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Picturesque villages

Picturesque villages


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  1. Wildboarclough

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    Wildboarclough claims to be where the last wild boar in England was killed. The village is now a quiet backwater, popular with visitors at weekends.

  2. Holme

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    West Yorkshire

    The Holme Valley, stretching south from Huddersfield, is punctuated by characterful little villages, traditionally reliant on the textile industries, the village of Holme is almost the last outpost of civilisation on the A6024.

  3. Add Barlow to your Itinerary



    A friendly village in beautiful walking country with 3 good pubs, 2 of which serve excellent food. Barlow is much loved by anglers because of the Barlow Trout Fishery. Visit Barlow in August for the Carnival and the Well Dressing.

  4. Mugginton

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    The rather strange name comes from the Old English and is thought to mean 'the farm of Mugga or Mogga', an unknown Saxon who farmed here before the Normans came. Farming is still predominant in the area. The village has a Norman church.

  5. Add Barrow Hill to your Itinerary

    Barrow Hill


    The village of Barrow Hill grew up around the collieries and ironworks owned by Richard Barrow, known locally as Staveley Works. Today the collieries are closed and the village is better known for the Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre.

  6. Prestbury

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    Sitting in sight of the Pennine foothills astride the River Bollin, pretty Prestbury dates to Anglo Saxon times. Its original name was Preosta burgh meaning the borough or dwelling of the priests.

  7. Add Mellor to your Itinerary



    Mellor is a village between Marple Bridge and New Mills extends from the start of the old turnpike road at the boundary of Marple Bridge to the current county boundary with Derbyshire. There are three pubs in the village.

  8. Add Styal to your Itinerary


    Sandwiched between Wilmslow and Manchester Airport, Styal has many historic buildings, factory buildings, shops and schools, built in the early part of the 19th century.

  9. Add Coton in the Elms to your Itinerary

    Coton in the Elms

    Coton in the Elms is situated about 5 miles south of Burton upon Trent. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book as Cotune. It is a pictureque village with a typical village green, duck pond and church.

  10. Add Holymoorside to your Itinerary


    Holymoorside is framed by the purple moorlands of the Peak District National Park and yet is just a few minutes' drive from Chesterfield. Now a peaceful village, 100 years ago it was very different, the village was a hive of industry.

  11. Add Ingleby to your Itinerary



    Ingleby is a hamlet on the south of the River Trent on a rise between Stanton by Bridge and Repton in South Derbyshire. It contains the privately owned John Thompson public house and the Ingleby Art Gallery.

  12. Add Edale to your Itinerary



    Edale is a small village at the start/end of the UK's first and most famous long distance walking path - the Pennine Way.

  13. Add Bonsall to your Itinerary


    An attractive, historic former lead-mining village set in steep-sided converging limestone dales. Up in the hills 2 miles south-east of Matlock, Bonsall has a harming atmosphere all of its' own.

  14. Upper Hulme

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    Upper Hulme

    Staffordshire Moorlands

    Upper Hulme is a tiny hamlet clustered around a now redundant mill on the upper reaches of the River Churnet and is the principal access to the fabulous Roaches and Hen Cloud and is a great place to base yourself for walking in this area.

  15. Add Baslow to your Itinerary


    Nestling on the northern fringe of Chatsworth Park, the attractive village of Baslow is close to some of the Dark Peak's most dramatic scenery.

    Set beneath a gritstone edge of the same name, it lies on the banks of the river Derwent and is home to...

  16. Add Biggin by Hartington to your Itinerary

    Biggin by Hartington

    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.

  17. Add Birchover to your Itinerary


    Magnificent rocky scenery surrounds this gritstone village that has some intriguing features waiting to be discovered. The winding lanes that climb up the hillsides to Birchover reveal some fascinating secrets.

  18. Add Bolehill to your Itinerary



    An attractive village rising up the hillside, half a mile north of Wirksworth. Sheltered below Barrel Edge, there are some magnificent panoramic views from Bolehill. The village looks to its larger neighbour Wirksworth for its' facilities.

  19. Add Hilton to your Itinerary



    Situated along the main Uttoxeter to Derby road, the South Derbyshire village of Hilton is a large residential village with a number of older buildings of architectural or historic interest.

  20. Add Youlgreave to your Itinerary


    Interesting village between the rivers Lathkill and Bradford surrounded by some stunning scenery. Midway between Bakewell and Matlock, Youlgreave makes a good base for exploring the area. It is one of the larger villages in the Derbyshire.