Helen Moat

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Helen Moat was born in Northern Ireland and spent her childhood travelling the length and breadth of the island in her Dad’s Morris Minor – or so it seemed: she still suffers from wanderlust. Helen studied German in England, living in Switzerland and Germany for extended periods. The author has since settled in the Peak District, her adopted home. She is constantly inspired by the local landscape, and the people and places shaped by the Peaks. A keen walker and cyclist, she’s happiest when outdoors and on the move. As a travel and fiction writer, she’s always on the hunt for a good story. The Peak District gives her plenty of material.

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An insider's guide to the best hotels in the Peak District. 


The best self-catering accommodation in the Peak District

Discover the best cottages, cabins and quirky stays with our accommodation guide to the Peak District.


Exploring the great outdoors in the Peak District

Our guide to the best walks, cycle trails and climbing routes in the Peak District.