A pretty village at the northern end of Dovedale, the village is set in some of the very best walking country. The scenery in and around this charming old limestone village is outstanding. The village is centred around the spacious square.
The region's most important prehistoric site, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland. Within an earthen bank and ditch, a circle of some 50 white limestone slabs, all now fallen.
A picturesque village on the river Wye north of Bakewell with the medieval Sheepwash Bridge as its focal point. Three bridges cross the beautiful river Wye in this charming village full of character and in an idyllic waterside setting.
A small village set high in the spectacular White Peak landscape. A very popular area with walkers. Just off the A515 midway between Ashbourne and Buxton, Biggin is typical of a White Peak village, running along a single street.
A pretty little hamlet with some spectacular scenery nearby. Just off the A6 between Buxton and Bakewell, this is essentially an agricultural settlement. It provides some good facilities for the holiday-maker, with caravan and camp sites.
Chee Dale SSSI, is a spectacular setting for a walk. Among its many delights are the ash woodland, limestone grassland and an impressive 200ft deep gorge, which are of international importance. Several footpaths pass through the reserve.
A classic White Peak limestone village in stunning upland scenery, a very quiet and peaceful village. Chelmorton is one of the highest villages not only in Derbyshire, but all England and this region known locally as Top Country.
In an elevated location Cressbrook, is of the beaten track, set amongst secluded wooded dales and beautiful countryside. Mid way between Buxton and Bakewell, but well away from main roads, this is a secretive sort of village.
Welcome to our award winning farm and the peace and delight of the Upper Dove Valley in the Peak District. If you enjoy spectacular scenery and care about the environment you will love staying here.
A remote hill village surrounded by magnificent hills and dales overlooking the Upper Dove Valley. Just five miles south of Buxton, this is a spot worth finding. Few villages have such spectacular scenery on their doorstep.
Flagg is a small Peak District village, set in the Derbyshire Dales, halfway between the picturesque town of Bakewell and the spa town of Buxton, in the area officially known as "The White Peak". A thousand feet above sea level.
Derbyshire Dales, SK17 0DY, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 0845 833 0970
Friden is a hamlet in the civil parish of Hartington Nether Quarter, Derbyshire, England. It is located 11 miles south-east of Buxton just off the Newhaven to Cromford Via Gellia road and lies within the Peak District National Park.
A very pretty hamlet between Great Longstone and the famous viewpoint at Monsal Head. The grey limestone cottages are a riot of floral colour in the summer in this quiet little place three miles from Bakewell.
Nr Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 0NS, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01538 483741
Longnor is a sizeable village with its bustling cobbled square overlooked by the historic Longnor Craft Centre and quaint streets of stone houses. It nestles between the Dove and Manifold valleys and is a good starting point for many walks.
A charming little village where only the seasons seem to change over the years. There was once a castle here that disappeared after a skirmish in the Civil War; now the village is a haven of peace and tranquillity.
An SSSI site- enjoy pleasant walks to see wildflowers, insects & birds. From early summer you can see wildflowers including cowslips, orchids, harebell & wild strawberries. The reserve has wooded slopes where ash, hazel & willow are seen.
One of the most popular & most photgraphed beauty spots in the Peak District, with absolutely fabulous dales scenery, with the combination of the winding river Wye in the steep sided dale with the wooded slopes of Fin Cop & the viaduct.
An attractive old limestone village at the head of beautiful Lathkill Dale surrounded by stunning scenery. A picturesque green, with the remnants of an old market cross, is at the centre of this peaceful village.
A small hamlet at a junction of roads high up on the limestone plateau of the White Peak. An old coaching inn, which has sadly seen better days, stands on the Ashbourne to Buxton road surrounded by some beautiful countryside.
Stoop Farm, Hollinsclough, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 0RW, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01298 23618, Email
Peak District Short Breaks offers you a two-day tour visiting local food producers. You could be having a go at making champagne truffles, sampling craft beers, tasting scrumptious cheeses and so much more ...........
An attractive little limestone village in the spectacular scenery of the White Peak. A classic limestone hill village built along a single broad, grassy, street, there are some pretty old farms and cottages here.