Tissington Hall
Tissington Hall

BOOK ASHBOURNE HOTELS

Featured Destination

December 2018: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
More Uk destinations

Rather interesting Ashbourne facts

Click for places to stay in Ashbourne | Today's best rates | Send in your views of Ashbourne | Read visitor reports

Did you know that Each Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday Ashbourne is the scene of a very famous football game . This is a robust match, kind of a free for all with goals three miles apart. Its origins are believed by some to be medieval

If you like this, Share it

Famous Ashbourne people:

Catherine Booth

More famous Britons here

Brit Quote:
No man is an island, entire of itself - John Donne
More Quotes

On this day:
Drake Starts round the world voyage - 1577, Battle of Alton - 1643, Battle of the River Plate - 1939, Jackanory First Broadcast - 1965
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages