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County - Derbyshire | Map
Tel code: 01433 | code search
Postcode: S18 | code search
Population: 23000
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The market town of Dronfield is on the edge of the Peak District National Park in the North East of Derbyshire. Dronfield lies on the River Drone, from which it takes its name, between Sheffield and Chesterfield. Dronfield is situated close to the Pennines and many of Derbyshire's finest beauty spots, making it well worth a visit. It is known to have existed since before the Doomsday Book, and to have suffered at the hands of William the Conqueror as he sought to bring order to the Northern parts of England. The Church of St John the Baptist had been built by 1135 although its churchyard is thought to contain an early Anglican preaching cross that predates the main church. The Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary was established in 1349 in the hall of the chantry priests. Following the dissolution of the monasteries and suppression of the chantries in 1547, it became a local inn called the Green Dragon Inn. Dronfield grew around various industries, mostly coal mining with pits at Stubley being mentioned in the 16th century. The town also benefited from trade with the lead mining and grindstone industries in the Peak District. The wealthy Rotheram family, who became the Lords of the manor of Dronfield, were successful lead merchants

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The Manor House Hotel (0.30 miles)

The Manor House Hotel
Situated in the heart of the old town centre of Dronfield, on the edge of the Peak District, The Manor House is ideally placed to enjoy the many facilities in and around this thriving market ... More | visit website
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Sandpiper Hotel & Restaurant (2.38 miles)

Sandpiper Hotel & Restaurant

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The Sandpiper is a modern, independent hotel, with free secure parking, free Wi-Fi and a great location for both Chesterfield and Sheffield.

Fanshawe's Restaurant offers a superb modern British menu, with an ... More

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Beauchief Hotel (2.62 miles)

Beauchief Hotel

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This friendly, traditional hotel set within landscaped grounds is 3 miles (4.8 km) from the centre of Sheffield, and you will receive a warm welcome from the team. The recently refurbished traditional ... More

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Nesfield Cottage B+B (2.88 miles)

Nesfield Cottage B+B

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Nesfield Cottage's idyllic location offers peace and tranquillity away from the noise and bustle of the city. Our cottage is surrounded by the rolling Derbyshire countryside - a paradise ... More

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The Cross Scythes Hotel (3.01 miles)

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The Cross Scythes is a stylish & sophisticated pub restaurant serving a freshly prepared modern British menu, extensive wine list, and well kept real ales. It has ... More

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Olde House (3.80 miles)

Olde House

The structure of the Olde House Hotel dates back to 1678 when it was built as a farm house; it wasn't until the 1960’s that it was converted into a pub. The pub now consists ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Chesterfield (3.84 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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The Briary Hotel (3.85 miles)

The Briary Hotel
The Briary is an atmospheric detached Victorian residence with real character and charm. The hotel is set in beautiful gardens, and situated in Nether Edge which is just 10 minutes drive to Sheffield city centre, ... More | visit website
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Montgomery Hotel (4.02 miles)

Montgomery Hotel
Montgomery Hotel has offered visitors to sheffield a good standard of accommodation and exceptional value for money. This value is not just confined to the rooms but to the bar, cafe and restaurant. Sleep soundly in ... More | visit website
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Kenwood Hall Hotel (4.19 miles)

Kenwood Hall Hotel

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Set in 12 acres of stunning grounds, yet only one mile from Sheffield city centre, this 4-star hotel offers an ideal location, within easy reach of local attractions. Kenwood Hall Hotel ... More

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