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Things to do in Tansley, Derbyshire

Tansley is in Derbyshire, 1.5 miles east of Matlock, in the south-east of the Peak District, just outside the Peak District National Park in the centre of England. The village has one shop, a primary school, an Anglican church, a Methodist church, three pubs, four garden centres, two horticultural nurseries and a small industrial estate. The population of the village is slightly under 1200.

Tansley is a good centre for walking and exploring holidays, being convenient for the Peak District National Park, Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site and famous country houses and estates. There are many interesting and exciting attractions to visit close to the village. These include Peak Rail, Wingfield Manor, Crich Tramway Village, Carsington Water, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Kedleston Hall. Fine walks abound both from Tansley and within a few miles radius.

Tansley is within a reasonable distance of major towns and cities such as Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham and Sheffield and of East Midlands and Sheffield Airports.

Comfortable accommodation is available in the village in holiday cottages, inns, homes offering Bed and Breakfast and Caravan and Camping sites.

Description by Chris Knightley

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Tansley Village from the south © Chris Knightley
Village Green © Chris Knightley
Village Hall (built 1843) © Chris Knightley
Holy Trinity Church (built 1841) © Chris Knightley
Village School (opened 1949) © Chris Knightley
Scholes Mill Pond © Chris Knightley
One of many local water falls © Chris Knightley

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