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Pictures of Denstone

in the county of Staffordshire

Winter Sunrise at Denstone, Staffordshire

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About Denstone

Denstone is a peaceful village set in the midst of rural Staffordshire countryside, where farm meadows are watered from a myriad of sparkling rivers flowing down from the Peak District National Park.

The village is central to fine walking country, it is on the Staffordshire Way and the Tissington Trail, as such it is attractive not only to walkers, but also to cyclists and horse riders.

Alton Towers, one of Staffordshire's top attractions, lies around ten minutes drive to the north of Denstone and a little further on is the lovely market town of Ashbourne. To the south lies Uttoxeter with its famous racecourse. Nearby beauty spots include the magnificent Dovedale Valley and the Churnet Valley.

The Caledonian Canal has a wealth of wildlife, and provides opportunities for boating enthusiasts. Other near-by attractions include the Potteries, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.
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Alton Tower - Taken By David Thomas Sept 2001

Alton (29 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire

(1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction NW of Denstone)

The village has many elegant stone buildings, and there is a circular lock-up and the romantic ruins of a 12th-century castle...

Historic Lime Kilns at Froghall, Staffordshire

Froghall (9 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction NW of Denstone)

Attractively situated on the banks of the Caldon Canal in the beautiful Churnet Valley. Froghall offers visitors the opportunity to experience a diverse range of landscapes including fine watermeadows with a wealth of wildlife...

The main street, market day, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

Ashbourne (14 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Derbyshire

(6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction NE of Denstone)

A market town in the Peak District..

Parish Church, Church Broughton, South Derbyshire

Church Broughton (1 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire

(8.2 miles, 13.1 km, direction SE of Denstone)

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

English Longhorns at Tutbury

Tutbury (50 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire

(10.5 miles, 16.8 km, direction SE of Denstone)

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

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Part of Croxden Abbey, Near Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Croxden Abbey (6 Pictures)

(1.6 miles, 2.5 km, direction W)

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Alton Castle, Staffordshire

Alton Castle (5 Pictures)

(1.8 miles, 2.8 km, direction NW)

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Alton Towers Theme Park

Alton Towers Theme Park (61 Pictures)

(2.1 miles, 3.3 km, direction NW)

Alton Towers is the number one theme park in England. Dating back to the Victorian times, Alton Towers closed during the outbreak.....

Sudbury Hall

Sudbury Hall (22 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction SE)

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

Ilam Park

Ilam Park (12 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 11.0 km, direction N)

Running along both banks of the river Manifold, this is an area of beautiful open park and woodland with spectacular views.....

Thorpe Cloud

Dovedale (55 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction NE)

The River Dove flows through one of England's loveliest valleys. Though little more than a mile long, Dove Dale shows a variety.....

Tissington Hall

Tissington Hall (8 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.1 km, direction NE)

Dating from Jacobean times, Tissington Hall has been lived in by the FitzHerbert family for 500 years and is set in the beautiful.....


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