Surrounded by the stunning Peak District, Bakewell is the National Park's biggest town and a popular visitor hotspot. With plenty of picturesque Bakewell holiday cottages to discover and a wide range of quality accommodation, this beautiful medieval town has much to recommend it. Discover specialist markets, excellent shopping, wonderful walking opportunities, a packed events calendar... and a certain famous pudding!
Located on the banks of the river Wye, Bakewell is instantly recognisable for its stone architecture, medieval stone bridge and rose-covered courtyards. The town has long attracted sightseers and artists, and there are plenty of attractions to explore, whether you fancy a slice of Bakewell tart with a coffee in an independent cafe, a stroll around the Old House Museum or a tasting tour of Thornbridge Brewery. With plenty of Bakewell holiday cottages in walking distance of the food markets, gastropubs and restaurants, this is a great choice for Peak District accommodation with a lively feel.
For activities, you'll be spoilt for choice in the town disguised as 'Lambton' in Jane Austen's classic novel, Pride and Prejudice. Peruse one of the award-winning Farmers' markets to enjoy local delicacies, or shop for local independent fashion and handmade chocolates. Work off a hearty gastropub lunch with a walk or cycle along the Monsal Trail, or meander along the river and feed the ducks. With a packed events calender there are also plenty of fixtures to look out for, such as Carnival Week and the Bakewell Show, both of which take place every summer. After a packed day, your choice of Bakewell holiday cottages will provide the perfect chance to relax in style, with accommodation on offer to suit all needs.
Bakewell holiday cottages are perfect for couples with dogs, families with kids, larger groups or even solo travellers, with a wide range of diverse and high quality accommodation on offer and features such has parking, hot tubs, views and more!