Derbyshire is probably the county which is most distant from the sea. It is situated in the Pennine mountains, the backbone of the island. The attractive landscape is the reason why a big part of it was made the Peak District, the first National Park in Great Britain.
This gallery shows the part of Derbyshire which is not in the Peak District.
Derby is naturally the capital city of Derbyshire. The cathedral is it's landmark, situated on a hill and visible from far away.
On the left side is the memorial for the local painter Joseph Wright of Derby. He was born here in Irongate and became most famous for painting scientific scenes, especially in candlelight. He was quite skilled mastering different lighting.