Villages/Places

This part of Derbyshire has a large number of picturesque villages and scenic places that are well worth visiting.

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(If you want your village adding - please send me the info - or better still, a link to your Village page!)

You can find the individual village pages by clicking on the relevant name below, some are links to other sites, but not all the villages have web pages yet, these will be completed when ever I get the time.

Kniveton

The following is a table of all the villages on the map above.

Villages & Towns Nearby

Place

Comment

Aldwark Small hamlet nr Brassington

Alstonfield

Pretty moorland village

Alton Staffordshire village, now famous for Alton Towers!
Atlow  
Balidon  
Biggin  

Blore Rae

Small hamlet.

Bradbourne  
Bradley  
Bradley In The Moors  
Brailsford  
Brassington  
Butterton  
Calton  
Carsington  
Cauldon  
Cheadle  
Clifton  
Cotton  
Cross O'The Hands  
Croxton  
Denstone  

Dovedale

 Seen as one of the most beautiful spots in England

Ellastone  
Fenny Bentley  
Ford  
Foxt  
Froghall  
Great Gate  
Grindon Isolated moorland village
Hognaston Village own website
Hollington  
Hopton  
Hulland Ward  
Idridgehay  

Ilam

Famous for its Swiss style houses built in the 19th Century.

Ipstone Small Staffordshire village, between Ashbourne & Leek
Kedleston Kedleston Hall of Adams fame, the most notible item here.
Kirk Ireton  
Kirk Langley  
Kniveton Large Village 3 miles from Ashbourne
Knockerdown  
Longcliffe  
Longlane  

Mappleton

Mayfield  
Middleton  

Milldale

Lovely small village and river side walks

Mugginton  
Norbury  
Okamoor  

Okeover

Estate of the Walker-Okeover family

Onecote  
Osmaston Pretty village with thatched cottages, green and pond.
Farley  
Parwich Pretty village
Ramshorn  
Rocester  
Rodsley  
Roston  

Shirley

Snelston Small village 3 miles from Ashbourne
Stanton  
Swinscoe  

Thorpe

Quaint village on the approach to Dovedale

Tissington

Famous for its well dressings

Turnditch  
Waterfall Named after the way the river disappears underground
Waterhouses  
Weston Underwood  
Wetton  
Whiston  
Winkhill  
Wirksworth  
Wootton Small staffordshire village, 4 miles from Ashbourne
Wyaston  
Yeaveley  

 

Villages Further Afield

Place

Miles from Ashbourne

Comment

Bradwell

30

1/2 way between Buxton & Sheffield

Meltham

45

Ashbourne is the Southern end of the peak district, Meltham is the Northern end.

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