Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town. You'll find great shopping, plenty of spaces to relax and the famous Bakewell Pudding confection.
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7 miles Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town.
This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District.
8 miles This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District. Visit the website
The stately home and 1000 acre park of the Duke of Devonshire.
The nearby Tissington Trail winds its way gently through beautiful White Peak countryside. Take the opportunity to visit historic Tissington village with its stately home, duck-pond and tearooms.
Travel to Carsington Water for their gently undulating eight mile off-road trail around the reservoir, or take on one of the 'Dark Peak' routes for a full day of challenging mountain biking.
A circular route taking in stunning Lathkill Dale can be tailored to your walking level.
The River Derwent at Matlock hosts a grade 2 rapids course, with 35 permanent slalom gates in place and floodlights for darker evenings. Contact Matlock Canoe Club for details.
The Monsal Trail is a disused railway line running from nearby Buxton to Bakewell that follows the course of the beautiful River Wye.
Cratcliffe Tor provides some of the area's most popular grit-stone climbs.
There's world famous grit-stone routes and bouldering a short drive away, the nearest crag is just 300 metres from the hostel.
There is a huge variety of walks starting from the hostel doorstep.
Ideally located on the edge of the White Peak (limestone) and Dark Peak (grit-stone), there's lots of different mountain biking terrains to discover.
The most important prehistoric site of the East Midlands, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland. Some say that this is the finest Stone Age 'henge'
There are many popular cycling routes near Ravenstor. The country's longest unbroken climb is near by in Castleton and there are many quiet country roads to explore in all directions.
Eyam is a stone's throw from the famous Peak District climbing areas of Stanage, Froggatt, Curbar and Stoney Middleton.