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A Stately Tour of the Peak District

A Stately Tour of the Peak District

A Stately Tour of the Peak District 

4 days away from £325pp 

 

This fantastic tour takes us into the heart of the glorious Peak District where we travel through scenic countryside to Chatsworth House, as well as the famous “Dambuster” Ladybower Reservoir. 

 

Price includes: 

- Four nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast 

- Visit to Chatsworth House 

- Use of the hotel’s leisure facilities 

- Excursions as detailed 

 

 

Day one

We start our holiday with a visit to the thermal spa town of Buxton. Home of Buxton Water and located in the centre of the Peak District, famous Georgian and Victorian architecture as well as stunning ornamental gardens provide the perfect place for some time at leisure. We have free time for lunch here before visiting the charming village of Castleton, known as the “Gem of the Peaks”, after which we continue our scenic drive enjoying the wonderful view of the Ladybower Reservoir, which, along with the Derwent and Howden reservoirs, was made famous during World War II when it was used by the Dambusters RAF squadron to practice low level flying techniques.

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Day two

We start day two with a visit to the stunning village of Matlock Bath, where we have time to explore, go for a walk or grab a bite to eat. In the afternoon we travel to the Derbyshire thermal spa town of Ashbourne, nestled in the centre of the UK’s oldest National Park – the Peak District.

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Day three

Today we travel to Chatsworth House in the heart of the Peak District. There are many rooms to explore, including the magnificent Painted Hall, State Rooms, Sketch Galleries and beautiful Sculpture Gallery as well as a diverse art collection to admire, in addition to the famous gardens. Following our visit we call in at the Chatsworth Farm Shop, in the nearby village of Pilsley. In the afternoon, we visit the popular market town of Chesterfield, dominated by its famous crooked spire.

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Day four

En route back home after we leave the hotel, we visit the market town of Bakewell, famous for its traditional Bakewell Pudding.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

Your Hotel: 

 

Mercure Kenwood Hall, Sheffield **** 

 

Located just two miles from the beautiful Peak District, the Kenwood Hall Hotel is set in 12 acres of parkland with its own lake and attractive gardens dating back to the 1860s.  All bedrooms are to a good size and contain a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.  The restaurant is light and airy, and the bar area offers plenty of comfortable seating.  Leisure and spa facilities include a swimming pool, sauna, spa bath, steam room and gym. 

 

Deposits: 

 

Deposits for holidays are as follows: 

Value £70-£100pp - £25pp deposit 

Value £100-£500pp - £50pp deposit 

Value over £500pp - £75pp deposit 

  

The full balance of holidays is due at least 6 weeks before the trip.  Bookings made within 6 weeks must be paid in full at the time of booking. 

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