Category Archives: Locations

Exploring Derbyshire

Exploring Derbyshire

“Ten thousand a year and he owns half of Derbyshire!”  So said Charlotte Lucas to Elizabeth Bennet in the 2005 version of Pride and Prejudice. To be fair, this statement is not in the original novel by Jane Austen, nor do the descriptions of Pemberley give any details of the estates acreage. No question the… CONTINUE READING…

Bolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle

Those of you who read the second novel of the Darcy Saga – Loving Mr. Darcy – may recall that Darcy and Elizabeth ended their sightseeing of Derbyshire with a visit to Bolsover Castle. It was a rather dramatic conclusion to their holiday, which was fitting considering the colorful history of the castle! Read on… CONTINUE READING…