Things to do in the Peak District In Autumn
What can I do in the Peak District in Autumn 2021?
We've done the hard work of finding out what's going on in the Peaks so you don't have too. Clear your diary, pick up you pen, because we're going to tell you about some unmissable events happening right here in the Peak District in the upcoming weeks.
1. Artisan Markets
The Peaks are a wonderful place for finding independent small businesses, fabulous food and crafts. If you love your markets, Buxton is great for them. They have regular markets from 9 am to 4 pm every Tuesday and Saturday which you can read more here.
Pumpkins and Presents
A wonderful two day Artisan Market event in Sheldon, close to Bakewell. Check out our other blog post on it here:
2. Matlock Bath Illuminations
Each Saturday and Sunday In October
Tickets for 2021 are £6.50
An iconic family friendly event that every local will highly recommend.
Illuminated models on rowing boats are paraded on the River Derwent. A truly unique and fun event that you should definitely check out.
3. Pumpkin Picking
Village Pumpkins PYO
Johnny Gate Lane, Dronfield
Based in Barlow a small village between Sheffield and Chesterfield.
Cockfields Farm Toddler Pumpkin Festival 2021
Under 1s: £8
A little bit out the way of the Peaks, but is still a corker of an event for the kids!
Grab a Wheel Barrow & choose the Perfect Pumpkin and also carve it on site. Meet Lizards, Snakes and Tortoises. Then hand feed the barn animals!
Cockfields this year have a Pumpkin event just for toddlers as well, Check out there website:
4. Alton Towers Scarefest
8th - 10th October
15th - 31st October
Tickets from £39
Looking for some spine tingling fun and something to spook the family? Alton towers is a theme park not to miss and is holding it's annual Scare Fest. Open until late to enjoy rides in the dark.
5. Halloween Week at Thornbridge Hall
25th - 31st of October
10am - 4pm
If you've never visited Quackers Cafe before, then you're in for a real treat. This week entails arts and crafts, face painting, costume competitions, films, Halloween hunt and spooky story telling.
To book you need to book Garden Entry for any time from the 25th of October to the 31st of October
6. Little Monsters Halloween Party
7. Bonfire and Fireworks
£10.50 per child
Published on October 1, 2021 in