... at film and TV locations
There are plenty of film and tv locations nearby
- Lyme Park is home to the lake that achieved immortality when Colin Firth performed ‘that scene’ from Pride and Prejudice. It also featured in the thriller ‘The Awakening’.
- Chatsworth was the stunning location for the recent BBC production Death Comes to Pemberley. It provided the backdrop for Pride and Prejudice and The Duchess. It was also the star of the 2012 BBC ‘behind the scenes’ documentary.
- The long running BBC series Peak Practice was set in Cardale, a fictitious Derbyshire village. It was actually filmed mostly in Crich and Fritchley with later series recorded in Longnor, near Buxton.
- The Village was filmed around the Peaks, including at Hayfield, Chapel-en-le-Frith and Glossop. The BBC series starring John Simm and Maxine Peake was shown in Spring 2013. Visit Edale train station, Glossop church or the Playhouse Theatre in Chapel, all locations used in the show.
- Quarry Bank Mill is the setting for the Channel 4 series The Mill, based on the lives of the mill owners, workers and apprentices. You can tour the Apprentice House and discover how the children lived and worked. There are daily demonstrations in the mill where you can experience the sound and sight of working machines as well as many activities for children and adults alike.