The River Wye follows the Wye Valley, rising above Buxton flowing eastward through Bakewell before finally joining the Derwent at Rowsley. This is perhaps Derbyshire's prettiest rivers with its limestone uplands and superb dales.

At Monsal Dale the valley widens, the steep sided Monsal Head provides spectacular views over the valley before the river reaches Ashford-in-the-Water, passing beneath what was a medieval packhorse bridge and then again at Bakewell where there is a 13th century bridge with five gothic arches before reaching Haddon Hall.

The old market town of Buxton nestles in the Derbyshire hills and at a height of 1,000 feet above sea level it is one of England's highest towns. Its fame as a health spa dates back to Roman times.

Bakewell has an equally ancient past being mentioned in the Doomsday Book and probably also occupied by the Romans. This beautiful, small market town is situated on the River Wye and has many pleasant walks from the bridge to the town centre where there are many shops, pubs and restaurants and one of the oldest markets in the area, dating back to 1300. The renowned Bakewell Show takes place on the first Wednesday and Thursday of August, attracting both the farming community and visitors from all over the region and beyond.

Apart from the many charming Peak District villages that can be found throughout the Wye Valley other nearby places of interest includes Chatsworth House, home of the Dukes of Devonshire and the grandest stately house in the region and Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house and home to the Dukes of Rutland situated on the River Wye.

Thorneycroft - Thorneycroft Coachhouse

5 star rating

Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
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£414-£438

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Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£414-£438

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Meadow View

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Peak Dale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£338-£684

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Peak Dale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£338-£684

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 3

The Cow Shed

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Wormhill, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£314-£539

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Wormhill, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£314-£539

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 0 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 3

Bentley’s Barn

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Press, near Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£804-£2329

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Press, near Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£804-£2329

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Priestfield Grange - Chestnut Cottage

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Old Brampton, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£379-£759

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Old Brampton, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£379-£759

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Slipper Lo

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Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
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£727-£1287

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Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£727-£1287

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Woodpecker Loft

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near Carsington, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£1074-£3938

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near Carsington, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£1074-£3938

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5 Pets: 0

Manor Cottage

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Wardlow, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£869-£1966

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Wardlow, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£869-£1966

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 2

Church Cottage

4 star rating

Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£531-£1323

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Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£531-£1323

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Ash Tree View Barn

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Sheldon, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 9
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 4
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£762-£1879

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Sheldon, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£762-£1879

Sleeps: 9 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 0

Harthill Hall - Manners

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Alport, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£602-£23038

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Alport, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£602-£23038

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Carpenters Cottage

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Elton, near Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£324-£795

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Elton, near Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£324-£795

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Water Mill

4 star rating

Bradbourne, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 16
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£1385-£3445

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Bradbourne, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£1385-£3445

Sleeps: 16 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 5 Pets: 0

Parsley Cottage

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Tideswell, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£323-£661

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Tideswell, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£323-£661

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Barnes Cottage

4 star rating

Youlgreave near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£300-£654

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Youlgreave near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£300-£654

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