The Peak District National Park does not disappoint! Over 500 square miles of bustling market towns, impressive stately homes and country houses, craggy peaks, gentle valleys, unspoilt villages all providing a rich resource for visitors to explore and enjoy annual visits in excess of 22 million per year serve only to bear testimony to its popularity.
What makes this area such a desirable part of the world for your Peak District Vacation.
Its appeal must surely lie largely in its diverse landscape, tradition and heritage providing inspiration to all who visit and relief from the daily stresses of our busy lives, as well as excellent holiday accommodation ranging from B&Bs to Peak District luxury hotels.
Click on Hotels In Ashbourne to find out more about the town, its nearby attractions and the variety of accommodation available to you.
Click on Hotels In Bakewell to read a bit more about this home of the Bakewell Pudding and where you can stay.
Click on Hotels In Castleton to find the best guest houses, country inns and hotels in the area.
Popular for centuries by walkers and admirers of the far-reaching views, there are only a handful of villages on the outskirts of the moors which offer hotel accommodation. Hotels In Grindleford will take you to some of the best we can find.
With such a diverse and rich variety of accommodation available to visitors, we hope the Hotels In The Peak District By Village section of our site will help you to find the right location and the most appropriate accommodation. You may find yourself so spoilt for choice that you have to return time and time again!
The Peak District's many attractions include museums, galleries, theme parks for both young and old, heritage centres, mills and caverns. Eating and drinking are Peak District pastimes, the region offers an enticing choice of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and tea rooms. Eating Out In The Peaks lists where you can eat, drink and be merry.
If Kent is the garden of England, then The Peak District could be its rockery, on account of its craggy hills and caves. Or a very ornate attraction (Chatsworth).
We prefer to picture The Peak District as a playground whether you are seeking the adrenaline-fuelled thrills of Alton Towers and other theme parks in Derbyshire, outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, cycling, discovering hidden depths in the region's network of caves and caverns, or simply want to give yourself up to the pleasures of food and drink with the Peak District's gastronomic diversity. A pudding in Bakewell. Spring water in Buxton. Stilton from Hartington and food for thought throughout the whole region. And some of the nations best food can be found in the restaurants and Peak District Hotels that are in abundance within the area.
If you're planning to stay for a few days, check out the Peak District Holiday Accommodation section where you can choose from quaint self-catering peak district cottages, or homely peak district bed and breakfast, campsites in the peak district or youth hostels. The Peak District also offers hotels to suit every budget. For the Peak District Cottage Of The Week just take a peek!
The Peak District's a paradise for sports enthusiasts, outdoor aficionados and fresh air fiends. For water lovers, Carsington Water, England's ninth largest reservoir, is a popular venue with an onsite exhibition showing how Severn Trent distributes local water supplies. There are shops, restaurants, a visitor centre, and a sailing club: activities for all the family! Pull on your walking boots and try out one of the thousands of trails, paths and routes zigzagging the hills, valleys and waterways. See Walking In The Peaks for guidance on where to head for.
Popular towns in the Peak District include Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock for more information, see the Town Guides