Derbyshire Peaks & Dales
11th – 15th September 2023
A fabulous tour exploring the scenic views of the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales. Visiting the market town of Bakewell, a lunchtime stop at Bamford, time exploring the spa town of Buxton and a visit to the Stately home of Chatsworth and Crich Tramway Village this tour is one not to be missed!
Day 1: Depart our local area and make our way to the Derby Mickleover Hotel stopping enroute for refreshment and comfort stops before arriving at our hotel in time for our evening meal.
Day 2: After breakfast we depart our hotel and make our way to Chatsworth House, the stately home of the Devonshire Family passed down through 16 generations and used as a filming location for the films Pride and Prejudice, The Duchess and The Wolfman. During our time here we will have the plenty of time to explore over 25 rooms complete with elegant interiors, one of Europe’s most significant art collections and captivating stories. In the garden you will find historic and modern waterworks and its Victoria Rock Garden as well as a garden maze. After our time of exploring we return back to our hotel in time for our evening meal.
Day 3: After breakfast we depart our hotel and make our way to the market town of Bakewell. Here you will have some free time before venturing on up to Bamford for our lunch time stop whilst taking in the delightful views of The Peak District. After lunch we move further north via Ladybower Reservoir used by “The Dambusters” then up over the snake pass over the north peaks before dropping down towards Glossop then finally onto the spa town of Buxton. Here you will have ample time to explore before returning back to our hotel in time for our evening meal.
Day 4: After breakfast we depart our hotel and make our way to Crich Tramway Village passing through the market town of Ashbourne. Once at Crich Tramway Village you will have ample time to embrace the olden days, explore the period set village and take a tram along the high street or even have a tipple in the functioning period pub. Departing Crich we then venture onto Matlock where you will have the afternoon to explore before returning to our hotel in time for our evening meal.
Day 5: After breakfast we sadly depart our hotel and make our way home stopping enroute for comfort and refreshment stops.