Comfort, convenience and no compromise; a bucolic hideaway that’s well connected.
Such is the location of Woodland Heights, journey times to several major cities are short enough for a reasonable commute. Derby city centre is just 25 minutes by car, Nottingham 35 minutes, and even Sheffield is only 50 minutes away.
These cities offer endless opportunity for leisure, sport and dining, while each possessing their own unique character. Derby entices with a vibrant annual calendar of events, Sheffield teems with art and culture, and Nottingham’s charming Lace Market is perfect for a spot of shopping and lunch.
Nine minutes from home lies Belper, at the heart of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site and champion English high street in the Great British High Street Awards. Belper Park Local Nature Reserve is an award-winning park right in the heart of the town centre, ever popular with families and dog walkers. The historic Belper River Gardens sit peacefully beside the River Derwent, with attractions including boat hire and a poetry trail. Potter around the town and discover friendly cafés and pubs, historic architecture, quirky shops and an independent Art Deco cinema. Belper also hosts a monthly Farmers’ Market and many annual arts events.
Quirky Matlock is only a 17 minute drive, Ambergate railway station is less than a mile away, and several bus services connect Bullbridge to Belper, Matlock, Ripley and Alfreton. For when you plan to travel further afield, East Midlands Airport is only a 36 minute drive.
Bullbridge occupies a peaceful nook in the undulating Derbyshire landscape. Make it your home and you’ll discover an array of delights within a stone’s throw.
The village local is the Grade-II listed Canal Inn, originally built to serve the Cromford Canal. Step back in time at Crich Tramway Village, an atmospheric period village with vintage tram rides, exhibitions and a scenic sculpture trail. Stretch your legs along the Alderwasley and Cromford Canal section of the Derwent Valley Walk, or embark on your own wild adventure in the Peak District.
There’s beauty and intrigue to discover in all directions. Other local landmarks include the mill ruins and waterfalls of Lumsdale Valley, the imposing Crich Stand monument, and the enduring splendour of Chatsworth House.