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Peakzip is a new zip wire experience in the Peak District National Park.  Located in private woods near Whaley Bridge, this is an experience not to be missed for the fun seeking, young at heart and anyone that wants a bit of an adrenalin rush whilst on holiday.

There are three different zip wires; the first, which is a warm up to get you going, is the Main Camp zip; the Flying Fox zip with a steep 50 metre plummet into a quarry bay and the Big Zipper a 50 metre crossing in the open air.  The whole experience will last approximately two hours with all equipment and an instructor provided and no prior experience is necessary.  An average level of fitness is required. 

The zip wires are suitable for ages 10 and over and all under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. There is private free car parking and toilets provided.  Access to some areas maybe a little steep, but it is short and suitable footwear and clothing for the weather conditions are highly recommended.  In total 600 metres will be walked to access the zip wires.  

Prices are £19 per person but group discounts are available for larger parties (6 plus) or private events.  

Current dates available, which must be booked in advance:

28 and 29 July (this is the launch weekend with a 3 for 2 deal availble by contacting Peakzip and quoting 'VisitPeaks' for this offer)
2, 3, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 27, 28, 30 and 31 August
2 September

The Peakzip reopens in October after these dates.

For further information contact http://peakinstruction.com/peakzip.htm

 

 

 

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Does this glorious weather make you think about summer holidays? The current heatwave in the UK is getting us all in holiday mood.  The sun is out in the Peak District too.  Lovely Dovedale above in the picture reaching 30 degrees!

There's plenty of things going on in this summer in the Peak District; here's a hightlight or two. 

Heights of Abraham - take the cable car to the top of the Heights for great views over Matlock and the Derwent Valley.  There are caves and woodland trails to discover and if the young ones still have energy two adventure playgrounds.  The underground mining caverns are explored by torchlight to get a feel of how things really were. There is a restaurant and bar at the top with spectacular views.  And why not finish off the day with a trip to Matlock Bath and some traditional fish and chips? Dogs travel free on the cable cars and there are 60 acres of estate to explore with your four-legged friends.   

Summer Nights Festival July - Sept - outdoor movie screenings are taking place in lovely heritage locations during the summer.  Bring a picnic and enjoy a film in beautiful surroundings. 
Calke Abbey - Pretty Woman - 2 Aug and The Greatest Showman - 3 Aug
Hardwick Hall - The Greatest Showman - 17 Aug and Dirty Dancing - 18 Aug

Mason Mills UNESCO World Heritage Site - experience life in an 18th Century Mill that was designed by Sir Richard Arkwright in 1783. Feel what life would have been like with the noise of the looms and smell of the textiles all recreated during your visit.  This working museum is one of the finest surving and best preserved of its kind.  There's also a shopping village and English textiles are on sale and other traditional crafted items.  Enjoy lovely tearooms overlooking the river Derwent. 

Chatsworth Country Fair - 31 Aug - 2 Sept - this annual country fair is a fabulous outdoor event which includes JCB Dancing Diggers, Household Cavalry Musical Ride, a cooking theatre and fine food village.  Opportunities to try your hand at country sports and crafts too. 

Derbyshire Well Dressings - the tradition of dressing wells with flowers, petals and seeds continues throughout the summer.
Stoney Middleton - 21 - 30 July
Bonsall - 28 July - 3 Aug
Great Hucklow - 9 - 15 Aug
Foolow - 24 Aug - 1 Sept
Eyam - 25 Aug - 1 Sept

There's something for everyone this summer in the Peak District.  Get in touch if you'd like further information or if you would like a group holiday cottage stay in the Peak District. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 

 

 

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More and more of our holiday cottage guests are bringing their dogs and pets away on holiday with them.  Whether it is a short break or a longer stay our Visit Peaks self catering cottages are now welcoming many happy four-legged friends. 

