Things to do......?

There are many small villages with interesting buildings and churches to discover. Explore Carsington Water with its Visitor Centre, Children's Play Area and Water Sports. The famous Alton Towers offers a fun packed day for young and older) alike. For those who like to view Stately Homes and Gardens, Chatsworth, Sudbury and Haddon Hall are all nearby.



The market towns of Ashbourne and Bakewell (famous for its puddings) also the Spa town of Buxton are all within easy reach. The buzz of Matlock Bath with its cable cars and Gulliver's Kingdom will appeal to children. Swimming pools can be found in Matlock and Ashbourne, whilst the more adventurous can try the slides and flumes at Waterworld in Hanley.


For lovers of the outdoors there are numerous off road cycle and walking trails with cycle hire if required,  e.g Tissington trail. Should the weather not be good then Denby Pottery, Crich Tramway Museum or thecaves in Castleton may appeal.



Walkers will be spoilt for choice with Dovedale a 20-minute drive and The White and Dark Peak Districts, (including the dramatic peat bogs of Kinder Scout) further a field.