Alvaston is situated on the A6, three miles south-east of Derby city centre and probably owes its name to Allwald. It is bordered to the north by the wards of Derwent, Chaddesden and Spondon, to the west is the City Centre, to the south are Sinfin and Chellaston and to the east the district of South Derbyshire.
Darley is a suburb of Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia located directly north of the central area across the Western Freeway. It is the most populous locality and earliest settlement (1838) in Bacchus Marsh. At the 2016 census, Darley had a population of 8,372.
Toilets and a cafe are also situated at the Darley Abbey end of the park. There are a number of entrances including, North Parade and Darley Abbey where there is a car park opposite the Darley Abbey pub. At the end of summer each year, Darley Park plays host to the largest free open air concert in Europe.
Darley Park is an urban park situated on the banks of the River Derwent, just north of Derby City Centre, England, United Kingdom. It has a total area of 80 acres and forms the largest part of the Darley Open Spaces. The park is one of Derby's most popular outdoor spaces. Description. The name Darley Park is often used to describe all or the separate parts that make up the Darley Open Spaces ...
Derby Arboretum opened in 1840 and is often described as "Britain's first public park". Although green spaces and common lands had existed previously, as had private parkland and gardens, the park in Derby was the first to be deliberately planned as a place of public recreation in an urban setting.
With longstanding and temporary exhibits, the Museum and Art Gallery boasts paintings and artefacts that are of both local and international significance. Visit our exquisite collection of Joseph Wright paintings. March through our Soldier’s Story exhibition to see the range of weaponry and objects, both military and personal.
Derwent Valley Mills is a World Heritage Site along the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England, designated in December 2001. It is administered by the Derwent Valley Mills Partnership. The modern factory, or 'mill', system was born here in the 18th century to accommodate the new technology for spinning cotton developed by Richard Arkwright.
Florence Nightingale Window at St Peter's, Derby; Papers of Florence Nightingale, 1820–1910; Southern Star article; Episode 6: Florence Nightingale from Babes of Science podcasts; Texas Woman's University Special Collections has a large collection of Florence Nightingale artefacts, letters, and primary sources.
Foremark Reservoir (OS grid reference ) is a reservoir in South Derbyshire owned by Severn Trent which is also a 230-acre (0.93 km 2) nature reserve open to the public for walking, fishing, bird watching and horse riding. It is also the base for Burton Sailing Club.
Welcome to Genting Casino Riverlights, Derby Welcome to the newest place to drink, eat, relax & play in Derby, Genting Casino Riverlights. A venue like no other in Derby that offers an atmosphere unrivalled in the region. At the heart of the fun is a state-of-the-art casino offering the very latest in gaming technology in a vibrant and exciting environment.
Haddon Hall is an English country house on the River Wye near Bakewell, Derbyshire, one of the seats of the Duke of Rutland. It is currently occupied by Lord Edward Manners (brother of the current Duke) and his family. In form a medieval manor house, it has been described as "the most complete and most interesting house of [its] period".
Hardwick Hall (grid reference), in Derbyshire, is an architecturally significant Elizabethan country house in England, a leading example of the Elizabethan prodigy house. Built between 1590 and 1597 for the formidable Bess of Hardwick, it was designed by the architect Robert Smythson, an exponent of the Renaissance style of architecture.
It consists of a hilltop park on top of Masson Hill, accessed from the village by either the Heights of Abraham cable car or a steep zig-zag path. The heights are named after a supposed resemblance to the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Heights of Abraham, in Quebec, Canada, where James Wolfe died in battle.
Markeaton Park is Derby’s most visited park and is one of the most popular attractions in the East Midlands. It offers a place to escape from day to day living and city life and experience a little bit of countryside on Derby’s doorstep. But behind the modern day park lays a fascinating history that is waiting to be discovered.
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Staunton Harold Reservoir is located in the heart of the National Forest, between Derby and Burton on Trent, and was once home to a remarkable range of industries, giving you options for some secret schooling if you like! It is much more peaceful now, welcoming families with a lot of good work still being done to manage and protect the landscape.
Art Gallery in the East Midlands featuring original contemporary artwork by leading artists in their respective disciplines of Painting, Printmaking, Photography and Sculpture. Located in the village of Castle Donington in North West Leicestershire, close to M1 and M42 networks and within easy reach of Leicester, Derby and Nottingham.
Markeaton Park is Derby's most used leisure facility. Other major parks in the city include Allestree Park, Darley Park, Chaddesden Park, Alvaston Park, Normanton Park and Osmaston Park. Derby is believed to be one of the country's highest, if not the highest, ranking cities for parkland per capita.
About the reserve. This former sand and gravel quarry provides a haven for wildlife in the Trent Valley. The flooded gravel pits form an important wetland habitat attracting many rare birds in addition to a variety of more common species. The reserve is particularly important for its wetland habitats, from open water to reed bed.