The companies featured below offer a good range of cottages in Bakewell and the surrounding region. Other forms of self catering accommodation are also included with booking prices starting at about £170. Visit the sites for the latest information about special offers and availability.
Cottages 4 You
- More than 50 Bakewell cottages
and other forms of self catering holiday accommodation. The vast majority of graded with at least three stars with weekly booking prices between £300 and £1300. Start days are usually on on Saturdays.
Holiday Rentals -
Around 50 Bakewell holiday cottages
and properties in the near vicinity. Their collection includes luxury cottages, riverside cottages and period holiday properties. User reviews are included as well as detailed descriptions.
- 20 Bakewell self catering cottages, many of which lie in the Peak District region. They accommodate between 4 and 16 people and are generally traditional in style. Some also include indoor swimming pools. Rates start at £230.
Sykes Cottages -
10 Bakewell cottage properties and an additional 50 that lie within a 10 mile radius of the town. All are traditional and include terraced cottages, listed buildings and 19th century holiday properties. Week long stays start at about £170 with special offers also available.
Bakewell is a small market town in Derbyshire. Set in the Peak District National Park
, it is surrounded by densely wooded hills which stretch to high windswept moorland - it is a highly suitable destination for those seeking to get away from it all. For information regarding Bakewell cottages see our accommodation information below.
Dating back to Saxon times, Bakewell has a selection of notable historic landmarks; its arched and buttressed bridge is over 700 years old and spans the River Wye
. The Old Market Hall
, which is still used today, dates back to the 17th century and compliments the slightly unusual brownstone buildings found throughout the town. All Saints Parish Church
, with its octagonal tower is another notable attraction and was originally built in the 13th century. It still retains fragments of Saxon and Norman stonework.
The local market takes place on Mondays and is held at two sites; the agriculture building which hosts the cattle market and the town centre where a stall market is held. Other events take place all through the year including the popular Bakewell Show
and Carnival Week, which is held in July.
Bakewell has a wide range of pubs, restaurants and shops in the town centre as well as good accommodation. We've also included more information about popular Bakewell visitor attractions, places of interest and actitivites. Admission prices, opening times and other details are provided were possible.
Bakewell visitor attractions
Cottage holiday makers can enjoy a variety of interesting activities in Bakewell. It has a full range of restaurants, cafes and shops, is an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and has a fascinating historical background.
The Monsal Trail is an easy stroll for the casual rambler - those who want more of a challenge should seek out the 25 mile John Merrill White Peak walk. Bikes can be hired at The Bakewell Cycle Hire Centre
and there is an 18 hole golf club. (green fees £16 weekdays, £21 weekends) There’s also a horse-riding centre about 2 miles away at Over Haddon.
Food and drink
The Bakewell Tart shop and Coffee-house in Matlock Street is a popular venue for elevenses as is The Pudding Shop in the Square. The Stables Pub
serves real ale and The Longstone Restaurant specialises traditional English fare. Visitors have a choice of Indian, Chinese or Italian restaurants including Felecini
on Coombes Road.
History and Culture
Places of historical interest include the Parish Church which is built on Saxon foundations, The Old House Museum, housed in a 6th century building and Haddon Hall, a medieval manor, home of the Duke of Rutland. Visit Stanton Moor
and the Nine Ladies stone circle for a collection of bronze-age relics and ancient burial grounds that overlook the River Wye.
Supermarkets and shops
The Original Farmer’s Market shop has a vast display of chutneys, oils, herbs and bread - it also stocks meats such as wild hare and mallard. Londis Convenience Stores, the local supermarket, is located on Haddon Street should visitors require emergency supplies.