Welcome to Darley Abbey

Welcome to the Darley Abbey website - a local information portal for Darley Abbey and its community.

Darley Abbey is a small historical village situated between the outskirts of Derby City and the Derbyshire Dales, at the heart of England.

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Latest News & Events

Hydrangea Collection Open Day

Hydrangea Derby is the largest collection (over 400 types) of Hydrangea in UK and can be found near the Terrace Café in Darley Park, Derby. It is owned by Derby City Council but maintained by Friends of...  More >>

Commemorating the First World War at St Matthews C...

Commemorating the First World War at St Matthew's Church, Darley Abbey The anniversary of the 1st World War will be remembered at St Matthew's on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd August...  More >>

100 year commemoration of the First World War

Darley Abbey Club / British Legion 100 year commemoration of the First World War. Darley Street, 01332 551344 The club have arranged the following events to highlight by the way of civil and military picture...  More >>

Darley Abbey Historical Group talk -

"Sorocold" Presented by Alan Gifford George Sorocold (c. 1668 – c. 1738) was an engineer in Derby in the eighteenth century. All meetings start at 7.30pm and are held in Darley Abbey Village...  More >>

New plans submitted for North Avenue Development p...

Proposed Housing Development Off North Avenue, Darley Abbey. Planning Application 02/14/00198 The planning consultants acting for the owner of the land have submitted an amended master plan in an...  More >>

Mills plan set to get the go ahead

The applications to convert Darley Abbey's Long Mill into offices and the West Mill into a wedding venue are going to be considered at the Planning Control committee meeting on 3 July. The recommendation is for approval...  More >>

Camera lenses found on Darley and Nutwood LNR

A wallet containing coloured camera lens filters,  mostly 55 mm dia but a couple of other sizes too, was found on Saturday afternoon /evening.   It was undamaged,  did not seem to have been rained...  More >>

Work begins on new Canoe Club HQ

Contractors are now on site at the Midland Canoe Club's premises between the Derwent and Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve preparing the site to receive the new prefabricated clubhouse. Massive articulated lorries...  More >>

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