WATCH: Police tell Peak District visitors that walking could be a burden to emergency services during lockdown

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Police have released this footage to warn people against visiting the Peak District during the government lockdown.

Derbyshire Police shared clips of people driving to Curbar Edge to walk their dogs, take photographs and watch the sunset.

They described all of those activities as “not essential”.

“Driving to beauty spots in the Peak District cannot be considered an essential journey," a Derbyshire police spokesman said.

"People should exercise local to their homes.

“If someone were to fall ill in a vast remote area like the Peak District, or have a collision on their non-essential journey, it would place an entirely avoidable burden on the already stretched emergency services."