Peak District National Park

Retire to the peace, beauty and adventure of the Peak District!



Peak District0Located right in the heart of England, the Peak District National Park was the first national park in England, established in 1951. Located mainly within Derbyshire, but also encompassing reaches of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire, the Peak District National Park is a region of staggering natural beauty; wild moorlands, limestone dales and dramatic rocky spurs create a beautiful landscape, rich in wildlife and hugely popular with visitors.

 
There is a monumental amount to discover from Peak District cottages, with landscapes of outstanding beauty, timeless market towns and glorious historical sites. Whether you are looking for a relaxing cultural weekend getaway in the Peak District, romantic break in wild scenery or an adrenaline fuelled adventure holiday, self catering Peak District accommodation is an ideal solution. Walking, sailing, cycling, paragliding, caving and rock climbing holidays in the Peak District absolutely thrive, with the city of Derby holds a great number of cultural and historical attractions which are well worth exploring from Peak District accommodation too.

The landscapes of the Peak District National Park are not only stunning, but are also considered to be the finest rock climbing and caving destinations in England. However many times you visit, mountain biking, fishing and walking in the Peak District will always inspire and thrill. Activity holidays from a Peak District holiday cottage are particularly exciting, with world class facilities, both professional and natural, suitable for a vast range of sports. Peak District rock climbing courses are among the best in the whole of the UK, catering for all levels of ability, and there are even opportunities to enjoy watersports on the Peak District's many lakes.

If you would prefer to independently explore the Peak District, information on routes are readily available for walking, horse riding and mountain biking from convenient cottages. Peak District tourist information and Peak District walking guides are easily found in tourist information centres and book shops throughout England, such is the popularity of this wonderful region in the heart of the country. There are many tales of mystical beasts and bizarre apparitions from throughout the ages in the Peak District, adding a little intrigue and adventure to Peak District walks, if any was needed. The Peak Forest Lead Mines walks, Deepdale walks and Upper Dovedale walks are some of the more popular walks in the Peak District, but there are many hundreds of excellent trails to try from a Peak District cottage.

Taking an isolated, self catering cottage in the Peak District is an absolute delight at any time of year, whether you are hoping for a romantic hideaway, family holiday or an activity break mountain biking, fishing or walking in the Peak District. There is a huge amount of accommodation in the Peak district, with holiday cottages located throughout, both tucked away in perfect solitude and in picturesque villages including Leek, Calver and Holloway. With so much accommodation available, including some impossibly beautiful log cabins in the Peak District, weekend getaways are a hugely viable option. Many of our Peak District holiday cottage owners are more than happy to accept short bookings, so simply find the self catering Peak District cottage that captures your imagination and discuss your plans directly with the owner.

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More great cottages in the Peak District

Cubley Wood Cottage, nr Ashbourne

Cubley Wood Cottage lies in the heart of the Cubley Estate, five miles south of the attractive market town of Ashbourne on the threshold of the Peak District. The estate, owned by the Legh family since the 1960s, comprises mainly cattle and sheep ...

Memorial Cottage, ideal for a romantic retreat with a pub in the village

Memorial Cottage is a Grade II listed, period stone, terraced, holiday cottage lying a few minutes' walk from the centre of the village. Eyam, a beautiful unspoilt village set high among the moors in the north of the National Park between Bakewel...

A dog and family friendly property, a 30-40 minute drive from Alton Towers

Ivy House is a semi-detached holiday cottage next to the church in the centre of the very attractive and unspoilt village of Wetton hidden deep in the Derbyshire Dales. This self catering luxury retreat it is only a few minutes' walk from the upp...

Sunnylea Cottage, in the heart of the Peak District, 4 miles from Bakewell

Sunnylea is a pretty limestone cottage, hidden away in a backwater, close to the centre of the typical 'White Peak' village of Great Longstone. Just 4 miles from the market town of Bakewell it is central to all the attractions of the Peak District...

Heart of Peak District, Nr. Bakewell, Chatsworth. Buxton, Hope Valley + Matlock

Brushfield lies on the edge of a limestone plateau area dissected by the spectacular Monsal Dale and Miller's Dale making it a walkers and bikers paradise. It offers challenges for beginners to more experienced activists. Many varied circular walk...

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