Derbyshire Historic Towns and Villages








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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 >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This essayist and poet is best known for his 'Dictionery of the English Language', published in 1755



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This Day in British History

14 August, 1040

Macbeth kills King Duncan

Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!

Monarch Mayhem

This queen reluctantly put Mary, Queen of Scots to death



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National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

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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Monyash (Self catering)
Mere View, Monyash

Mere View

A pretty Grade II listed stone-built cottage overlooking the village green and pond, in the charming village of Monyash, near Bakewell in Derbyshire and can sleep two people in one …
Sleeps 2

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Chinley (Self catering)
Lower Lane House, Chinley

Lower Lane House

This detached cottage in Chinley, on the edge of the Peak District National Park can sleep up to eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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