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Historical & Archeological Sites

Derbyshire has a wealth of history when it comes to industry, this including the various mill complexes, canal and railway lines. Many of which are still in use today.

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Off Long Rake, Nr. Monyash, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JS
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.
Campbell Drive, Barrowhill, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 2PR
Take a tour of Britain's last operational Roundhouse.
Irongate, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3DY
Welcome to Derby Cathedral, a remarkable architectural gem nestled in the heart of Derbyshire. Dating back to the early 18th century, built on the grounds of its Saxon predecessor, around 943 AD.
Room S7, North Block, County Hall, Smedley Street, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3AG
North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD
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.
Chesterfield Road, Nether Heage, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2BH
Beeley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2NR
A square prehistoric burial chamber with an earthwork ditch and outer bank. Named after a local goblin.
Mill Lane, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RQ
Worlds first successful water- powered cotton spinning mill, restored by the Arkwright Society. Mill and village tours. Shops, restaurant and exhibition gallery on-site.
Winnats Pass, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WA
Set at the base of Winnats Pass, there is a cave entrance almost hidden from view that leads to an underground canal. Take the boat tour through a 200-year-old lead mine.
Hardwick Estate, Stainsby, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5RW
The mill at Stainsby was built in 1850 to grind flour for the Hardwick Estate. It was powered by water and its 17ft water wheel.
Treak Cliff Cavern, Buxton Road, Castleton, Derbyshire, S338WP
Treak Cliff Cavern in Castleton is famous throughout the world for its unique deposits of Blue John stone and houses some of the most beautiful cave formations in the UK.
Main Street, Winster, Derbyshire, DE4 2DJ