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Local Walk of the Month - Kedleston Long Walk

 

Kedleston Park - Long Walk

 

  

Start/Finish - Kedleston Hall car park

Distance - approx 3.2 miles

Circular tour of the park

The walk takes you through the "House of lords" gates, into priest Wood along the edge of the park. Amazing new trees have been planted mainly being oak, ash, beech, hawthorn and hazel. There is also a maze and the Splash Pool to explore. To provide added interest along the walk you will find focal points such as the Hermitage and the Mount. Remember to keep a look out for the hares in the fields at the back of the Hall. For more information about the walk click here....

Special Feature - Kedleston Hall

 

 

A Spectacular 18th-century mansion, Take a trip back in time to the 1760s at this spectacular Neo-classical mansion framed by historic parkland. 

Designed for lavish entertaining

Displaying an extensive collection of paintings, sculpture and original furnishings

The Curzon family have lived here since the 12th-century and continue to live at the Hall.  

The Hall was used as a key location for 'The Duchess', the Hollywood blockbuster staring Keira Knightley.

For more history on the hall please click here...


Published in: March Newsletter

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