What could be better than waking up inside a characterful farm cottage or luxurious Victorian townhouse, before tucking into a full English breakfast? It's all part of the experience at a bed and breakfast (B&B) in the Peak District and Derbyshire. Whether you're exploring countryside, towns or villages, you'll find plenty of homely touches and great facilities at these charming bed and breakfasts…

Glendon, Matlock

This charming Victorian property (pictured above and below) is situated next to Matlock's pretty Hall Leys Park and just a short walk from local restaurants, shops and bars. Spend the night in one of Glendon’s beautiful en suite bedrooms – choosing from a traditional oak four-poster, double, twin bed or family room – then explore nearby Bakewell, Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House. A regular winner of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, Glendon is also cycle-friendly and just a stone's throw from Matlock Railway Station.


Vicarage Farm, Tideswell

Set in four acres of private gardens and woodland, just a mile from the Peak District village of Tideswell and less than 10 miles from Bakewell and Buxton, Vicarage Farm has all the ingredients for a peaceful getaway. The rural 17th century farmhouse offers uninterrupted views over fields, dry stone walls and quiet country lanes, whilst the the en suite bedrooms - one king size four poster, one twin - are spacious and comfortable with tea and coffee making facilities and great views. You'll find outdoor seating areas, an all-weather tennis court and a games room, plus home-cooked traditional breakfasts!

Vicarage Farm

No 6 The Square, Buxton

You may have heard of No 6 The Square’s award-winning afternoon teas, but this charming building is also home to bed and breakfast accommodation – with a central location that's hard to beat. Just around the corner from St Ann’s Well (where you can sample Buxton’s famous spring water), No 6 The Square is opposite Buxton Pavilion Gardens and the Edwardian Opera House. Each room is named after the view it overlooks – such as ‘Crescent’, ‘Dome’ and ‘Opera House’ - and all have en suite facilities and tea and coffee making facilities. The following morning, enjoy breakfast in the award-winning ground floor tea room.

No 6 The Square

Holly Meadow Farm, Ashbourne

Bring your walking boots to explore miles of footpaths at this charming countryside bed and breakfast near the market town of Ashbourne. Set in 260 acres of unspoilt farmland, Holly Meadow Farm offers complete tranquillity, where the only noises are the dawn chorus or the sound of owls at night! Boasting king sized beds, all bedrooms are spacious with great views and en-suite facilities. You’ll even find homemade gluten-free biscuits as a welcome treat! Wake up to a hearty farmhouse breakfast where choices include homemade preserves and Derbyshire oatcakes, freshly-made on the Aga.

Holly Meadow Farm

Rushop Hall, Castleton

In the heart of the Peak District National Park, near the idyllic village of Castleton – famed for its show caverns - Rushop Hall offers English farmhouse charm in abundance. You’ll find plenty of original features, comfortable en suite bedrooms and rural countryside views. It’s near the start of the Pennine Way, has a ‘No Car Café’ offering a welcoming respite for walkers, horseriders and cyclists, and your horse can even come to stay too! Start each day with a full farmhouse breakfast, including locally-sourced bacon and sausages, free-range eggs, field mushrooms, freshly-baked bread and preserves, before enjoying some of the best walks in the area.

Rushop Hall

Roseleigh, Buxton

Overlooking the pretty Pavilion Gardens and just a five-minute walk from the famous Buxton Opera House, the four-star, family-run Roseleigh Guest House is located on the fringe of the Peak District National Park. Rooms in the Grade II listed building are relaxing and stylish, with en suite facilities, and the hosts are seasoned world adventure tour leaders, so can provide lots of useful tips on outdoor activities such as walking, cycling and climbing in the area. After a busy day exploring, relax in the comfortable lounge with views over the lake where you can plan the following day’s adventures!

Roseleigh Buxton

Bretton Cottage, Bretton, nr Eyam

Set high on a ridge overlooking Eyam and Foolow. Bretton Cottage is surrounded by stunning walks across wild flower meadows, woodland areas and moorland. In this 17th century farmhouse you’ll find spacious and luxuriously-furnished with great views, plus a tasty breakfast menu boasting locally-sourced, predominantly organic food. The B&B is well-situated close to good dining pubs and restaurants, with plenty of private parking. No visit would be complete without a wander round the famous ‘Plague Village’ of Eyam.

Bretton Cottage

Stanton in Peak B&B, Stanton in Peak, near Bakewell

In the hillside village of Stanton in Peak, with views over Bakewell and Haddon Hall, guests at Stanton in Peak B&B can soak up amazing views from bedrooms that open straight into the garden/patio areas. Facilities include a guest sitting room, lovely outdoor areas, bike storage and laundry facilities. After a relaxing sleep in the king-sized beds, start your day with a homemade full English breakfast then explore delights including the Limestone Way and the Inn Way (which passes through the village), the Monsal Trail and the famous Nine Ladies Stone Circle. Delicious packed lunches are also available on request!

Stanton in Peak

Feeling inspired? Find out more about brilliant bed and breakfasts and other accommodation in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Don’t forget to share your favourite spots with us on Instagram and Twitter using #UniqueDistrict!




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