Welcome to our village. Shirley is a small community of 250 people nestling in the folds of the beautiful Derbyshire Dales. It is a mostly agricultural environment, being an estate village from the middle ages, but since the war has also become the home of people working in nearby towns as well as a for many retired people.
We have a number of interesting buildings dating from the 17th and 18th centuries which are still inhabited, a 14th century church which has within it a useful community space, and an 18th century pub where fine food is served.
It is a centre for walkers as there are many trails through farmland and woods available to all, and we are on SUSTRANS Route 1 from Dover to The Shetlands. Horseriding is available from local stables and we have a well used Sports Field.
Shirley is an excellent centre for exploring this beautiful part of England. We are centrally placed for visiting Alton Towers, Buxton, Chatsworth, many local National Trust properties, and there is a racecourse at Uttoxeter.
Church Lane Deli. Behind the Saracen’s Head
Food and Accommodation
Shirley Hall Farm, Hall Lane – Bed & Breakfast
The Horseshoes, Long Lane
The Red Lion Hollington
The Rose and Crown, Brailsford
The Shire Horse, Edlaston
The Shoulder of Mutton, Osmaston
The Yew Tree Inn and Lodge, Ednaston
Weather Warning from the Met Office
Yellow Warning of Rain affecting England (East Midlands) : Derby, Derbyshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Rutland valid from 1200 Mon 14 Oct to 2359 Mon 14 Oct.
Monday, 10.00am till midday, St Michael’s Church
Tea, coffee, biscuits and a natter
Monday. Grey bin and caddy
Brailsford Handbell Ringers
Tuesday, 7.15 – 8.45pm Brailsford Methodist Church
Shirley Local History Club
Tuesday, 7.00pm St Michael’s Church
Brailsford Folk Dance Club
Thursday, 7.45 – 10.00pm Brailsford Institute
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Brailsford medical centre
Brailsford primary school
Care services directory
Hulland & Brailsford Safer Neighbourhood Team
Job Centre Near Me
St. Michael’s Church and the Benefice
The Shirley Village Archive
Trusted Trader Scheme