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Blog (Towns) - Industry

  • Wirksworth Derbyshire Market Town

    Town of the Month: Wirksworth

    With its narrow streets, winding alleyways, old buildings and interesting architecture, Wirksworth is a market town with a strong sense of creativity and its own identity. Located almost perfectly in the middle of Derbyshire, just two miles from the Peak District National Park, Wirksworth is a great place to explore, meet up with friends and enjoy a relaxed weekend getaway.

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  • Town of the Month: Swadlincote

    Town of the Month: Swadlincote

    Half an hour’s drive from Derby and forty minutes’ drive from Birmingham, Swadlincote, the largest town in South Derbyshire, has a few things that might just surprise you…

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  • Town of the Month: Buxton

    Town of the Month: Buxton

    Buxton is a town full of surprises; there’s history, culture and countryside all rolled into one. The famous fresh spring water, wonderful views, Buxton Opera House, amazing caves and charming cafes all come together to make a town that is nothing if not unique. 

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  • Town of the Month: Bakewell

    Town of the Month: Bakewell

    Bakewell is known for being one of the most picture-perfect market towns in Derbyshire, one full of cosy and unique tea rooms, busy local markets, a crystal clear river and, of course, the famous Bakewell Pudding- NOT to be confused with the Bakewell Tart, as you’ll find out, these are two very different things...

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  • Town of the Month: Ashbourne

    Town of the Month: Ashbourne

    Famous for it’s quaint streets, outdoor markets and local pubs, Ashbourne is a town full of Derbyshire charm and nearby to some amazing parts of the Peak District.

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