Main content

Eyam, Derbyshire

Clare Balding walks along a new long-distance path towards Eyam, the Derbyshire village best known for its heroic approach to the bubonic plague in the 17th century.

Clare Balding walks to Eyam this week - the Derbyshire village best known for its heroic approach to the bubonic plague in the 17th century. She rambles along the brand-new Peak Pilgrimage long distance footpath, devised to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the plague, during which Eyam famously put itself into quarantine to stop the disease spreading further.

Producer: Karen Gregor.

Available now

23 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Clare Balding
Producer Karen Gregor

Broadcasts

Featured in...

How to go for a walk

Walking can give you time to think or an opportunity to explore.

Clare's top 30

Listen to a selection of favourite walks from Ramblings.

Podcast