Very popular with visitors, Eyam is famous as the "Plague Village". It is a fascinating, historical place with a lively feel to it.
5 miles north of Bakewell, this is a village with a lot to offer. A walk around Eyam
can be like stepping back in time, especially to the events of 1665-
In the centre of the village is the charming 17th century Manor House, Eyam Hall, which was built just after the plague and owned by the Wright family for more than 300 years.
Next to the hall lies a courtyard containing craft workshops, gift shop and Buttery
in the converted barns. Opposite the hall are the village stocks. They were chiefly
used by the Barmote Court in Eyam which presided over the wrong-
The church of St Lawrence dates back to Saxon times and has a font of Saxon origins
and Norman pillars, which are thought to rest on Saxon foundations. The oldest and
most striking feature of the churchyard is the eighth-
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