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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Quarndon

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Quarndon is a linear village in the south of the Amber Valley District of Derbyshire. It is spread along four minor upland roads, approximately 1 mile north of the Derby suburb of Allestree, two of which lead towards the city. Many tourists throughout the 18th and early 19th centuries visited the chalybeate springs within and next to its wellhouse. When you visit Quarndon, Walkfo brings Quarndon places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Quarndon Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Quarndon

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

With 25 audio plaques & Quarndon places for you to explore in the Quarndon area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Quarndon places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Quarndon history

A holding (manor) of Quarndon appears in the Domesday Book of 1086. An ivy-clad bell tower mark the remains of the Norman chapel which served the community’s spiritual, marriages, funereal and administrative (vestry) needs until 1874. In the 1870s the village was created an ecclesiastical parish in 1732 converting the small and crumbling chapel to a church.

Quarndon geography / climate

Quarndon has elevations ranging from 75 metres above sea level to 144 metres. The lowest point is at the end of a projection to the south, following Markeaton Brook, which rises at two sources, one in the village and the other from above the lake of Kedleston Park.

Why visit Quarndon with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Quarndon PlacesYou can visit Quarndon places with Walkfo Quarndon to hear history at Quarndon’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Quarndon has 25 places to visit in our interactive Quarndon 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 Quarndon, 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 Quarndon places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Quarndon & the surrounding areas.

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


Best Quarndon places to visit

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

Quarndon photo St Paul’s Church, Quarndon
St Paul’s Church, Quarndon is a Grade II listed parish church in Derbyshire. It was built in the 1930s and is now a Grade I listed church.
Quarndon photo Kedleston Hall
Kedleston, Derbyshire, was demolished in 1759 by Nathaniel Curzon to make way for the Curzon family’s home. The medieval village was demolished to make it easier for the family to build a hall. The family is an English aristocratic family tracing back to 1066. Members of the family have held 14 hereditary titles.
Quarndon photo North Midlands
The North Midlands is not one of the ITL regions like the East Midlands or the West Midlands. A statistical definition, first defined in 1881, included the counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland as part of the North Midlands region. A combined authority area for the region was proposed during 2016 but was cancelled when the devolution deal for it collapsed.
Quarndon photo Duffield Castle, Derbyshire
Duffield Castle was a Norman Castle in Duffield, Derbyshire. It was on a rocky promontory facing the river, easily defended, though it is debatable whether it was inhabited in prehistoric times. The site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Quarndon photo St Alkmund’s Church, Duffield
Saint Alkmund’s Church is a parish church in Duffield, Derbyshire. It was built in the 18th century. The church is a former parish church of the same name.
Quarndon photo St Paul’s Church, Little Eaton
St Paul’s Church, Little Eaton is a Grade II listed parish church in Little Eaton, Derbyshire. It is located in the centre of Little Eaton in the area.

Visit Quarndon plaques

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Quarndon has 3 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Quarndon 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 Quarndon using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Quarndon plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.