Derbyshire Life magazine August 2018 – out in the shops or available to buy online now

PUBLISHED: 13:55 19 July 2018 | UPDATED: 13:55 19 July 2018

Derbyshire Life - August 2018

Derbyshire Life - August 2018


A look inside the August 2018 issue of Derbyshire Life

County Life

Peace & Enlightenment - Jasvinder Sanghera CBE, Derby-born founder of Karma Nirvana

Echoes in the Wye Valley - the beauty spot from Wyedale to Monsal Head

A Baronet’s Diary with Sir Richard FitzHerbert

Leading the fight against crime - Crimestoppers CEO, Derby-born Mark Hallas

Beautiful Bonsall - an intriguing village full of charm and character

From Derbyshire to Down Under - What became of some of Derbyshire’s first convict colonists

Tubular Bells - Out and about in the Peak District with Roly Smith

‘Service above Self’ - Derby Rotary celebrates 100 years

Plants that changed our lives The Pineapple, King of Fruits, Part I

Wildlife Watch - What to look for in August

Gang Mine Nature Reserve - Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s Reserve nr Wirksworth

Shinrin-yoku - Forest bathing in the Peak District

Peak District pubs past and present - The changing fortunes of our village inns plus 13 perfect pubs for a summer evening

Summer Sundaes - A tour around the county’s ice cream makers

In search of hidden gems - Local jewellery expert Helen Smith

My Derbyshire Weekend with Luke Osborne

County Walk: Bradfield

Homes & Gardens

Property Pages - Move or improve?

Dream homes

A Relaxing Retreat - Giving a new look to an urban flat

Bedroom Bliss - Creating a boutique hotel vibe at home

The Glory of Gardens - RHS Chelsea and Chatsworth Flower Shows 2018

Garden advice

Style and Fashion

Fashion: Life’s a Beach; Frock & Awe

Style News

Beauty News

Fitness: Yoga

Food and Drink

VOTE NOW! The Derbyshire Life Food & Drink Awards

Derbyshire Life Business Lunch at Morley Hayes, Morley

Recipes: Chef’s Specials from Dan Smith at The Peacock

Home-grown and sparkling a tour of Renishaw Vineyard

Let’s Celebrate - Pinot Noir with Rosie Bainbridge

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