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Darwin Forest

5 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 4
Pets 2
Darwin Forest is part of our Go Active Breaks Collection, nestled in stunning woodland close to Matlock and Bakewell on the edge of Derbyshire’s breath-taking Peak District.
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Rivendale Lodge Retreat

8 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 2
Pets 2
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Rivendale Lodge Retreat is part of our Evermore Lodge Holidays Collection.
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Longnor Wood Holiday Park

9 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 2
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This small, tranquil, adult only park offers luxurious Peak District breaks with a hot tub.
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Sandybrook Lodges

13 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
Sandybrook Lodges is part of our Go Active Breaks Collection and is set in the former grounds of a 19th century manor house, close to the picturesque market town of Ashbourne.
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Ramshorn Estate Woodland Lodges

16 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 8
Pets 2
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Nestling in a tranquil leafy corner of the Staffordshire countryside, The Ramshorn Estate’s holiday lodges offer peace and relaxation just minutes away from the thrills and excitement of Alton Towers.
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Rudyard Lake Lodges

17 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
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Set in the woodlands on the edge of the Peak District, overlooking a beautiful meadow leading down to the stunning Rudyard Lake, these Swedish lodges offer the perfect retreat.
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Quarry Walk Lodges

20 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
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Quarry Walk Lodges is tucked away off the beaten track amidst 46 acres of peaceful woodland deep in the Staffordshire countryside.
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Redbrick Woodland Lodges

21 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 6
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Redbrick Woodland Lodges is part of our Autograph Lodge Holidays Collection, nestling in woodland with its own small lake in the grounds of an historic 19th century house.
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Ladera Retreat Lodges

21 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 4
Ladera Retreat Lodges is part of our Autograph Lodge Holidays Collection and enjoys an idyllic rural setting in the heart of the Cheshire countryside.
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Goosedale Lodges

24 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 4
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Goosedale Lodges are new to the Hoseasons portfolio. With and instant wow factor it is the perfect holiday retreat.
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Clumber Park Lodges

24 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 6
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Clumber Park Lodges is an exclusive development nestled amidst the rolling countryside and scenic woodland, just 1-mile from the National Trust’s Clumber Park*, in one of England’s best-loved and most majestic areas - Robin Hood Country.
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Beechwood Park

25 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 2
Nestled away in the Derbyshire countryside, Beechwood Park complements a tranquil setting with a base for exploration, creating a perfect retreat for couples and families seeking to escape and relax in a rural idyll.
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Dovestone Holiday Park

25 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 2
Pets 2
Nestled at the foot of the beautiful Dovestone Reservoir, Dovestone Holiday Park borders the Peak District National Park and is just 3 miles from the Pennine Way, offering that quintessential relaxing break.
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Haywood Oaks Golf and Country Club

26 Miles from Bakewell
Sleeps 2
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Haywood Oaks Golf and Country Club is part of our exclusive Bouja Luxury Boutique Breaks Collection.
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Sherwood Castle Holiday Forest is in the heart of beautiful Robin Hood Country in arguably the most famous forest in England.
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Nottinghamshire Visitor's Guide

Embark on a charming escape to Bakewell, the heart of the Peak District, where quaint streets and the babbling River Wye set the scene for a memorable stay. Savour the famous Bakewell Pudding, explore bustling markets, or lace up your boots for scenic walks. Thrill-seekers can tackle rock climbing or cycling, while those seeking tranquillity might prefer fishing or a gentle river stroll. Bakewell's not just a treat for the taste buds; it's the only market town within the National Park boundaries! Seeking a cosy retreat or an action-packed group holiday? A lodge break in Bakewell promises a unique blend of adventure and relaxation.

Why Take Your 2024 Lodge Break in Bakewell?

Bakewell, a charming market town in the heart of the Peak District, is a gem waiting to be discovered. Forget the mundane history lessons; Bakewell's past is peppered with tales of ancient markets and the creation of its famous Bakewell Pudding. In 2024, the town is buzzing more than ever, with the annual Bakewell Show and the Bakewell Music Festival drawing in crowds. Opting for a lodge over a hotel gives you that home-away-from-home vibe, with extra space and privacy to boot. Plus, lodges often come with killer views of the surrounding countryside. What's unique? Bakewell is the only market town within the Peak District National Park boundaries, offering a blend of pastoral bliss and local culture.

