Yes, the White Peak really is ‘orchid central’

The White Peak is a superb place to see unusual flowers – and especially orchids. These extracts and pictures from a stunning new book by Doug Kennedy, called Wildlife of the Pennine Hills, clearly illustrate that fact.

Bloody Cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum): This rugged herb with its vibrant magenta flowers can be found in grasslands during the high summer, but it is a specialist of rocky locations to the extent that it can seem to be sitting on bare