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Blore (grid reference SK137493) is a small village and parish in the Staffordshire Moorlands District of England. It is on an acclivity above Dovedale, three and a half miles north west of Ashbourne, including the hamlet of Swinscoe, one mile (1.6 km) to the south and a part of the parochial chapelry of Calton. The ecclesiastical parish is Blore Ray with Okeover and the civil parish is Blore-with-Swinscoe, both with slightly different boundaries. Blore parish, exclusive of the portion of Calton, contains about 2,000 acres (8.1 km2) and 273 souls. Swinscoe contains about 1,000 acres (4.0 km2). The village of Blore comprises Blore Hall (now owned by the Holiday Property Bond), St Bartholomew's parish church, the Old Rectory, a few other houses and several farms. The hall was first mentioned in 1331, though only one building remains substantially unaltered since 1661. The Holiday Property Bond is a life assurance bond investment in securities and assets. Its 35,000 Bondholders have exclusive access to Blore Hall. Blore Hall was the home of the Bassett family, (from whom the Queen is descended) ; William Bassett, the last of the male line, died in 1601 and his magnificent alabaster tomb, erected by his wife about 1630, can be seen in the church. Blore Church was built around 1100 and is a Grade 1 listed building. Apart from the Bassett tomb, it has remained virtually unchanged for almost 400 years. It was extensively restored between 1994 and 1997.


Blore in United Kingdom awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Blore. The nearest major city to Blore is Manchester. Manchester, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. Also, to reach Blore, you'll have to take a flight to Manchester; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Blore are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Blore*

  • Pollution Statistics in Blore

    Know the pollution level of Blore before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 27.78 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.78 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Blore: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Blore for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Blore.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.88 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 57.35 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.28 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 69.12 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.29 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55.88 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.29 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.71 (High)
  • Living in Blore - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Blore is 188.01 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 49.56 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.17 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 32.18 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.67 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.59 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.83 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 149.12 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Blore

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Blore

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.96 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.09 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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