Bretby trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Bretby

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Derbyshire  /  Bretby
Bretby is a village and civil parish in the south of Derbyshire, England, north of Swadlincote and east of Burton upon Trent, on the border between Derbyshire and Staffordshire. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census was 893. The name means "dwelling place of Britons". There is a secondary settlement known as Stanhope Bretby - this was the site of Bretby Colliery.HistoryBretby is believed to be the site of a major battle between the Danes and Kingdom of Mercia in AD880.This manor (Bretebi) was in the Domesday Book in 1086. Under the title of “The land of the King (in Derbyshire” it said: In Newton Solney and Bretby Ælfgar had seven carucates of land to the geld. There is land for six ploughs. There the king has one plough and nineteen villans and one bordar with five ploughs. There are 12acre of meadow, woodland pasture two leagues long and three furlongs broad. TRE as now worth one hundred shillings.In 1209, Ranulph de Blondeville, 4th Earl of Chester granted the manor of Bretby to Stephen de Segrave who built a church and a mansion there. There was also Bretby Castle which was destroyed during the reign of King James I of England to make way for the construction of Bretby Hall.
When using our United Kingdom trip builder to make an itinerary online, Bretby holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Bretby

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Bretby

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Derbyshire

5 days in Peak District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Peak District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Hatfield, Belper & Whaley Bridge BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Derbyshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Chesterfield & Sheffield BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Derbyshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Derby BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, kids, popular PREFERENCES: January, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Derby BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Derbyshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Derbyshire & Swansea BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Matlock BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, kids, popular PREFERENCES: January, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM BRUNEI December, teens, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans