Bakewell Distance: 8 miles from the Park. This prosperous country town on the River Wye has everything – lovely riverside walks, heritage and history (including the wonderful All Saints’ Church and the fascinating Old House Museum), lots of independent shops, art galleries, restaurants and cafés. It is the only place to sample the town’s eponymous delicacy, [...]


Ashbourne Distance: 9 miles from the Park. The cobbled market place, medieval streets, hidden alleys and yards are a delight to explore. Boasting a wide range of restaurants, cafés, including the famous Ginger Bread shop, as well as family friendly pubs, there is something for every budget and taste.


Matlock & Matlock Bath Distance: 10 miles from the Park. Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire, is a former spa town situated at a sharp bend in the River Derwent. Just down river of the main town lies Matlock Bath, which is enclosed by the limestone cliffs of the gorge and contains the main tourist attractions [...]


Buxton Distance: 11 miles from the Park. Tourists have been coming to the Georgian spa town of Buxton since the 14th Century and it remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Peak District. Its famous Georgian and Victorian architecture provides an impressive backdrop to a rich and vibrant range of music, theatre and [...]


Chesterfield Distance: 18 miles from the Park. Climb the Tower of the ‘Crooked Spire’, browse the market, walk alongside the Canal, book an evening at the theatre, or sink a pint of real ale in one of the local pubs. Pick up a Town Trail from the Visitor Information Centre and discover some of the less [...]

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