Places to Visit

Days Out

Chatsworth House and Park

No visit to the Peak District would be complete without visiting the fabulous Chatsworth House. At Chatsworth there is something to do for every member of the family. 

Gullivers Kingdom
A family run theme park in Matlock Bath, this is a great family day out especially designed for families with children aged between the years of 2 and 13.

Heights of Abraham

Visit Matlock Bath for a beautiful day out and take the cable car ride to the Heights of Abrahams, this hill top park has plenty to see and do with cavern tours, heritage walks, a fossil factory and a children’s adventure playground.  

Alton Towers

The largest theme park and water world in the UK sits on the cusp of the Peak District National Park and is an easy drive away from your Peak Venues accommdation

Buxton Pavillion and Gardens

 A great day out in the charming spa town of Buxton with lots of options for all the family. 

Cauldwell's Mill Rowsley

A unique grade II* listed historic roller flour mill. Offers tours of the mill, a selection of artisan workshops and gift shops as well as a cafe.

Matlock Farm Park

The farm​ has a varied selection of animals to see from llamas and meerkats to cattle and sheep.

Churnet Valley Railway

Superb day out for the family with a variety of activities.

Peak Wildlife Park

Come face to face with exotic and endangered animals from across three continents on this thrilling day out.

Thornbridge Brewery
Fun day out learning about the heritage of a local brewery, for the whole family (parts of tour not suitable for children under 5)

Castleton

A small village in the Peak District filled with history and beautiful surroundings such as the 'Shivering Mountain' of Mam Tor.

The Potteries

The potteries make for a fun and memorable day out that all ages can enjoy.

Stately Homes & Historic Houses

Chatsworth House and Park

Set in lavish parkland, one of England’s greatest houses is home to the Duke of Devonshire and the Cavendish Family. Build by Bess of Hardwick. Mary Queen of Scots was famously imprisoned here.

Eyam Hall 

A fine 17th Century Hall in the Plague village of Eyam, Hope Valley, which is still in the hands of its original builders, the Wright Family. It has a small set of craft workshops attached.

Haddon Hall

A medieval manor house and home to the Dukes of Rutland and the Manners family. Situated alongside the River Wye near Bakewell.

Ilam Hall and Park 

The remains of the hall built by the Watts Russell family in the 1820s, close to Ashbourne. The Hall and Park now belong to the National Trust.

Kedleston Hall and Park

A classical Palladian Mansion built by Robert Adam, near Derby. Home of the Curzon family and Lords Scarsdale, it is filled with memorabilia of Lord Curzon's time as Viceroy of India.

Lyme Hall

A fine Italian house in Disley, Cheshire, on the edge of the Peak District. Used by the BBC in their adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' - this is where Mr Darcy lived. Set in a large park with gardens.

Tissington Hall 

Tissington Hall is the 17th century home of the FitzHerbert family in Tissington Village near Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Wonderful furniture, paintings and porcelain collection.

Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood

This late 17th century historic country home of the Vernon family and get to know some of the amazing characters who have moulded Sudbury over the centuries.

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