If you're visiting Bakewell with kids

Bakewell is a hit with families. The town and surrounding areas are packed with activities that will keep the little ones entertained. From exploring the craggy landscapes of the Peak District to getting hands-on at the Old House Museum, there's plenty to do. Lodges are ideal for kids, offering the freedom to play outside and the space for family time without the confines of a hotel room.

Here's what to pack for your kiddos:

  1. Comfortable walking shoes for exploring
  2. Rain gear – the weather can be unpredictable
  3. Swimwear for splashing in the river or local pools
  4. Outdoor games for the lodge garden
  5. Binoculars for wildlife spotting
  6. Snacks for energy boosts during adventures
  7. A camera or sketchbook for capturing memories
  8. Layered clothing for changeable temperatures
  9. A cosy jumper for cool evenings
  10. Sun protection for those unexpectedly sunny days

Pet Friendly Bakewell Adventures

Absolutely, Bakewell is a treat for pets! Many local establishments, like The Manners pub and The Peacock at Rowsley, welcome furry friends with open arms. When you're booking a lodge, look for one with an enclosed garden so your pet can roam freely. Always keep a lead handy for town strolls and remember to pack the essentials for your pet's comfort.

Dog walking ideas in Bakewell

RouteDistance (miles)SceneryPostcode
Monsal Trail8.5River valleys, tunnelsDE45 1NW
Chatsworth EstateVariesHistoric parklandDE45 1PP
Bakewell to Ashford-in-the-Water2Riverside, meadowsDE45 1GL
Lathkill Dale5Limestone dalesDE45 1JE
Haddon Hall Estate3Woodland, fieldsDE45 1LA

These routes are just a taste of what's on offer, so grab that lead and explore the beauty of Bakewell with your four-legged friend.

Romantic Breaks for Couples

If you're looking to fan the flames of love, Bakewell's lodges offer the perfect escape. Picture this: you and your partner, secluded in a cosy lodge, perhaps with a hot tub under the stars. Many lodges in Bakewell cater to couples, with some offering pamper packs that include champagne, chocolates, and even rose petals. For the ultimate relaxation, check out lodges that partner with local spas for a serene experience. And when it comes to dining, you're spoilt for choice with intimate eateries that set the mood for love.

Local Cuisine and Dining Experiences

Bakewell is synonymous with its namesake tart, but there's more to the local cuisine than this sweet treat. For a hearty meal, head to The Manners for a family-friendly atmosphere and a menu that pleases all ages. Couples looking for a romantic setting should book a table at Piedaniel's Restaurant, known for its French cuisine and cosy ambience. Don't miss out on the local ales and pub grub that Bakewell's inns are famous for.

For a good night out

The nightlife in Bakewell might not rival big cities, but it has a charm of its own. For a laid-back evening, The Peacock offers a range of local beers and a welcoming vibe. If you're after live music, check out The Queens Arms where the atmosphere ramps up on weekends. And for a unique experience, the Bakewell Wine Bar is a hit with locals and visitors alike, boasting a selection of fine wines and spirits.

Fishing

Anglers will find Bakewell a delightful spot for fishing, with the River Wye offering plentiful trout. Here's a list of prime fishing locations:

  • River Wye – Known for trout and grayling (Postcode: DE45 1BU)
  • Ladybower Fisheries – Offers boat and bank fishing (Postcode: S33 0AX)
  • Press Manor Fishing Lakes – Stocked with trout, carp, and coarse fish (Postcode: S45 0LQ)

Outdoor Adventures

Bakewell is a gateway to outdoor thrills. Thornbridge Outdoors is a hub for activities, offering everything from climbing to kayaking. Prices vary, but you can expect to pay around £30 for a half-day of adventure. Most centres operate year-round, but it's best to check ahead for seasonal variations in opening times.

Shopping and Souvenirs

NameTypeOn OfferPostcode
Bakewell Visitor CentreGifts & SouvenirsLocal crafts, Bakewell PuddingDE45 1DS
Rutland Antiques CentreAntiquesVintage finds, collectablesDE45 1BT
Bakewell Wool GatheringSpecialty ShopKnitting supplies, workshopsDE45 1AQ
Love BrewingHomebrew ShopBrewing kits, ingredientsDE45 1HE
Chatsworth Road MarketOutdoor MarketArtisan goods, street foodDE45 1PP

Remember, Bakewell isn't just a place; it's an experience. Whether you're cuddling up in a lodge, casting a line into the River Wye, or sipping local ale, you're sure to create memories that last a lifetime.


