established walk over farm and parkland, passing Radbourne Hall and
visiting the tiny village of Radbourne, with its ancient little church,
before returning across the fields to Mickleover. The
final section of the walk leads you to the centre of Mickleover, where
you can add a walk round the Conservation Area to your itinerary.
Radbourne Estate has been in the hands of the Chandos–Pole family since
the 15th century and the Chandos family since the reign of Henry IV.
Bonnie Prince Charlie supposedly lunched with the Pole family on his
ill-fated march to Derby in 1745.