Peak District

Information & Accommodation Ideas

The Peak District has two main contrasting areas:

Dark Peak

Gritstone crags and moors characterise this area to the north of the Peak District.

White Peak

Further south lies this area characterised by the rolling grassy hills and limestone valleys which also incorporates much of the Derbyshire Dales.

Settlements

Within the Peak District and around it's edges are the following main cities, towns and villages:

Cities

  • Manchester, Huddersfield, Sheffield, Derby, Stoke-on-Trent

Towns & Villages

  • Glossop, Castleton, Hathersage, Baslow, Bakewell, Matlock, Ashbourne, Hartington, Leek, Buxton, Macclesfield, Whaley Bridge

Accommodation

Ashbourne: Station House Bed & Breakfast

Situated down a quiet country lane on the Tissington Trail formerly the LNWR railway line and adjacent to the site of the old Thorpe Cloud Railway Station. You will be staying in the original part of the station master’s house. The perfect place to unwind and enjoy the countryside.

We are on the edge of Thorpe village a few miles north of the market town of Ashbourne in the south of the Peak District National Park. The Tissington cycling and walking trail is next to our house. The Stepping Stones in Dovedale, Thorpe Cloud, Ilam Park and Tissington Hall are all nearby.

Our Bed and Breakfast has two double en-suite rooms, free off road parking for all our guests, free Wi-Fi and you will be given a front door key so you will be able to come and go as you please. Our full English Breakfast is made from locally sourced produce and includes homemade bread.

We have a local pub within walking distance (5 mins). There are also pubs and restaurants in Fenny Bentley and Ashbourne a short drive away.

Ashbourne: Oldfields Farm

Oldfields Farms has a 4 star gold self-catering cottage for two people and up to two dogs just outside the beautiful market town of Ashbourne. It has its own private enclosed garden where dogs can run around off lead, a gym and a games room with table tennis and table football.

All guests receive their own welcome basket with homemade scones and jam, clotted cream, milk, eggs and locally made treats for the dogs. We can also arrange optional extras like massages or gin tastings in the cottage.

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