The village of Scarcliffe lies within the area of north-east Derbyshire close to the market town of Bolsover and roughly in between the larger towns of Mansfield and Chesterfield. To the west are Clay Cross and Matlock and to the east Shirebrook and Warsop. It's main road, Mansfield Road, is the B6417 Clowne to New Houghton road which links here to the main A 617 Mansfield to Chesterfield road. The other significant road is Main Street, running down through the village linking Mansfield Road and Langwith Road.
It is a small village administered by Scarcliffe Parish Council, Bolsover District Council and, of course, Derbyshire County Council. It has a parish church, dedicated to St Leonard, a primary school and two public houses, the Horse & Groom and the Elm Tree. Until recently it also had a village shop and post office. A mobile library calls every two weeks. There are two large farms within the village and a Cat's Protection shelter. To its east lie two woodland areas known as Langwith Wood and Roseland Wood. The village is surrounded by farm land and there are other farms and market gardens in the parish.
Web Design by
|Get a free html hit counter here.|