Nine celebrities you didn't know had visited Derbyshire

These A-listers are more commonly found on a Hollywood film set but they have all spent time in our county.

Thursday, 13th June 2019, 3:56 pm
A-listers in Derbyshire

From the Peak District to Chatsworth, Derbyshire has been a draw for some of the most famous people on the planet. Here are nine celebrity visits you might not have known about.

Singer Kelly once visited Derbyshire to find where the 2005 film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice was filmed. Her visit came to light after she tried to buy a ring that once belonged to Jane Austen. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images).
Maleficent star Angelina ate lunch at an 'out of the way' pub in Derbyshire with local actor Jack O'Connell when he played the lead role in war drama Unbroken, which she produced and directed.(Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Russell Crowe was in the Peak District during 2009 to shoot a scene for a film version of Robin Hood directed by Ridley Scott. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singing stars Taylor Swift and Harry Styles visited the Rising Sun in Bamford for a slap-up meal in the run-up to Christmas 2012. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
An American news website prompted excitement in 2016 when they reported Kevin Costner was considering a move to the Peak District. He was quoted saying he had visited the area "a couple of times" over the years. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images).
Star of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Sir Ian paid a visit Belper School in 2012 as part of a campaign against homophobia. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
Luther star Idris turned his hand to DJ-ing with a set at Derbyshire's YNot Festival in 2017. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella)
In 2011 it was revealed Hollywood hard man Van Damme was to star in the British sci-fi movie UFO. He played a retired military adviser in the film, which was filmed in Derbyshire.(Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Amazon Prime Video).
Chatsworth has played host to many top actors over the years including Anthony Hopkins while filming The Wolfman in 2010. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images).