Some of the advantages of bringing your pets on holiday are:

  • Saving huge kennel fees or pet minding fees
  • No house sitters needed
  • Less stress for you worrying if you dogs and pets are being cared for properly
  • Enjoying fun and being away with your pet
  • Security for your dogs and pets, separation can be an anxiety for them
  • Going on long walks in the Peak District with your dogs as well as plenty of relaxation time
  • Pet and dog friendly facilities at the holiday cottages, including plenty of space, easy to clean floors, taps for washing down
If you are looking for a pet and dog friendly holiday cottage break, get in touch with Visit Peaks holidays, where your pets are as welcome as you are!
 
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Top 5 reasons to book a holiday cottage break at Riverside House holiday home.

  • we don't rush you, so stay for up to four nights at the same price as two
  • you won't feel the squeeze on space, there's so much downstairs space at Riverside House holiday cottage you can all grab a bit of your own
  • want to have some fun?  Riverside House has it's very own games room with pool, air hockey, table tennis (downstairs) and plenty more
  • Sky and BT all in surround sound so don't miss a football game or a movie
  • And the location?  Just stunning, a stones throw away from the traffic free Monsal Trail and views from the Monsal Head and Viaduct (shown in the picture)
  • and a 6th reason unlimited free logs, kindling and matches so that you can get cosy and snuggly by the log fire whenever you want!
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The Visit Peaks holiday cottage newsletter is now the only place that we will be advertising weekend short break offers. So if you want to grab a deal you'll need to sign up!

The May newsletter has just gone out and it includes some great deals at Riverside House holiday cottage in the autumn and at Valley View for December.  

Sign up and get a free 'Peek at the Peaks' booklet too.  If you love visiting the Peak District and staying with friends and family don't delay!

The newsletter provides a handy guide to events going on in the Peak District, in both Staffordshire and Derbyshire.  There's a round-up of places to eat and drink too, not forgetting dog friendly places to visit.  

Walks for all abilities are regularly included in the newsletter as well as our top picks of places to entertain the family, young and old alike.

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Relax, recharge, have fun and getaway.  A few of the reasons why people choose a short break weekend away.  The Peak District National Park can offer plenty of opportunities to do all of these things and more.  Don't take our word for it though, here are some of the comments of past guests at our holiday cottages, who have enjoyed short break self-catering holidays with friends and family.

A weekend in Riverside House holiday cottage - 'walks from the door, past the babbling river, feeding the ducks, over the wooden bridge. We walked the Monsal Trail, loved the living local history there and visited the spa town of Buxton.'

A short break at Valley View holiday cottage - 'we hired bikes on the Tissington Trail, walked up the hill to a smart pub, along the river Dove (shown in the picture) to Ilam and Thorpe and had great fun crossing the stepping stones. We visited the market town of Ashbourne, saw water mills, water stones and mill stones- the kids loved it.'

So many things to do, so much fun to be had, so why not consider a break away and take time out for laughs, happiness, the great outdoors and just enjoying being away from it all. 

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As the days get warmer and the evenings get longer it's a great time to get out and about.  If the Peak District is on your list of places to visit we've got a few events and festivals picked out for you during May and June. 

Tideswell Food Festival Sat 5th May, Bank Holiday weekend

With over 50 foodie stalls and many locally produced items, why not pop into Tideswell and sample some goodies.  The local pubs, shops and cafes will all be taking part.  And new this year is a Makers Market based around the stunning Tideswell Cathedral in the Peak (shown in the picture).  With over 20 craft stalls there's sure to be something to take your fancy. 

Devonshire Dome, Buxton, gin event, Sat 5th May, Bank Holiday weekend (afternoon and evening sessions)

The Gin Society Festival returns to the Dome in Buxton, where over 120 gins are available to try.  The gin stations are divided in British, World, Fruit and Cocktail bars and there's a Prosecco bar too.  Over 18s only.

