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A picture of Swarkestone

Swarkestone (10 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction S)

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

Halter Devil Chapel, Mugginton, Derbyshire

Mugginton (1 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 9.9 km, direction NW)

This is a popular Derbyshire village with a church dating back to the Doomsday Book...

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

Smalley (5 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction NE)

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

St. Wystans Church, Repton, Derbyshire.

Repton (9 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction SW)

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...

Parish Church, Denby, Derbyshire

Denby (5 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.2 km, direction NE)

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

Erewash Canal, Near Stanton Ironworks

Ilkeston (38 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.3 km, direction NE)

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...

Trowell, Nottinghamshire

Trowell (3 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction E)

Modern day history records that this was the village chosen as The Festival of Britain Village, at the time it was considered to epitomise the spirit of British rural community life...

Long Eaton Lock, Erewash Canal

Long Eaton (98 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction E)

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...

Heage Windmill, Derbyshire

Heage (3 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction N)

The village lies a short distance from the beauty spot Carsington Water, between the market town's of Ripley and Belper...

The Anglican Parish Church at Ripley, Derbyshire.

Ripley (8 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction N)

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Parish Church, Church Broughton, South Derbyshire

Church Broughton (1 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction W)

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

The lovely village of Babbington, near Awsworth, Nottinghamshire.

Babbington (4 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.5 km, direction NE)

This pretty Nottinghamshire village is situated around 7 miles from the centre of Nottingham. It is typical of rural England, with cottages interspersed along quiet leafy lanes...

Lion photographed on roof of Staunton harold hall, by richyp. 2002

Staunton Harold (22 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction S)

Staunton was mentioned in the Doomsday Book when it was held by Henry de Ferrers...

St Mary’s Priory Church, Tutbury

Tutbury (50 Pictures)

(10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction SW)

This picturesque little town in the Dove Valley is dominated by the ruins of the medieval castle...

River Trent and Burton Bridge. Burton upon Trent, Staffs

Burton upon Trent (54 Pictures)

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction SW)

Burton-on-Trent is an attractive town, it has a pleasing market place surrounded by pleasant properties, some being timber-frame black and white...

Winter sunset

Beeston (270 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.6 km, direction E)

Beeston is mostly remarkable for being the place where the Ist Lord Trent started work in his mother's herbal shop at the age of 14...

Crich church, Derbyshire

Crich (62 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction N)

A village on the edge of the Peak District National Park with a Museum dedicated solely to the golden era of the Tramcar. Also famous as being the location for filming Peak Practice...

St Helen's Church

Ashby de la Zouch (41 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction S)

This town takes its name from the La Souche family, lords of the manor from about 1160. The Norman prefix distinguishes Ashby from other towns of similar name...

Sudbury Church, Derbyshire

Sudbury (16 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction W)

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

The main street, market day, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

Ashbourne (14 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.4 km, direction NW)

A market town in the Peak District..

Recommended attractions near Derby

Derby museum and Art Gallery, the Wardwick, Derby.

Derby Museum and Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.4 km)

This exceptional museum is housed in an impressive building of modern times. It gives visitors of every age a fascinating.....

Derby cathedral

Derby Cathedral (7 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)

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Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Kedleston Hall (25 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NW)

The home of the Curzon family for over 800 years. The present mansion was originally designed for Sir Nathaniel Curzon in around.....

Elvaston Castle, Elvaston, South Derbyshire

Elvaston Castle (41 Pictures)

(3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction SE)

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

Sunflowers

Shipley Country Park (30 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction NE)

Shipley Country Park occupies a landscape of superb countryside with lakes, ponds, stunning woodland walks and a wealth of.....

Le Mans Series racers at the Melbourne Hairpin, Donington Park Circuit, Derbyshire

Donington Park (11 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction SE)

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image of staunton harold reservoir taken from hall roof, 2003

Staunton Harold Reservoir (5 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction S)

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American Adventure Theme Park

American Adventure Theme Park (4 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.5 km, direction NE)

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The Erewash Museum on High Street, Ilkeston

The Erewash Museum (2 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction NE)

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The Stables, Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey (57 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction S)

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

Staunton Harold Church

Staunton Harold Hall (14 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction S)

This is said to be one of the most delightful country houses in Leicestershire, it was the former home of the Ferrers family who.....

The D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire

D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum (2 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction NE)

Admirers of D.H.Lawrence (1885-1930) should visit this place, the great 20th-century writer and poet once said of it " The scene.....

Tutbury, Staffordshire: Tutbury Castle ruins

Tutbury Castle (6 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.2 km, direction SW)

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Staunton Harold Church

Staunton Harold Church (6 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.3 km, direction S)

Imposing church built in 1653, with fine panelled interior, set in attractive parkland...

The Hall front elevation

Wollaton Hall (58 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction E)

From the outside, Wollaton Hall could easily be mistaken for a grand Victorian mansion - even though it was built when Sir.....

Carsington waters, Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Looking over waters from island point

Carsington Water (49 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.4 km, direction NW)

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

National Tramway Museum

National Tramway Museum (50 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction N)

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Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Leicestershire

Ashby de la Zouch Castle (28 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.2 km, direction S)

The ancient, crumbling walls of Ashby de la Zouch castle keep once rose to a towering 95ft and had four floors. It belonged to.....

Sudbury Hall

Sudbury Hall (22 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction W)

This delightful historic house which was built in the early 17th century for the Lords Vernon, has all the ingredients for a.....

Nottingham Castle Museum grounds

Nottingham Castle Museum (16 Pictures)

(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction E)

This superb mansion containing Nottingham's museum and art gallery sits on a green and pleasant mound high above the city. It.....


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