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Beeley

Type:Village

Derbyshire
DE4 2NR
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Beeley

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Situated six miles north of Matlock, at the southern end of Chatsworth Park, Beeley was originally an estate village inhabited by employees of the Duke of Devonshire.

While many residents still work at nearby Chatsworth, some now commute further afield but still appreciate its tranquil setting and traditional charms.

Beeley lies at the foot of a moor of the same name, which boasts panoramic views over the river Derwent, Lindop Wood and Stanton Moor. The village church of St Anne's is particularly beautiful in spring, when it is surrounded by golden daffodils.

With handsome houses built of mellow stone, narrow, leafy lanes and ancient trees, the village is a popular place to pause for lunch, afternoon tea, dinner or reviving drink or two.

Art and afternoon tea are a delicious combination at the family-run Old Smithy Café, Gallery and Bistro, where visitors can also enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner (dinner on Fridays and Saturdays), plus a 'secret garden'.

Equally popular is the pet-friendly boutique hotel, the Devonshire Arms, on the banks of Beeley Brook, with its individually-decorated and furnished rooms, traditional bar and recently refurbished, modern Brasserie.

If the urge to get some exercise overwhelms you, there are some lovely walks from the centre of the village. Head up the hill to Beeley Moor and the Bronze Age barrow called Hob's Hurst House, passing the waterfalls in Hell Bank Plantation.

Long-distance walkers will appreciate the Derwent Valley Heritage Trail, which passes nearby.  For a short stroll, walk across riverside fields on the banks of the Derwent to Beeley Bridge and Chatsworth beyond.

Near Beeley Bridge you'll find a well-stocked garden centre with a welcome café, or for some serious retail therapy, head south to Peak Shopping Village in the neighbouring village of Rowsley.

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Beeley is situated 6 miles north of Matlock, at the southern end of Chatsworth Park.

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