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Check out the latest Great Longstone Video

Posted on Saturday, 11 June 2011 04:12PM by newsdesk
Great Longstone in the Peak District National Park is one of the prettiest of all Peak Villages . Only two miles from Bakewell, it lies just under Longstone Edge, which is a ridge leading to Longstone Moor, five miles away. The edge is 400 metres above sea level. 
High ground is littered with barrows from prehistoric times as well as old lead mine workings from more recent history.  Lead mining and more recently fluorpsar, (the waste product) once gave the village its main source of livelihood generating enough wealth to allow the fine 18th century buildings to be built, including the Manor House and Longstone Hall. Views from Longstone Moor are panoramic, soaring out across the valley floor, and it is well worth the climb up, whether walking, cycling or driving, just to take in this peaceful stretch of wild landscape. 
The video, we hope, whets your appetite to make the visit.
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