History and Heritage

Travel back in time in one of Derbyshire's lovely historic houses with gardens. Take a guided tour and find out about the family and guests that lived and breathed in the beautiful Kedleston Hall or visit the imposing ruin of Wingfield Manor. 


History & Heritage in Amber Valley


Alfreton Heritage Centre
Heritage Chapel, Rodgers Lane, Alfreton, DE55 7FF
01773 832349

Crich Stand


Crich Stand
Plaistow Green Road, Crich, Derbyshire DE4 5DP
01773 852350

This is perhaps the most famous landmark in Derbyshire. The Stand is the memorial of the Mercian Regiment, formally the Sherwood Foresters and is situated over 340 metres above sea level.

Crich Stand


Heage Windmill
Chesterfield Road, Heage, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2BH
01773 853579

This unusual six sailed, stone towered mill has been restored to enable it to grind corn into flour for the first time in nearly 100 years. Known locally as Ned's Mill, the wooden machinery and picturesque position make a visit a must.

Heage Windmill


Kedleston Hall - National Trust
Kedleston, Derbyshire. DE22 5JH
01332 842191

Kedleston Hall is a breathtaking neo-classical house set in landscaped parkland. The house was built between 1759 and 1765 for Sir Nathaniel Curzon to house his collection of fine paintings and furniture and has the most complete and unaltered examples of Robert Adam interiors in England.

Kedleston Hall - National Trust


Strutt's North Mill
Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD
01773 880474

The historic North Mill on the River Derwent at Belper, Derbyshire, UK, is one of the oldest surviving examples of industrialised water-powered cotton spinning mills in the world.

Strutt's North Mill


Wingfield Manor - English Heritage
South Wingfield, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7NH
0870 333 1181

The dramatic ruins of Wingfield Manor stand on a hill above the village of South Wingfield. Built around 1439 the Manor became the prison of Mary Queen of Scots on three occasions.

Wingfield Manor


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