Things to do

There are so many things to do in the peak district, places to see and visit, as well as many seasonal celebrations happening.  here are a few to wet your appetite.

Chatsworth house is on the doorstep, with many events happening through the year.  They have East Egg hunts in the garden,  a country fair in september,  a  ‘beyond limits’ sculpture exhibition within the gardens, at a time when the gardens are still ablaze with colour and texture, and it runs from around October each year.   They usually have bonfires and the house is dressed for christmas from November through to the end of December.  There are many other activities happening there, check out their website.  There is also an excellent farm with a milking demonstartion and a fabulous
children’s playground.

Chatsworth estate also have a wonderful farm shop which empties your purse but you do come back with a bag full of scrummy food to eat.

Haddon Hall is also very close by, five minutes by car or if you are feeling fit you can walk through the fields and then carry on to Bakewell and catch the bus back to Youlgrave.  The rose garden at Haddon in June is beautiful.

Bakewell has a market every monday, the stalls start to pack up around 4pm. 

There is also a farmers market in the agricultural centre in bakewell, worth a look and check out on the local Bakewell website as they do move the date around.

nearby attractions are:

high peak trail   - cycle hire available at parsley hay or middleton top.

tissington trail - cycle hire available at parsley hay or ashboue,

monsal trail - cycle hire available at hassop station.

Chatsworth house, the home of the dukes of devonshire, is one of the peak district's premium tourist attractions
 tissington hall
Tissington hall, built by francis fitzherbert in 1609 to replace the moated manor house to the north of the church, it has served the fitzherbert family as their main home for the best part of 400 years.
haddon hall

 Haddon hall, a medieval manor house belonging to the dukes of rutland, is another major attraction in the area
  eyam hall

 Eyam hall, the historic derbyshire home of the wright family. The current family is the latest in a long line of Wrights who have been fortunate enough to live in this beautiful house for over 300 years.
crich tramway

Crich tramway museum is a major tourist attraction of the area, near matlock
  heights of abraham

your visit to the Heights of abraham starts with a spectacular cable car
ride but there is much more to see and do once you are at the summit.
by exploring our web site you will soon come to realise that it is just part
of a unique place to visit.
alton towers
Alton towers is one of the country's foremost theme parks and is situated on the southe edge of the peak district
 carsington sports
and leisure

Carsington sports and leisure have been providing training courses
for professionals and amateur enthusiasts for many years in water
based activities.