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.

Ash Cottage

4 star rating

Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£379-£945

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Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£379-£945

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

Millstone

4 star rating

Biggin by Hartington, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£360-£555

4 star rating
Biggin by Hartington, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£360-£555

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

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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£595-£595

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

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£595-£595

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

Rustic Barn

4 star rating

Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Derbyshire , Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£425-£935

4 star rating
Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Derbyshire , Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£425-£935

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

Barn Owl Lodge

4 star rating

near Carsington, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£405-£975

4 star rating
near Carsington, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£405-£975

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

The Smithy

4 star rating

Brassington, near Matlock, Derbyshire , Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£445-£1125

4 star rating
Brassington, near Matlock, Derbyshire , Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£445-£1125

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Shepherd’s Cottage

4 star rating

Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£373-£649

4 star rating
Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£373-£649

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

Swallow Barn

3 star rating

near Carsington, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£285-£789

3 star rating
near Carsington, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£285-£789

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

Thorneycroft - Thorneycroft Coachhouse

5 star rating

Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£439-£1375

5 star rating
Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£439-£1375

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

Fern Spree

4 star rating

Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£375-£845

4 star rating
Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£375-£845

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

Dove Cottage

4 star rating

Rowsley, near Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£329-£889

4 star rating
Rowsley, near Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£329-£889

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

The Old Post Office - Apartment 3

5 star rating

Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£735-£1935

5 star rating
Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£735-£1935

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

The Ridge Farm Cottage

3 star rating

Longnor near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£373-£649

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

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£373-£649

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

Jericho Farm - Poppies Court

3 star rating

Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£319-£739

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Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£319-£739

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

Jericho Farm - Speedwell Corner

3 star rating

Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£279-£599

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Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£279-£599

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