Fab14: Must Do’s in Derbyshire

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Explore the stunning landscapes of the Peak District, visit historic Chatsworth House, hike along the Derwent Valley, discover underground wonders at Speedwell Cavern, and enjoy quaint villages like Bakewell.

ASD Jewellers

Earrings and bracelet

The Island, Castleton, Hope Valley S33 8WN

ASD Jewellers, located in Derbyshire, is a treasure trove of exquisite jewellery pieces. From stunning engagement rings to bespoke designs, their collection caters to every taste and occasion. With expert craftsmanship and attention to detail, each piece reflects timeless elegance and sophistication. Whether you’re seeking a special gift or a statement accessory, ASD Jewellers offers personalised service and expert advice to ensure a memorable shopping experience. Discover the perfect adornment to celebrate life’s milestones at ASD Jewellers, where beauty meets craftsmanship.

https://www.asd-jewellers.co.uk  |  mailto:sales@asd-jewellers.co.uk  |  tel:+441433620964

Peak Shopping Village

plate and salt cellar

Chatsworth Rd, Rowsley, Matlock DE4 2JE

Peak Shopping Village, nestled in the heart of Derbyshire, offers a unique retail experience amidst stunning countryside surroundings. Explore a diverse range of shops, from fashion boutiques to homeware stores, all housed in charming, converted mill buildings. Enjoy leisurely strolls along landscaped pathways, taking in the picturesque scenery. Indulge in delicious treats at onsite cafes or relax in the outdoor seating areas. With its mix of independent retailers and well-known brands, Peak Shopping Village provides a delightful destination for shopping and leisure alike.

https://www.peakvillage.co.uk  |  mailto:info@peakvillage.co.uk  |  tel:+441246565311

Pooles Cavern

inside cave

Green Ln, Buxton SK17 9DH

Pooles Cavern, located in Buxton, Derbyshire, is a natural limestone cave system steeped in history and geological wonder. Embark on a guided tour to explore its captivating chambers adorned with stunning stalactites and stalagmites. Learn about the cave’s ancient origins and the fascinating creatures that once roamed its depths. With its enchanting underground landscapes and informative guides, Pooles Cavern offers a memorable adventure for visitors of all ages, inviting them to uncover the mysteries hidden beneath the earth’s surface.

https://www.poolescavern.co.uk  |  mailto:info@poolescavern.co.uk  |  tel:+44129826978

Denby Retail Ltd

Denby Pottery Village, Derby Rd, Ripley DE5 8NX

Denby Retail Ltd, based in Derbyshire, is renowned for its high-quality pottery and tableware. With a rich heritage spanning over two centuries, their craftsmanship combines traditional techniques with contemporary design. Explore their extensive range of dinnerware, cookware, and home accessories, crafted to withstand the rigors of everyday use while adding style to any table setting. From classic stoneware to modern patterns, Denby offers timeless pieces that elevate dining experiences. Discover the perfect blend of durability and elegance with Denby Retail Ltd.

https://www.denbypottery.com/denby-pottery-village  |  tel: +441773740899

Crich Tramway Village

kids and tram

Crich, Matlock DE4 5DP

Crich Tramway Village, located in Derbyshire, offers a unique journey back in time. Step aboard vintage trams dating back to the early 20th century and ride through picturesque surroundings. Explore the recreated village, showcasing period buildings and exhibits illustrating tramway history. Engage with interactive displays, witness tram restoration, and enjoy scenic walks in the surrounding countryside. With special events, including Victorian-themed days and seasonal celebrations, Crich Tramway Village provides an immersive experience for visitors of all ages interested in transportation heritage.

https://www.tramway.co.uk  |  mailto:enquiry@tramway.co.uk  |  tel:+441773854321

The Hartington Cheese Shop

outside of shop

Market Place, Hartington, Buxton SK17 0AL

The Hartington Cheese Shop, situated in the heart of Derbyshire’s picturesque village of Hartington, is a haven for cheese enthusiasts. Offering a delectable array of artisanal cheeses sourced from local producers, visitors can sample a diverse range of flavours and textures. From creamy Stilton to tangy Cheddar, there’s something to suit every palate. The shop also provides insight into cheese-making traditions and offers expert recommendations. With its quaint charm and tantalising selection, the Hartington Cheese Shop promises a memorable culinary experience.

https://www.hartingtoncheeseshop.co.uk  |  mailto:contact@hartingtoncheeseshop.co.uk  |  tel:+44129884935

Treak Cliff Cavern

Buxton Rd, Castleton, Hope Valley S33 8WP

Treak Cliff Cavern, nestled in Derbyshire’s Peak District, offers an awe-inspiring underground adventure. Marvel at its exquisite Blue John Stone formations, unique to this area. Guided tours unveil the cavern’s geological wonders, including stalactites and stalagmites, formed over millions of years. Learn about the fascinating mining history and the skilled craftsmanship involved in extracting and shaping the rare Blue John Stone. Visitors can witness the breath-taking beauty of the cavern’s chambers, immersing themselves in a truly remarkable natural spectacle.

