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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

Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire

Ashford in the Water (79 Pictures)

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...

A view from the old bridge, taken on 23 July 04

Bakewell (178 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...

River Dove, Milldale, Derbyshire.

Milldale (10 Pictures)

Milldale is a glorious stone village lying in scenic countryside towards the southern fringes of the Peak District National Park...

A Red Admiral

Whaley Bridge (12 Pictures)

An attractive small town in the High Peak district of Derbyshire...

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Recommended attractions in Derbyshire

Church at Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey (57 Pictures)

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

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.....

Derby museum and Art Gallery, the Wardwick, Derby.

Derby Museum and Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

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

The stunning Goyt Valley near Buxton, Derbyshire

Goyt's Moss (1 Pictures)

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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