Prehistoric Sites in Derbyshire

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The Plough Inn

The Plough Inn

You will receive a warm welcome from your hosts Bob and Cynthia Emery. Our privately owned 16th century Inn situated in 9 acres of its own land set in idyllic surroundings on the banks of the River Derwent. Our tastefully decorated and intimate restaurant offers the ideal environment in which … more >>


Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

Canute and his Danes defeated British forces under Edmund Ironside on 18 October, 1016


This Day in British History

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

Monarch Mayhem

This king erected memorials to mark places where his beloved wife's body rested on her final journey to burial in London


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Edale (Self catering)
The Stables, Edale

The Stables

This cottage on a non-working farm is located near to the village of Edale in the Peak District and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Parwich (Self catering)
The Studio, Parwich

The Studio

This beautiful, stone cottage next to the owners' home in the village of Parwich can sleep two people in one king-size double bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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