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Rudyard Lake

Rudyard Lake is a reservoir in Rudyard, Staffordshire, located north-west of the town of Leek, Staffordshire. It was constructed in the late 18th century to feed the Caldon Canal. During the 19th century, it was a popular destination for daytripp ...

Strines Reservoir

Strines Reservoir is a water storage reservoir situated at 53.4099°N 1.6557°W  / 53.4099, -1.6557 , 8 miles west of the centre of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England.

Tittesworth reservoir

Tittesworth Reservoir is a water storage reservoir near Leek, Staffordshire, England, fed by the River Churnet. The reservoir and associated water treatment works are owned and operated by Severn Trent Water. The reservoir was built in 1858 and e ...

Toddbrook Reservoir

Toddbrook Reservoir, a feeder for the Peak Forest Canal, opened in 1838. It is sited above the town of Whaley Bridge in the Derbyshire High Peak area of England. The reservoir is a Site of Special Scientific Interest providing habitats for herons ...

Trentabank Reservoir

Trentabank Reservoir is located within Macclesfield Forest, partly in the Peak District National Park in England, and is home to rich unimproved uplands and grasslands. The reservoir is surrounded mainly by coniferous plantations and is also home ...

Valehouse Reservoir

Valehouse Reservoir is a man-made lake in Longdendale in north Derbyshire. It was built between 1865 and 1869 as part of the Longdendale chain, which was built to supply water from the River Etherow to the urban areas of Greater Manchester while ...

Winscar Reservoir

Winscar Reservoir, is a compensation reservoir on the headwaters of the River Don in South Yorkshire, England. The reservoir is located at Dunford Bridge, 25 miles north west of Sheffield, and is just inside the Peak District National Park on the ...

River Alport

The River Alport flows for 9 km in the Dark Peak of the Peak District in Derbyshire, England. Its source is on Bleaklow, from which it flows south through the Grains in the Water swamp, then over gritstone to Alport Bridge on the A57 Snake Pass r ...

River Ashop

The River Ashop is a river in the Derbyshire Peak District, England. Its source is on the eastern slopes of Mill Hill, three miles south east of Glossop and just north of Kinder Scout. The river flows approximately ten kilometres East, following ...

River Churnet

The source of the river is located over 1.000 feet 300 m above sea level in the Staffordshire moorlands, near the gritstone escarpment of the Roaches, and next to the A53 Leek to Buxton road, It is only a few hundred yards away from Black Brook w ...

River Dane

The River Dane is a tributary of the River Weaver that originates in the Peak District area of England. It forms the border between first Cheshire and Derbyshire on the west and east, and then between Cheshire and Staffordshire where it then flow ...

River Dean

The River Dean rises at Longclough in Macclesfield Forest on the western edge of the Peak District foothills above the village of Rainow in north east Cheshire, England. Together with the tributaries were flooded by the dam at Lamaload. The river ...

River Derwent, Derbyshire

The Derwent is a river in Derbyshire, England. It is 66 miles long and is a tributary of the River Trent, which it joins south of Derby. Throughout its course, the river mostly flows through the Peak District and its foothills. Much of the route ...

River Dove, Central England

The River Dove is the principal river of the southwestern Peak District, in the Midlands of England and is around 45 miles in length. It rises on Axe Edge Moor near Buxton and flows generally south to its confluence with the River Trent at Newton ...

River Etherow

The River Etherow is a river in northern England, and a tributary of the River Goyt. Although now passing through South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Greater Manchester, it historically formed the ancient county boundary between Cheshire and Derbyshi ...

River Goyt

The name Goyt may be derived from the Middle English gote, meaning "a watercourse, a stream". Derivation from the Welsh gwyth meaning "vein" has been suggested, but described as "doubtful".

River Hamps

The River Hamps is a river in Staffordshire, England. It is tributary of the River Manifold, which itself flows into the River Dove near Ilam. For its entire length the river flows through the Peak District National Park.

River Holme

The River Holme in the Holme Valley, West Yorkshire, England is a tributary of the River Colne. The rivers source is at Digley Reservoir and it is fed firstly by the run-off from Brownhill Reservoir, then by Dobbs Dike. The banks of the upper par ...

River Kinder

The River Kinder is a small river, only about 3 miles long, in northwestern Derbyshire, England. Rising on the peat moorland plateau of Kinder Scout, it flows generally westwards to its confluence with the River Sett at Bowden Bridge. En route it ...

River Lathkill

The River Lathkill is a river in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, England. First recorded in 1280, the name "Lathkill" possibly has Scandinavian roots, the old Norse hlada-kill translates as "narrow valley with a barn".

River Noe

The River Noe is a tributary of the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England. It flows approximately 12 miles from its source, the confluence of two streams running off Kinder Scout in the Peak District, east through Edale and then southeast through ...

River Wye, Derbyshire

The River Wye is a limestone river in the Peak District of Derbyshire, England. It is 15 miles in length, and is one of the major tributaries of the River Derwent, which flows into the River Trent, and ultimately into the Humber and the North Sea ...

Church of St Nicholas, Bradfield

The Church of St. Nicholas, Bradfield is situated in the small village of High Bradfield, which is located 6 miles north west of the centre of the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. It is one of only five Grade One Listed buildings in ...

Churnet Valley Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway is a preserved standard gauge heritage railway to the east of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, that operates along a part of the former North Staffordshire Railways Churnet Valley Line. Regular services travel ...

Dovedale

Dovedale is a valley in the Peak District of England. The land is owned by the National Trust, and annually attracts a million visitors. The valley was cut by the River Dove and runs for just over 3 miles between Milldale in the north and a woode ...

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway is a 9-mile long heritage railway in Derbyshire. The headquarters of the railway centre on Wirksworth station, and services operate in both directions between Wirksworth and Duffield and from Wirksworth to Ravensto ...

Errwood Hall

Errwood Hall was built in the 1830s by Samuel Grimshawe, a wealthy Manchester businessman, and was occupied by the Grimshawe family for the next hundred years. The hall was the centre of a thriving estate of over 2.000 acres 8.1 km 2, consisting ...

Foxfield Railway

The Foxfield Railway is a preserved standard gauge line located south east of Stoke-on-Trent. The line was built in 1893 to serve the colliery at Dilhorne on the Cheadle Coalfield. It joined the North Staffordshire Railway line near Blythe Bridge ...

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall is an English country house on the River Wye near Bakewell, Derbyshire, a former seat of the Dukes of Rutland. It is currently the home of Lord Edward Manners and his family. In form a medieval manor house, it has been described as "t ...

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 ar ...

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall is an English country house in Kedleston, Derbyshire, approximately four miles north-west of Derby, and is the seat of the Curzon family. Today it is a National Trust property. The Curzon family whose name originates in Notre-Dame- ...

Luds Church

Luds Church is a deep chasm penetrating the Millstone Grit bedrock created by a massive landslip on the hillside above Gradbach, Staffordshire, England. It is located in a wood known as Back Forest, in the Dark Peak, towards the southwest fringe ...

Odin Mine

Odin Mine is a disused lead mine in the Peak District National Park, situated at grid reference SK133835. It lies on a site of 25 hectares near the village of Castleton, England. It is the oldest documented mine in Derbyshire and is thought to be ...

Old House Museum, Bakewell

The Old House Museum in the town of Bakewell in Derbyshire is a typical 16th century yeomans house that now houses a small museum with an exhibition of local life and artefacts.

Peak Rail

Peak Rail is a preserved railway in Derbyshire, England, which operates a steam and heritage diesel service for tourists and visitors to both the Peak District and the Derbyshire Dales. The preserved railway line is over three and a half miles, 5 ...

Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle is a ruined 11th-century castle overlooking the village of Castleton in the English county of Derbyshire. It was the main settlement of the feudal barony of William Peverel, known as the Honour of Peverel, and was founded some time ...

St John the Baptist, Tideswell

The church is widely known due to its size and splendour as the Cathedral of the Peak it is not actually a cathedral. It is one of the most famous churches in Derbyshire, and a Grade I listed building.

Tissington

Tissington is a village in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England. The appropriate civil parish is called Tissington and Lea Hall. The population of this parish at the 2011 census was 159. It is part of the estate of Tissington Hall ...

Tissington Hall

Tissington Hall is an early 17th-century Jacobean mansion house in Tissington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire. It is a Grade II* listed building. In the FitzHerberts, descended from the Norman family of Norbury hall, acquired Tissington to the marria ...

Alton, Staffordshire

Alton is a village in Staffordshire, England, The village is noted for the theme park Alton Towers, built around the site of Alton Mansion, which was owned by the Earls of Shrewsbury, and designed by Augustus Pugin. In the 1914 map by Whiston, th ...

Ambergate

Ambergate is a village in Derbyshire, England, situated where the River Amber joins the River Derwent, and where the A610 road from Ripley and Nottingham joins the A6 that runs along the Derwent valley between Derby to the south and Matlock to th ...

Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Ashbourne is a market town in the Derbyshire Dales, England, with a population of 8.377 in the 2011 census. It contains many historical buildings and independent shops, and is famous for a historic annual Shrovetide football match. Its position n ...

Ashford-in-the-Water

Ashford-in-the-Water is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, and on the River Wye. It is known for the quarrying of Ashford Black Marble, and for the maidens garlands made to mark the deaths of virgins in the village until 1801. So ...

Ashleyhay

Ashleyhay is a village and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire, England, about five miles north-west of Belper. It is also situated one and three-quarters of a mile south of Wirksworth and eleven miles north of Derby city cent ...

Atlow

Atlow is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, about eight miles west of Belper. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 98. At the 2011 Census the population remained less than 10 ...

Bakewell

Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, known for a local confection, Bakewell pudding. It lies on the River Wye, about 13 miles south-west of Sheffield. In the 2011 census the civ ...

Bamford

Bamford is a village in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England, close to the River Derwent. To the north-east is Bamford Edge, and to the north-west the Ladybower, Derwent and Howden Reservoirs. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 1.241.

Baslow

Baslow is a village in Derbyshire, England, in the Peak District, situated between Sheffield and Bakewell, just over 1 mile north of Chatsworth House. It is sited by the River Derwent, which is spanned by a 17th-century bridge, alongside which is ...

Blackbrook, Derbyshire

Belper is a town and civil parish in the local government district of Amber Valley in Derbyshire, England, located about 7 miles north of Derby on the River Derwent. As well as Belper itself, the parish also includes the village of Milford and th ...

Biddulph

Biddulphs name may come from Anglo-Saxon/Old English bī dylfe = "beside the pit or quarry". It may also stem from a corruption of the Saxon/Old English Bidulfe, meaning "wolf slayer", and as a result the Biddulph family crest is a wolf rampant. I ...