“The Fabled gate”
When I arrived at the summit of Mam Tor someone had already beaten me to the gate, so I had to find a different composition further back along the path. Shortly after sunrise though they left, so I sprinted down and was able to capture this image before the sun disappeared behind the bank of cloud. I know it’s been done hundreds of times but I couldn’t resist with such great conditions!
Britain’s first National Park is easily accessible from the urban centres of Derby, Manchester and Sheffield. Its vast expanse comprises the high moorland tops of the Dark Peak and the southern limestone hills of the White Peak. Try your hand at caving, explore the graceful spa town of Buxton or visit Chatsworth House, one of Britain’s grandest stately homes. Find out more