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.

Shallcross Hall Cottages - Combs

3 star rating

Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£294-£530

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

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£294-£530

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

Bakewell Barn

0 star rating

Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£509-£1209

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Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£509-£1209

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

The Old School House

4 star rating

Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£339-£699

4 star rating
Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£339-£699

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Dove Cottage

0 star rating

Rowsley, near Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£375-£845

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Rowsley, near Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£375-£845

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

Pudding Cottage

4 star rating

Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£355-£795

4 star rating
Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£355-£795

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Barn End Cottage

4 star rating

Blackwell in the Peak, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£345-£849

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

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£345-£849

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

The Homestead

0 star rating

Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£339-£699

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Tideswell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£339-£699

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Toll Barn Cottage

0 star rating

Fernilee, Goyt Valley, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£339-£525

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Fernilee, Goyt Valley, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£339-£525

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

Ivy Cottage

4 star rating

Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£333-£630

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

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£333-£630

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Rabbit Hutch

4 star rating

Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£728-£1288

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

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£728-£1288

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

Manor Barn

0 star rating

Over Haddon, near Bakewell , Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£429-£1255

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Over Haddon, near Bakewell , Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£429-£1255

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

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-£555

3 star rating
Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£279-£555

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

Ruby Cottage

4 star rating

Longnor near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£315-£550

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

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£315-£550

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Gaia Lodge

4 star rating

Hulme End, near Ashbourne, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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

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£445-£765

4 star rating
Hulme End, near Ashbourne, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£445-£765

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

Honeysuckle Cottage

4 star rating

Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£309-£875

4 star rating
Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell and area

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£309-£875

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0