Osmaston Park - the perfect backdrop
Situated in 300 acres of stunning Derbyshire countryside on the southern tip of the Peak District, Osmaston Park is a beautiful scene-setter for any occasion. The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book, and its church, St. Martin's, dates from 1606, having started life as an ornate wickerwork construction.
Explore historic Ashbourne
Nestled on the border of a sweeping valley, Ashbourne is known as the 'Gateway to Dovedale'. It's also a Georgian town home to more than 200 listed buildings - many of which you can explore yourself.
Visit St Oswald's Parish Church to see the beautiful 212ft spire, and admire the architecture of the Old Grammar School. The town even has its own mansion, which was once frequented by Dr Samuel Johnson - the author of the first English dictionary.
Enjoy an ancient game of Royal Shrovetide Football
Ashbourne is famed for Royal Shrovetide Football, a celebrated ancient tradition that's only played on two days of the year - Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday.
Visiting at another time? Swap sports for shopping and browse the town's eclectic collection of market stalls and family-run stores, selling everything from local produce to antiques.
Looking for accommodation Near Osmaston Park? Travelodge Ashbourne Hotel, located at the centre of the town, is just 10 minutes away. Or try Travelodge Derby Cricket Ground Hotel for bargain accommodation in a central city location.