Places to Visit

Chatsworth House, Farm and Gardens - stately home of the Duke of Devonshire situated approximately six miles away. Chatsworth has its own farm shop situated just outstide the Chatsworth grounds.

Haddon Hall - Tudor home owned by the Duke of Rutland, on the A6 about 4 miles from Birchover.

Derwent Valley Mills - UNESCO World Heritage site along the Derwent Valley - old cotton and silk mills.  Cromford Mill and Masson Mill near Matlock Bath are just a few miles away.

Upper Derwent Valley containing Derwent Dams (site where the RAF practised using the famous Barnes Wallace’ bouncing bomb during World War II).

Caves at Castleton

Carsington Reservoir & Visitor Centre

Well Dressings


Well dressing ceremonies held in various villages during the summer months.  Flower petals stuck onto a board filled with clay usually depicting a biblical scene as a thanksgiving for the village water supply in bygone years.