Arbor Low, a Henge monument (stone circle), near Hartington, Derbyshire Peak District
Arbor Low

Arbor Low is a Stone Age Henge (stone circle) monument in Derbyshire, situated close to Hartington and Youlgrave. It is the finest Stone Age henge monument in Northern England.


historic interest good for exercise good views
Bugsworth Canal Basin
Bugsworth Canal Basin

Bugsworth Canal Basin is the terminus of the Peak Forest Canal, once linked to the Peak Forest Tramway - a primitive railway which brought limestone down from the quarries at Dove Holes. The basin was restored in 2005.


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The Crescent, Opera House and former Devonshire Hospital, Buxton, Derbyshire.
Buxton Crescent

Buxton Crescent in the Derbyshire Peak District, is one of the finest Georgian buildings in England. The nearby Buxton Opera House is Frank Matcham's masterpiece and the former Devonshire Hospital has the largest unsupported dome in Europe.


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Carl Wark Iron Age fort near Hathersage, Derbyshire
Carl Wark

The hill known as Carl Wark lies close to Higgar Tor between Stanage and Burbage Edges on the moors above Hathersage. It rises high above Burbage Brook and is a fine natural defensive position, so it was used as a fort long ago, especially in the Iron Age and the Romano-British period.


historic interest good for exercise good views
Magpie mine - a former Derbyshire Peak District lead mine
Magpie Mine

The Magpie Mine, just South of Sheldon, was one of the most famous lead mines in the Derbyshire Peak District and was worked until the 1950s. Many of the buildings still stand.


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Mam Tor Iron Age fort overlooking Castleton and Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Mam Tor

Mam Tor is an Iron Age fort overlooking Castleton and Hope Valley, Derbyshire. It has the remains of impressive Iron Age ramparts and a splendid view.


historic interest good for exercise good views
Melandra Roman Fort, Glossop, Derbyshire Peak District
Melandra Roman Fort

Melandra 'castle' is a former Roman fort and the only significant Roman relic visible in the Peak District. Near to Glossop, Derbyshire.


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Peveril Castle in Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire Peak District, England
Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle, Castleton, Hope Valley, in the Derbyshire Peak District. A Norman and medieval castle founded in 1080 by William Peveril - an illegitimate son of William I - in what was then the Royal Forest of the Peak.


historic interest good for children good for exercise good views
stanton moor, nine ladies stone circle, derbyshire peak district, UK
Stanton Moor

Stanton Moor, and the Nine Ladies stone circle, Derbyshire - a scenic area with many bronze age relics and burial mounds overlooking Stanton in Peak and the Wye and Derwent valleys.


historic interest good for exercise good views

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