A holiday cottage in Derbyshire is a wonderful destination for any break, long or short. Home to the celebrated Peak District National Park, Derbyshire is an extremely diverse place so it doesn’t matter if you’re looking for gorgeous, tranquil countryside or the buzz of a cultural centre, you will not be disappointed.
Clearly, for lovers of the outdoors, a holiday cottage in Derbyshire has much to offer. Whether you walk, cycle or horse ride through it, the scenery is lovely and unspoilt, spotted with picturesque little towns like Buxton, a Georgian spa town with the highest market place in the country. Market towns come in abundance here, and places like Chesterfield and Bakewell are well worth a nose around. Derby itself is a fascinating place with art, tourism, shopping and culture all coming together to make a vibrant modern city which still has its historic roots. If history and architecture are your passions then a holiday cottage in Derbyshire is a great choice for you. Places of interest like Sutton Scarsdale Hall, Wingfield Manor English Heritage Centre, Derby Cathedral and Arbor Low Stone Circle are just a few of the amazing historic sites in the County. Likewise Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle, Hardwick Hall and Bolsover Castle are magnificent reminders of times gone by. There are more stately homes here than you could ever have time to visit! And there are museums, galleries and other signs of Derbyshire’s industrial heritage everywhere - it really is a captivating place. Of course, no holiday cottage in Derbyshire would be complete without some child-friendly attractions so that’s where places like Conkers, The Peak Railway and Mill House Animal Sanctuary come in. Whatever your age and interests, however long your stay and however energetic you’re feeling, a holiday cottage in Derbyshire will have something to offer.