SK3355 : Derwent Valley View

taken 6 years ago, near to Whatstandwell, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Derwent Valley View
Derwent Valley View
At this point on the woodland path, a break in the woodland provides a dramatic view of the Derwent valley. Here, the River Derwent is hidden in the bottom of the steep sided valley, 500 feet below, where it has carved its way through a ridge of limestone.
Crich Tramway Village and National Tramway Museum :: SK3455
Crich Tramway Village is the recreated historic village that is the setting for the National Tramway Museum in Derbyshire. The village is set around a period street, with several re-built buildings from all over the country, including the façade of the former Assembly Rooms from Derby and the Red Lion Inn from Stoke-on-Trent. The site has been developed at a derelict limestone quarry.

The museum has over 60 tramcars from various locations; about seventeen vehicles are currently in operational condition, with more on display or being restored. Every operating day, the museum selects between two and four trams and operates them over its line to Glory Mine, via Wakebridge. The village also includes a cafe, old-style sweetshop, and the museum's tram depots. There is also a re-created Victorian park, children’s play area, woodland walk and sculpture trail.

LinkExternal link Crich Tramway Village web site
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
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Landscape 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 335 552 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.5778N 1:30.0728W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 340 554
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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