the Peak District

Attractions Driving within a short driving distance (say 20 miles)

Blue John Cavern & Mine

Chatsworth House

Cromford Mill

Lyme Park

Chatsworth House

Alton Towers

Speedwell Cavern

Peak Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern

Gullivers Kingdom – Matlock

Eyam Hall

Eyam Museum

Haddon Hall

Tatton Park – Knutsford

Middleton Top Engine House

Silk Museum – Macclesfield

Monsal Trail

Old House Museum – Bakewell

Crich Tramway Museum and Village

Wirksworth Heritage Centre

Holmfirth – Last of the Summer Wine

Trafford Centre – Manchester

Hat Museum – Stockport

Stapeley Water Gardens

Tissington Hall

Dunge Valley Hidden Gardens – Stockport

The Heights of Abraham

Peak District Mining Museum

Riber Castle Wildlife Park

Jodrell Bank

Crich Pottery

Goyt Valley


Sir Richard Arkwrights Textile Museum

Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Factory

Peak District Mining Museum

Wind in the Willows Peak Village, Rowsley


Peaks, Moors and surrounding Countryside

(15 miles)


Lathkil Dale

Millers Dale

Monsal Dale

Monsal Head

Froggat Edge


High Peak Trail

Tissington Trail

Thors Cavern

Manifold Valley

Kinder Scout

+ many more too many to list.

Peak District Walking


Other Local Activities

Many Pubs & Restaurants

Dinghy Sailing Clubs Carsington Reservoir

Peak Cycle Hire (01629 816200)

Cycle Hire

Mountaineering Clubs

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Bugsworth Basin nr Whaley Bridge

Buxton Billiards Club


Fairfield Golf Club

Beyond The Edge – Climbing

Northfield Farm Riding & Trekking Centre

Where to go website

Buxton Model Boat Club

Meets on Sundays in the Pavilion Gardens at the large lake – attracts many spectators. See website