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Lives, loves and adventures

The Hardwick Estate is full of lives, loves and adventures. It was the formidable Bess of Hardwick who built the place in the sixteenth century. Her name is all over […]

Bolsover History Day

On Saturday 19th November 2016, Bolsover Civic Society held an event organised by Bernard Haigh at Bolsover Library to share Bolsover’s past and present day with the support of Bolsover […]

New Bolsover Model Village

To celebrate Heritage Open Days on Sunday 11th November, an Open Day was held at the Community House at 157 New Bolsover. Visitors were able to look around the house, […]

Celebration of Learning

In a ceremony organised by our Adult Community Education Service, we have recognised the achievements of Derbyshire residents who have changed their lives and those of others through learning. This […]

Adventure Sports Festival 2016

The 15th Adventure Sports Festival took place at the Outdoor Activity Centre on Sunday 24th July 2016. Organiser Jon Tipton from Extreme Wheels (Bolsover District Council) said the popular free event […]

Mining Memories

Mining Memories was an oral history project which aimed to record the stories of former miners and their relatives from the Limestone Journeys area. Mining was the dominant industry in […]

Well Dressing Events Summer 2016

Well Dressing is the art of decorating wells, springs and other water sources with pictures created using natural materials such as petals, berries and clay. It is a community tradition that started […]

Elmton with Creswell Local History Group

The Elmton with Creswell Local History Group was formed in 1990. We meet twice a month and have open meetings with speakers. We collect, collate and conserve photographs, memorabilia and artefacts […]

Welcome to the Limestone Journeys Website

Groups and organisations involved in Limestone Journeys will be blogging about their activities during 2016 as part of the legacy of the project. The Magnesian Limestone Landscape Partnership ‘Limestone Journeys’ […]

Chesterfield Walking Festival May 2016

Chesterfield Walking Festival celebrated its tenth anniversary in May, with walkers from all over the country joining one (or more) of over fifty walks across Chesterfield, Bolsover and North East Derbyshire. Families […]

Butterfly Spotting with DWT

Ever heard of Dingy Skipper, Wall Brown, Small Heath or White Letter Hairstreak? They are all rare types of protected butterflies you may spot when you are out and about in […]

Why Not Explore Poulter Country Park?

Poulter Country Park is a hidden gem, near the village of Langwith. In Spring and Summer you’ll find meadows carpeted with wildflowers, alive with bees and hoverflies; if you’re lucky […]

New: Archaeological Way App

The new Archaeological Way App is now live and available to download for free for iTunes iOS (iPhone) and Android devices. From Pleasley to Creswell Crags, the App includes maps and information about […]

Watch the Limestone Journeys Film

The people, the projects, the places… Captured in a beautiful film showcasing the best of Limestone Journeys There was barely a dry eye when the team watched the film. Some […]

Limestone Journeys Blog and Website

Hello – It’s the new Limestone Journeys Legacy Website! As the partnership draws to a close we want to leave you with valuable information and resources, produced over the past […]