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This is England's most eccentric village with hardly any visitors

This cute little village is only a two and a half hour drive from London, and is definately worth a visit due to its peaceful atmosphere and wonderful architecture.

With the weather heating up and many people booking their summer holidays, you may be looking for somewhere weird but wonderful to explore in Britain without spending lots of money travelling abroad.

This beautiful English village sits on the border of Staffordshire and Derbyshire in the Peak District, and you'll be surpised that hardly anybody visits this place!

Image of Ilam in the Peak District.

What is quite unusual about this village is its cottages which have been built in an Alpine style which almost mimics a Swedish village!

Due to this, it's been voted as Britain's number one 'most eccentric village' by The Guardian!

This village has a rich history and has been around since Saxon times, but was completely transformed in the 1800s.

Image of Ilam in the Peak District.

This village is called Ilam, and is only a two and a half hour drive away from London; making it the perfect weekend getaway.

Ilam looks like its come straight out of a fairytale with its surrounding lush hill views, Swedish storybook architecture and the River Manifold running through it.

What more could you ask for when it comes to a staycation?!

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