Derbyshire Open Arts, Spring Bank Holiday weekend, 26 May to 3 June

For the 12th year this is a great chance to enjoy the arts and crafts of the county at selected venues, some off the beaten track.  Meet the artists and maybe take something special home?

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, Wednesday 6 to Sunday 10 June (10-6.30 Wed to Sat and 10-5 Sun)

In the grounds of Chatsworth House, the RHS returns for a second year.  Highlights include the Great Conservatory full of orchids, a living labratory and a river of flowers (a mass planting of Cosmos).  Plenty of shopping opportunities too!

Eroica Britannia, weekend of 15 - 17 June

A festival of the heritage of cycling with cycle rides on the Sunday over a choice of distances.  Bikes and gear must be pre-1987 only.  Or enjoy the festival itself with music, entertainment, shopping, food and drink and camping.  

Let's hope that there's something here for you and your family to enjoy.  For some events tickets and registration are available in advance, for others simply turn up and enjoy.  

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There's nothing better than trying local produce and supporting local shops and producers when staying in and visiting an area.

During your self-catering stay in the Peak District that's hopefully what you will want to do to. 

Cooking with friends and family is great fun when you have time and lovely fully-equipped holiday cottage kitchens.  So here's our choice of two Peak District foodie shops, each one ideally located for access to either of our holiday cottages. 

Tindalls of Tideswell (handy for Riverside House holiday cottage)

Some of the foodie delights to try include a homemade pork pie or a steak and ale or turkey and ham pie, as well as a traditional Fidgety pie made with apples, onions, potatoes and bacon.  It was originally produced in Derbyshire to use up apples during harvest time.  Tindalls have some authentic Derbyshire cakes and biscuits, such as Thar Cakes, Wakes Cakes and a Tidza pud (their take on the Bakewell pudding), all ideal dessert options for self-catering.  Tindalls has a great range of homemade jams, chutneys, pickles, bread, rolls, local made yoghurt as well as a selection of cheeses, olives and pates.  We think your holiday cottage group will all find something to devour here!

The Village Stores Hartington (ideal for Valley View holiday cottage)

This local Peak District shop really does have everything.  Where to start?  Perhaps a fresh coffee while you decide - it really is delicious!  The shelves are full of local jams, pickles, fresh coffee from the Buxton roastery (already mentioned, but truly wonderful), pies, Bakewell pudding as well as plenty of storecupboard ingredients, fresh fruit and veg, fresh meat, cheeses, milk and even traditional sweets.   One of our favourite isles is the selection of beers from Thornbridge Brewery with names such as Tizara, Chiron, AM:PM, Jaipur (our personal fav) and Wild Swan.  We suggesting pairing them with food!  And Jaipur is sometimes available in kegs for the very thirsty!

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One of the great pleasures of visiting the countryside is enjoying the great outdoors and fresh air.  It's even more fun if you are with your family and your dog too.  Dog walks and family walks are a great way to get together and spend some quality time.

We've put together three suggested walks in the Peak District, which are ideal for all family members and your four-legged family too!

One of our favourites is the traffic free Monsal Trail with 8 miles of traffic free walking with tunnels, views (Monsal Head viaduct), cafes, pubs and heritage information on the route.  If you need a pit stop the dog friendly Stable Bar at The Monsal Head is ideal, with views to die for too.  Bike hire is available at Hassop Station, with plenty of parking, a cafe, book shop and gift shop.  Lovely outdoor tables and chairs too.

Then there’s the delightful Dovedale with its famous stepping stones across the river Dove, idyllic picnic spots, caves and wooden bridges to explore.  All traffic free but some parts of the walk dogs need to be on a lead, especially in lambing season.

And finally the Tissington Trail another traffic free gem with probably one of our favourite pubs just off the Trail.  The clues in the name, The Old Dog, 100% dog friendly with open fires, sheepskin throws and a modern twist on heritage architecture as a theme.  The burgers are pretty amazing too! 

