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Erewash is a local government district and borough in Derbyshire.


It contains the towns of Ilkeston, Long Eaton and Sandiacre as well as a number of villages and parishes including Dale Abbey, Stanton by Dale, Breadsall, Ockbrook and Borrowash.

The traditional industries in the area of coal mining and steel production have long gone, but you can still find a few lace makers that have been running for many generations.

Get in[edit]

M1 Junction 25

Get around[edit]

Map of Erewash

The A52 (Brian Clough Way) runs east-west through the south of the borough between Derby and Nottingham


  • 1 Bennerley Viaduct. 1,452 ft (443 m) long , 60 ft (18 m) high disused railway viaduct constructed in 1877 Bennerley Viaduct (Q4889617) on Wikidata Bennerley Viaduct on Wikipedia
  • 2 Dale Abbey. remains of Augustinian abbey. Dale Abbey (Q2372980) on Wikidata Dale Abbey on Wikipedia





  • 1 The Royal Oak, 55 Green Lane, Ockbrook (7km, Bus 9 every 2 hours not evenings or Sundays), +44 1332 662378. Real ale pub that serves real English food. Need to book a table to get a proper Sunday roast diner.
  • 2 Jacksons Chippie, 54 Market St, Ilkeston, +44 115 932 5741.




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