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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 >>


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British History Quiz

This writer, politician, and philosopher is best known for 'Novum Organum', and his 'Essays', published in 1597 and 1625


This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

This king had 16 legitimate children


National Trust

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Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Hartington (Self catering)
Cruck Cottage, Hartington

Cruck Cottage

Cruck Cottage is an ideal hideaway nestling on the edge of the Dove Valley overlooking Derbyshire hills and the beautiful Wolfscote and Berresford Dales. An ideal hide-away …
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Netherseal (Self catering)
Pine Lodge, Netherseal

Pine Lodge

All on ground floor: Living/dining room with kitchen area. 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Bathroom with bath shower cubicle and toilet. Wooden floor throughout.
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