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It’s never too late to start a new hobby or get fit.  Even for the less active hiring an electric bike in the Peak District National Park is a great way to enjoy the countryside.

On the traffic free Monsal Trail you can have a great day out.  From Hassop Station on the Monsal Trail you can hire electric bikes (book in advance) and the pedal assist makes for effortless cruising. My husband and I enjoyed setting the speed and level of assistance on the bikes which are easy to use and ideally suited to leisure users.

The bikes have an upright position offering the most comfort for cycling and even come with a handy basket to carry your essentials for the trip.  They are heavier than a conventional bike because of the battery but you can start in gear and with power assistance and once going they feel lighter and easy to pedal.

There is plenty of parking at Hassop Station plus once you have enjoyed a power assisted cycle the Hassop Station Café serves a delicious range of homemade food including locally sourced produce. There’s even a sun terrace, covered outdoor area, bookshop and gift area.

So if you want a silver biking day out in some glorious traffic free countryside why not try hiring an electric bike in the Peak District?

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A bit about us

Visit Peaks holiday cottages are owned and managed by Wendy Boast.  Wendy and her family have been going to the Peak District for 30 years and have detailed knowledge of the area and things to do.  Wendy can help tailor make a family holiday, activity holiday or leisure break.  Wendy stays in both her cottages on a regular basis with friends and family to make sure that everything is in place for a welcoming break in the Peak District. 

 

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We often get groups of friends and families celebrating special birthdays or anniversaries at our holiday cottages.  Well there's nothing quite like a special afternoon tea as a way to celebrate a special event.  We've chosen three places that would make a great afternoon tea celebration. 

Biggin Hall - a lovely historical house dating from the seventeenth century.  There's a stunning restaurant, serving lunch and dinner and most ingredients are sourced from the Peak District.  Afternoon tea is served daily from 3-5 pm either in the dining room or if the weather allows in the garden. 

Newton House tea rooms - local quality produce is sourced and with it's location a stones throw from the Tissington Trail this is an ideal spot for Afternoon Tea.  Options include a tradtional afternoon tea for £25 for two, deluxe afternoon tea £35 for two, as well as vegetarian afternoon tea and a chocolate indulgence afternoon tea. 

Herberts tearooms - formerly The Old Coach House, located in the heart of Tissington Village this is a lovely setting.  Vintage crockery and a quirky decor with breakfast, lunch and cream teas all served.  Tissington is a lovely village to explore with a duck pond, shops and walks including the Tissington Trail.  

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There's always plenty to do in the Peak District during February half term.  Here are our top picks for all the family.

  • Medieval Mayhem and Bolsolver Castle - take a trip in time and test your skills and fun in medieval games.  Open 19-23 Feb 11 - 3. The castle is also worth a visit to soak up the Age of Chivelry.  There's a fairytale little castle, atmospheric ruined terrace and interesting Venus Gardens. 
  • Matlock Farm Park - On Sat 15 and Sun 16 February there's a reptiles event featuring bearded dragons, geckos, a tarantula and Lucy the seven foot boa constrictor!  Bring cameras for photo opportunities.  There's so much more to do at Matlock Farm Park, with lots of animals to visit, horse riding, trails, play areas and a cafe.  
  • Arkwrights Cromford Mills - visit the Derwent Mills World Heritage site where there is something for everyone.  Interactive films with a Sir Richard Arkwright hologram, the world's first successful water powered cotton mill, narrowboat rides along the canal, walks, trails, galleries, shops and places to eat. 

There's plenty of other things to see and do in the Peak District this half term including Gulliver's Kingdom, Poole's Cavern and Country Park, Heights of Abraham and Chatsworth Farm and Adventure playground.  Have fun!

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One of the delights of visiting the Peak District is to enjoy walks centered around visiting pubs.  There are many pubs to choose from in the Peak District and both the holiday cottages, Valley View and Riverside House, are within easy walk or drive to some great pubs. 

