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HISTORIC & ARCHITECTURAL SITES in & around ALFRETON...
|Wingfield Manor English Heritage Centre
Wingfield Manor, Manor Road, South Wingfield, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7NHTel:
Ruined manor that has its late-gothic Great Hall and High Tower as a reminder of the manors heyday.
PARKS AND GARDENS in & around ASHBOURNE...
Ilam, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AZTel:
This former stately home is now a youth hostel owned by the National Trust. The large parklands are open to visitors and the village of Ilam itself stands out with its 'Swiss' style cottages.
GARDEN CENTRES in & around ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH...
|Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery
Annwell Lane, Smisby, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 2TATel:
01530 413700 Fax:
01530 417600 Email: [email protected]
We are a nursery that specialises in trees and shrubs, including very rare and unusual varieties. We also have a beautiful, three acre arboretum full of choice plants.
STATELY HOMES & CASTLES in & around ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH...
South Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1BRTel:
01530 413343 or 0870 333 1181 Fax:
Ashby Castle forms the backdrop to the famous jousting scenes in Sir Walter Scott's classic novel of 1819, Ivanhoe. The castle began as a manor house in the 12th century.
|Staunton Harold Church
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1FDTel:
01332 863822 Email: [email protected]
Set in attractive parkland, this is one of the few churches built between the outbreak of the English Civil War and the restoration of the monarchy.
HISTORIC & ARCHITECTURAL SITES in & around BAKEWELL...
|Arbor Low Stone Circle and Gib Hill
Off Long Rake, Nr. Monyash, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1
A Bronze Age stone circle enclosed by an earth embankment and ditch. Within the circle are 41 stones also in a circle, which possibly once stood but are now fallen. Set on a hill top there are spectaculer views across to North, East and West.Managed by Peak District National Park Authority.
MUSEUMS in & around BAKEWELL...
|Old House Museum
Cunningham Place, North Church Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1DDTel:
01629 813642 Email: [email protected]
This fascinating old house contains a wonderful collection of items from the Bakewell area, displayed to show aspects of local and social history in this part of Derbyshire.
PARKS AND GARDENS in & around BAKEWELL...
|Derbyshire Dales National Nature Reserve
Manor Barn, Over Haddon, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JETel:
Derbyshire Dales NNR lies within the Peak District National Park. The reserve consists of five separate limestone valleys Lathkill, Cressbrook, Monk's, Long and Hay. These five dales represent some of the best examples of wildlife and geology in the White Peak.
STATELY HOMES & CASTLES in & around BAKEWELL...
Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1LATel:
01629 812855 Fax:
01629 814379 Email: [email protected]
Dating back over 800 years, it is a fine example of both medieval and Tudor architecture. There are fine gardens, a chapel and a licensed restaurant.
HISTORIC & ARCHITECTURAL SITES in & around BELPER...
|Derwent Valley Visitor Centre
North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YDTel:
01773 880474 Fax:
01773 880474 Email: [email protected]
Stretching 15 miles down the river valley from Matlock Bath to Derby, this World Heritage Site contains a fascinating series of historic mill complexes, including some of the world's first 'modern' factories.
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