Embrace the rolling countryside of Derbyshire
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. A substantial portion of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire. Consisting of rolling hills and uplands, with the southern Pennines extending from the north of Derby making it the perfect place to retire to.
Derbyshire is a mixture of rural flatlands and rolling hills like the Pennines. Nestled amongst the glorious surroundings is a collection of rural and urban towns and villages. Derbyshire is an idyllic place to live, and our retirement homes in Derbyshire serve as the perfect base for you to explore this stunning county during your retirement.
Things to do in Derbyshire
There’s so much to enjoy in and around the county, but if you’re not familiar with the local area, here are just a few of the activities you can enjoy.
Chatsworth House is a stately home in the Derbyshire Dales. It stands on the east bank of the River Derwent and looks across to low hills between the Derwent and Wye valleys. Take a stroll through the 105-acre garden to enjoy an arboretum, rock garden, and sculptures or marvel in the art of the main house itself.
Take a trip back in time and ride vintage trams into the open countryside at Crich Tramway Village. There’s an enchanting Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail along with exhibitions in the National Tramway Museum. A family visitor attraction to be enjoyed by all ages.
Buxton Opera House is located in Buxton, Derbyshire. England. The 902-seat opera house hosts the annual Buxton Festival among others, as well as pantomime at Christmas, musicals and other entertainments year-round. The Pavilion Arts Centre Cinema, offers daily films and live event cinema. You’ll find something for everyone at this well-established venue.
The National Forest is one of England’s most ambitious environmental projects, large swathes of the Midlands landscape had been left scarred by centuries of coal mining. The gentle landscape is perfect for walking, cycling or horse-riding, and the woodland has created habitats for wildlife to be spotted along the way.
Your Derbyshire Retirement Home
All our Derbyshire retirement apartments will provide you with everything you need to relax and unwind in your retirement years. Whether you’re befriending the other residents in the communal Owners’ Lounge or relaxing with a good book in the gardens, you’ll always feel at home with one of our Cheshire retirement apartments.
The facilities at your Derbyshire retirement apartment are second to none, and your dedicated Lodge Manager means there’s always a familiar face nearby to answer any questions you may have. You’ll be located close to shops, doctor’s surgeries, banks, bakers, butchers and all the other conveniences you would expect to find your local town centre.
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To find out more about our retirement developments in the nearby area, you can view the individual properties, or contact our friendly team to have a discussion about your specific requirements.