Derbyshire Quick Facts & Figures

Map of Derbyshire
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Derbyshire is located in the East Midlands in England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Derby, Buxton and Matlock. Derbyshire’s location makes it a convenient place from which to explore the Midlands region including the East and West Midlands.

Derbyshire has a large portion of the Peak District National Park in its borders, the Peak District is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK offering wonderful natural scenery and landscapes making it a favourite for outdoor enthusiasts and for those wanting to get away from it all. The area includes a number of charming small towns and villages full of character. Local attractions & places of interest include Peak District National Park, Derby Cathedral, Chatsworth House, Bolsover Castle, Calke Abbey and St Mary’s Bridge Chapel. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Derbyshire Quick Facts

Population: 1,010,600

Region: East Midlands in England

Area total: 2,547 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01332 (Derby), 01629 (Matlock), 01298 (Buxton).

Postcode Area DE (Derbyshire), DE4 (Matlock), SK17 (Buxton).

Closest Airports: East Midlands Airport, Birmingham Airport and Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

Local Food: Derbyshire Cheeses including Sage Derby and Bakewell Pudding.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Derby, Matlock, Buxton, Leek, Ashbourne, and Castleton.

Famous Attractions: Peak District National Park, Derby Cathedral, Chatsworth House, Bolsover Castle, Calke Abbey and St Mary’s Bridge Chapel.





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