There are hundreds of footpaths, which enable you to take in the fresh country air and view breathtaking scenery. The Tissington, Manifold and High Peak trails are all close by as is the pretty village of Hartington, famous for its cheese shop.
A short drive can take you to the market towns of Ashbourne, Buxton, Bakewell and Matlock. Ashbourne has many different types of shops, classy restaurants and a local market every week. Bakewell, with its meandering river and quaint shops, cafes and bars has a popular weekly market selling local produce. The spa town of Buxton, famous for its spring water, has an Opera House showing internationally famous stars, ballets and operas, a lovely park - Spring Gardens - and many shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. It also has a Go Ape park nearby where you can swing through the trees safely and visit the caves of Poole Cavern.
Matlock, Matlock Bath and Cromford each have attractions well worth a visit including The Heights of Abraham, Gulliver’s Kingdom and the Arkwright Mill and Retail Park. A fantastic location with endless walks, cycle routes taking in some of Derbyshire’s most stunning scenery.