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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

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

Joan, The Fair Maid of Kent, was the wife of what prince?


This Day in British History

17 March, 1628

Charles I's 3rd Parliament opens

Among the MPs is Oliver Cromwell, an unknown squire from Huntingdon

Monarch Mayhem

She was proclaimed queen on 9 July, 1553


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Crowdecote (Self catering)
Rose Cottage, Crowdecote

Rose Cottage

This 200 year old quaint, cosy cottage is in a tiny village in the picturesque Dove Valley. Crowdecote is a very small village overlooking the Dove Valley in the …
Sleeps 6

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Matlock (Self catering)
Daisy Cottage, Matlock

Daisy Cottage

This terraced cottage is located in the Peak District village of Winster and can sleep seven people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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