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4 unmissable pub B&Bs in the Peak District

By Kingfisher Visitor Guides

This will be the year of the staycation. The UK and Ireland boasts many wonderful areas to explore and enjoy your summer holidays. If what you are looking for is beautiful countryside and the perfect cosy pub, then look no further than Britain’s oldest National Park, the Peak District. The area has many fascinating walks with immersive nature, stately homes, and historical ruins.


Here are the best pub B&Bs for your trip to the Peak District.

The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley

This pub is cosy and quaint, featuring traditional pub food and a variety of local ales. Its accommodation, however, really sets it apart. The interiors are designed by the Duchess of Devonshire and feature individually-designed rooms that showcase a variety of antiques and great bathrooms. It is located at the heart of the Chatsworth Estate and it’s in the perfect place for those who want to step out the front door and go for a walk.

High Street, Pilsley, Bakewell DE45 1UL


The Lamb Inn

Nestled in the heart of the Peak District, The Lamb Inn is an intimate and historic choice. Its pub and restaurant offer roaring fires and food that will leave you stuffed with satisfaction. Recently refurbished with contemporary bathrooms and decadently-comfortable beds, this is the perfect place to stay for getting lost in the countryside and boasts miles of off-road tracks for cyclists.

Hayfield Road, Chinley, High Peak SK23 6AL

Peacock at Rowsley

Originally opened in 1820, this manor is the perfect place for rest and relaxation. If you want to get away from everything, then a few days in the stunning grounds on offer here will give you exactly that. Afternoon tea on arrival and camomile tea before bed helps to take the edge off.

The Peakcock at Rowsley exterior, Matlock

You really can relax in beautiful surroundings at The Peacock at Rowsley

Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Matlock DE4 2EB


The Old Hall Inn

If you want an authentic, local experience, then you can’t go wrong with The Old Hall Inn. They have a fantastic menu of traditional pub grub, including their famous steak and ale pie. Their food can be served in the pub, the dining rooms, or in the family kitchen and all the ingredients they use are locally sourced. They even keep their own chickens and pigs!

Whitehough, Chinley, High Peak SK23 6EJ


Take a look around the Devonshire Arms at Pilsley


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Image credits: ©arenaphotouk/stock.adobe.com; The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley; The Peacock at Rowsley; Video: Youtube/DevonshireHotels

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