Peak District

Mam Tor

Mam Tor is a 1696 ft hill near Castleton in High Peak. It is one of the most spectacular places in the Peak District, with great views and walks. The hill has a late Bronze Age and early Iron Age univallate hill fort, and two Bronze Age bowl barrows. At the base of the Tor …

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Chesterfield Canal

The Chesterfield Canal is a beautiful waterway. Built more than 200 years ago to transport lead, iron and coal to the River Trent and following the collapse of the Norwood Tunnel in 1907, it fell into disuse. The five mile stretch from Chesterfield to Staveley is now restored and a wonderful place to visit, known …

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Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham is a tourist attraction in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England. It consists of a hilltop park on top of Masson Hill, accessed from the village by either the Heights of Abraham cable car or a steep zig-zag path. The heights are named after a supposed resemblance to the Plains of Abraham, also …

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Bolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle is a 25 mile (45 min) drive east from Six Litton Mill. Head towards Tideswell then take the A619 east. Bolsover Castle is located in the town of Bolsover, (grid reference SK471707). Built in the early 17th century, the present castle lies on the earthworks and ruins of the 12th-century medieval castle; the …

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Eyam

Eyam is a small village located 7 miles from Six Litton Mill. The village has an interesting history from the time of the Bubonic Plague (“Black Death”) in England, which is poignant to remember in 2020. In 1665 a tailor from Eyam ordered a box of materials relating to his trade from London, that he …

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