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Stanage Edge, Derbyshire: view of Ladybower Reservoir

About Derbyshire

The County of Derbyshire is situated in the very heart of England. The 'Peak District', Englands first National Park spans over 500 square miles and is one of the most popular and stunning areas of natural beauty. Derbyshire is home to many wonderful Stately Homes such as Hardwick Hall and the Medieval Manor House, Haddon Hall.
With such varied landscape, such a richness of wildlife and such a wealth of cultural heritage no visitor can possibly be disappointed.
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Derbyshire, or see a selection of our Derbyshire photographs on our picture tour of Derbyshire..

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The Cascade

Bakewell

Bakewell is the largest town in the Peak District National Park. It is an old town full of glowing stone houses and buildings that lend an air of ambience and overall warmth...

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Bolsover, Derbyshire

Bolsover

Bolsover is a small town lying 5 miles east of Chesterfield. It occupies a picturesque valley setting, watched over by 17th century Bolsover Castle which stands on the site of a former fortress of Norman times...

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Buxton

This barely spoilt town offers an exciting opportunity to enjoy a town crammed with beautiful buildings whilst exploring the high upland regions of England's glorious Peak District National Park...

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The Cathedral, Derby

Derby

This is the premier town of the Shire, it is steeped in history with roots stretching to Roman times - the legions had a camp near the east bank of the Derwent, but the town was.....

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The Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam

Ilam

A pretty and popular village which includes a wonderful park which is part of Ilam Hall. Enjoy wonderful walks through the park and the lovely river Manifold. The village is set.....

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St Mary's Church, Ilkeston, Derbyshire during the Annual Fair in October

Ilkeston

Within this pretty hilltop town you will find the ancient church dedicated to St.Mary, it was built around 1150 and has a beautiful clock-face tower...

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A view of Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath lies amongst some of the most beautiful river-valley country in England...

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River Dove, Milldale, Derbyshire.

Milldale

Milldale is a glorious stone village lying in scenic countryside towards the southern fringes of the Peak District National Park...

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Halter Devil Chapel, Mugginton, Derbyshire

Mugginton

This is a popular Derbyshire village with a church dating back to the Doomsday Book...

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Tideswell Church, known as 'Cathedral of the Peak'. The centre piece of the village.

Tideswell

Tideswell is famous for its superb, large church, known as the "Cathedral of the Peak"...

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Recommended attractions in Derbyshire

Interior Bolsover Castle with sculpture, facing terrace

Bolsover Castle

The early morning sun streams down on a piece of Derbyshire's proud heritage, as into view come the magnificent ruins of Bolsover.....

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Carsington water, Derbyshire

Carsington Water

Carsington Water is situated close to the village of Carsington in the lower regions of Derbyshire. Carsington Water is a large.....

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Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle

The first view of this impressive early 19th-century house nestling above sweeping lawns is quite tantalizing, giving visitors a.....

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Nine ladies stone circle

Nine Ladies Stone Circle, Stanton Moor

This wild eyrie stretch of moorland has an invigorating, yet gloomy feel to it and looking around at the barrows left from the.....

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Inside the entrance to Peak Cavern Cave, in Castleton, Derbyshire

Peak Cavern

Peak Cavern is one of the finest of the many underground caverns of this area. It lies beneath Peveril Castle at the centre of.....

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Peveril Castle, Castleton, Derbyshire

Peveril Castle

Built to be impregnable, the ruins of Peveril Castle stand on a steep ridge with dramatic views in all directions, giving the.....

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Robin Hood's Stride, Derbyshire.

Robin Hood's Stride

Robin Hood's Stride is a rocky outcrop overlooking the pretty village of Elton, in Derbyshire. By tradition the sole province of.....

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Shipley Country Park

Shipley Country Park occupies a landscape of superb countryside with lakes, ponds, stunning woodland walks and a wealth of.....

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Sudbury Hall

Sudbury Hall

This delightful historic house which was built in the early 17th century for the Lords Vernon, has all the ingredients for a.....

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Tissington Hall

Tissington Hall

Dating from Jacobean times, Tissington Hall has been lived in by the FitzHerbert family for 500 years and is set in the beautiful.....

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