Parwich In The Peak District
Introduction Parwich is an ancient and pretty Peak District village, mentioned in the Domesday Book as ‘Pevrewic’ under Derbyshire – in the lands belonging to the King. Parwich was part of the ancient Crown lands and after the Conquest was granted to the Earls of Derby. Parwich nestles in one of the Peak Districts’ many valleys, six miles north of Ashbourne and is surrounded by Derbyshire hills and dales and rolling open farmland.
Hidden some two miles away from the main A515 Ashbourne to Buxton Road and just 1 mile from the Ashbourne to Bakewell road. The stone cottages are built of local limestone and many stand around an open green, through which runs the stream, which gave the village its name. The village facilities include St. Peter’s Church, and The Sycamore Inn (which also serves as the village shop too).
Attractions in Parwich
The Parish Church of St Peter dates back for centuries, and its origins are shrouded in mystery. Features from the original church on this site can be found in the present building.
Food and Drink
- The Sycamore Inn Is also the village shop, you can purchase many of your everyday groceries here. The pub serves both light bites and full meals at lunchtime and in the evening. The shop’s opening hours mirrors that of the pubs.
Where is it?
Five miles (8 km) north of Ashbourne, on a minor road off the B5056 Matlock-Ashbourne road.