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Elvaston Castle Lake Walk

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Elvaston Castle Country Park in Derbyshire is set in 200 acres and has many walks. This view of the castle is taken from the far side of the lake.

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A: Elvaston Castle Rock Arch

di Adrian Whitcombe, 80 metri di distanza

Within the grounds of Elvaston Castle Country Park is this odd formation known as Rock Arch. It seem ...

Elvaston Castle Rock Arch

B: Elvaston Castle Terraced Lawns

di Adrian Whitcombe, 80 metri di distanza

This view is taken on the terraced lawns of Elvaston Castle Country Park. The park is located 4 miles...

Elvaston Castle Terraced Lawns

C: Elvaston Castle Courtyard

di Adrian Whitcombe, 190 metri di distanza

Elvaston Castle Country Park is 4 miles from Derby city centre. Behind the main house is this courtya...

Elvaston Castle Courtyard

D: Elvaston Castle Parterre Garden

di Adrian Whitcombe, 220 metri di distanza

Taken in the Grade II listed gardens, this view of Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire. After taking the pa...

Elvaston Castle Parterre Garden

E: Derby Spider Island

di Adrian Whitcombe, 4.0 km di distanza

Panorama taken in the centre of "Spider Island" pedistrian bridge on the ring-road around Derby. So c...

Derby Spider Island

F: Rolls Royce Derby. Museum.

di Ivor Linington, 4.7 km di distanza

Rolls Royce Headquarters in Derby houses a museum which displays the history of aviation power plants...

Rolls Royce Derby.  Museum.

G: Derby Cathedreal

di Ivor Linington, 6.6 km di distanza

Derby Cathedral, not the classic English Cathedral, no cruciform floorplan, but this was originally a...

Derby Cathedreal

H: Derby Cathedral, UK

di Stuart Thorp, 6.6 km di distanza

Derby Cathedral, UK

I: East Midlands Aeropark Argosy

di Adrian Whitcombe, 7.5 km di distanza

East Midlands Aeropark is located across the runway from the main terminal at East Midlands Airport. ...

East Midlands Aeropark Argosy

J: East Midlands Aeropark Vulcan

di Adrian Whitcombe, 7.5 km di distanza

East Midlands Aeropark is run by volunteers and located across the runway from the main terminal. Thi...

East Midlands Aeropark Vulcan

Questo panorama è stato scattato in England, Europe

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Text by Steve Smith.

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