Tag: Derbyshire

Landscape and sculpture beyond limits

Chatsworth House in Derbyshire sits resplendently within its grounds of meadows and rolling dales, spanning almost half a millennium of history. Depicted by Jane Austen as Mr Darby’s abode, it is actually the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire (you might think they’d live nearer to their fiefdom, but a title is just

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Village people

How many confections does it take to make an English country town? Bakewell, ‘capital’ of the Peak District, has two- the super-famous tart and the lesser known, but more historical (and hilarious), pudding. Tideswell, the Peaks’ second town, has the Tidza pud, cousin to its Bakewell counterpart.