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Every good view deserves a bit of a sit down
We stayed in Buxton the night after the Peak District Foundation Peak District National Park 70th birthday celebrations. And what a glorious day it was the next day. Far too good to travel back to London so we treated ourselves to a picnic walk! We parked up in Castleton and headed up to Lose Hill, along the ridge to Mam Tor, down to Rushup, across to Cave Dale and down back to the George at Castleton. Plenty of sit downs on the way. The weather was stunning, the views beautiful and the landscape quite fascinating. I've since learnt some interesting facts about...
Buxton Museum's success with PACMAT
We have been delighted to hear from Buxton Museum who got in touch recently to tell us of the great success they’ve had in using our Peak District Family PACMAT with school groups visiting the museum. The museum is a free venue containing fascinating displays on the Peak District’s archaeology, geology, art and history, with family friendly quizzes and activities to accompany the museums various exhibitions. The museum also provides educational visits to school groups as well as resources to complement these visits. We were more than happy to donate a PACMAT to the museum to help them continue their...
16 Peak District gifts for all the family
Peak District Kids have put together a list of perfect Peaks inspired gifts and we are delighted to be featured! https://peakdistrictkids.co.uk/peak-district-gifts/ "For any outdoor loving family, a compact picnic mat is an essential item. Whether you’re hiking in the hills, off to the beach, or pulling over for a picnic on an epic road trip, it’s always handy to have a picnic mat to plonk your behind on. Now there are a lot of picnic mats to choose from, and I suppose you could just use a blanket or towel. But for us, we always travel light and so we...
Generation Green and educational PACMATs
Generation Green is a project run across the UK, created with the aim of connecting young people to nature.The goals of the project are to provide motivation, experience, skills and career development opportunities that are designed to enhance the physical and mental wellbeing of participants, promote more environmentally responsible lifestyle choices and boost attainment in education. The 16-month funded project is delivered by the Access Unlimited coalition which is comprised of the YHA (England & Wales), The Outward Bound Trust, Scouts, Girlguiding, Field Studies Council and the 10 English National Parks. Together they aim to cultivate a sense of care...
Proud to be a Peak Partner
We are proud to announce that PACMAT is an official Peak Partner. The Peak District National Park Foundation is a registered charity and by pledging our support we can help fund conservation work across the national park. We will be donating 1% of profits from our Peak District themed PACMATS to the foundation. All of this will help to protect the spaces we love now, so they can continue to be enjoyed by future generations. Read more about the Foundation here. If you are in the Peak District area you'll find our Peak District PACMATs stocked by the Forest Distillery shops. Browse...
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