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Tag: River Derwent

Grindleford and Froggatt Wood

Grindleford and Froggatt Wood

The section of the Derwent Valley occupied by the villages of Grindleford and Froggatt is a popular route for walkers. Grindleford has a community shop that also serves refreshments and the path in the valley bottom never strays far from the River Derwent as it […]

Derwent Hall Lost and Found

Derwent Hall Lost and Found

Derwent Hall is one of the many lost country houses that now only exist in photographs and history books, well almost. Let me explain. When Ladybower Reservoir was filled in the 1940s the villages of Ashop and Derwent disappeared beneath the rising water. The old […]

Ladybower Reservoir on a Calm Winter’s Day

Ladybower Reservoir on a Calm Winter’s Day

As it’s been particularly dull today I wanted to cheer things up and found these images of Ladybower Reservoir from a walk only a couple of days ago. Enjoy.

Walking Around a Misty Ladybower Reservoir

Walking Around a Misty Ladybower Reservoir

Despite the mist and slight drizzle we decided to take a quick walk from the Ladybower Dam up to the first bridge on the River Ashopton today. It was a steady 9 degrees all the way so the 12km walk was too taxing, though I […]

A Quick Walk by The River Derwent

A Quick Walk by The River Derwent

Living near the River Derwent means we are a) very lucky and b) often walk by the river in the evenings if we’re unable to get out for one of our longer walks in the Derbyshire Peak District. Just a hundred or so meters from […]