Right on our doorstep, the High Peak Trail is a 17 mile long trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The trail begins in Dowlow near Buxton and runs to High Peak Junction at Cromford, following the trackbed of the former Cromford and High Peak Railway.
The trail is a designated part of the Pennine Bridleway, a 130 mile route from Cromford to the South Pennines
Easy to access from nearby Hartington, the Tissington Trail is the former Buxton to Ashbourne line opened by the London and North-Western railway in 1899.
The southern end of the trail begins just outside of Ashbourne on the Mapledon Road, and finishes at Pomeroy Cottages, just south of Sterndale Moor.
The old village of Hartington is a beautifully picturesque stop off for tourists visiting the central Peak District.
With a long history (the village was given a market charter in 1203), visitors can enjoy several public houses and shops including the famous Cheese Shop.
The popular market town of Bakewell is a short drive from us, well known for the local confection Bakewell Pudding.
Built on the River Wye, the picturesque town boasts a thriving market and a good range of shops selling local goods.
Bakewell Old House Museum is an early 16th century house featuring 18th century costumes, a Victorian kitchen, tools, farm implements, toys, lace work and local items.
A stately home just a few miles north east of Bakewell, Chatsworth House is a hugely popular tourist destination, voted the UK's favourite country house on several occasions.
Standing on the east bank of the River Derwent, Chatsworth is the seat of the Duke of Devonshire and hosts many notable pieces of art, all on display to visitors.
Built on the River Derwent, south west of us, is the popular Spa town of Matlock Bath. Visitor attractions are plentiful, including the Heights of Abraham park, accessible via cable car, and High Tor - a sheer cliff which attracts walkers and climbers alike.
Families will enjoy Gulliver's Kingdom theme park, the Peak District mining museum, an aquarium and the Life in a Lens Museum of Photography & Old times.