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Places

Derbyshire Agricultural & Horticultural Society organised another excellent and successful show for its 139th, which was celebrating a return to the Elvaston Showground.

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Ashley Franklin explores the village of Doveridge and meets the residents who love to live there

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Mike Smith heads to the Staffordshire Peak District where dramatic rock outcrops give way to vast tranquil reservoirs

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Lynne Dixon meets the family breathing new life into the ghostly historic Hall at South Normanton

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Catherine Roth visits Hannah Bennett at her Sculpture Garden in Eyam

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Geoff Ford visits the popular Famous Trains Model Railway at Markeaton Park in Derby which is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

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Derby

The banks of the Derwent below Chatsworth House were thronged with people as thousands arrived to enjoy a vibrant event that was jam-packed with lovely things to look at and purchase, inspiring ideas to try at home and a wonderful atmosphere.

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Is Derby city centre becoming 'more diverse and multi-functional, attractive for living, working and playing'?

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Derby

Avoiding the well-known Wye Valley, Mike Smith explores the field and moorland route between Litton and Monsal Head

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Sally Mosley spends a day at the ancient mining court in Wirksworth and wonders - are women taking the lead?

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In a climate in which males of advancing years are not always afforded the kindest of press, it is heartening to report that in the Peak District town of Wirksworth there is one 'old man' who is not just admired but almost revered.

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Catherine Roth attends the eagerly-awaited reopening of the town's new historic hub

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Ashley Franklin explores the many attractions of our World Heritage Site

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Catherine Roth has a look round the Landmark Trust's holiday cottage on North Street in Cromford.

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Helen Moat visits artist Sue Prince, who has painted the story of the village, and explores this exciting corner of the Peak District National Park

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Mike Smith invites you to make the most of your visits to Matlock and Matlock Bath

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Matlock

Ashley Franklin travels south to Ashby de la Zouch and discovers preparations for its vibrant and unusual arts festival, great independent shops and excellent surrounding attractions.

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It's easy to drive from A to B without realising what we're missing along the way. Ashley Franklin finds some fascinating hidden places while driving from Mayfield to Rocester.

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Nine years on from the Big Lottery SOS Scheme Mike Smith returns to find that it has fulfilled its promise by creating a 'can-do' culture in the village.

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Ashley Franklin investigates the trading places of Long Eaton

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