Ashbourne Things to Do

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  • 1. Ashbourne Heritage Centre

    At Ashbourne Heritage Centre you will find a selection of displays about Ashbourne, including its people, businesses, customs and buildings. You will find a number of artefacts on display which...

  • 2. Visit Arbor Low

    The Peak District is stuffed with prehistoric monuments, and the best henge monument in northern England is only a few miles from Ashbourne, just off the Buxton...

  • 3. Georgian architecture

    Most of Ashbourne is Georgian (1750 - 1811) or Victorian (1837 - 1920). I'm not much into those particular eras, but many people appreciate their architectural...

  • 4. The 'Gingerbread Shop'

    This is the oldest building I could find in central Ashbourne. Dating from 1641 it became the 'Roebuck Inn' in the 17th century, and then a bakery in 1805. It's...

  • 5. Buy (and eat) pies........

    The 'Cheddar Gorge' delicatessen on Dig Street caught my eye: it had a huge (obviously home-made) cheese, potato and onion pie in the window for only 3.50GBP.So...

  • 6. Go walking/hiking in Dove Dale Derbyshire

    Why not go walking/hiking in the hills of Ashbourne/ Dove Dale, Derbyshire. This is a very beautiful part of England. You can spend hours with your loved ones...

  • 7. Sudbury Hall

    As well as the house itself, a stately home, built in the late 17th centrury there is the Museum of Childhood on the same site.You can read more on the National...

  • 8. Race Day

    The local race circuit is called Darley Moor and it is on the side of the A515 to the south of the town.I've only been once n daylight to watch club racing on...

  • 9. Carsington Water

    Carsington Water came into being in 1992 as a reservoir to store water form the river Derwent when the water level is high, and return it to the river when it...


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