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The Crooked Spire, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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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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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Parish Church, Denby, Derbyshire

Denby

Denby is famous for its beautiful decorative Stoneware pottery which has been exported all over the world...

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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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A picture of Ilkeston

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 sunny Autumn view towards Little Longstone, Derbyshire

Little Longstone

Little Longstone is a small hamlet situated in the Peak District National Park near to the beautiful Monsal Head. The village contains a 17th century manor house, some old village.....

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Sunset in Old Sawley (Long Eaton)

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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Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire: scene near Middleton Top

Middleton by Wirksworth

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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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Winster, Derbyshire

Winster

Today, this graceful village with its sweeping main street and quiet little alleyways is a tourist destination of character and charm...

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Bolsover Castle

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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Autumn sunshine

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 central courtyard, Haddon Hall, Derbyshire

Haddon Hall

Perched in a picturesque position above the Derbyshire River Wye, the grey stone walls of Haddon House tempt invitingly, and you.....

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Hope Valley - back along the ridge from Hollins Cross to Mam Tor.

Mam Tor

Mam Tor, also known as 'The Shivering Mountain' is a famous beauty spot and landmark of the Peak District. At its summit are the.....

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Peak District National Park, Derbyshire: Edale and the Kinder Plateau.

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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The Keep at Peveril Castle

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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A picture of Pleasley Pit Country Park

Pleasley Pit Country Park

Pleasley Pit Country park is a reclaimed colliery site, which now offers nature lovers the chance to see record numbers of.....

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Pools Brooke Country Park, Staveley, Derbyshire

Pools Brook Country Park

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The Goyt Valley

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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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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