Close by are the villages of Edale, with its cafe, pubs and stunning walks and scenery - ( Kinder Scout - the start of the Pennine Way), Castleton, home of the semi precious stone - Blue John and fascinating caves, impressive castle and many shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Other villages close by include Hathersage, Hope, Calver, Grindleford and historic Eyam - the plague village with its cafes, pubs information centre, pretty church and interesting museum. A short drive away is Bakewell with many shops, bars, restaurants and weekly market providing locally sourced produce and monthly farmer’s market in the Agricultural Centre. The Stately home of Chatsworth House, Garden and Park is a must and is set in acres of farmland with an abundance of walks and cycle routes. Haddon Hall is on the edge of Bakewell and has some truly stunning gardens to visit. A 1/2 hour drive will take you to Buxton and Matlock respectfully and they both have a number of attractions including Gulliver’s Kingdom, The Heights of Abraham, Spring Gardens and The Opera House to mention just a few, both well worth a visit. Bradwell is well served by public transport with a busy timetable for surrounding villages and also further afield.