Eckington attractions

Eckington attractions

Eckington DerbyshireEckington lies in Derbyshire, a county associated with the Peak District (as well as parts of Staffordshire, Yorkshire and Cheshire), while the northern part of the county overlaps into the Pennines. Wedged in between Manchester, Sheffield and Derby, the landscape comes in two forms with the harsh grey gritstone of the Dark Peak contrasting with the pale southern limestone hills of the White Peak. Here the deep-forested dales are populated with small stone villages, walking trails along former railway routes, complex cave systems and spectacular historic country houses, the seats of the Dukes of Devonshire and Rutland.

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Attractions Renishaw Hall, Renishaw, Sheffield S21 3WB. Tel: 01246 432310. Renishaw Hall and its impressive gardens have been the home of the Sitwell family for over 350 years. The beautiful Italianate garden, park and lake were the creation of the eccentric Sir George Sitwell, grandfather of the present owner. The Hall is not open to the public, but the gardens are open from Easter to October. On the outskirts of Eckington.

 Renishaw Hall

Attractions Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield. Tel: 0114 2233600. Built at a cost of £29 million and offering a capacity for 50000 spectators, Don Valley Stadium is one of the finest sports stadiums in the UK. The stadium is situated on the Sheffield Supertram line, between Attercliffe and Meadowhall. www.donvalleystadium.co.uk. About 5 miles northwest of Eckington.

 Don Valley Stadium

Attractions The Sheffield Ski Village, Vale Road, Sheffield, S3 9SJ Tel: 0114 276 9459. Sheffield Ski Village has the largest dry ski slope in Europe as well as snowboarding facilities and a toboggan run, modern ski lifts, nursery slopes, blue, red and black runs and ski lessons. www.sheffieldskivillage.co.uk. About 8 miles northwest of Eckington.

The Sheffield Ski Village

Sheffield Hallam FM Arena

Attractions Sheffield Hallam FM Arena, Broughton Lane, Sheffield S9 2DF Tel: 0114 256 2002 - the award winning Hallam FM Arena has established an excellent reputation for hosting world class events including concerts, ice shows, sport and exhibitions. www.hallamfmarena.co.uk. About 7 miles northwest of Eckington.

Sheffield Hallam FM Arena

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