Time Away

1 Oct, 2006 | TdpTravel

So, I've been up the the Peak District for most of the last week. I had some holiday booked but only recently made up my mind where to go. I figured it was time to start exploring the land I live in rather than automatically flying off somewhere else.

The main attractions were Chatsworth House and the landscape. I have to confress that some of the appeal was in visiting some of the locations used in Pride and Prejudice (I'm all in for set jetting). Chatsworth was used for some scenes as was Haddon Hall, which is also featured in the current BBC series, Jane Eyre. By pure fluke, I also visited Stanage Edge (one of innumerable ridges in the Peak District), which is what you see Kiera Knightley standing on in the film.IMG_0631

I took a whole ton of photos, and the weather was fairly kind, which you can check out on Flickr.

A few pieces of wisdom I think it might be worth passing on: