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About the county of 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Derbyshire

The Royal Oak

Chesterfield (74 Pictures)

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.....

Town Hall and Market Place, Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Ilkeston (38 Pictures)

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...

Packhorse Inn, Little Longstone, Derbyshire

Little Longstone (23 Pictures)

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.....

Westgate, Long Eaton, Derbyshire.

Long Eaton (98 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Derbyshire

Calke Park, Derbyshire,  on a December day

Calke Abbey (57 Pictures)

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

Derwent or Howden Reservoir and one of the Towers April 2008

Ladybower Reservoir (92 Pictures)

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

Winters Sunrise at Mam Tor

Mam Tor (30 Pictures)

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

Peak District landscape

Peak District National Park (378 Pictures)

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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