The Peak District: The Height of Folly

Start date: June 15, 2024
End date: June 16, 2024
Time: 00:00 - 00:00
Location: Derbyshire
A Folly Fellowship Event

Kedleston Hall: various follies including the rarely open Fishing Pavilion with its plunge pool and double boathouse

Chalybeate Spring, Quarndon: a curious castellated spring building.

Matlock Bath’s various grottoish spring buildings plus the Victoria Prospect Tower by cable car.

‘The Gothic’ or D’s Brew Stop at Cressbrook, once a hive of industry by the Derbyshire Wye.

Bath House at Stoney Middleton

Chatsworth: The Dukes of Devonshire’s prodigious pile including Queen Mary’s Bower, the Moorish Summerhouse, Lutterell’s Seat, the Cascade House, the Willow Fountain, the Chatsworth Stand and Grotto.

£40 for members, £45 for non-members to include entry to Chatsworth House & Garden and cable car flight. Kedleston Hall: National Trust Members free, non-members: £17.10 for house and garden. Minimal climbing involved. Queries to