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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Delightful cottage in Peak District - spectacular views from every room

A delightful spacious mid terrace cottage set in a quiet location just outside Edale in the heart of the Derbyshire Peak District. The cottage provides spacious and comfortable accommodation for 5/6 people in a building of real character. The l...

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...

ONE HIGH STREET, romantic, with open fire in Tideswell, Ref 11919

One High Street is a delightful terraced cottage located in the heart of Tideswell in the Peak District National Park. With one double and one single bedroom, this cottage can sleep three people. There is also a bathroom, a kitchen, a dining room ...

CASTLE CLIFFE, family friendly in Monsal Head, Ref 28452

Castle Cliffe is a large detached house in Monsal Head overlooking Monsal Dale near to Bakewell in the Peak District National Park. The cottage sleeps twenty one people and has nine bedrooms, seven with an en-suite, and a family bathroom. The cott...

HENMORE GRANGE, family friendly in Wirksworth, Ref 6501

Henmore Grange is a spacious semi-detached cottage in the hamlet of Hopton near Wirksworth. There are three double bedrooms here, one on the ground floor and all with en-suite facilities, and a fourth twin bedroom. There is also a family bathroom ...
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