A report on DerbyshireBuxton and Bakewell

The henge monument at Arbor Low
Filling bottles with water at St Ann's Well
All Saints' Church, Bakewell
Flooding in South Wingfield Derbyshire in 2012
Buxton Wells, from a 1610 map
Bakewell's medieval bridge
A cross-section of northern Derbyshire, from west to east, showing the approximate structure of an eroded dome, with younger Coal Measure rocks to the east, and older limestone exposed in the centre
Buxton in 1965 with shoppers and tourists filling Spring Gardens
Rutland Arms Hotel
Buxton Town Hall (on the right)
Three shops claim the original recipe for Bakewell pudding
The rugged moorland edge of the southern Pennines at Kinder Downfall
Buxton Crescent and St Ann's Well
River Wye Park, with view of five-arch, 13th-century bridge
The ruins of the Magpie Mine near Sheldon
Nocturnal view of the restored Buxton Thermal Baths, and Brian Clarke's modern stained glass canopy over the Cavendish Arcade
Bakewell Cross, in the churchyard of Bakewell Parish Church
Derbyshire parliamentary constituencies 2019 election result
Corbar Hill and the Dome
Bakewell Parish Church
County Hall, Matlock
Palace Hotel
The Lambton Larder, Bakewell's Deli.
One of many Victorian village schools in Derbyshire
Corbar Cross
Bakewell station in 1961, looking northward
County Cricket Ground, in Derby
Buxton Opera House
The scenic Derbyshire that attracts tourists
Buxton Raceway
Flag of Derbyshire
View of Buxton from Solomon's Temple
Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot, Vanity Fair, 1903
Herbert Eisner
Vera Brittain
Lloyd Cole, 2010
Mick Andrews, 1976
Station exterior in 1965. The present station is on the left and the former Midland Railway station is in the centre of the picture

Buxton is a spa town in the Borough of High Peak, Derbyshire, England.

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Bakewell is a market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, known also for its local Bakewell pudding.

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Later they settled round Buxton, famed for its warm springs, and set up a fort near modern-day Derby in an area now known as Little Chester.

- Derbyshire

Nearby towns include Matlock to the south-east, Chesterfield to the east and Buxton to the west north-west.

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It offers Peak District scenery such as Mam Tor and Kinder Scout, and more urban attractions such as Bakewell, Buxton and Derby.

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The High Peak Transpeak service offers an hourly link southwards to Taddington, Bakewell, Matlock, Belper and Derby.

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The henge monument at Arbor Low

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A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley

Peak District

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Upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.

Upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.

A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley
Towns around the Peak District
Rivers around the Peak District
The Bugsworth Basin on the Peak Forest Canal
Thor's Cave seen from the Manifold Way
A view of the Edale valley from Mam Tor
Tunsted Quarry
Buxton Crescent and St Ann's Well
A well dressing at Hayfield
Paragliding from Mam Tor
Looking southeast over the Roaches and Hen Cloud
Map showing tunnels beneath the Peak District
Totley Tunnel on the Manchester to Sheffield line
Walkers above the Derwent Reservoir
Chatsworth House, the setting for a 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice
Ladybower Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley, set location for The Dam Busters

Mostly in Derbyshire, it extends into Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire.

Outside the park, the wider Peak District often includes the area approximately between Disley and Sterndale Moor, encompassing Buxton and the Peak Dale corridor.

Bakewell and many villages are in the national park, as is much of the rural west of Sheffield.

The 15th-century Matlock Bridge

Matlock, Derbyshire

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The 15th-century Matlock Bridge
Baileys (corn) Mill on Bentley Brook
Specimen of Matlockite in the Mineralogical Museum, Bonn
Matlock taken from Matlock Bridge – looking up the hill of Bank Road across Crown Square (prior to bridge one way system)
Peak Rail emblem
The old tram shelter in the park
Hall Leys Park bandstand from footbridge over River Derwent
Crown Buildings
The Italianate-style wing of Matlock Town Hall
Old Methodist Church above Old Sunday School
County Hall with Winter Gardens in foreground
Rutland Court
Old tram depot, Bank Road (technically Rutland Street)
Rockside Hydro
ARC Leisure Centre
Ernest Bailey School (now County Council Records Office)
Highfields School 'Lower Site' at Starkholmes, formerly Charles White Secondary Modern
Dale Road (A6) exiting the edge of Matlock Town, showing traditional buildings housing independent shops and businesses
St Giles Church, featured in Women in Love
NatWest Bank
Market Hall with Queens Head beyond
Olde Englishe Hotel
Evans Jeweller, with Lime and Olde Englishe Hotel beyond
Holt Terrace with railway bridge to left
Footbridge to Pic Tor
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Matlock morning view from east, Lumsdale
Matlock viewed from a nearby ridge
The town enjoys the Sun's rays as shade approaches
The town as seen from the nearby cable cars

Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England.

Matlock is within the Derbyshire Dales district, which also includes the towns of Bakewell and Ashbourne, as well as Wirksworth.

The A6, which links Carlisle with Luton, passes through the town; it provides access to Manchester, Stockport, Buxton, Bakewell and Derby.