Local Attractions

Attractions within a Short Walk

Peveril Castle

Peak & Speedwell Caverns

Treak Cliff Cavern

Blue John Cavern

Castleton National Park Visitor Centre

Winnats Pass and Cavedale

St Edmunds Church and the Peveril Centre

Six Pubs, various Caf├ęs and Restaurants including a traditional chip shop

Attractions within a Drive or Ride

‘Dambusters’ Derwent Dam

Ladybower Reservoir Walks and Fishing

Stanage Edge

Edale – Kinder Scout summit and Jacob’s Ladder

Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park

Hathersage – Open Air Swimming Pool and Little John’s Grave

National Trust Longshaw Estate

Eyam – The Peak District Plague Village

Chatsworth House

Tideswell ‘Cathedral of the Peak’

Monsal Trail

Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Gardens

Bakewell Market Town


Trek up to Mam Tor and walk the ridge to Lose Hill, the entire loop can be viewed from the rear of Speedwell House

Walk along Peakshole Water from Speedwell House into the village and experience its quirky and individual shops including Blue John Jewellery and melt in the mouth traditional fudge at the Real Fudge Company

There is also a variety of other walks from relaxing strolls to demanding climbs in the Dark Peak Gritstone to the North and the White Peak Limestone to the South.