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Heage Windmill, Heage in 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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A steep lane in Ashford

Ashford in the Water

The village was a centre for candle making, noted for lead mining and made famous by the discovery of Ashford marble which was first quarried by Henry Watson in 1748...

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A view of Castle Nase taken from the edge of Coombs Reservoir, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

Chapel-en-le-Frith

Chapel is a well preserved, picturesque place. It has a lovely old church dating back to the 14th-century which stands on the spot of an earlier church built by foresters a century or so before...

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Markeaton Park

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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St Peter's Church

Edensor

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The Plague Cottages, Eyam, Derbyshire

Eyam

Setting its chilling history to one side, this is a village with a lot to offer. It is hidden away in a matchless location above the limestone peaks of Middleton Dale in the Peak District...

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Monsal head waterfall near Little Longstone

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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St. Wystans Church, Repton, Derbyshire.

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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The Anglican Parish Church at Ripley, Derbyshire.

Ripley

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The Anglican Church of St John the Baptist at Smalley, Derbyshire

Smalley

A delightful place with attractive village buildings including a church, village hall, several small shops and three village inns...

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Sudbury Church, Derbyshire

Sudbury

The village of Sudbury lies in a landscape of contrasts where old Royal hunting grounds meet with the industrial heritage of 19th-century England...

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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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A summer evening at Carsington Water near Matlock, 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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Chatsworth House, Derbyshire - home of the Duke of Devonshire

Chatsworth House

The magnificent Classical mansion that is Chatsworth House, is one of the most celebrated Historic Houses in England. Built in.....

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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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Grin Low Wood, Buxton

Grin Low Country Park

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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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Curber Edge Footpath.

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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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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Derilect Riber Castle, Matlock, Derbyshire

Riber Castle

The Matlocks between them form some of the most outstanding countryside in the Peak District. Here you can find Riber Castle.....

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Errwood Hall Ruins

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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