Friends are all we need?


Godfrey Holmes goes into the Peak District to track down a few of its amazing Friends, who celebrate their 90th birthday this year.

THE PEAK DISTRICT National Park – Britain’s first – was one of the great post-World War Two initiatives. The Park’s vast remit over swathes of beautiful countryside across Derbyshire and bits of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire compels it to conserve and enhance the Park’s natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage; and to promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of National Parks by the public…