Bakewell Things to Do

  • Old Market Hall
    Old Market Hall
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    Church Of All Saints
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  • Church Of All Saints
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  • 1. 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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  • 2. 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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. 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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  • 7. 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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  • 8. 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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  • 9. 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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  • 10. 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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  • 11. 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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  • 12. 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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  • 13. 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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  • 14. Farmers Market

    These markets are usually held on the last Saturday of the month, Open 0900 - 1400hrs. Free admission If you like your food, this is a Must Do!!! Indoors, with a few stalls outside, a wide...

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  • 15. 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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