A Taste of the
South East Peak District, Derbyshire B&B, self catering holiday cottage accommodation, hotels, tourist attractions, walking, climbing, mountain biking history, towns, villages, geology, mining, local information, Derbyshire businesses and much more …
Peak District National
Park of Derbyshire, activities and attractions in the south east of the region.
- Walking - Limestone dales, Gritsone moorland and edges, river and woodland
- Climbing - Gritstone edges at Froggatt, Birchen, Gardom’s, Black Rocks
and Cratcliffe, grit bouldering at Cratcliffe, Stanton Moor, odd
bits of bolted limestone. Major limestone crags of High Tor, Wildcat, Willersley
(sensitive access - check BMC web site),Rheinstor and Harboro Rocks
- Cycling - High Peak trail, some offroad on tracks and bridleways plus backroads.
- Country Park - Chatsworth Park.
- Stately Houses - Haddon Hall, Chatsworth House, Eyam Hall, Hardwick Hall
- History - Derwent Valley World Heritage site (Industrial revolution at Cromford,
Belper and Milford in particular), Roman buildings at Royston Grange, Arbor
Low (Henge) and many other stone circles including the bronze age complex
at Stanton Moor. Lead and mineral mining (museum at Matlock Bath).
- Scenery - Limestone dales, attractive and interesting towns and villages.
- Theme Park - Gulliver’s Kingdom (for young children).
- Water Sports - Kayaking on the Derwent at Matlock Bath, windsurfing and sailing
at Carsington Reservoir.
- Show Caves - Matlock Bath (Heights of Abraham).