservation Area designation introduces some extra controls to protect the ...
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Conservation Advisory Forum

Derbyshire Dales District Council operates a Conservation Advisory Forum. The role of this Forum is "to evaluate and com...
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Wirksworth conservation area

The Wirksworth Conservation Area is a predominantly an urban area, the boundary of which, encompasses the historic town ...


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