There are a great many attractions in the Peak District, ranging from world heritage sites to stately homes to beautiful villages with babbling streams running through the middle of them to farm parks to traditional country pubs to show caves. Here are just a few of them, and a few links to help you plan your visit and get you started.
Chatsworth house is the stately home of the Duke of Devonshire. Visitors can tour the house, or explore the gardens or the large grounds and estate. There are regular events at Chatsworth from the halls decorated at Xmas to the game fair to the RHS gardening show too. Check out their website for details. Chatsworth has become very accessible lately too – full details are available on the Chatsworth house accessibility page Chatsworth is a 15 minute drive from Croft Bungalow.
Cromford Mill is an award winning UNESCO world heritage site at Cromford, just a 20 minute drive from Croft Bungalow. Its also next to Cromford canal and there is a changing places public toilet right outside. See the Cromford mill website for up to date details.
Haddon Hall is a 14th century (considered to be one of the finest in the country) stately home just a 10 minute drive from Croft Bungalow. As well as being open to the public it has regular events throughout the year. See the Haddon hall website for up to date information and their program of events
Matlock Farm Park
Matlock Farm Park is an award winning farm park just a 20 minute drive from Croft Bungalow. Among other awards it won the Visit Peak District & Derbyshire visitor attraction of the year. It has a variety of animals including a petting zoo, and hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Full details on the Matlock farm park website.
Crich Tramway Village
Crich Tramway Village hosts the national tramway museum and is a great day out. They have several working trams and a historical village, as well as a woodland walk and sculpture trail. They also host multiple shows and events throughout the year. See the Crich tramway village website for up to date details.
We haven’t even scratched the surface above. There is so much to do in the Peak District. Have a look at the links below for further ideas to help you plan your visit.