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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Swanwick, Derbyshire

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Swanwick is a village in Derbyshire, England, also a Parish within the Amber Valley district. It has a number of shops, pubs and other businesses, a Church of St Andrews, as well as Methodist and Baptist churches. In the northern part of the Parish an industrial estate incorporates the Thornton’s Confectionery factory along with other businesses. When you visit Swanwick, Derbyshire, Walkfo brings Swanwick, Derbyshire places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Swanwick, Derbyshire Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Swanwick, Derbyshire

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With 39 audio plaques & Swanwick, Derbyshire places for you to explore in the Swanwick, Derbyshire area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Swanwick, Derbyshire places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Swanwick, Derbyshire history

The name Swanwick is derived from the Old English “Swana” meaning herdsmen, and “wic” meaning a group of buildings. The settlement is thought to have begun in the vicinity of the farm above The Hayes (meaning “enclosure”), on which a number of ancient footpath routes converge. Several families figure highly in Swanwick’s long history. The Turners, beginning with George Turner in 1620, owned the local mineral rights and became coal magnates, until the death of Charles Turner in 1736.

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Visit Swanwick, Derbyshire PlacesYou can visit Swanwick, Derbyshire places with Walkfo Swanwick, Derbyshire to hear history at Swanwick, Derbyshire’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Swanwick, Derbyshire has 39 places to visit in our interactive Swanwick, Derbyshire 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 Swanwick, Derbyshire, 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 Swanwick, Derbyshire places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Swanwick, Derbyshire & the surrounding areas.

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Best Swanwick, Derbyshire places to visit

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

Swanwick, Derbyshire photo Alfreton
Alfreton is a town and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire. The town was formerly a Norman Manor and later an Urban District. The population of the town was 7,971 at the 2011 Census. The villages of Ironville, Riddings, Somercotes and Swanwick were historically part of the Manor.
Swanwick, Derbyshire photo St James’ Church, Riddings
St James’ Church, Riddings is a Grade II listed parish church in Derbyshire. It was built in the 1950s.
Swanwick, Derbyshire photo Christ Church, Ironville
Christ Church, Ironville is a Grade II listed parish church in Ironville, Derbyshire. It is located in the town of Ironville in the county of Derbysshire.
Swanwick, Derbyshire photo The Elms, Derbyshire
The Elms is a housing estate built by the town council in the 1950s to provide social housing. It took its name from a farm which was used as a depot by the council until demolition. The houses on the estate are traditionally built red brick, mainly three and four bedroom with the occasional five bedroom.
Swanwick, Derbyshire photo Midland Railway – Butterley
The Midland Railway – Butterley is a heritage railway at Butterley, near Ripley in Derbyshire. It was built in the 1930s and is located in the Midland area.
Swanwick, Derbyshire photo Butterley Company
The Butterley Company was founded in 1790 as Benjamin Outram and Company. Portions of it existed until 2009. It was a manufacturing firm that was part of the Butterley Group.
Swanwick, Derbyshire photo Pentrich
Pentrich is a small village and civil parish between Belper and Alfreton in Amber Valley, Derbyshire. The population of the civil parish taken at the 2011 Census was 191.
Swanwick, Derbyshire photo Ripley Hospital
Ripley Hospital is a health facility in Sandham Lane, Ripley, Derbyshire, England. It is managed by Derbyhire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust.

Visit Swanwick, Derbyshire plaques

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Swanwick, Derbyshire has 1 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Swanwick, Derbyshire 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 Swanwick, Derbyshire using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Swanwick, Derbyshire plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.