Category Archives: Derbyshire

Bank Holiday Weekend

Latest Summer Screening Info (front page link – also on Fbk) http://summernightsfilm.co.uk/venues/wollaton-hall/ Robin Hood Country is there in the Forests and Woods and the Walks by the River and in the Villages and County Towns, the Derbyshire Dales and Castles, … Continue reading

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Le Tour

Le Tour of Britain cycle race is racing through the UK with its start in Yorkshire and then on to France (see the Le Tour website and Twitter and the twitter on the sidebar) Some lateral thinking …even though its … Continue reading

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Super Walks by the River

Lots of County Pubs too. The Nottinghamshire Blog is a little neglected for 2014, but it still has some super links including Nottinghamshire village pubs and a twitter link http://twitter.com/wollaton_nottm/ for the weekly info on events and places – for … Continue reading

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Derbyshire

If you head for the Peak District for some awsome scenery and picturesque Christmas Card Villages be careful as its colder and the roads can be icy! This pic is taken just after Surprise View on the road from Sheffield … Continue reading

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An Indian Summer!

Thats sunshine all the way to Autumn. Of course as well as our own Dukeries: Clumber, Thoresby, Rufford and Sherwood Forest all in Notts, theres Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kedleston-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/ The Derbyshire page has Derbys places to visit links keep … Continue reading

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Last Few Summer Events!

What’s On homepage – Nottingham City Council http://m.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&locationId=7 Theres also a Country Fair at Chatsworth this next weekend (as well as the Powerboat Championships at Holme Pierrepont) You can find Chatsworth through Matlock and Darley Dale towards Bakewell and turn … Continue reading

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A Britain of Lakes, Lochs, Loughs And Tarns | VisitBritain Super Blog

This beautiful blog has superb photographs of lakes around the UK and although it hasn’t included a pic of Wollaton Park Lake, it does have one of Rutland Water. Wollypark blog now has some UK pages as it’s evolving for … Continue reading

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Autumn places to go

There are still a few events at the Crich Tramway museum, and its always fun to ride a heritage tram plus there’s a cafe and restaurant, Matlock isnt far away either, Derbyshire has lots to offer for the whole year … Continue reading

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After Freerunning…Big Running

Next weekend in the Peak District, a new event for the tremendously fit folk!!  Stunningly beautiful landscapes, not too far for a looksee http://www.bigrunningweekend.co.uk/12-12-trail-race/

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Did you know

History and exploring, local old industry, and D H Lawrence the author. Days out with a theme – short and local, long and two Counties. Once, before Motorways, you could travel on the River Trent, and by Canal all the … Continue reading

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