Derbyshire

The henge monument at Arbor Low
Flooding in South Wingfield Derbyshire in 2012
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
The rugged moorland edge of the southern Pennines at Kinder Downfall
The ruins of the Magpie Mine near Sheldon
Derbyshire parliamentary constituencies 2019 election result
County Hall, Matlock
One of many Victorian village schools in Derbyshire
County Cricket Ground, in Derby
The scenic Derbyshire that attracts tourists
Flag of Derbyshire

County in the East Midlands of England.

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The henge monument at Arbor Low

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A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley

Peak District

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.

East Midlands

One of nine official regions of England at the first level of ITL for statistical purposes.

One of nine official regions of England at the first level of ITL for statistical purposes.

Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts, next to the Trent, and Waitrose, in Newark-on-Trent
Major Oak in Sherwood Forest; a traditional landmark of the north-east Midlands.
East Midlands Airport (looking west)
Air cargo aircraft at EMA
Newark North Gate railway station
The River Trent at the former High Marnham Power Station, next to the 1897 Fledborough Viaduct; the power station, built in 1959, was Europe's first 1000 MW coal power station (5 x 200 MW) and consumed coal from 17 collieries; the area is the largest collection of power stations in Europe, sometimes known as Kilowatt Valley
The Five Boroughs of the Danelaw
Steep Hill in Lincoln
Fox hunting is historically linked with the East Midlands
The innovative but aborted APT, designed in Derby, seen here in May 1980
How a zoom lens works; the principle was largely first invented in Leicester
Watford Gap services, Britain's first motorway service station, seen here in May 2006, which opened in November 1959
The De Veres Venues East Midlands Conference Centre at the University of Nottingham in September 2012
General election results in 2017
The jet engine was built and developed in the region
UK Coal (formerly RJB Mining) was based in Styrrup near Harworth. The north part of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire used to have many coal mines, and the last two pits producing in Nottinghamshire were near Market Warsop and Ollerton
Swarfega was invented and is made by Deb in Belper
Worcester Bosch Thermokinetics makes its oil-fired and floor-standing boilers at its Danesmoor Works, off the A6175
Taylor, Taylor & Hobson 1925 advert
Caterpillar at Desford
National Grid plc has its main Ofsted-checked Eakring Training Centre in Nottinghamshire, where trainees learn how to build electricity pylons, including the new T pylon; National Grid has other training sites in Hollinwood and Hitchin
Dr Martens and many footwear companies are based in the south of the region, south-east of Wellingborough, at Wollaston
Headquarters of Next Retailing in July 2007 at Enderby, next to the M69; the largest company by turnover in the Midlands
Calders & Grandidge in the south of Boston are the UK's largest supplier of telegraph poles and wooden railway sleepers
John Smedley factory at Lea Mills: the oldest continuously-working factory in the world
Oxo factory (former Batchelors) on the Dukeries Industrial Estate in Worksop
Carlsberg Brewery at the A428/A508 junction in Northampton, on the former Phipps NBC site, also bottles Tuborg and San Migiuel; all modern lagers come from a Carlsberg yeast developed in 1883
Sir Owen Williams D10 building at Boots
The Eurofighter Typhoon is based at RAF Coningsby; it will eventually carry the active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, which enables the radar to distinguish between targets and background noise, which earlier radars could not
An orangutan at Twycross Zoo
Sponne School, in Towcester
The University of Nottingham's Trent Building
Loughborough University is recognised for its green campus
University of Leicester
Brackenhurst Hall — Nottingham Trent University's agricultural college in Southwell
Brian Clough in April 1980
Leicester Riders arena in September 2016
The Waltham on the Wolds transmitter covers large parts of the region
Radio Northampton's Broadcasting House
British Parachute Schools at Langar

It consists of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire (except North and North East Lincolnshire), Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

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The National Forest (England)

Environmental project in central England run by The National Forest Company.

Environmental project in central England run by The National Forest Company.

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Location of the national forest.
Conkers Discovery Centre at Moira in the heart of the National Forest

From the 1990s, 200 sqmi of north Leicestershire, south Derbyshire and southeast Staffordshire have been planted in an attempt to blend ancient woodland with newly planted areas to create a new national forest.

