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Tel code: 01332 | code search
Postcode: DE7 | code search
Population: 840
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Morley Hayes Hotel
"On 1st may 2009 my wife and I were part of the wedding party to celebrate the marriage of Jonathan Richardson and Kylie Batchford. We had never been to Morley ..." More

Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel
"My husband and I have just returned from a very relaxing stay at the Breadsall Priory. We found the hotel staff were very friendly and professional, the leisure facilities great ..." More

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Morley village in Derbyshire lies approximately 5 miles North East of Derby and is a residential area surrounded by working farms. Brackley Gates, site of abandoned quarries, is now a wildlife reserve managed by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and offers spectacular views of the North of the county. Still to be seen in Almshouse Lane, the 17th Century almshouses were originally erected to accommodate “6 poor, lame or impotent men”. The Three Horse Shoes pub is what was once the old village blacksmith’s Smithy. The church of St. Matthew houses one of the finest collections of late Medieval glass in England. On the route of the Roman Portway near the church stands a strange moated hump about 20 feet high. There are no definitive records as to what it was and while some believe it served the purpose as a defensive position, others think it was used as a lookout post. Either way, it is a reminder of the dark days when Britain was pillaged by invaders. For golfers, South of Morley is the Breadsall Priory hotel which boasts a renowned golf course. Before it became a hotel, the Priory was once the home of Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles Darwin.

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Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel (0.68 miles)

Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel

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Set within a spectacular 13th century building, this luxurious 4-star hotel nestles amid a 400-acre private estate of beautiful parkland on the outskirts of Derby. An oasis of peace and tranquillity, the ... More

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Morley Hayes Hotel (1.35 miles)

Morley Hayes Hotel

The Hotel has 32 beautifully appointed contemporary styled bedrooms including five suites, all air-conditioned with sumptuous oversized beds and luxury en suite bathrooms, laptop safe, WiFi, flat screen televisions with satellite TV, trouser press, tea ... More | visit website

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Horsley Lodge Hotel & Golf Club (2.32 miles)

Horsley Lodge Hotel & Golf Club

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Welcome to Horsley Lodge; A unique establishment: Independent, family owned and run, full of character, excellent service, first rate food and a wonderfully comfortable atmosphere. It's easy to find, situated ... More

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Innkeepers Lodge (2.91 miles)

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The Innkeeper's Lodge Derby is within easy reach of Junction 25 of the M1, this lodge shares its grounds with the Chaddesden Toby Carvery. It is also in close proximity ... More

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Green Gables (2.98 miles)

Green Gables
There are five rooms available that can provide accommodation for single, twin, double or family occupancy. Three rooms on the ground floor have en-suite facilities and the two rooms on the first floor each ... More | visit website
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Days Hotel Derby (3.24 miles)

Days Hotel Derby

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Conveniently located at Derbyshire County Cricket Ground, just 10 minutes’ walk from the city centre, this modern hotel offers comfortable, well-appointed accommodation and excellent access to the region’s main roads. This newly ... More

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Premier Inn Derby East (3.46 miles)

Premier Inn Derby East

Well connected modern hotel 5 minutes from the city centre with great links to the motorway. Good quality spacious bedrooms with clean and comfortable surroundings and friendly service.

All rooms have king size beds, good quality ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Derby Pride Park (3.51 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Makeney Hall Hotel (3.51 miles)

Makeney Hall Hotel
Makeney Hall hotel is set in the heart of Derbyshire just 30 mins, 21 miles from junction 28 on the M1 it sits just off the A6, 8 miles from Derby City Centre and on ... More | visit website
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Holiday Inn Derby Riverlights (3.80 miles)

Holiday Inn Derby Riverlights

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Holiday Inn Derby Riverlights is located right in the city centre, overlooking the River Derwent, and opens in early November 2010. We have 105 bedrooms, bar and full service restaurant ... More

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