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Category Archives: THE PEAK DISTRICT

The Dazzling Curbar Edge in the Peak District National Park

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The Dazzling Curbar Edge in the Peak District National Park

During our three night pit-stop on our way home from Northumberland Hoover and I visited the dazzling Curbar Edge in The Peak District National Park.  The landscape here is just stunning with views across the River Derwent and far beyond.

The best place to park is at Curbar Gap car park (map) (streetview) however on busy …

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Homemade Goodies at Eyam Tea Rooms, Set in the Heart of Eyam

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Homemade Goodies at Eyam Tea Rooms, Set in the Heart of Eyam

When we booked our holiday cottage in Eyam one of it’s attractions for us was it’s proximity to a the highly recommended Eyam Tea Rooms, which sits just a few doors down the lane.    The wonderful array of homemade goodies at Eyam Tea Rooms, set in the heart of Eyam, greet you as soon as you …

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The Warm and Cosy Pine Door Cottage in Eyam, Derbyshire

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The Warm and Cosy Pine Door Cottage in Eyam, Derbyshire

Hoover and I popped to The Peak District in November and spent three nights at the warm and cosy Pine Door Cottage in Eyam, Derbyshire on our way back down south after our holiday in Northumberland.  I had always wanted to visit this part of the country as I had heard it was stunning, and I wasn’t disappointed.  …

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A Warm Welcome and an Open Fire Awaits You at The Old Poet’s Corner

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A Warm Welcome and an Open Fire Awaits You at The Old Poet's Corner

If you have been exploring the Matlock area and are ready to put your feet up for a while then a warm welcome and an open fire awaits you at The Old Poet’s Corner.  The Old Poet’s Corner (OPC) is located in the village of Ashover (map), which sits in the valley of the River Amber about half …

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A Warm Welcome at a Traditional Dog Friendly Pub in High Peak

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A Warm Welcome at a Traditional Dog Friendly Pub in High Peak

If you have been out and about exploring The Peaks then you will need some serious sustenance, so a warm welcome at a traditional dog friendly pub in High Peak might just be the ticket.  The Old Hall Inn, (OHI) is located in the rural village of Chinley (map), which is in the Peak District, in Derbyshire.  Like most of …

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