Christmas Collection

Ring in the New

Gather your loved ones and head to the Peak District for a New Year celebration. Spend New Years' Eve feasting with the family around spacious dining rooms, head out on wintery walks across windswept moors or frosty dales, explore our picturesque villages, or simply hang out with your tribe and enjoy time spent together. We have 2 wonderful venues available for a fabulous New Year getaway.

Stylish and Cosy Family Friendly Country Lodge. Sleeps 8 - 10 guests. Situated in the village of Great Longstone close to the picturesque village of Ashford in the Water and the Market Town of Bakewell. Perfect for cyclists and walkers as you are right on the popular Monsal Trail.

Thornbridge LodgeSleeps 10

Deck the Halls!

Here at Peak Venues, we love Christmas cheer, and each year we make sure all of the properties are decorated with a Christmas Tree and lights. These will be in place from 2nd December through to 2nd January 2023. If you want to make your chosen property even more festive, please feel free to bring along your own decorations and create a Christmas wonderland. 

We simply ask that you take care with walls, woodwork, furniture and decor to avoid damage. And don't forget to pack them up and take them home with you!

Gather and Feast

We take entertaining very seriously, so be assured that your chosen holiday home will be well equipped for you to rustle up your favourite festive feast in no time. There is ample kitchen and storage space in each property, and they all have roasting tins, pans, plenty of crockery/ cutlery and glassware. If you want to make your table extra special, we suggest bringing any table decor, charger plates, platters or serving dishes with you.

If the thought of cooking a festive meal for your group fills you with dread, then fear not. We have many fabulous private chefs and caterers who we can recommend to do all the hard work for you. 

Catering & Private Chefs

Peak District Christmas Events

With an abundance of things to see and do over the festive period, you will have no end of Christmas delights to choose from. 
However, there are definitely some must-see's and must-do's that will top anyone's Christmas bucket list


A Chatsworth Christmas

Every year Christmas at Chatsworth is a site to behold. The house will magically transform with its annual Christmas displays to get everyone into the festive spirit.

Keep an eye out in mid-September 2022 when they announce this year's theme. 

Dates are provisional, but this fabulous event should run from 5 November 2022–8 January 2023. 

More details and tickets

Christmas Carols in the Devils Arse!

Christmas Carols in the Devil's Arse!

On arrival, you are greeted with mulled wine and mince pies to warm you up. The Brass bands play various Christmas favourites, both modern songs and traditional carols. Best of all, the audience is enthusiastically involved in the singing, making this the perfect festive fun in the run-up to Christmas.

With several events held in December, there is plenty of opportunities to book a ticket and enjoy this pre-Christmas treat. But, we recommend securing tickets for the Christmas Eve special featuring Fairfield (Buxton) Brass Band.

Christmas Eve
Saturday 24th December 2022 Fairfield (Buxton) Band 4 pm Start, Doors Open 3 pm
The concerts last for approximately 60-75 minutes and are seated most of the time (12 Days of Christmas and Schnee Waltzer excepting!!)

Panto!

Take the kids to Panto!

Nestled in the beautiful spa town of Buxton is the stunning Buxton Opera House - the perfect setting for this years panto - Sleeping Beauty.  With morning, afternoon and early evening performances scheduled from 10th December through to 1st January 2023 this a great way to spend an afternoon with the children. 

This year Buxton Opera House will also hold an Autism Friendly performance on Wednesday 14th December at 5.30pm and a BSL interpreted performance on Wednesday 28 December at 5.30pm

Buxton Opera House

Christmas Parties

Enjoy your work Christmas Party at our exclusive use venue - Knockerdown Cottages. Set in the Derbyshire countryside near Carsington Reservoir our inclusive self catering Christmas events packages include sleeping for up to 93 people, large multi functional events spaces, indoor heated swimming pool and games room. 

Bring your team to Knockerdown for a feel good festive treat to celebrate your year!

Christmas Party Venue

Christmas Blog

For more information on festive events in the Peak District, head to our Christmas blog - 2022 updates are now live!

Christmas in the Peak District 

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