Derbyshire Dales Overview

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The Big Picture

Derbyshire Dales is a rural local authority located in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, England. The population of the area is around 71,000 people. In terms of housing, the area mainly consists of traditional stone-built cottages and farmhouses, with some newer housing developments. The community in Derbyshire Dales is vibrant with various festivals held throughout the year, such as the annual Wirksworth Festival, which showcases local artists and performers. The area also has several community initiatives, including the Derbyshire Dales Community Transport service, which provides transport to the elderly and disabled. The quality of local entertainment is high, with venues such as the Grand Pavilion in Matlock Bath and the Palace Hotel in Buxton hosting regular events. The local economy is diverse, with a mix of small businesses and larger employers such as the Nestle factory in Ashbourne and the Peak District National Park Authority.

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Derbyshire Dales Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Derbyshire Dales’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Derbyshire Dales Diversity

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