A Taste of the
Peak District, Derbyshire historic buildings, stately homes, gardens, property for sale, 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 …
The Peak District of Derbyshire, and the surrounding counties of Cheshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire provide the tourist with a wealth of interesting places to visit.
If your interest lies with stately homes and gardens, or other historic buildings, there will be plenty for you here. We do not profess to provide a comprehensive list but here are some places that will whet your appetite ...
- Calke Abbey - an interesting building in south Derbyshire, extensive grounds
- Cascades Gardens, Bonsall - small but perfectly formed retreat
- Chatsworth - the classic of the Peak District, probably Derbyshire's most visited historic building
- Dunge Valley Rhododendron Gardens - Large gardens to explore, also plant sales and special events
- Eyam Hall - in the 'plague village', reputedly haunted
- Haddon Hall - Often frequented historic house and gardens near Bakewell
- Lea Rhododendron Gardens - get your timing right to experience this hillside garden near Matlock
- Kedleston Hall - Close to Derbyshire's county 'town', the city of Derby
- National Trust Properties - a listing of the National Trust properties in Derbyshire and the Peak District
- Peveril Castle - Norman ruined castle in the north of the Peak District, close to Castleton
- Renishaw Hall and Gardens - in the east of Derbyshire, close to the Peak District, hall and gardens