The Hermits Cave


The Hermits Cave (The Hermitage) in Hermits Wood next to the village of Dale Abbey In Derbyshire. The wood contains the Hermitage which was made around 1130 AD by a Derby Baker called Cornelius who had a vision to worhip God here at Deepdale, as the area was formely known. He dug the cave into the hillside and lived there for about 20 years.