John Speed's c. 1611 map of Staffordshire, showing the county's historic boundaries and its hundreds

Staffordshire

Landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

Landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

John Speed's c. 1611 map of Staffordshire, showing the county's historic boundaries and its hundreds
Lichfield Cathedral
The Staffordshire Hoard, discovered in a field near Lichfield in July 2009, is perhaps the most important collection of Anglo-Saxon objects found in England.
Stafford town centre
Mow Cop Castle on the Staffordshire Moorlands
Stone railway station in Stone
The Broad Eye Windmill in Stafford, home of Windmill Broadcasting
Stafford Shire Hall
Boscobel House
Tamworth Castle
Lichfield Cathedral
Weston Park
Wightwick Manor
The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal
Map of Staffordshire and its hundreds, by Wenceslas Hollar, c. 1627–1677

It borders Cheshire to the northwest, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the southeast, the West Midlands County and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west.

National and County cricket player Harold Larwood

Nottinghamshire

National and County cricket player Harold Larwood
The council house and a tram in Nottingham market square

Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts.) is a landlocked county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.

River Derwent, Derbyshire

Boggy ground in Swains Greave, on Bleaklow
The river in its highest stretch, on Howden Moor close to the source
Derwent Reservoir, with river water cascading over Howden Dam, and Howden Moor in the background
The river at Calver
Weir in the river at Chatsworth House
The river at Matlock Bath, as seen from the Heights of Abraham cable car
The valley of the Derwent upstream of Whatstandwell
The river just south of Duffield
The river outside the Council House in Derby

The Derwent is a river in Derbyshire, England.

A field of sheep near Stoke Golding

Leicestershire

Ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in the East Midlands, England.

Ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in the East Midlands, England.

A field of sheep near Stoke Golding
Belvoir Castle today
The entrance to Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort
The National Space Centre in Leicester

The county borders Nottinghamshire to the north, Lincolnshire to the north-east, Rutland to the east, Northamptonshire to the south-east, Warwickshire to the south-west, Staffordshire to the west, and Derbyshire to the north-west.

Hundreds of Cheshire in Domesday Book. Areas highlighted in pink became part of Flintshire in Wales.

Cheshire

Historic and ceremonial county in North West England.

Historic and ceremonial county in North West England.

Hundreds of Cheshire in Domesday Book. Areas highlighted in pink became part of Flintshire in Wales.
Map of Cheshire in 1577.
Wilmslow Church
A resident of Knutsford sanding the street in celebration of May Day in 1920
Lewis Carroll memorial window (featuring the Hatter and March Hare)
Alderley Edge in 1951
Anderton Boat Lift
Chester Weir on the River Dee
Canal cutting by Chester city walls
Manchester Ship Canal from Ellesmere Port Dock towards Stanlow

It is bordered by the counties of Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, and Wales to the west.

Kinder Downfall

Kinder Scout

Kinder Downfall
Kinder Downfall frozen in winter
Edale Cross
Poor visibility near the summit
Kinder Downfall in strong westerly wind
Head of Grindsbrook
Panoramic view over Kinder Reservoir from Kinder
Ice climbers on Kinder Downfall
Ascending Jacob's Ladder towards Kinder Low trigpoint
Hags and groughs on the Kinder plateau
North flank of Kinder Scout taken from grid reference {{gbmappingsmall|SK075900}}

Kinder Scout is a moorland plateau and national nature reserve in the Dark Peak of the Derbyshire Peak District in England.

Population density map

South Yorkshire

Ceremonial and metropolitan county governed as a combined authority in north-central England.

Ceremonial and metropolitan county governed as a combined authority in north-central England.

Population density map
The coat of arms of the former South Yorkshire County Council.

Lying on the east side of the Pennines, South Yorkshire is landlocked, and borders Derbyshire to the west and south-west, West Yorkshire to the north-west, North Yorkshire to the north, the East Riding of Yorkshire to the north-east, Lincolnshire to the east and Nottinghamshire to the south-east.