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MuddyForkMuddyFork North HampshirePosts: 435

I am staying in Hayfield, Derbyshire on Saturday night having visited an elderly Aunt in Rochdale.  Does anyone know of any good gardens to visit in the area between Rochdale and Hayfield/Glossop?

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,172

    Chatsworth?

    The park and gardens are good at this time of year and not crowded.

    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • MuddyForkMuddyFork North HampshirePosts: 435

    I did consider it, have been before so thought I'd see if there was anything else.  Thanks for your response

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    My NGS book does not have a good map, but in Derbyshire on Sunday;Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery, Annwell Lane, Smisby, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 2TA (B5006)

    01530 413700   £3.00 entranceimage

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    ...forgot to say, it is 9 acres, but NOT Bluebells, more woodland with rare trees and shrubs plus 'sensational Autumn colour'.

  • granmagranma Posts: 1,925

    The national trust has some gardens around these areas they are a bit cheaper than chatsworth.there is Haddon Hall but compared to t some NT gardens , it is only small.

    Have you tried Google for ideas?

  • TootlesTootles Posts: 1,469

    If you like nice views get yourself up to Frogget Edges, with a nice flask of coffee and some sarnies. You can park on the road side the follow the path for breath taking views. It's just near curbar. 

  • MuddyForkMuddyFork North HampshirePosts: 435

    Thanks everyone

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,554

    You can come and see my garden if you like - forks and spades will be handed out on arrivalimage

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • rosemummyrosemummy Posts: 2,010

    hardwick hall is beautiful

  • rosemummyrosemummy Posts: 2,010

    ps we're not far either, lots of work to do here if you want to see one of Sheffield's smallest gardens and get shouted at by my  3 year old we'd love to see youi!!

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