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 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.
A large working village, nestling at the bottom of its own limestone dale set in the glorious Hope Valley. Bradwell is surrounded by some fabulous countryside and is unusual for having both its' own gritstone edge and limestone dale.
Nr Bradwell, Hope Valley, S33 9HG, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01298 25106, Email
Just outside Hope, in the village of Brough, are the remains of the Roman Fort of Navio. Here Batham Gate - the Roman road from Buxton, met the roads from Melandra (near Glossop).
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WG, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01433 620679, Email
Castleton is one of the most beautiful villages in the Peak District. It has an array of natural and historical features both above and below ground, and is surrounded by superb walking country.
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.
Picturesque little village in limestone uplands set around its duck pond. The fine old buildings grouped around the village green complete with an ancient cross, bull-ring and pond make Foolow one of the prettiest villages in Derbyshire.
A charming, peaceful little village set under Hucklow Edge in splendid countryside. Off the beaten track 6 miles north of Bakewell, the road up through the village passes by some charming stone houses leading to the lofty Edge.
An attractive limestone village set around a pretty little green with an old cross. The village lies under the ridge of Longstone Edge, 2 miles from Bakewell. It has some charming old cottages along the main street.
A small hamlet in a fold of the scenic limestone uplands north of Tideswell. A pretty little spot, just a few farms and cottages surrounded by fields that show remnants of former lead mining days. There are fabulous views over to Bradwell
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.
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 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.
High up in the limestone hills, a quiet village set in some glorious Peakland scenery. A typical one street limestone village, at over 1000 feet above sea level, there are fine sweeping views away over some scintillating scenery.
A large, well appointed village set in the limestone uplands south of Buxton, Tideswell has some fine old buildings and a remarkable church. Tideswell is a thriving community offering much more than first meets the eye.