During our recent visit to the Peak District in January 2018 we visited some old favourites and reconnected with past haunts.  Here's our shortlist.

The George, Alstonfield

The new owners are delightful, friendly and welcoming.  They are keeping the tradition of excellent food, wine and beer going and are happy to welcome bookings from larger groups staying at Valley View holiday cottage.  There is a room to the side of the bar that can be booked along with a large stand alone room across the courtyard.  

The Devonshire Arms, Hartington

There's always a friendly welcome here from the cheerful landlord.  We visited the walker's bar with our dog but there is also a larger dining room available.  The pub food is of a consistently good standard and the beer is always well liked by the beer drinkers in our group.  

The Church Inn, Chelmorton

Another favourite of ours and ideal for guests staying at Riverside House holiday cottage.  Dogs are welcome in the bar area, the landlord is welcoming and the food is varied and good.  The rabbit pie special went down particularly well.  

The Old Gate Inn, Brassington

It's been over 10 years since we paid this pub a visit and we regret not going back sooner.  A roaring log fire, great beer and excellent food and service makes this pub well worth a visit.  Dogs are welcome too.  

Of course there are plenty of other lovely pubs to visit in the Peak District, and we can advise you when staying with us at our holiday cottages.  We've visited quite a few (all in a days work) so do ask us!

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There are many events and things to do in the Peak District this Spring.  Here's our pick.

Free guided walking weekend on 19 and 20 May.  

On Sat 19 May start and finish at Hathersage car park and enjoy this lovely circuit with scenery from the tops of Stanage Edge and White Edge as well as the gorgeous Derwent Valley.  This days walk is approx 12 miles and you can bring a friend, your dog or come alone. 

On Sun 20 May the walk starts at Chatsworth House and is a 5-mile loop finishing at the river.  

What an ideal way to get a free taster of the Peak District countryside!  

Tideswell Food Festival on 5 May

Visit the charming town of Tideswell with is Cathedral in the Peak and enjoy the annual food festival too.  Over 60 food stalls as well as entertainment and for 2018 new this year is a Makers Market for gifts and craft products.  This will be the biggest yet!  

Chatsworth renewed opens 24 March

A glimpse of all the work that has been taking place at Chatsworth House.  Visit hidden areas, meet skilled tradespeople, see vast tracts of the new lead on the roof, discover what's under the floor in Chapel Corridor and admire newly renovated tapestries.  

Chatsworth International Horse Trials 11-13 May

A world-class three-day event of sport with family entertainment.  And if you book before 31 January there is 50% off!

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Visit Peaks are family run large holiday cottages providing accommodation in the Peak District for over ten years.  Contact us for further information or visit www.visitpeaks.co.uk

 

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SAVE £100 on a short break weekend in February from 1st or 2nd February for up to four nights.  Now only £689 for up to twelve guests.

Riverside House is a large holiday cottage in the Peak District in a lovely location for walks from the door and the friendly local pub is only one mile.  

Riverside House sleeps 9+2+cot in four bedrooms and is family and child friendly.  Pet friendly too!  Up to five dogs welcome.  

Some of the facilities include games room, Sky movies and Sports on huge surround sound TV, wi-fi, unlimited free supply of logs for the log burner with all bookings, bed linen and towels included and plenty of space to relax and unwind.

Grab these last minute bargains while still available.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Visit our website for more information on Riverside House holiday cottage

 

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Running a holiday cottage business is great fun, especially when you get to stay in your own holiday cottages and enjoy the walks, scenery and relaxing in front of the log fire.

However, sometimes there are plenty of jobs to be done and last week was no exception.  We stayed at Riverside House holiday cottage for a week and certainly got a lot ticked off.

