Derbyshire is a beautiful County in the East Midlands bordering Nottinghamshire to the West with picturesque valleys and dales, quaint villages and bustling Market Towns and awsome Stately Homes open to the public. Good for walking, outdoor leisure pursuits, some rural crafts, lots of small Art Galleries, Watersports, wildlife, birdwatching and lovely cafes, restaurants and pubs.
Derbyshire Bus Fare Info Link
Theres lots of lovely places in Derbyshire, Chatsworth, Castleton Village to name just two, and the spectacularly beautiful Peak District with Lady Bower and Howden Reservoirs, check the link for information
Derbyshire County Council Tourism
Derbyshire County Council lovely huge County Parks
Stately Homes and Estates, National Trust or Privately owned.
Bakewell Market, every Monday especially good Bank Holiday Monday’s but get there early as there are traffic queues
New partnership about film making in the Peak District
The new Northern Monaco??
– decorating the Wells that saved the villages from Plague, a tradition and craft from the middle ages. Each village decorates their Spring Wells across the summer, dates for 2012 are on this link.
Nearer ‘home’ (Wollypark)
Elvaston Castle, just fifteen minutes away, A52 take Borrowash turn, through village to the t-junction then left and immediately right.
National Trust Calke Abbey