Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Wirksworth

Enjoy the culture and other features of Wirksworth. This walkable and welcoming city is well known for its cycling, sailing and northern lights. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Wirksworth

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Wirksworth a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gulliver's Kingdom (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Denby Pottery (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Ashbourne Golf Club (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Peak District National Park Authority (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Alton Towers (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wirksworth

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Wirksworth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Heights of Abraham (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Carsington Water (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Lea Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wirksworth

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Nottingham (NQT), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wirksworth?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 606 holiday lettings around Wirksworth. From 532 cottages to 532 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wirksworth? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wirksworth. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chatsworth House: 1,438 holiday lettings
  • Peak District National Park Authority: 1,503 holiday lettings
  • Tutbury Castle: 642 holiday lettings
  • Dore and Totley Station: 1,181 holiday lettings
  • East Midlands Designer Outlet: 950 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wirksworth listed on 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 Cottages in Wirksworth?

Yes, of course. offers 532 Cottages in Wirksworth. Our other popular types of Wirksworth holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 532 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wirksworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Wirksworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.