Discover Derbyshire & Peak District

Explore 250 ‘hidden gems’ across Derbyshire and the Peak District with a brand new location-aware app.

A free native (iOS & Android) app produced by Audio Trails Ltd and now also available as a website > (content still being added)

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Discover Derbyshire and Peak District iPhone iPad app screenshots

With the Discover Derbyshire & Peak District app you’ll discover which suburb was built by a Russian wrestler, where Liquorice Allsorts were invented, how a duck made a lasting impression in a tree and why a social outcast had a hamlet named after him – and much more besides!

About Discover Derbyshire & Peak District

Uncover lesser-known cultural highlights in Derbyshire and the Peak District. This gps-triggered app contains a growing directory of fascinating places of interest and walking trails.

At the heart of this free app are personal stories and some of the best archive photography the region has to offer. Use this app to compare now and then. Fade old images of Derbyshire into your camera view to see how today’s scene has changed and listen to and read local residents stories that bring the past to life.


Places of interest

Over 250 ‘hidden gems’ and walks to discover across the region. Trigger automatically with GPS or select from the interactive map or Place list.

Push notifications

Get notification alerts when you wander past a place of interest.

Rich media

The app contains written stories, oral histories and fantastic contemporary and archive photography.

Embedded Content

No mobile reception required for native apps – all the content is stored on the device once downloaded.


Discover Derbyshire & Peak District iPhone App Screenshots


Some areas of Derbyshire and the Peak District are better represented than others in this app. Do you have stories, trails/walks, images or oral histories you would like to add to this app?  Please get in touch. We are especially keen to hear from community groups who may hold collections of local history, photographs and/or audio – the app is a great way to share your archives with a wider audience.

Would you like to us to create content, an app or other heritage project for you? We can do that too!

Contact us

Future Features Poll

Discover Derbyshire and the Peak District app mapping mockups

Would you like a future app upgrade to include the option to fade old maps over modern mapping (iPad) or access OS mapping, complete with Right of Way data?

Which of the following features would you like to see in future versions of this app (select all that apply)?

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