The Alton Towers Resort Theme Park has an amazing selection of thrill rides and family attractions. Head deep underground and experience the terrifying Nemesis Sub-Terra. Continue reading
There are many places in the World, which claim to be the birth place of the industrial revolution and Arkwright’s Mill in Cromford, near Matlock Derbyshire, certainly has the right to be on that list as it is regarded widely as the birthplace of the modern factory or ‘mill’ system. Continue reading
When you stay in one of our luxury self catering holiday homes in the Derbyshire Peak District, you will be less than fifteen minutes from Bakewell, one of the most popular market towns in Derbyshire.
This romantic residence – built by Sir Charles Cavendish in 1612 and completed by his son William – is a fantastic place to immerse yourself in the Golden Age of Chivalry. Continue reading
Our luxury self catering holiday homes in Derbyshire, are just a few miles from Chatsworth House and Chatsworth Farmyard. Read More about Chatsworth House and Chatsworth Farmyard
If you’re planning a visit to Derbyshire and the Peak District, then Chatsworth House and Gardens provide a great day out for all ages.
There are references to a manor in the Chatsworth area in the Domesday book, back then it was called Chetel’s-worth, meaning “the Court of Chetel”.
Take a tram ride through time at Crich Tramway Village, home of The National Tramway Museum – an ideal destination for all ages. Continue reading
Peak District cycling has routes for all the family. If you haven’t cycled for a long time, then opt for cycle hire in the Peak District on a fun and easy-going route for all ages and abilities. Continue reading
There’s a huge variety of things to do in the Peak District and Derbyshire. With visitor attractions to keep everyone entertained – something for everyone to enjoy! Continue reading
If you ever meet somebody who has been to Derbyshire Peak District, it’s highly likely they will have been to or heard of Matlock Bath. And one of the most popular things to do in Matlock Bath is pay a visit to Gullivers Kingdom.
Welcome to Hardwick, whose stunning houses and beautiful landscape have been shaped by a cast of thousands. Continue reading
The Heights of Abraham is located in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales in the picturesque village of Matlock Bath that is a unique place with something for everyone.
The High Peak Trail runs for 17.5 miles from High Peak Junction, near Cromford, to Dowlow, 6 miles south of Buxton. Continue reading
To the South of Darley Dale is the town of Matlock which is a former spa town situated at a sharp bend in the River Derwent. Continue reading
If you like seaside attractions, but not necessarily the sea, then the best thing to do is to head to a town that has seaside attractions, but miles from the sea.
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Set in part of a 600 acre working farm, the Park provides a great day out with varied activities for all the family. Continue reading
After a £2m restoration scheme, the Monsal Trail an 81/2 mile stretch of railway line between Bakewell and Blackwell Junction near Buxton, is now open again after over 40 years. Continue reading
The imposing ruins of Peveril Castle stand high above the pretty village of Castleton in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District. Mentioned in the Domesday survey, Peveril Castle is one of England’s earliest Norman fortresses. The keep was built by Henry II in 1176. Continue reading
Situated in the Derbyshire Dales in the Peak District, Matlock Town is roughly within seventy miles of seven major UK cities including Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool and as the planet gets itself back together after a tumultuous few years, Matlock has begun to thrive as new houses spring up and bring new people into the area. Continue reading
During your holiday to the Peak District, if you are looking for a bit of retail therapy in the Derbyshire Dales then there are plenty of options to choose from. Continue reading
If you have an interest in Heritage railways, then why not have a day out at Peak Rail. Peak Rail is a heritage railway, which runs the five miles between Rowsley South Station and Matlock.
The Tissington Trail runs for 13 miles from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay where it is joined by High Peak Junction. Continue reading