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33 pictures that capture the beauty of Derbyshire in spring

PUBLISHED: 13:06 07 March 2016 | UPDATED: 13:12 07 March 2016

33 pictures that capture the beauty of Derbyshire in spring

33 pictures that capture the beauty of Derbyshire in spring

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Renowned for its breathtaking sprawls of countryside and rich abundance of arts, tourism and culture, Derbyshire is a county that captivates. We pick 33 pictures that reveal the true beauty of the area

There are few places in Great Britain that can compete with the beauty of the Peak District – the meadows, vast woodlands and rolling hills come to life during the springtime.

From moody skies over the Peak District National Park…

to breathtaking sunlit vistas of Goyt Valley.

If the hill views across Stanage Edge aren’t enough to get you reaching for the walking boots

Perhaps the patchwork of fields that spread underneath Mam Tor will be…

Challenge yourself to walk to the top…

Or maybe just relax on this river walk at Dovedale.

Be inspired by this view of the Errwood Reservoir…

Or find your inner peace at the Heights of Abraham

Spend the day at Carsington Water and go sailing, fishing or kayaking.

You can get some fresh air and enjoy some exercise.

Maybe try mountain biking at Stanage Edge…

Or if you’re feeling really brave…

You could even take the dogs for a walk…

They love it!

Or just find a nice seat and take in the sights!

If you’re lucky you might even catch a sunset.

There’s plenty of wildlife to see…

and lots of amazing photos to take.

Don’t get too close though…

There are sheep…

lots of sheep…

You might even see some deer.

The springtime flowers are a sure sign that warmer weather is on its way.

There’s Snowdrops

and Daffodils

and lots of other beautiful flowers

It’s not all countryside and landscapes though…

You can visit the ruins of Hardwick Old Hall…

and Solomon’s Temple.

Pride and Prejudice fans should visit Chatsworth House.

Spring is finally here…

And we couldn’t be happier!

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