Haddon Hall, the private residence of Lord and Lady Edward Manners, is set in the Peak District in the valley of the River Wye and is unique as it remained empty for nearly two hundred years.
This extraordinary period, when time stood still in the Hall, allowed it to remain unaltered during the modernising period of the Georgians and Victorians. So venturing into Haddon is like stepping back in time.
Over the years there have been all sorts of events, from open days to even filming historic films at Haddon so take a look back at these pictures dating back to 1996.
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1. Film set
Filming of the Prince and Pauper at Haddon Hall in 1996
Photo: mike waistell
2. Handsworth Traditional sword dancers
Handsworth Traditional sword dancers from Sheffield, Pictured here at Haddon Hall, Derbyshire in 1999. Their Dance is one of the oldest surviving longsword traditions in England.
3. Back in time
Children from a Sheffield School stepped back in time on trip to Haddon Hall in 2003. They entered a world where a man had six wives, burping was complimentary and there was a class divide bigger than the Grand Canyon.
4. Study exchange
The West Virginians with bakewell Rotarians at Haddon Hall in 2004. A party of four West Virginian Group Study Exchange students, under their leader, Ted Williams, recently visited Bakewell. The group were entertained to lunch at the Rutlands Hotel and each one of them gave a thumbnail sketch of their job and background in West Virginia. They were subsequently taken to Haddon Hall in the afternoon.