The fictional life of Lyme Park
This view of Lyme Park was purchased by the National Trust in 1999 with support from the Art Fund. It shows the north front of the house in about 1700. These topographical paintings were usually at least partly fictional, an expression of the owners' pride, their ideals and hopes. This is the north front photographed fairly recently.…
Things to do in the Peak District - Chatsworth, Walking Galleries & Cycling
In 1951 the Peak District became the first designated National Park in Great Britain. Find things to do in the Peak District whilst staying at Glendon B&B
Castleton in the Peak District Circular Route |
A 6.5 mile Peak District circular route starting and finishing in Castleton. Tips for a fantastic walking route for a beautiful day out in England!
Chatsworth House: The Palace of the Peak District
Barely a blip in my travel guide for England about Chatsworth House makes me cringe at the thought that many people who visit England have probably never heard of one of the top 10 English country houses in the country. Located in the heart of the Peak District, rolling hillsides scattered with rich stately homes beautifully blended together alongside ancient stone villages. Of them all, Chatsworth House makes for a wonderful day trip in the East Midlands.
Visit Buxton, comprehensive guide to Buxton, Derbyshire.
Visit Buxton is a comprehensive guide to visiting the spa town of Buxton in Derbyshire. If you are staying for an evening or a week, it is all here.