Here's some of tasks we acheived:

  • Annual boiler service
  • Annual chimney sweep
  • Fixing some snooker cues and table football in the games room
  • Getting a brand new TV, free sat box and satellite dish for the games room
  • Meeting up with lovely new caterers and sampling their food
  • Meeting Sauced Here a local delivery company where food and provisions are from the Peak District
  • Getting the oven cleaned and given a once over
  • Having a new mattress delivered for the downstairs double bedroom
  • Replacing some older pillows with new ones
  • Giving the utility room and washing machine a spring clean
  • Replacing an extractor fan in the ensuite bathroom

It's very satisfying to know that Riverside House is ship shape and ready for the Christmas and New Year guests.  We stay in our holiday cottages on a regular basis and this is one of the things that makes us different from other holiday cottage owners.  We know how many mugs, glasses, knives, forks are in the kitchen; we know if a light bulb needs replacing or if a door knob is loose.  We know if the pillows and mattresses are comfy and how warm the house feels on a winters day.  We experience our holiday cottages in the same way as our guests do, and we wouldn't want it any other way.

If you are looking for a short break or longer holiday cottage stay in 2018 do get in touch and book direct with owners who know their holiday cottages inside and out!

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It's Dickens time at Chatsworth House.  From November the halls at Chatsworth have been decorated and transformed into Dickensian London.  You can visit scenes from Dickens stories this Christmas at Chatsworth House. Tickets need to be booked.

Dickens by twilight can also be booked for Thursdays and Fridays from 23 November to 22 December.  This will include a mince pie, wine and live music from traditional bell ringers and strings trio.  

Don't miss out the Chatsworth garden and farm shop too while visiting Chatsworth House this Christmas.

To book tickets click here

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SAVE £100 on this late short break deal at Riverside House holiday cottage in the Peak District, Derbyshire. NOW £689 for nine guests plus two on sofa bed and a cot.  Availability from 14 or 15 December 2017 for up to four nights.  

The price includes all bed linen, towels, heating and an unlimited free supply of logs for the log burner.  

We are dog and pet friendly too!

Some of the features of Riverside House holiday cottage include

  • Games room with pool, air hockey, table football
  • Sky Sports and Movies in HD
  • BT Sports in HD
  • Large surround TV
  • Log fire and unlimited free logs
  • Huge lounge with plenty of space
  • Three bathrooms
  • Downstairs bedroom and shower room with wc
  • Wi-fi included
  • Off-street parking for up to four cars
  • Child friendly
  • Dog and pet friendly
  • Walks from the door including traffic free Monsal Trail
  • Lovely local pub only one mile

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Another blog I know about the Asbourne food market, but it really is becoming a highlight of the Ashbourne and southern Peak District area. 

The next market is on 25 November 2017 and will coincide with the switching on of Ashbourne's Christmas lights. The market stalls will include scrumptious foodie delights, seasonal gifts, handcrafted items all from artisans in the area.  There are vintage dealers and hot street food sellers too as well as local musicians. 

The market is located in the Market Place very central in Ashbourne and there are plenty of car parks in Ashbourne too. Don't miss 8 Dec (the twilight market) and 9 and 10 Dec (the Christmas markets). 

Click here for more information. 

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At Visit Peaks holiday cottages in the Peak District National Park, we don't rush you.  Book a short break and instead of two nights you can stay for three or four nights and continue enjoying your holiday.  So no packing up on the Sunday and rushing off.  And it is the same as the two night price. 

With the nights drawing in why not take advantage of the log burners and unlimited free supply of logs and kindling that comes with a Visit Peaks booking?  Snuggle up, relax and enjoy endless log fires!  

Visit Peaks holiday cottages are ideal for the larger group and family holidays.  Why not celebrate a birthday or special anniversary or a family or friends reunion with us?  

Valley View holiday cottage sleeps 13+2 in 6 bedrooms

Riverside House holiday cottage sleeps 9+2 in 4 bedrooms

Both holiday cottages are fully equipped and cots, high chairs, stair gates are provided for families.  And the four-legged members of your family are also very welcome.  We will accept up to five dogs at any one time.  

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