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

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This northern British kingdom was formed the merger of Bernicia and Deira in the 6th century



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This Day in British History

22 October, 1877

Blantyre mining disaster

The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.

Monarch Mayhem

Who ordered the tide to retreat?



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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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Bolsover (Self catering)
Greenriggs, Bolsover

Greenriggs

This detached cottage is in the village of Nether Langwith near to Bolsover and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
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Ashbourne (Self catering)
Church Barn, Ashbourne

Church Barn

This detached barn conversion is located in the owners' grounds in the village of Fenny Bentley near to Ashbourne and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
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