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.

Bowling Green Loft

3 star rating

Peak Forest near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 1
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£304-£334

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Peak Forest near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£304-£334

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The Stables

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Holmesfield, near Dronfield, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£644-£1169

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Holmesfield, near Dronfield, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£644-£1169

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The Ridge Farm Cottage

3 star rating

Longnor near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
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£292-£609

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Longnor near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£292-£609

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

The Causeway

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Eyam, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£324-£829

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Eyam, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£324-£829

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The Savoy

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Buxton, Derbyshire, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 1
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£289-£709

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Buxton, Derbyshire, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£289-£709

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2 Victoria Cottages

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Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 1
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£0-£494

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Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£0-£494

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Lees Moor Cottage

4 star rating

Rowsley, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£308-£815

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Rowsley, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£308-£815

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Cuckoo

4 star rating

Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£827-£1333

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Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£827-£1333

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Buttercup Down

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Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£809-£1539

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Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£809-£1539

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Moorecroft

4 star rating

Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£1888-£4458

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Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£1888-£4458

Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 2

Brooklands Farm

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Youlgreave near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£312-£709

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Youlgreave near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£312-£709

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Jerusalem Cottage

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Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£324-£735

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Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£324-£735

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The Coach House

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Monyash, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£334-£709

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Monyash, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£334-£709

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Black Spout Cottage

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Taddington near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£324-£795

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Taddington near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£324-£795

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Blackclough Farm - Blackclough Farmhouse

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Quarnford, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
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£558-£1115

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Quarnford, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£558-£1115

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