Welcome to Darley Abbey

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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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Darley Abbey Ghost Walk

We have added some new dates to the Darley Abbey ghost walk due to popular demand. We have now raised nearly £3,000 for Rainbows Children's Hospice! The Darley Abbey Ghost Walk is now monthly...  More >>

Darley Abbey Historical Group - 'Tunnels in Darley...

Darley Abbey Historical Group Friday 15 December    'Tunnels in Darley Abbey' by Alan Bradwell (this is a change in topic from any previous notification) All...  More >>

Stay Safe, Warm & Healthy in Darley Abbey

Tuesday 28th November 2017 Darley Abbey Village Hall, 10-12noon FREE EVENT for Everyone Come along, meet, chat with, get help from: §  Dr Isabel Parkes, Park Lane surgery, (giving Flu jabs for...  More >>

Village Store Xmas Tasting Event

Get down to the Darley Abbey Village store this Friday 17th November between 6.30 and 9.00 pm, to sample some of the delicious wares on offer.  More >>

Temporary footpath closure Old Lane/South Ave

As part of the OCOR flood defence project the Council are carrying out environmental improvements in various areas, one of which is to upgrade the access track from South Avenue to the canoe club in Darley Abbey. The...  More >>

Incinerator application granted

It is with regret that we have to report that at last night's planning meeting the council passed the application for the incinerator at Northedge Business Park. It was a close vote; 6 to 5 in favour. We are looking...  More >>

Church Lane Apartments Application to be heard at ...

The application to demolish a rather attractive double fronted 1930s bungalow on Church Lane and build a block of 6 flats will be decided by the Planning Committee this Thursday (12th October) at 6 pm. The application...  More >>

Cattle return to Nature Reserve

Conservation Grazing The animals will be returning to Darley and Nutwood Local Nature Reserve on Monday. We have learnt a lot from the conservation grazing process over the past three years and this...  More >>

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