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Half Day Canoe Hire on the Picturesque River Wye from Hay-On-Wye
"Hay – Whitney Estimated time - half a dayHay to Whitney is a 5.25 mile paddle starting in the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye. “Hay” often described as ""the town of books” is home to the famous literary festival. The Hay-Whitney paddle is a diverse and exciting stretch with an abundance of kingfishers otters sand martins herons and leaping salmon. If you’re going to canoe the Wye there’s no better a place to start!"
From GBP30.00
 
Guided Canoe Full-Day Tour Down the River Wye from Hay-On-Wye
"Make the most of your day on the river Wye with a guided canoe trip. Learn paddle skills local history and about the wildlife along the river. Gain a more bespoke experience and make the most out of your day on the River Wye. Your guide is a BCU Qualified Paddler and has a deep knowledge of the River Wye and surrounding area.""""Make the most of your day on the river Wye with a guided canoe trip. Learn paddle skills local history and about the wildlife along the river. Gain a more bespoke experience and make the most out of your day on the wye."title=Highlights&1=Guided+canoe+trip+on+the+Wye+River&2=Learn+some+new+paddling+skills+from+the+expert+paddler%2Fguide&3=Hear+about+the+history+of+the+area+from+the+guide&4=Small-group+trip+ensures+plenty+of+personalized+attention+from+the+guide""
From GBP80.00
 
Peak District Guided Hill and Moorland Walk
"A full day private guided hill and moorland walk in the Peak District for a group of between one and six people. You will meet your guide at 9:30am in the Pool Cafe in Hathersage for a cup of coffee or tea (included in the price) to discuss the day and to c outdoor clothing. Walk options will include:Stanage and Bamford Edges Walk up the hillside and onto two of the stunning gritstone edges that the Dark Peak area is famous for. If it is a clear day you will enjoy amazing views from the rocks of the Derwent Valley and hills beyond in one direction and miles of beautiful heather covered moorland in the other direction. The walk is about 12 miles (19 kilometres) with about 550 metres of ascent on paths that can be rough and stony in places. Burbage Edge and The Longshaw Estate Walk up the hi then along Burbage Edge with lovely views across the Burbage Basin. You will then walk through the traditional English parkland of The Longshaw Estate before descending through woodland to follow a pretty low level path along the bottom of the Derwent Valley back to Hathersage. The distance is about 9 miles (15 kilometres) with approx. 550 metres of ascent.A Medley of Moorlands and the Historic
From GBP140.00

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River Wye

The River Wye is 15 miles long and it flows from the River Trent to the North sea at the Humber. The Wye is rich in trout and grayling fish. Ducks, geese and swans line the river at Bakewell and it is...
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All Saints Church

Many, many English churches are very ancient indeed, and All Saints is no exception. In fact, it is older than many because it dates largely from the 1200s, although there are traces o fits earlier...
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Visitor Centre - Market Hall

A good place to start is the Tourist Information, It is situated in the Old Market Hall which dates from the early 17th century, It is operated jointly by the Peak National Park Authority and...
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Monsal Head

Monsal Head is a great place to stop on the way back towards Manchester from Bakewell, there is a fantastic view as well as a pub bar an a cafe. we stopped on the way back after passing it on the way...
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Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop

Fancy a tart or pudding? They do both actually. This is a nice little shop that also serves as a tea room and gift shop. You can select from a huge variety of cakes and puddings, not just the famous...
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Chatsworth House - Daytrip

This stately home is situated just 3½ miles northeast of Bakewell and is the home of the Duke of Devonshire, having been in the family since 1549. Chatsworth House offers plenty of opportunities for...
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Rutland Arms

The hotel stands on the site of an earlier hotel “The White Horse”. This hotel was built after the old hotel was demolished in 1804 and named after the seventh Duke of Rutland. The Bakewell pudding is...
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Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall is one of a handfull of 12thC fortified manor houses that still exist more or less intact in the UK. The approach to the hall is via a 16thC bridge over the river Wye. The hall has been...
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Medieval Bridge

The bridge carrying the main road through Bakewell. A really nice area to have a short stroll, sit down, feed the ducks or just simply watch the fish in the river. When crossing the bridge care should...
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Bakewell Show

All over rural Britain, agricultural/horticultural shows are held through the summer. It's worth checking if there's one where you're visiting because they give a great insight into country life, and...
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Bakewell Pudding

You have not been to Bakewell unless you have tried the famous Bakewell Pudding. Dont get confused with Bakewell tarts that you can buy in any food shop in England, the two things are very diffierent.
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Monsal Dale

Monsal Dale is one of the most scenic dales, of the Peak District, Derbyshire. It is situated some 9 kms from Bakewell and offers some splendid walks. A main railway from London to Manchester ran...
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Almshouses

Bakewell's centre has a goodly chunk of older buildings and it really is a most pleasant place to explore. Even if many of those older buildings have now been turned into shops and cafes of one sort...
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Livestock Market

Every Monday there's a livestock auction at the new Agricultural Business Centre, just a couple of minutes walk across the river from the town centre. Here you'll find local farmers selling and...
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