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Peak Hen Harrier Day 2016

When is it?

Sunday 7th August 2016

Where is it?

Edale, Derbyshire.

Meeting point.

Derbyshire County Council car park next to Edale train station.

Postcode for Sat Navs - S33 7ZN

Grid Ref - SK122854

Google Street Map

Advice on Travel

Please try and travel by train if you can.
Arrive early as we have limited parking spaces.
Or why not car share if the train isn't an option.

Why not use the comments section on this blog to make contact with fellow attendees
about car sharing.

What Time?

11 O'clock - Try to avoid parking issues by travelling by train or arrive as early as you can.

How to get there

By Rail: Those travelling by train should head for Edale Station.
                    Check out The Trainline

The best exit points from the motorways are:
northbound on M1 - exit 29 to A671
southbound on M1 - exit 36 to A61 and then on to the A57
northbound on M6 - exit 14 to A34 and then on to the A520
southbound on M6/M56/M60 - exit 27 on to the M60 and then on to the A6

From the east (M1/Sheffield/Chesterfield) take the A6187 into Hope. Turn right at sign to Edale.
From the west (M6/Chapel/Buxton) take unclassified road from Chapel towards Castleton. Turn left at Mam Nick into the Edale Valley.

Who will be Speaking?

1st up.

Findlay Wilde 

Young Conservationist & Hen Harrier Hero

'Pirates of the countryside; the theft of our natural treasures’

Hardyal Dhindsa 

Police & Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire 

‘Tackling Wildlife Crime is Good for Derbyshire’

Dr. Mark Avery 

Writer, blogger and environmental campaigner 

"The Peak District – a fulcrum for progress”

Jon Stewart  

National Trust General Manager In the Peak District


"Can the hen harrier be a symbol of renewal in our countryside?”

Natalie Bennett 

Leader of the Green Party

''For the hen harriers, for flood-prevention, for the planet: 
why we need a ban on driven grouse shooting''.

Conservation Manager with The Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

“Re-Wilding the Peak”

Most important guests will be YOU

Don't forget your placards

We have been given a fantastic gift to offer as a prize for the best banner or placard at this years HHDay2016 in the Peak District.

The very generous David Culley has filmed the lives of Sparrowhawk & Tawny Owl over a total of 15 years to produce two remarkable films narrated by Chris Packham.

DVD's are signed by amongst others by Sir David Attenborough & Chris Packham


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