Welcome to Visit Heanor Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Heanor

Visit Heanor PlacesVisit Heanor places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Heanor places to visit. A unique way to experience Heanor’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Heanor as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Heanor is a town in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire in the East Midlands of England. It lies 8 miles (13 km) north-east of Derby and forms with the adjacent village of Loscoe, the civil parish and town council-administered area of the area. The area had a population of 17,251 in the 2011 census. When you visit Heanor, Walkfo brings Heanor places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Heanor Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Heanor

Visit Heanor – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 33 audio plaques & Heanor places for you to explore in the Heanor area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Heanor places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Heanor history

The name Heanor derives from the Old English hēan (the dative form of hēah) and ofer, and means “[place at] the high ridge” In the Domesday Book of 1086 it was recorded as Hainoure. The parish covered 7,000 acres (2,800 ha) and was in the union of Basford and the hundred of Morleston and Litchurch. The town itself covered 1,500 acres (610 ha) with 3,058 inhabitants.

Heanor geography / climate

Measured directly, Heanor town is 8 miles (13 km) north-east of Derby and 9.5 miles (15.3 km) west-north-west of Nottingham. It lies within the Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire Coalfield National Character Area as defined by Natural England.

Why visit Heanor with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Heanor PlacesYou can visit Heanor places with Walkfo Heanor to hear history at Heanor’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Heanor has 33 places to visit in our interactive Heanor map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Heanor, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Heanor places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Heanor & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 33 audio facts unique to Heanor places in an interactive Heanor map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Heanor Places Map
33 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Heanor historic spots

  Heanor tourist destinations

  Heanor plaques

  Heanor geographic features

Walkfo Heanor tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Heanor


Best Heanor places to visit

Heanor has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Heanor’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Heanor’s information audio spots:

Heanor photo Langley Mill
Langley Mill is a large village in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire, England. It is located in Langley Mill, a large part of the Amber Valley District of Derbyhire.
Heanor photo Shipley Hall
Shipley Hall was a country estate in Shipley, Derbyshire near Heanor and Ilkeston which now forms a Country Park.
Heanor photo St James’ Church, Codnor
St James’ Church, Codnor is a Church of England parish church in Codnor, Derbyshire. It was built in the 1930s and is now a Grade II listed parish church.
Heanor photo Eastwood Community F.C.
Eastwood Community Football Club is a football club based in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. They are currently members of the United Counties League Premier Division North and play at Coronation Park. The club is a FA Charter Standard Club affiliated to the Nottinghamshire County Football Association.
Heanor photo St Mary the Virgin’s Church, Denby
St Mary the Virgin’s Church, Denby is a Grade I listed parish church in Derbyshire. It was built in the 1950s and is located in Denby.
Heanor photo Stainsby House
Stainsby House was designed by Nottingham architect David Shelley. It was built for the businessman Robert Morley, owner of Alida Packaging at Heanor Gate.
Heanor photo Ilkeston Community Hospital
Ilkeston Community Hospital is a healthcare facility in Derbyshire, England. It is located at Heanor Road, Ilkseston in Derbyshire. It was built in 1960s.
Heanor photo Brinsley Colliery
Brinsley Colliery was a coal mine in west Nottinghamshire, close to the boundary with Derbyshire, in what is now Broxtowe district.

Visit Heanor plaques

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Heanor has 1 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Heanor plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Heanor using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Heanor plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.