The Peak District is the UK's oldest National Park and offers spectacular diversity, landscapes and wildlife. Its central location make it a great place to visit and despite its popularity with tourists, it can be surprising just how easy it is to discover hidden spots that are away from the beaten track.
The aim of the residential is to explore the Peak District National Park and to learn about its conservation, ecology and wildlife. You will join the Peak District National Park rangers to carry out conservation work and learn about ecological survey techniques for protected species. As part of your residential you will also fulfill the requirements of the John Muir Discovery Award.
Hathersage train station is two minutes' walk from our office and training room. Change in Manchester or Sheffield and then take the Trans Pennine Express to Hathersage.
For the duration of the residential you will be based at a comfortable bunkhouse. From here you will set off and complete conservation tasks and/ or activities each day.
Food is provided for the duration of the programme and you will cooking at the bunkhouse in teams each night. Special dietary requirements aren't a problem, please just let us know via email well in advance so we can plan around this.
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