Blog – Local Attractions

Time for Tea?

16th November 2018

We love to enjoy an afternoon tea and we are very lucky that there are an abundance of tea rooms in the area. Some of our favourite tea rooms are ideally situated in picturesque locations so that you can enjoy a walk or a bike ride before your refreshments….. Hassop Station is ideally locat … Read More »

Enjoy a day out at a National Trust property in Derbyshire

1st October 2018

There are lots of National Trust Estates to visit in Derbyshire, including stately homes and breathtaking countryside. The White Peak Estate incorporates the stunning Ilam Park, Dovedale and the Manifold Valley. Ilam Park is ideal for families and dog walkers, with gentle riverside walks and a popu … Read More »

Farmyard fun at Chatsworth

12th September 2018

In the week before our four year olds started school we decided to enjoy a day out at Chatsworth Adventure playground and farm yard. Chatsworth House is one of the most famous stately homes in the UK and in addition to the house, it boasts an adventure playground and farm yard, magnificent gardens a … Read More »

Fun day out at the Heights of Abraham

24th August 2018

The Heights of Abraham is a unique attraction a few miles from Darwin Forest Country Park. Who would expect to be able to ride a cable car to enjoy spectacular views in the heart of Derbyshire? The Heights of Abraham is in Matlock Bath, itself a tourist attraction for many years.  Matlock Bath … Read More »

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