Places to visit

Things to do

The Peak District has countless amazing locations to visit from some of the countries best stately homes and country parks, challenging walks to places such as Castelton and gentle strolls on the Tissington trail or the Monsal Trail. We also have quaint market towns, all with their own unique character and local attractions, our top recommendations would be Bakewell, Ashbourne and Casleton plus Matlock of course. If you are looking for a littel City life during your stay, then Matlock Bath train station will take you to Derby or Nottingham and Sheffield is just a short drive away. 

Places to visit

Great days out

Here are just a few of our favourite locations, if you would like more help in planning your stay, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Chatsworth House

Beautiful Country house with acres of parkland to explore. Events take place throughout the year, for more details see the Chatsworth website.

Cromford Canal

A gentle waterside walk which is an ideal place to see wildlife and then relax in the canal side cafe after your walk. See Derbyshire County website for more details.

Monsal Head

Spectacular scenary ideal for walkers and cyslists with places of interest along the way. For more details and visitor information please see the local website.

Hardwick Hall

Step back in time in this 16th century fortified manor house and gardens. For details of events and ticket prices, see the National Trust website.

Gullivers Theme Park

Discover thrilling rides and amazing attractions at Gulliver’s Kingdom. Located just a short walk from the Villa. See website for details.

Bakewell

A quaint market town with an array of independent shops and cafes & riverside walks. Various events take place throughout the year.

Lumsdale Falls

A lovely place for a walk in this historic valley which is a site of national archaeological and historic importance. To learn more click here.

Tissington Hall & Trail

Cycle or walk the scenic Tissington trail which is a 13 mile route or enjoy the delights of historic Tissington Hall. Tissington Website

Ashbourne

The market town of Ashbourne has a medieval street pattern, historic buildings and a wealth of high quality shops. For more details See Ashbournes website.

Castleton

The pretty village of Castleton is set in stunning countryside nestled between the White and Dark Peaks. Walking, exploring caves, shopping, eating and sightseeing for all the family.

Buxton

The Spa town of Buxton has stunning Pavillion Gardens  and famous Georgian and Victorian architecture, the town is well worth a day out. See Visit Buxton for more details.

Carsington Water

Cycling, walking, sailing or just enjoying the view with a coffee, Carsington has something for everyone from adventure seekers to families on a fun day out. To see more click here.

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