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.

Nutmeg Cottage

4 star rating

Tideswell, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£345-£795

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Tideswell, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£345-£795

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

Starry Cottage

4 star rating

Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£375-£825

4 star rating
Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£375-£825

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

Harthill Hall - Henry’s Haunt

4 star rating

Alport, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£0-£1080

4 star rating
Alport, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£0-£1080

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

The Old Cobblers Cottage

4 star rating

Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£405-£695

4 star rating
Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£405-£695

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Dene Cottage

4 star rating

Stanton in Peak near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£615-£615

4 star rating
Stanton in Peak near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£615-£615

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

Ash Cottage

4 star rating

Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£385-£1079

4 star rating
Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£385-£1079

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

Dovedale

3 star rating

Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£499-£919

3 star rating
Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£499-£919

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

Leghs Main

4 star rating

Cockyard near Chapel-en-le-Frith, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£0-£399

4 star rating
Cockyard near Chapel-en-le-Frith, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£0-£399

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

Twiggy’s Cottage

5 star rating

Holmesfield, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£0-£1149

5 star rating
Holmesfield, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£0-£1149

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

Well Cottage

4 star rating

Youlgreave, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£0-£701

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Youlgreave, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£0-£701

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Granby House - Bakewell Tart

4 star rating

Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£615-£1015

4 star rating
Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£615-£1015

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

Brooklands Farm

3 star rating

Youlgreave near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£410-£759

3 star rating
Youlgreave near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£410-£759

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

The Stables

3 star rating

Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£239-£515

3 star rating
Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£239-£515

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

Lean Low Holiday Cottage

4 star rating

near Hartington, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£500-£969

4 star rating
near Hartington, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£500-£969

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

The Servants Quarters

4 star rating

Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£385-£739

4 star rating
Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£385-£739

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