Culture

Luxury Group Accommodation in the Peak District – Self Catering Holiday Cottages at 5 Star Uppermoor Farm

The Derbyshire Dales and beautiful Peak District are steeped in history and heritage with many stately homes to visit, well dressings, theatres, craft centres, festivals and lots more……

chatsworthFilm Locations:

The Peak District has been enormously popular for various film locations probably because of its beautiful landscapes and magnificent stately homes.

The Duchess – starring Keira Knightley
was filmed partly at  (The palace of the Peaks) Chatsworth House.

Some of the costumes used for the film can be seen at Kedleston Hall too.

Pride and Prejudice co starring Dame Judy Dench was filmed in England’s finest fortified medieval manor house of Haddon Hall.

haddon-hallBBC T.V. Series Jane Eyre – featured Sudbury Hall considered one of the finest restoration houses in Britain with its museum of childhood.

Central T.V.’s popular series Peak Practice used many Peak District locations but in particular featured the villages of Longnor, Ashover and Crich.

Pride and Prejudice also used Stanage Edge with its rugged landscape for the iconic shot of Keira Knightly.

Stately Homes with gorgeous grounds and gardens:

Guests interested in magnificent houses with magical grounds and gardens near to Uppermoor Farm , have the choice of several to visit such as Eyam Hall, Haddon Hall and of course not forgetting Chatsworth House too.  Each offer an itinery of special cultural events throughout the year and are good places to eat.

tissington-well-dressing-near-to-uppermoor-farmWell Dressings:

Well Dressing is an ancient custom which involves decorating Springs and Wells with pictures made from natural materials. It can only be seen in the Peak District area. Don’t miss out, find out more and see this first hand ‘old custom’ during the months of May & June throughout the Peak District, Derbyshire.