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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. View the pictures of Derbyshire..

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Recommended towns & villages in Derbyshire

All Saints Bakewell

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 Castle

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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Church of St Mary and All Saints

Chesterfield

Chesterfield is an attractive town close to the dramatic peaks of the Peak District National Park. It is well known for its strange landmark, the crooked spire of its parish.....

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Parish Church, Church Broughton, South Derbyshire

Church Broughton

Church Broughton is an attractive Derbyshire village lying in open countryside that is perhaps best noted for its ancient church dedicated to Saint Michael...

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Evening near Hartington

Hartington

Hartington is a small village centred around a medieval market place, with attractive 18th and 19th century buildings...

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St Laurence church, Long Eaton, Derbyshire.

Long Eaton

Long Eaton is a small town lying on the River Trent around 8 miles east of Derby. The town has a history stretching back to the 7th century, but was for many centuries naught but a sleepy agricultural village...

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Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath

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

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Repton School, Repton, Derbyshire. January 2007

Repton

Repton is one of England's most ancient towns, it was once the capital of the Saxon Kingdom of Mercia and the church there is the burial ground of Saxon Kings...

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View from the back of Sutton Scarsdale Hall, Derbyshire

Sutton Scarsdale

This is a village noted for the romantic ruins of what was once one of the grandest houses in Derbyshire...

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The Church of St James in the village of Swarkestone, Derbyshire.

Swarkestone

Swarkestone is a small enchanting village which grew up on the reeeded banks of the River Trent...

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Recommended attractions in Derbyshire

Calke Abbey Park

Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey was built between 1701-1703. The building, in the Baroque style, was built for Sir John Harpur. It is an.....

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Church Tower at 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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The stunning Goyt Valley near Buxton, Derbyshire

Goyt's Moss

Goyt's Moss lies in the wild and beautiful Goyt Valley, its steep slopes sweep down into the tranquil waters of the Fernlee.....

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Looking across the Ladybower resevoir, Derbyshire

Ladybower Reservoir

This beautiful reservoir is found in the undulating Derbyshire countryside. It is the lowest of the Peak districts three.....

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Winder at the Magpie Mine,Peak District National Park

Peak District National Park

The varied and seductive scenery of the Peak District National Park rivals the scenic beauty of any where in the land. It is an.....

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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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The Great Staircase

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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Pack horse bridge

The Goyt Valley

Situated in the West of the Peak District, close to the Derbyshire/Cheshire border, and close to the towns of Buxton and.....

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