The city of Nottingham is located in Nottinghamshire where it is an integral part of the East Midlands region. It is approximately 45 miles from Birmingham and 128 miles from London. The legend of Robin Hood is closely associated to Nottingham but it is also known for Raleigh bikes, the making of lace and the manufacturing of tobacco. It became a city in 1897 which was also the time of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The city is also an important tourist destination. In fact it is also the city which has a record number of overnight visitors particularly in the East Midlands and the Midlands region. Property in Nottingham will cost 85,000 pounds.
The English city of Derby is located on the banks of the River Derwent in Derbyshire. In the Derwent Valley visitors will find the Derby Silk Mill museum. There is also the Derby Museum and Art Gallery which is located west of the river where there are many paintings by Joseph Wright. There is also the Gothic Derby Cathedral. The Derby County Football Club can be found southeast along the river at the iPro Stadium. There is also the boating lake and craft village at Markeaton Park which is located in the northwest. Property in Derby can be purchased for about 70,000 pounds.
The market town of Chesterfield is located in the Borough of Chesterfield which is in Derbyshire. It is only11 miles south of Sheffield and24 miles north of Derby where two rivers namely River Hipper and River Rother merge. The population of Chesterfield is approximately 90,000 and therefore it is Derbyshire’s second largest settlement. This area can be traced to a transitory Roman fort which was constructed in the1st century CE. The village which was established afterwards received its name from the old English word ceaster which is a Roman fort and the feld part is a pasture. An apartment will cost approximately 69,000 pounds.
In the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire you will find the town of Alfreton which has a population of just over 8000 people. It has been alleged that Alfreton have been founded by King Alfred and this is where the name has its origin. Interestingly the placename appears in different forms throughout recorded history. Some of the names which have been mentioned were Elstretune but there will also other names such as Aelfredingtune which means Alfred’s farmstead. Unfortunately there is no definite proof that the Alfred which is mentioned was the King Alfred about which the allegations have been made. In Alfreton an apartment can be purchased for 60,000 pounds.
1. New Bolsover
Next to the town of Bolsover in Derbyshire you will find the village of New Bolsover. This town was established in1891 by the Bolsover Mining Company. It was constructed by philanthropic colliery owners and because of their efforts there was a significant improvement in the lives of workers at Bolsover colliery. Two architects were instrumental in the design of this village and they were Basil Baily and Arthur Brewill. There were a store and school in the village as well as a cricket pitch. An apartment will cost approximately 49,000 pounds if you want to sell property quickly.