Places To Visit

Towns and Villages

Bakewell – original Bakewell pudding shop and “The Wee Dram”.   Monday is Market day

Chesterfield – shopping, cinema and the famous twisted spire

Matlock – shopping, river gardens and the home of Indigo Furniture

Matlock Bath – bikers paradise at weekends

Buxton – book a show at the fabulous Opera House

Ashbourne – several antique shops

Hartington – village duck pond and great cheese shop

Castleton – only source of Blue John crystal

Eyam – the plague village with local museum

Tissington – Seat of the FitzHerberts and location of Edwards and Vintage sweet shop

Ilam – Beautiful White Peak village – take tea at the Hall and visit Dovedale

Hathersage – David Mellor Design Studio and one of the few remaining Lidos


Monsal Head tunnels – cycle trail opened in 2011 – hire bikes at Hassop station

High Peak Trail and Tissington Trail

Peak Rail – Matlock and Darley Dale

National Tramway Museum Crich

Ecclesbourne Rail, Wirksworth (early restoration project)

Midland Railway, Ripley

Derwent Valley Mills, Cromford – World Heritage site

Mining Museum, Matlock Bath Derwent Dams – practice site for the “Dam Buster” raids

Notty Hornblowers Costume Museum – Alstonefield

Old House Museum – Bakewell


John Smedley, Lea Bridge, Matlock
Peak Shopping Village, Rowsley
Cauldwell’s Mill Craft Centre, Rowsley
Masson Mills, Cromford
David Nieper The Wee Dram, Bakewell
David Mellor Cutlery and Cook Shop, Hathersage
Denby Pottery, Denby


Buxton Opera House, Buxton (17 miles)

Northern Light Cinema, Wirksworth (6.0 miles)

Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield (12.8 miles)

Ritz Cinema, Belper (14.5 miles)

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Newly refurbished to provide a blend of contemporary style and traditional detailing, the Old Shoulder of Mutton provides luxury accommodation for visitors to the beautiful Peak District National Park.

Within the picturesque village of Winster, ideally located for Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Bakewell and Matlock.

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