Bakewell Carnival Week and International Day of Dance

Saturday 19th June – 2nd July 2024

Bakewell transforms into a hub of celebration for its annual Carnival Week, weaving a vibrant array of events that span the imaginative, such as Scarecrow Competitions, to the physically demanding Bakewell Pudding Fell Race.The festivities are dotted with competitive sports like soccer, darts, and dominoes, alongside communal activities including the family-friendly Day of Dance (29th June). Each event seamlessly contributes to the buildup towards the spectacular Carnival Day on July 1st, marking the peak of the celebration. This festivity not only highlights Bakewell’s lively community spirit but also unites all ages in enjoyment, reinforcing the town’s commitment to charity and mutual support.

Why not choose to stay with us

Looking for somewhere to stay near Bakewell? Then you won’t be disappointed with one of our cottages situated in beautiful Darley Dale Valley.  Our cottages are approximately 5 miles from Bakewell and less than 3 miles from up and coming Matlock.

For the carnival itself there’s plenty of parking by the Agricultural Business Centre in Bakewell.  Bakewell is just a 12 minute car drive, or if you want to leave the car, why not hop on the Transpeak bus, which will take you down the A6 into the heart of Bakewell.

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If you’re looking for a short break in the Peak District then you might like to consider staying two bedroom cottage, Brookside Retreat.  Brookside Retreat is a two bedroom self catering cottage near Bakewell in the Peak District.

Or if you need something slightly bigger then we have Two Owls Lodge.  A beautiful cottage set in acres of ground with beautiful views along the Derbyshire Dales Valley towards Riber Castle. Click here to view Two Owls Holiday Holiday Lodge near Bakewell in Derbyshire sleeps up to three.

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Finally, if you have a large party (10+) then we have the fantastic Escape, a 5 bedroom holiday cottage in Derbyshire with hot tub and pool table. The Escape has two double rooms, and two twin rooms (one with ground floor access).  There’s also a room with a bunkbed. It also has a large living room, kitchen and dining area.  The Escape is ideal for a large group with it’s very own covered hot tub and a games room which has an additional room for sleeping. This is a great venue if you have a big occasion to celebrate and you won’t be disappointed.



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