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Food

Afternoon Tea at the Cavendish Hotel Baslow – is this the best afternoon tea in Derbyshire?

Here’s why I think the Cavendish Hotel Baslow offers the best traditional afternoon tea in Derbyshire. Nestled on the Chatsworth Estate, the Cavendish Hotel enjoys an enviable position in Baslow village not far from Bakewell. The Cavendish has built a reputation as one of the finest hotels in Derbyshire and the Peak District. I recently […]

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Days out

The Most Festive Christmas Markets in Derbyshire

After the last couple of years when many such events were cancelled, Christmas markets ate set to be hugely popular this year! I’ve rounded up everything you need to know about the most fabulously festive Christmas markets in Derbyshire. Chatsworth Christmas Market Chatsworth House, near Bakewell 6 – 24 November, 10am – 5.30pm (6pm weekends) […]

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Drink

Bradmans Wine Cellar Matlock

I’m sure you’ll all be familiar with Bradmans in Duffield. In the short time it’s been open, it’s quickly established itself as being one of the ‘go to’ places for discerning Derbyshire drinkers. But did you know they opened a sister bar in Matlock? I went to meet bar manager, Gary and have a nosey […]

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Local businesses

Derbyshire Day 2021

Did you know there’s an annual Derbyshire Day? Each year, 22nd September is designated Derbyshire Day. A day when we can shout from the roof tops how great Derbyshire is. Clearly I’m preaching to the converted here, but Derbyshire is great and we should be celebrating it. We all know how much local businesses have […]

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Lifestyle Local businesses

Car Valet at Home in Chesterfield by The Car Cleanser

Today I was treated to a full valet of my car by The Car Cleanser at my home in Chesterfield. I was gifted this service in exchange for a review but all views are my own. [AD] The background You might recall that earlier in the summer, I test drove the new Mini Electric. Ever […]

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Drink Food

Best Bottomless Brunch Derby and Derbyshire

Bottomless brunch is the new night out! Swerve the big corporate chains and support a lovely, local, independent business. Here’s the pick of the most fabulous places for bottomless brunch in Derby and Derbyshire. Enjoy! Bottomless brunch Derby Bottomless Sundays and champagne breakfast at Seven Restaurant & Café Bar, Pride Park, Derby On Sundays, enjoy […]

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Lifestyle Local businesses

Pop-Up Café at The Shed Space and Store

[AD] On Saturday I was kindly invited to one of the pop-up cafés at The Shed Space and Store. We enjoyed tea and cake in their relaxing, inspiring space and found out a little bit more about this Derbyshire gem. The Shed Space and Store Described as a ‘concept space’ The Shed is a lovely, […]

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Food

The Hunloke Arms, Chesterfield REVIEW

I’ve been to The Hunloke Arms in Wingerworth on the outskirts of Chesterfield a few times over the years. It’s usually good but never quite been perfect in my eyes. I would only ever recommend somewhere that I truly love… so it hasn’t been featured much on my blog, despite it being a really popular […]

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Drink

Winter Warmers from Independent Coffee Shops in Derbyshire

Excited for pumpkin spiced latte season? Swerve the big chains and support local by getting your seasonal coffee fix from a fabulous independent. Independent Coffee Shops in Derby Popular vegan café, Plant will be offering plant based pumpkin spiced lattes in the autumn. They also offer Biscoff hot chocolates with whipped cream, Biscoff crumbs and […]

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Days out Family friendly

Pumpkin Picking Derby and Derbyshire

Pumpkin picking has seen a huge surge in popularity in recent years. Local farms have responded to this demand and there are now a decent range of pumpkin farms and pumpkin patches across Derbyshire. Unsurprising really since it’s good, seasonal, wholesome family fun. If you’re going with kids, check out this cute free printable pumpkin […]