Top Ideas for Peak District Short Breaks
The Peak District is an outstanding place to visit and has long been an immensely popular place for a holiday, with thousands of visitors flocking from all over the world to soak up its natural beauty. Peak District short breaks make an excellent getaway for families, couples and friends as there are so many wonderful attractions to visit. If you’re considering a short break in the Peaks then check out some of the highlights that this National Park has to offer...
All Peak District short breaks must include a trip to the magnificent Chatsworth House, the location of the hit film The Duchess and top BBC drama Pride and Prejudice. Couples and families can all enjoy a wonderful day out at Chatsworth looking around the regal house, 105 acre garden, farmyard and adventure playground. With so much to do and see here, you’ll be entertained for hours and the house has an excellent cafe and range of shops where you can enjoy afternoon tea or some relaxing retail therapy.
The beautiful 11th century village of Castleton should definitely be on your Peak District short breaks itinerary. Castleton or the ‘Gem of the Peaks’ as it’s commonly referred to is in the heart of the Peak District and provides the setting for a range of excellent rural walks and outdoor activities all year round. Home to the famous Mam Tor, Peveril Castle and the four ‘show caves’, Castleton provides so many things to see and do that history lovers and walkers will be in their paradise.
A trip to the historic spa town of Buxton should be on your Peak District short breaks to-do list. This beautiful town is known for its pure mineral water and due to its spa routes, boasts some beautiful architecture and a large variety of accommodation which makes it a great base from which to explore the 500 square miles of park which envelope it.
Peak District breaks are ideal for exploring the beautiful countryside that the UK has to offer, just make sure that your short stay to the Peaks includes some of the above destinations.
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