Peak District Blog

The Peak District Blog


An inspiring Peak District Blog from the folks at the #1 Peak District destination website, Let’s Go Peak District. You will find news, inspiration, facts and lots more… lots, lots more, such as walks in every Peak District county, bike rides, Peak District Voices from those live and work in the Peak District National Park. The Let’s Go Peak District website categorises and makes finding information easy, so some good places to start may be our really popular…


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Oaker Farm in the Peak District

Oaker Farm Holiday Cottages offer clean, home-from-home accommodation in three beautiful cottages and a bespoke Shepherd's Hut in the Peak District countryside, near Hope village, offering a perfect location for exploring the area. Oaker Farm Peak District Holidays Oaker Farm Holiday Cottages and Haddy's Hut are owner-managed, providing a home-from-home experience. Located under Lose Hill, they offer stunning views of the Hope Valley, making them ideal for cycling, walking, sightseeing, or simply relaxing. The owners are always available to help ensure a comfortable stay. The farm is only a 20-minute walk from a local pub, which offers home-cooked food and beers. The village of Hope offers amenities like a deli, gift shops, cafés, and an Indian restaurant. Sheffield is 30 minutes' drive. Oaker Farm Holiday Cottages & Haddy's Hut Losehill Cottage (Sleeps 4) Oaker Farm...
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Retro Mini Hire in the Peak District

View the Retro Mini Hire Listing Retro Mini Hire in the Peak District The Mini Cooper, a popular British motor, is the ultimate way to navigate and explore the Peak District in style on one of Retro Mini Hire's self-drive tours. Each self-drive adventure comes complete with a pre-prepared road trip map to follow, jam-packed with top-rated attractions, destinations, and activities to do and see along the way. Matilda, the Classic 1275cc Mini Cooper, is the ultimate way to navigate and explore your way through the Peak District in style. Retro Mini Hire offers a variety of trips to the Peak District, starting at Trentham in Staffordshire or Ashbourne in Derbyshire, both on the edge of the Peak District. These memorable road trips start at Trentham in Staffordshire or Ashbourne in Derbyshire, so whichever trip...
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The Iconic Buxton Crescent Hotel

View the Buxton Crescent Hotel Listing The Buxton Crescent Hotel The Buxton Crescent Hotel, dating back to the 1780s, is a historic landmark and one of England's most architecturally significant buildings. It is a 4-star deluxe boutique hotel located in the beautiful spa town of Buxton in Derbyshire, known for its thermal springs beneath it, which provide natural health benefits. The Buxton Crescent Hotel offers 81 stylish rooms and suites, suitable for business trips, romantic breaks, family getaways, informal gatherings, or hosting a whole wedding party. Some rooms at the Buxton Crescent Hotel are pet-friendly, so your pampered pooch can enjoy luxurious living too. The hotel boasts three incredible pools: a roof-top indoor/outdoor pool with two integral jacuzzi zones, a serene relaxation pool with a twinkling starlit ceiling, and the stunning thermal pool, which has...
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The Peak District National Park

It reaches into five counties: Derbyshire, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire, and Greater Manchester. The park is made up of impressive gritstone edges (Dark Peak), steep limestone dales (White Peak), and rolling hills and farmland (South West Peak). The highest point is Kinder Scout at 2,086ft (636 meters).
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The Peacock at Barlow

Country Pub with Rooms and a Microbrewery With its own on-site microbrewery, The Peacock at Barlow has preserved the history of a typical English country pub and added a chic touch, making it the ideal location to enjoy a good old-fashioned pint and a delectable meal in the most laid-back, lively, and expansive atmosphere. The Peacock at Barlow, which has a gorgeous elevated patio with breathtaking views of the surrounding Derbyshire countryside, is the ideal place to pause for a meal, a light drink, or a warm cup of coffee while taking in the breathtaking Peak District National Park. Even better, as it is dog friendly, you can bring your pet along and the kind staff will shower him or her with snacks! View the Peacock at Barlow Listing The beer is everything at The...
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