Where to stay around Derbyshire Dales District?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,716 holiday lettings near Derbyshire Dales District. From 966 Bungalows to 966 Cabins, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Derbyshire Dales District area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Derbyshire Dales District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Derbyshire Dales District. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chatsworth House: 1,508 holiday lettings
  • Peak District National Park Authority: 1,559 holiday lettings
  • Heights of Abraham: 1,477 holiday lettings
  • Whatstandwell Station: 1,263 holiday lettings
  • Buxton Opera House: 1,513 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Derbyshire Dales District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Bungalows in Derbyshire Dales District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 966 Bungalows in Derbyshire Dales District. Our other popular types of Derbyshire Dales District holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 966 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 966 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 498 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Derbyshire Dales District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in Derbyshire Dales District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in the Derbyshire Dales your home away from home

    Lying between the Amber Valley and the High Peak of Derbyshire, the Derbyshire Dales are one of the loveliest unspoilt areas in England to stay. The area offers a host of things to do and the small villages and market towns close by are a hive of activity. The best known towns are Matlock, Bakewell and Hathersage, home to Charlotte Bronte. The attractive villages of Tissington, Osmaston and Hartington are delightfully unspoilt to visit.

    Things to Do in the Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire Outdoor Pursuits

    With so much scenic countryside right outside your door, there are host of activities to enjoy from your Derbyshire Dales holiday home. Walking, hill walking, climbing, mountain biking, horse riding, caving, fishing, kayaking and can all be enjoyed in this unspoilt area.


    As well as a host of gift shops in each local village, the Derbyshire Dales have many factory shops. John Smedley is known for its fine knitwear and bargains can be found at the factory shop in Matlock. Denby Pottery is another great place to pick up "seconds" or head for the Peak Village shopping centre in Matlock which has 20 discounted retailers.

    Ride a Historic Tram

    The Crich National Tramway Museum offers endless trams rides (included in the price of admission) on the fleet of historic electric trams. The museum is set in a quaint village with a pub, old fashioned sweet shop and a tram depot. It also offers spectacular views across the Derbyshire countryside.

    Places to Visit Near the Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire Matlock Bath

    The spa town of Matlock Bath lies on the River Derwent, close to the busier centre of Matlock. Shopping and dining can be enjoyed in the area or visit the Heights of Abraham, with its underground caves and cable cars which give great views from the top of Masson Hill.

    Bolsover Castle

    The 12th century superbly maintained Bolsover Castle offers an interesting day. An audio guide is available telling the life of the owners and the history of the castle with its elaborate fireplaces, panelled rooms and ornate wall paintings. The Venus Garden has a restored fountain with 23 statues and the original indoor Riding School can also be seen.

    Cresswell Crags

    Cresswell Crags are set in a limestone gorge which is honeycombed with caves and crevices dating back to the Ice Age. This unique site is the only known example of Paleolithic cave art in Britain.  

    Weather in the Derbyshire Dales Derbyshire

    The Derbyshire Dales enjoy warm summers and fairly mild winters with temperatures rarely dropping below freezing. Snow is common on the higher ground. Temperatures in August average 21°C (70°F) and the area has moderate rainfall throughout the year and can be cloudy.

    Travel to the Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire

    The nearest airport to the Derbyshire Dales is the East Midlands (EMA) Airport. A car will then be required to reach your holiday home in the Derbyshire Dales. Trains frequently run to Derby from all over the country and offer a convenient way to reach the area. For those who want to drive, the Derbyshire Dales are easily reached via the M1 to the east or the M6 to the west.