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Visit the Magpie Mine

Just under eight miles from Baslow is Magpie Mine, the last lead mine that was worked in the Derbyshire lead ore field and one of the best examples in the country of a 19th century lead mine.  Just outside the village of Sheldon, the mine has a fascinating 200-year history of successes and failures, with bitter disputes and fights resulting in the death of three miners; there is […]

Explore Eyam & Eyam Hall

Just over four miles from The Devonshire Arms is the village of Eyam, which was nearly wiped out by the plague in 1665-66. The focal point of the village is Eyam Hall, which has been open to the public for 30 years and is well worth a visit. This Jacobean manor house has been in […]