50 Gems of Derbyshire: The History & Heritage of the Most Iconic Places

Famous for being the home of the Peak District National Park (three-quarters of its 550 square miles lies within the county), Derbyshire is filled with natural appeal. From the historic city of Derby to picturesque villages nestled in the unspoiled countryside, this book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through bustling market towns, vast landscapes and special places of historic interest.

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Famous for being the home of the Peak District National Park (three-quarters of its 550 square miles lies within the county), Derbyshire is filled with natural appeal. From the historic city of Derby to picturesque villages nestled in the unspoiled countryside, this book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through bustling market towns, vast landscapes and special places of historic interest.

Spectacular upland views, castles, museums, and scenes of bucolic beauty attract millions of visitors every year, and all are included here in a lovingly painted picture of Derbyshire today. In 50 Gems of Derbyshire, author Mike Appleton explores the places that make this county special.

  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Amberley Publishing (15 May 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1445667266
  • ISBN-13: 978-1445667263
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 1.3 x 16.8 cm