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Guidebook for the Cottage in the Garden

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Guidebook for the Cottage in the Garden

Sightseeing
Sudbury Hall is a country house in Sudbury, Derbyshire, England. Sudbury Hall is one the country's finest Restoration mansions and has Grade I listed building status. The Vernon family came to Sudbury as a result of the 16th-century marriage of Sir John Vernon to Ellen Montgomery the Sudbury heiress. The house was built between 1660 and 1680 by George Vernon, grandfather of George Venables-Vernon the 1st Baron Vernon and is notable for its superb Great Staircase, fine Long Gallery, and portraits by John Michael Wright, and of Charles II's mistresses. Inside there is a mixture of architectural styles with carvings by Grinling Gibbons and Edward Pearce. This is 4 miles away from the Cottage.
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National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
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Sudbury Hall is a country house in Sudbury, Derbyshire, England. Sudbury Hall is one the country's finest Restoration mansions and has Grade I listed building status. The Vernon family came to Sudbury as a result of the 16th-century marriage of Sir John Vernon to Ellen Montgomery the Sudbury heiress. The house was built between 1660 and 1680 by George Vernon, grandfather of George Venables-Vernon the 1st Baron Vernon and is notable for its superb Great Staircase, fine Long Gallery, and portraits by John Michael Wright, and of Charles II's mistresses. Inside there is a mixture of architectural styles with carvings by Grinling Gibbons and Edward Pearce. This is 4 miles away from the Cottage.
Enjoy walks around Carsington Reservoir on purpose made pathways in natural Derby shire Countryside, 35 Minute car drive away.
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Carsington Water
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Enjoy walks around Carsington Reservoir on purpose made pathways in natural Derby shire Countryside, 35 Minute car drive away.
This can be seen from our Cottage and is a 30 Minute walk away.
Tutbury Castle
This can be seen from our Cottage and is a 30 Minute walk away.
Essentials
10 Minute walk away
Central England Co-operative Food
10 Minute walk away
10 Minute walk away
Nisa Local
55 Station Rd
10 Minute walk away
Food Scene
Beautiful Restaurant in Burton on Trent, 35 minute drive away.
The Winery
Beautiful Restaurant in Burton on Trent, 35 minute drive away.
15 Minute walk away, this is a Lovely Cafe and eating place which comes highly recommended, plenty of home made Cakes and Coffee.
Whyte's Coffee House
6 Lower High St
15 Minute walk away, this is a Lovely Cafe and eating place which comes highly recommended, plenty of home made Cakes and Coffee.
Drinks & Nightlife
The Dial is in Burton on Trent and is a 30 Minute drive away.
The Dial
174-175 Station St
The Dial is in Burton on Trent and is a 30 Minute drive away.
Entertainment & Activities
40 Minute Drive Away
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Alton Towers
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40 Minute Drive Away
25 Minute Drive away.
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Uttoxeter Racecourse
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25 Minute Drive away.
30 Minute Drive away
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Donington Park Circuit
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30 Minute Drive away
This is 20 Mins away from the Cottage on the A515 towards Ashbourne.
Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Club
This is 20 Mins away from the Cottage on the A515 towards Ashbourne.
Book yourself into a day at this first class health club or indeed indulge in their Restaurant.
Hoar Cross Hall Health Club
Book yourself into a day at this first class health club or indeed indulge in their Restaurant.
Parks & Nature
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Carsington Water
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Chatsworth House
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Ladybower Reservoir
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National Trust - Shugborough Estate
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JCB Factory at Rocester is 25 Minute drive away and has beautiful man mad pools with purpose made walks which you can visit, take bread or even sweetcorn for the swans and ducks to eat and even the large fish will join in and take food from you. the walk around the lakes will take you 1.5 hours and normally there is a Ice Creams available there.
JCB WORLD HEADQUATERS
JCB Factory at Rocester is 25 Minute drive away and has beautiful man mad pools with purpose made walks which you can visit, take bread or even sweetcorn for the swans and ducks to eat and even the large fish will join in and take food from you. the walk around the lakes will take you 1.5 hours and normally there is a Ice Creams available there.
Arts & Culture
This is the site of the biggest explosion in World War II when 4,000 tons of high explosive bombs stored underground in old plaster works in Fauld near to Tutbury exploded @ 11am on the 27th November 1944, leaving a crater 400 feet deep and covering an area of 12 acres. The explosion was felt and heard in London and recorded in Geneva as an earthquake. The host will supply maps of walks to discover this area.
Fauld Crater Memorial
This is the site of the biggest explosion in World War II when 4,000 tons of high explosive bombs stored underground in old plaster works in Fauld near to Tutbury exploded @ 11am on the 27th November 1944, leaving a crater 400 feet deep and covering an area of 12 acres. The explosion was felt and heard in London and recorded in Geneva as an earthquake. The host will supply maps of walks to discover this area.