Things to do Derbyshire

Thornbridge Hall, Peak District

Thornbridge Hall, tucked away in the Peak District National Park, is a genuine treasure for anyone looking to immerse themselves in nature’s splendor. The gardens at Thornbridge are nothing short of magical, with paths winding through vibrant displays of flowers and manicured greenery that contrast beautifully with the wilder, rugged landscapes of the Peak District. Continue reading

Pubs and Bars in Matlock Town

Situated in the Derbyshire Dales in the Peak District, Matlock Town is roughly within seventy miles of seven major UK cities including Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool and as the planet gets itself back together after a tumultuous few years, Matlock has begun to thrive as new houses spring up and bring new people into the area. Continue reading

Arkwright’s Mill, Cromford, Matlock

There are many places in the World, which claim to be the birth place of the industrial revolution and Arkwright’s Mill in Cromford, near Matlock Derbyshire, certainly has the right to be on that list as it is regarded widely as the birthplace of the modern factory or ‘mill’ system. Continue reading

Chatsworth House and Gardens

If you’re planning a visit to Derbyshire and the Peak District, then Chatsworth House and Gardens provide a great day out for all ages.

There are references to a manor in the Chatsworth area in the Domesday book, back then it was called Chetel’s-worth, meaning “the Court of Chetel”.

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Monsal Trail

After a £2m restoration scheme, the Monsal Trail an 81/2 mile stretch of railway line between Bakewell and Blackwell Junction near Buxton, is now open again after over 40 years. Continue reading

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