PLACES TO STAY
The beautiful market town of Bakewell nestles in the heart of the Peak District National Park.
Read on for some of our favourite places to stay in the surrounding area.
New Bath Hotel & Spa, Matlock
The New Bath Hotel and Spa has just completed a year-long renovation and is now Derbyshire’s premier 4* boutique hotel.
With 54 luxuriously appointed bedrooms all offering stunning views of Derbyshire, together with exceptional standards of guest comfort and the latest conveniences including USB wall and bedside chargers together with complimentary high speed internet, the New Bath hotel is the perfect choice from which to explore the outstanding beauty of the Peak District.
Additionally, the hotel offers a Resident’s lounge and bar and Sourced restaurant where all the ingredients are locally produced from responsible and sustainable sources.
Address: New Bath Road, Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3PX
The Rutland Arms, Bakewell
The Rutland Arms Hotel is a family run hotel situated in Bakewell - the perfect base for exploring the wonderful surrounding countryside and local tourist attractions.
All 33 ensuite bedrooms are equipped with a TV, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Dogs are welcome to stay in some of our courtyard bedrooms for a small additional charge. Limited car parking is available.
Our bar and restaurant are open to residents and non residents for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner (booking is recommended). Plus try our new gin and pizza Restaurant, Juniper, situated right next door to the hotel. Here you can try over 50 different gins and enjoy a pizza made in our stone baked pizza oven right before your eyes.
Address: The Square, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1BT
The Maynard, Grindleford
The Maynard occupies a privileged and peaceful location set within the Peak District National Park. The hotel has been decorated in a contemporary style, whilst incorporating its original features, to ensure the history of the building is not lost.
With 10 en-suite bedrooms, a 2 AA-rosette restaurant and a more informal, dog-friendly bar area, there’s something for everyone. The terrace and gardens offer a view of the valley, allowing you to enjoy a drink or al fresco with the panorama of the Peak District.
Address: Main Road, Grindleford, Derbyshire, S32 2HE
T: 01433 630321 E: W: www.themaynard.co.uk
Losehill House Hotel& Spa 4*
The finest 4 Star Hotel & Spa In The Derbyshire Peak District - privately owned and managed.
Venture along a leafy lane and almost by chance you'll happen across somewhere rather special. Losehill House is the only 4 star hotel located within the heart of The Peak District National Park.
This 1914 Arts and Crafts gem redeveloped as a boutique country hotel and spa occupies a secluded spot on the side of Losehill with stunning views overlooking Win Hill. The hotel has 23 bedrooms and is beautifully situated near Hope, equidistant from Castleton and Edale, in the midst of some of the best walking and outdoor activity countryside in England.
A great spot for a short break, holiday or a relaxing escape, guests can enjoy a relaxing experience with quality service in an unpretentious and friendly environment. The unequalled location, friendly local staff, award-winning Orangery Restaurant and Thalgo Spa are just some of the reasons guests adore Losehill House.
Address: Losehill Lane, Edale Road, S33 6AF
T: 01433 621219 E: W: www.losehillhouse.co.uk
East Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
East Lodge offers visitors time for a well-deserved rest; a time for you, a time to kick back, unwind, indulge and absorb the wonderful surroundings of the Derbyshire Peak District.
Each luxurious en-suite bedroom is tastefully designed, individually styled, modernised yet retaining its unmistakeable traditional country house feel. You really can’t help but feel at home at East Lodge.
In your room you’ll find fluffy bathrobes to match the luxurious Algotherm toiletries carefully selected especially to soothe and relax you while you soak up the pleasures of a hot bath or long shower after a hard day's work or play.
You will find all the facilities and amenities you would expect in a luxury hotel, including smart televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial telephones and complimentary WiFi – some bedrooms even boast built in waterproof televisions in the bathroom.
Address: Rowsley, Matlock, DE4 2EF
T: 01629 734474 E: W: www.eastlodge.com
The Church Inn, Chelmorton
4* English Tourist Board - bed and breakfast double room only £80 per night
The Church Inn has been a traditional family-run business since 1999.
It offers home-cooked food with a daily specials board, five Cask Marque accredited ales and 4* bed and breakfast accommodation in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
The Church Inn has been listed in The Good Pub Guide since 2010 and The Good Beer Guide since 2001.
The pub has been serving the residents of Chelmorton village since 1742, nestled between the market towns of Buxton and Bakewell.
With roaring fires in the colder months and a south-facing beer garden for use in warmer weather, the Church Inn is a pub for all seasons.
Address: Chelmorton, nr. Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9SL
T: 01298 85319 E: W: www.thechurchinn.co.uk
Beech Croft Farm Caravan Park & Camping
Beech Croft Farm is a family-run caravan park and camping site located between Buxton and Bakewell in Derbyshire, an ideal base for exploring the Peak District.
Owned and managed by John, Julie and Jodie Gregory, they are located at Blackwell in the Peak, a small hamlet with just 10 houses and a few small farms. Nearby Taddington is a larger village with a church and two pubs. The Queens Arms is in the centre of the village, whilst the Church Inn, at Chelmorton is just a 30 minute walk away on The Pennine Bridleway.
Surrounded by the Peak District landscape, you can rest in the peaceful countryside or make the most of your holiday experience walking or cycling in the heart of the Peak District National Park.
Address: Blackwell in the Peak, Taddington, nr. Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9TQ
T: 01298 85330 E: W: www.beechcroftfarm.co.uk
Hodgkinson's Hotel & Restaurant
Zoe & Chris Hipwell take great pride in creating an atmosphere where guests feel at home, combining the best traditions of hospitality in this unique setting.
Hodgkinson’s Hotel & Restaurant is a grade II listed Georgian townhouse hotel dating back to 1770, situated in Matlock Bath, the beautiful historic spa village in the Derwent Valley.
Many of the original details have been carefully preserved and in keeping with Hodgkinson’s historic legacy each of the hotel rooms are individually designed and furnished with antiques whilst still offering guests all modern comforts and amenities.
The hotel restaurant is intimate and elegant and it is advisable to make reservations ahead of time. The seasonal dinner menu features locally sourced ingredients all freshly prepared to create a selective array of homemade dishes.
Hodgkinson’s two or three course dinner and full Victorian bar is an experience not to miss and the perfect place for the evening whatever the occasion.
Address: 150 South Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NR
T: 01629 582170 W: www.hodgkinsons-hotel.co.uk