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Show more details of Dovedale

Derbyshire, DE6 2AY, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01335 343666, Email

Dovedale is a renowned beauty spot -although it is actually around 2-3 miles long! The River Dove flows through Milldale, Wolscote Dale and Beresford Dale. Famous for its stepping stones, Lionshead rock, caves and literary connections.

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Derbyshire, SK17 0AS, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01335 343666, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A pretty village at the northern end of Dovedale, the village is set in some of the very best walking country. The scenery in and around this charming old limestone village is outstanding. The village is centred around the spacious square.

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Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4HW, (4 miles, 7kms)

A tiny agricultural hamlet set in the remote White Peak uplands. Traces of a Roman road and the former route of the Cromford and High Peak Railway, now the High Peak Trail, run close to Aldwark.

Show more details of Alsop-en-le-Dale

Nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1QP, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01335 343666, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A picturesque hamlet set in the glorious countryside of the White Peak. Just off the A515 north of Ashbourne, a narrow lane winds down to this peaceful little backwater. There is a cluster of houses and a lovely old church.

Show more details of Alstonefield

Staffordshire Moorlands, DE6 2FX, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01538 483741, Email, www.alstonefield.com

Alstonefield is a small picturesque village in the Peak District National Park. It is located in Staffordshire, near to the border of Derbyshire, between the valleys of the rivers Dove and the Manifold.

Show more details of Arbor Low Stone Circle/Gib Hill Barrrow

Monyash, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JS, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01629 813227, Email, www.peakdistrict.gov.uk

The region's most important prehistoric site, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland. Within an earthen bank and ditch, a circle of some 50 white limestone slabs, all now fallen.

Show more details of Ballidon

Derbyshire, DE6 1QX, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01629 343666, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A tiny White Peak hamlet in an isolated location, somewhat overshadowed by its' limestone quarry. There are just a few farms and scattered cottages in the hamlet, which is all that remains of a larger medieval settlement.

Show more details of Biggin by Hartington

Derbyshire, SK17 0DT, (2 miles, 3kms), www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A small village set high in the spectacular White Peak landscape. A very popular area with walkers. Just off the A515 midway between Ashbourne and Buxton, Biggin is typical of a White Peak village, running along a single street.

Show more details of Bradbourne

Derbyshire, DE6 1PB, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01335 343666, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A remote hill village in quiet limestone countryside, overlooking Havenhill Dale with Haven Hill to the south. The tiny cluster of limestone buildings here are grouped by the Elizabethan Bradbourne Hall and the noble church of All Saints.

Show more details of Casterne Hall

Castern, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2BA, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01335 310489, Email

Casterne Hall is a perfect example of a country manor house that has changed little since the early 18th Century and is still lived in by the family who built it.



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Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2BW, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01629 583388, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

High up on the limestone plateau, there are some stunning views from this small village. Elton developed around lead mining and agriculture and both are still in evidence. Mining may have gone, but the surrounding area is rich in remnants.

Show more details of Fenny Bentley

Derbyshire, DE6 1LB, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01335 343666, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A charming village on the Bentley Brook bisected by the Ashbourne to Buxton road. Many people pass through Fenny Bentley, 2 miles north of Ashbourne, going elsewhere, but it is a rewarding little place to stop for a while.



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Derbyshire Dales, SK17 0DY, (3 miles, 4kms), Tel: 0845 833 0970

Friden is a hamlet in the civil parish of Hartington Nether Quarter, Derbyshire, England. It is located 11 miles south-east of Buxton just off the Newhaven to Cromford Via Gellia road and lies within the Peak District National Park.

Show more details of Gratton

Nr. Youlgreave, Derbyshire, DE45 1LN, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01629 813227, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A tiny, remote hamlet set in glorious dales scenery. Gratton is really a group of scattered farms and isolated cottages set in narrow lanes the between Elton and Youlgreave. Some of the buildings are surprisingly grand.

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Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 7TP, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01538 304313

Grindon is a delightful moorland hill village strategically situated above the most interesting and exciting section of the Manifold Valley. There is a car park and picnic spot beside the church.



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Village Centre, Ilam, Nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AZ, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01335 350429, Email

The village lies at the terminus of the narrow-gauge Leek & Manifold Valley Light Railway; the track now a walk/cycle route. The old station has been beautifully restored and is now a visitor centre with car park, toilets and tea shop.

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White Peak Estate Office, Home Farm, Ilam, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AZ, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01335 350503, Email, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/white-peak/

Managed by the National Trust, a beautiful area of open park and woodland, running on both banks of the River Manifold and with spectacular views towards Dovedale. Open all year. Youth Hostel, NT shop, tearoom and small caravan site.

Show more details of Manifold Valley

Hulme End, Near Hartington, Staffordshire, SK17 0EZ, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01538 483740, Email, www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk

A deep limestone valley of steeply wooded slopes and towering rock pinnacles. Perfect for walks and cycling

Show more details of Middleton by Youlgreave

Derbyshire, DE45 1LS, (5 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01629 813227, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A charming little village where only the seasons seem to change over the years. There was once a castle here that disappeared after a skirmish in the Civil War; now the village is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

Show more details of Newhaven

Derbyshire, SK17 0DT, (2 miles, 3kms), Tel: 01335 343666, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A small hamlet at a junction of roads high up on the limestone plateau of the White Peak. An old coaching inn, which has sadly seen better days, stands on the Ashbourne to Buxton road surrounded by some beautiful countryside.

Show more details of Parwich

Derbyshire, DE6 1QL, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01335 343666, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

A neat limestone village situated remotely in the scenic hill country of the White Peak. Nestling with its' back against Parwich Hill, the village spreads comfortably around its' old pond and spacious green.

Show more details of Thorpe

Derbyshire, DE6 2AW, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01335 343666, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

Literally at the gateway to Dovedale, this appealing little village is set in some of the most beautiful countryside in England. Close to the junction of the beautiful rivers Dove and Manifold.

Show more details of Tissington

Derbyshire, DE6 1RA, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01335 352200, Email, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

Tissington is a beautiful, unspoilt village lying 3.5 miles north of Ashbourne. The fine Jacobean Manor, has been the home of the Fitz Herbert family for over 500 years. The Hall has a 10 acre garden and arboretum.

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Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Tissington, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1RA, (3 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01335 352200, Email, www.tissingtonhall.co.uk

Home of the FitzHerbert family for over 500 years. The Hall stands in a superbly maintained Estate village and contains wonderful panelling and fine old masters. Also visit the 10 acre garden and arboretum. Schools very welcome.

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