Real Tudor English Country House, dating back to the 12th century. Haddon Hall, Derbyshire

Real Tudor English Country House, dating back to the century. Haddon Hall, Derbyshire, location for the 2007 BBC adaptation of Jane Eyre.

Haddon Hall, Derbyshire

Haddon Hall I am pinning this for the idea of roses climbing all over your home. I believe pink roses are the symbol of unconditional love, but don't quote me on it.

Peveril Castle, Castleton,Derbyshire, UK built between 1066-1086

Peveril Castle, Castleton,Derbyshire, UK built between Another of my favourites. This hills disguise an underground water source and cave system.

Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire, England

Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire, was founded in the century by the Peverel family, who also owned Peveril Castle in Derbyshire, and came under royal control in

Haddon Hall, an English country house on the River Wye at Bakewell, Derbyshire

In the Century Prince Arthur, eldest son of King Henry sat in the grounds of Haddon Hall, Derbyshire. Prince Arthur died of a sudden illness, his last words being “O, the vision of the cross at Haddon!

Peak District, Derbyshire

Ah, Derbyshire, home of Jane Austen fantasies and, more importantly, my Smedley ancestors. They’re from Sawley which is the tiniest village ever. This is the Peak District.

Jacob's Ladder, Derbyshire

Good mountain bike ride down and up (difficult especially the top step unless you are a trials rider) Jacob's Ladder, Derbyshire, England - this was on a cyclocross route too, started in Glossop - cracking views

Edale valley, Derbyshire, England

Edale Valley, Derbyshire, England -- One of my first impressions flying in to the UK was how GREEN it was!