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PEAK DISTRICT & DERBYSHIRE TOWNS AND VILLAGES

Vibrant Market Towns and quaint Peak District Villages make for ideal places to potter, browse and explore.  From Glossop in the north to Swadlincote in the south, and Chesterfield in the east to Knutsford in the west, there are plenty of towns and villages in the Peak District and Derbyshire waiting for you. 

 

ASHBOURNE

Image of the Gallows Sign in Ashbourne

Dovedale, Gingerbread and Shrovetide Football.....

 

BAKEWELL

Home of the Bakewell Pudding, the recipe is still a secret.....

 

BUXTON

Image of the Crescent in Buxton

'Take the waters' and soak up the Georgian architecture....

 
 
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CASTLETON

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Spectacular Caverns and castles, cosy pubs and fine walking....

 

EYAM

Find out more about Eyam

A Derbyshire village ravaged and isolated by the Plague in 1665....

 

TISSINGTON

Find out more about Tissington

Unspoilt, picture book village with a Well Dressing tradition....

 
 

CHESTERFIELD

Crooked Spire and one of the country's largest markets....

 

GLOSSOP

Vibrant music scene, local food and fantastic walking....

 

MATLOCK

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Former Hydro and spa town and Matlock Bath....

 
 

WINSTER

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Picturesque, quintessentially Peak District village....

 

HARTINGTON

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Cosy pubs, village pond and speciality Cheese shop....

 

EDALE

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Stride out onto Kinder Scout or start the Pennine Way....

 
 

CRICH

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Home to Crich Tramway Village and Crich Stand....

 

MELBOURNE

Historical Hall, restaurants and speciality shopping....

 

NEW MILLS

A natural rocky gorge, Millenium Walkway and Torrs Hydro....

 
 

MACCLESFIELD

Macclesfield

Visit the Silk Mill or the Treacle Market....

 

Knutsford

Knutsford

The inspiration and setting for Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford....

 

Congleton

Congleton

Make like Moll Flanders at Little Moreton Hall....

 
 

Belper

Image of Strutts North Mill at Belper

Life in a cotton mill at the impressive Strutt's North Mill....

 

leek

Markets, Arts Festival and Nicholson Institute....

 

hathersage

Legendary heroes and literary heroines....

 
 

WHALEY BRIDGE

Canal basin and towpath walks to Bugsworth Basin....

 

TIDESWELL

"Cathedral of the Peak" or walk Tideswell Dale....

 

WIRKSWORTH

Wirksworth

Lead mining history and Arts & Culture....

 
 

Swadlincote

Sharpe's Pottery Museum at Swadlincote

Mining heritage, Pottery and The National Forest....

 

Hayfield

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Start point for the 'mass trespass' of 1932....

 

Edensor

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Pronounced 'Ensor' - it is the closest village to Chatsworth House...

 
 

Holmfirth

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More than just Last of the Summer Wine....

 

bollington

Find out more about the Cheshire village of Bollington

Former cotton mill town and of course White Nancy....

 

marsden

Great days out at Standedge Tunnel

Distinctive packhorse bridges and Standedge Canal Tunnel....

 
 
 

Bright lights & big cities

It’s surrounded by lively and interesting cities, so you can enjoy the very best of both town and country.

- Julia Bradbury
 
 

Market Days

  • Ashbourne - Thursday & Saturday
  • Bakewell - Monday
  • Buxton - Tuesday & Saturday
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith - Thursday
  • Cheadle - Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
  • Chesterfield - Monday, Friday & Saturday, Flea Market: Thursday
  • Congleton - Tuesday & Saturday
  • Glossop - Outdoor: Friday & Saturday; Indoor: Thursday, Friday & Saturday
  • Holmfirth - Thursday (general market); Saturday and Bank Holidays (craft and food market)
  • Leek - Wednesday
  • Knutsford - Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
  • Macclesfield - Outdoor: Tuesday, Friday & Saturday; Indoor: Monday to Saturday
  • Matlock - Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
  • New Mills - Friday & Saturday
  • Swadlincote - Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
  • Wirksworth - Tuesday

Latest Updated Property

Meadow Lodge Tideswell

VisitEngland 4 Star Bed & BreakfastBed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £75-£85 prpnb, Tideswell, 01298 871694

Luxury, friendly, B & B close to Chatsworth, Buxton, Bakewell, Haddon Hall, Castleton, Monsal Trail. Centrally located for all Peak District attractions. Outstanding views, complementary home baking, award winning breakfast.

 
 
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