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Old House Museum

Set in Bakewell, in the heart of the beautiful Peak District, the Old House Museum is an original Tudor dwelling. After nearly five hundred years of continuous use, the house was rescued from demolition in the 1950s. An award-winning museum, it now hosts a wide range of artefacts telling the story of the Peak District and beyond. The […]

Blackstone Edge

Ancient oak woodland is one of the glories of the English countryside and Baslow has a small share, up under the Edges that dominate the village. The ancient woodland on the edge of Baslow is under Blackstone Edge, which you can see on the left as you drive out of Baslow on the Sheffield road. […]

Baslow Edge

Baslow Edge sits above Baslow at the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, which is characterised by dramatic gritstone escarpments that run down from the high moors to the north. These gritstone extensions are clearly visible from the limestone plateaux, due to the gritstone cliffs at their edges, with wild moors beyond. The only way […]