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Pictures of Derbyshire

A county in England

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

River Wye and bridge at Bakewell

Bakewell (192 Pictures)

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...

Bolsover Castle

Bolsover (87 Pictures)

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...

Church of St Mary and All Saints

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.....

Memorial to Joseph Wright (the painter 'Wright of Derby'), Irongate, Derby

Derby (68 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Derbyshire

The Hall

Bolsover Castle (96 Pictures)

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

Carsington water, Derbyshire

Carsington Water (49 Pictures)

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

Winter Sun

Elvaston Castle (41 Pictures)

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

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