Towns & Villages
Derbyshire and the Peak District is known for its postcard perfect villages and towns- but which one would you most like stay in…?
Discover a world of bustling market towns and vibrant villages, where sight-seeing, exploring and shopping are a real pleasure. Admire everything from sturdy stone cottages to Georgian grand designs on a walking trail, or browse for local produce and quality souvenirs in one of our friendly market towns.
Bakewell is one of the most famous villages in Derbyshire and is known for its weekly markets and, of course, the Bakewell Pudding! Walking around the quaint cobbled streets and along the river Wye is always a treat in Bakewell. Being very close to Chatsworth, it’s an ideal place to visit whilst on your trip to Derbyshire or the Peak District.
Matlock is another popular town to visit in Derbyshire- with Riber castle in the distance and the River Derwent at your feet, having a relaxing stroll around; this town is an ideal setting to make some great memories in. There’s some fantastic independent coffee shops as well as a many other shops to explore; one Matlock’s gems include a few great antique shops on Dale Road which are always interesting to have a snoop around!
Buxton, also known as the ‘gateway to the Peak District’ is another fantastic spa-town which is very popular with visitors. Buxton has some fantastic cafes, restaurants and places to stay so make sure you read more about this fascinating town and put it on your Peak District holiday itinerary!