Derbyshire

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.
Visit Derbyshire

http://www.visitderbyshire.co.uk/

Derbyshire Bus Fare Info Link

http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/transport_roads/public_transport/tickets_passes/rover_tickets/default.asp

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

http://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/events/

New weblink

http://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/

Derbyshire County Council Tourism

http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/tourism/default.asp

Derbyshire County Council lovely huge County Parks


http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/countryside_sites/country_parks/default.asp

Stately Homes and Estates, National Trust or Privately owned.

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-kedlestonhall

http://www.chatsworth.org/

Bakewell Market, every Monday especially good Bank Holiday Monday’s but get there early as there are traffic queues

http://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/about-the-area/thedms.aspx?dms=13&venue=6075102

New partnership about film making in the Peak District

http://visitpeakdistrict.wordpress.com/2012/07/19/summer-movie-festival-seals-derbyshires-film-friendly-partnership/

The new Northern Monaco??

Welldressings

– 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.

http://welldressing.com/

Nearer ‘home’ (Wollypark)

Elvaston Castle, just fifteen minutes away, A52 take Borrowash turn, through village to the t-junction then left and immediately right.

http://www.elvastoncastle.org.uk/castleintro.htm

National Trust Calke Abbey

http://ntcalkeabbey.wor dpress.com/2013/07/12/willow-wonders-r eturn-for-the-garden-of-imagination/

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