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‘Taking the waters’ at Buxton in 1800

The majority of us will have come across Buxton Water which today is sold commercially bottled, but what was known about Buxton and its health-giving water in 1800? 881 more words

Georgian Medicine & Health

Milldale - The Perfectly Situated Derbyshire Village

With its grey stone cottages, running stream and old pack-horse bridge, Milldale is one of the most picturesque villages in the Peak District. Situated at the northern end of Dovedale, it really is the most tranquil, perfectly situated riverside hamlet, consisting of only a dozen or so cottages which date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. 337 more words


Dovedale Walk - Thorpe Cloud.

*Warning* do not go on this walk with Grace Kirkwood she will run up the hill and try and kill you while you try to keep up. 80 more words

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8 Things we Learnt from our Pop up Museum

Whilst Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is closed for refurbishment, the staff have taken the opportunity to do something unusual. Equipped with a rather swanky gazebo and an assortment of artefacts, we have braved the single-figure temperatures and taken our “pop-up museum” out into the landscape. 608 more words


London/England - A Few of the Kids' Favorite Moments

And here are some of the children’s favorite moments during this trip…

Animal Love
Feeding the squirrel in St. James Park, the ducks and pigeons in Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswolds), and the guinea pig at our friends’ house. 502 more words


Derbyshire wanderings

With holiday to use up, mainly due to poor planning on my part, I visited relatives in Derbyshire last week and had the chance for a wander through Dovedale, in the Peak District. 1,193 more words


WiRE Ladies

Here’s an insight to just one of the many things I get up to when I tell my customers & friends that I’m meeting the WiRE (Women in Rural Enterprise) ladies! 201 more words