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Pictures of Wirksworth

in the county of Derbyshire

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About Wirksworth

Interestingly, two famous writers have links with Wirksworth, D.H.Lawrence lived at Mountain Cottage, at close-by Middleton and George Eliot made the town the scene of her novel Adam Bede.

Traditionally, a mining town for both lead and calamine, the town is noted for some fine buildings which include the beautiful parish church of St.Mary which amonst it's other treasures has a Norman font. The almshouses and ancient grammar school date from 1584 and Moot Hall and Hopton Hall are both worth seeing. The town has serveral wells and at Whitsuntide well-dressing ceremonies are held. The town offers excellent shopping facilities and at nearby Carsington Water there is a visitors centre.
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A view of Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath (96 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire

(2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction N of Wirksworth)

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A view of Crich, Derbyshire and the beautiful countryside around it.

Crich (62 Pictures)

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(3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction E of Wirksworth)

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...

Heage Windmill

Heage (3 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction SE of Wirksworth)

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Halter Devil Chapel, Mugginton, Derbyshire

Mugginton (1 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction S of Wirksworth)

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The Anglican Parish Church at Ripley, Derbyshire.

Ripley (8 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction E of Wirksworth)

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Carsington Water (49 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.4 km, direction SW)

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(3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction N)

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(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction NW)

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Robin Hood's Stride, Derbyshire.

Robin Hood's Stride (8 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction NW)

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