Long Dale at Pikehall.
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Pikehall is a small village in the Derbyshire Dales consisting of a few dozen households and a handful of farms.The population of the village is included in the civil parish of Hartington Nether Quarter. The A5012 road runs through the middle, dividing the village in half. The village is home to the annual Y Not Festival.
Pikehall is noted for its twice yearly harness racing, a major tourist attraction in the area. Since the first meeting in 1998 the number of spectators has increased. At the meeting on 12 June 2005 there were estimated to be around 2,000 spectators. Pikehall has been named as the British Harness Racing Clubs meeting of the Year for two years.
- Derbyshire-Peakdistrict accessed 26 April 2008
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