https://www.bluejohnstone.com  |  mailto:treakcliff@bluejohnstone.com  |

High Peak Bookstore

image of food

Brierlow Bar, Buxton SK17 9PY

High Peak Bookstore, nestled in Derbyshire’s charming countryside, is a haven for book lovers. Browse through shelves stocked with a diverse selection of titles, from bestsellers to local interest books. Explore cosy reading nooks, where you can delve into your latest find amidst tranquil surroundings. The bookstore also hosts author events, book clubs, and literary discussions, fostering a vibrant community of readers. With its welcoming atmosphere and extensive collection, High Peak Bookstore offers a delightful retreat for bibliophiles seeking literary treasures in a picturesque setting.

https://www.highpeakbookstore.co.uk  |  tel:+44129871017

Peak Ales

hopps and brewing

The Barn Brewery, Bakewell DE45 1EX

Peak Ales, located in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District, is a renowned brewery and distillery crafting exceptional award-winning beers and gin. Using locally sourced ingredients and traditional brewing methods, they produce a range of distinctive ales with rich flavours and character. From crisp pale ales to robust stouts, there’s something to suit every taste. Their distillery produces the renowned Chatsworth Gin and Chatsworth Rose Pink Gin, whose botanicals are locally sourced from the Chatsworth Estate. This year they have launched their own range of Peak Ales London Dry Gins are are looking to further their drinks portfolio in the Summer. With its commitment to quality and innovation, Peak Ales offers a true taste of Derbyshire craftsmanship.

https://www.peakales.co.uk  |  mailto:info@peakales.co.uk  |  tel:+441246583737

Oakhill

big house

Intake Ln, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3RH

Oakhill Cromford is a charming village in Derbyshire, steeped in history and surrounded by picturesque countryside. Visit the Cromford Mill, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, to explore its fascinating heritage. Wander along the Cromford Canal, once vital for transporting goods, now offering serene waterside walks. Discover quaint shops, cafes, and pubs, soaking in the village’s tranquil ambiance. With its blend of historical significance and natural beauty, Oakhill Cromford promises a delightful retreat for visitors.

https://www.oakhillcromford.co.uk  |  mailto:info@oakhillcromford.co.uk  tel:+441629822211

Matlock Farm Park

child on pony

Jaggers Ln, Matlock DE4 5LH

Matlock Farm Park is a delightful family attraction nestled in the heart of rural Derbyshire. Offering a blend of interactive animal fun, visitors can explore scenic paths to pet or feed a range of animals from alpacas and goats to pigs and donkeys, as well as engage in guided activities such as sheep races, meerkat talks and wallaby encounters. Enjoy short pony rides or take part in horse-riding lessons and treks. With indoor and outdoor play areas, as well as a cafe serving delicious homemade treats, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Matlock Farm Park, making it a perfect day out for families.

https://www.matlockfarmpark.co.uk  |  mailto:info@matlockfarmpark  |  tel:+441246590200

The Eating House

slice of cake with fruit

The Derbyshire Craft Centre, Calver Bridge, Hope Valley S32 3XA

The Eating House in Derbyshire is a culinary gem, offering a delightful dining experience in a cosy setting. With a focus on locally sourced ingredients, their menu features a diverse range of dishes, from classic British favourites to innovative creations. Whether you’re craving a hearty breakfast, a light lunch, or a decadent dinner, the Eating House caters to all tastes and occasions. Friendly service and a warm atmosphere make it the perfect spot to savour delicious food and create lasting memories with friends and family.

https://www.theeatinghousecalver.co.uk  |  mailto:enquiries@theeatinghousecalver.co.uk  |  tel:+441433631583

The Lathkil Hotel

view of countryside

School Ln, Over Haddon, Bakewell DE45 1JE

The Lathkil Hotel, nestled in the quaint village of Over Haddon in Derbyshire’s Peak District, offers a charming retreat for travellers. With its cosy rooms boasting scenic views and traditional décor, guests can unwind in comfort. The hotel’s pub serves hearty meals made from locally sourced ingredients, complemented by a selection of fine ales and wines. Explore the nearby countryside with walks along the Lathkill Dale, or simply relax in the hotel’s garden. The Lathkil Hotel promises a tranquil escape in idyllic surroundings.

https://www.lathkil.co.uk  |  mailto:bookings@lathkil.co.uk  |  tel:+441629812501

The Shoulder of Mutton

outside of pub

Moor Ln, Osmaston, Ashbourne DE6 1LW

The Shoulder of Mutton in Osmaston, Derbyshire, is a charming village pub renowned for its warm hospitality and delicious cuisine. Serving hearty British classics alongside seasonal specials, their menu delights locals and visitors alike. With a cosy interior and a welcoming atmosphere, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy a meal with friends or family. The pub’s selection of local ales and fine wines complements the dining experience, ensuring a memorable visit to this quintessential Derbyshire establishment.

https://www.theshoulderofmuttonosmaston.com  |  tel:+441335342371

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