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Peak District nominated for National Park award

ct-peakThe Peak District National Park, has been nominated as National Park of the Year in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017.

The annual awards celebrate the British countryside and its people, from great heritage attractions and favourite holiday destinations to the best nature reserves and the finest rural pubs.

Nominees for the National Park of the Year award have been chosen by TV presenter John Craven.

The Peak District National Park is up against Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Yorkshire Dales, South Downs and Snowdonia national parks.

The Peak District National Park was designated on 17 April, 1951, and is one of 15 national parks in Britain.

Countryfile magazine editor Fergus Collins said: “The awards provide a wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to the best of the British countryside. Our experts have nominated a range of exceptional contenders and I look forward to hearing our readers’ views and discovering which nominees prove the popular favourites.”

Voting for this year’s awards runs to February 28, at www.countryfile.com/awards
The winners will be announced in March.

Posted 10:19 AM Thursday January 19, 2017. Filed under News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response to this entry. Pinging is currently not allowed.

One Response to Peak District nominated for National Park award

  1. Monica Beardmore Reply

    January 19, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    I want to vote for the Peak District National Park for the National Park Award for 2017.

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