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Peveril Castle

Castleton Derbyshire
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derby peveril1Guided Tours of Peveril Castle
DATE: Every Friday in July
TIME: 11am
WHERE: Peveril Castle, Market Place, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WQ
Join us for a guided tour of Peveril Castle as we explore the fascinating history of the one of England's earliest Norman fortresses. Built by Henry II in 1176, discover more about Norman life and the castle's role in Castleton and beyond. Dates of the tours - Fri 7, 14, 21 and 28 July.

Medieval Castle Life and Laughter
DATE: Sat 29 & Sun 30 Jul 2017
TIME: 11am-5pm
WHERE: Peveril Castle, Market Place, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WQ
Journey back in time and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of medieval England. See King Edward II inspect his castle's defences against the revolting barons and talk to the ladies in waiting and the castle's crossbowman who is paid to defend the castle. Swords will be wielded and helmets battered as medieval combat is displayed in front of your eyes. Mini knights can pick a sword and advance in the childrens battle drill - will you be good enough to be knighted and join in the battle?
PRICES: Adults £5.60 / Concessions £5.00 / Children £3.40 / Family £14.60
WEBSITE: www.english-heritage.org.uk/peveril

Heage Windmill

Belper Derbyshire England
Description : 

Keeping a 220 year old Grade 2* listed windmill in full working order, especially when it's the only working windmill in Derbyshire, demands a lot of effort, particularly as it has become a major tourist attraction, highly rated by 'Trip Advisor'.


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Derby Cathedral

Derby Derbyshire England
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Derby Cathedral, with its stunningly elegant white and gold nave, is the most beautiful building in the city and brimming with intriguing and very human stories behind every monument and in every artefact.


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Haddon Hall

Bakewell Derbyshire England

Strutt's North Mill

Belper Derbyshire England
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Featured Attraction

erewash museum

Erewash Museum is our very own local and social history museum located on High Street, Ilkeston; with exhibitions and displays reflecting the history of the Erewash Borough.

Home for the Museum is a late Georgian house with Victorian extensions. It was both a family home and school accommodation before becoming a museum in the 1980's.

Many original features remain and visitors can enjoy the garden with unrivalled views across the Erewash Valley.

We are open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am – 4pm (last entry at 3.30pm). During school holidays, with the exception of Christmas and bank holiday Mondays, we are open Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm.

New tea room open 11am to 3pm

Admission to the museum is free.