Top lodge breaks for 2024 in Bakewell

Darwin Forest, Derbyshire

Driving Distance: About 15 minutes (8.04 miles) | Sleeps: Up to 8 | Pet friendly? Yes

What to expect: Darwin Forest combines luxury lodge accommodation with an array of on-site activities, set within the enchanting woodland of Derbyshire's Peak District, offering an award-winning retreat suitable for all ages.

Who will love these lodges? Families, couples, and active travellers will adore Darwin Forest for its Go Active Breaks Collection, including tennis, mini-golf, and archery. The park is a haven for children with indoor play areas, while adults can indulge in the health and fitness centre.

What can you do here? Anything onsite? On-site, you can enjoy the indoor heated pool, spa, gym, and beauty treatments. For dining, the Foresters Bar and Restaurant and Explorers Café provide delightful options. There's also a shop and launderette for convenience.

What's nearby? Nearby attractions include Chatsworth House (approx. 20 minutes' drive) and Alton Towers (approx. 50 minutes' drive). For natural beauty, explore the Monsal Trail, Heights of Abraham, and Mam Tor, all within a short driving distance.

Accommodation options: Darwin Forest offers a range of lodges, from the Chatsworth Elite Vogue 2 (Pet) suitable for small families or couples, to the larger Glade Exclusive 4 Spa, ideal for groups. Pet-friendly options are available, ensuring your furry friends can join the adventure.


Hazelhurst Lodges, Derbyshire

Driving Distance: About 17 minutes (9.46 miles) | Sleeps: Up to 6 | Pet friendly? No

What to expect: Hazelhurst Lodges offer a serene Autograph Lodge Holidays Collection experience, with contemporary lodges that boast spectacular countryside views and luxurious interiors, nestled in the rolling hills of Derbyshire.

Who will love these lodges? Those seeking tranquillity and luxury will find Hazelhurst Lodges ideal. With no pets allowed, it's perfect for guests with allergies or those preferring a pet-free environment.

What can you do here? Anything onsite? The lodges are designed for relaxation, with private decking and hot tubs overlooking the countryside. The village of Ashover nearby offers pubs and scenic spots like Ashover Rock.

What's nearby? The area is rich in attractions such as Chatsworth House (approx. 30 minutes' drive) and Alton Towers (approx. 1 hour's drive). The Peak District offers outdoor activities like hiking and cycling, with trails accessible nearby.

Accommodation options: Accommodations like the Foxglove Lodge and Bramble Lodge provide modern amenities, including outdoor hot tubs, for groups or families up to six, ensuring a comfortable and memorable stay.


Rivendale Lodge Retreat, Derbyshire

Driving Distance: About 20 minutes (9.65 miles) | Sleeps: Up to 8 | Pet friendly? Yes

What to expect: Rivendale Lodge Retreat is nestled in the heart of the Peak District, offering a mix of luxurious lodge and treehouse accommodations, complete with hot tubs and pet-friendly options, surrounded by stunning natural beauty.

Who will love these lodges? Ideal for families and couples, especially those with pets, the retreat provides a base for exploring the Peak District's diverse activities, from walking and cycling to fossil hunting and cave exploration.

What can you do here? Anything onsite? The retreat is focused on the great outdoors, with dog wash facilities for pet owners. The nearby village offers dining options, while the retreat itself is a peaceful haven for relaxation.

What's nearby? Local attractions include Dovedale nature reserve, the Tissington Trail, and the Heights of Abraham, all within easy reach. Gulliver's Kingdom and Poole's Cavern offer family-friendly outings.

Accommodation options: From the intimate Tissington Treehouses for couples to the spacious Hulme End Lodge for larger groups, Rivendale provides a variety of lodgings, many with hot tubs and pet-friendly amenities.


Longnor Wood Holiday Park, Derbyshire

Driving Distance: About 24 minutes (11.55 miles) | Sleeps: Up to 4 | Pet friendly? Yes

What to expect: Longnor Wood Holiday Park is an adult-only, 5-star retreat offering luxurious lodges with hot tubs, set in a serene countryside location ideal for romantic getaways and peaceful breaks in the Peak District.

Who will love these lodges? Couples seeking a quiet, adult-only environment will find Longnor Wood perfect. The park's tranquil setting makes it ideal for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life.

What can you do here? Anything onsite? The park offers a licensed shop, Wi-Fi access, and a scenic dog walk with stunning views. The hot tub lodges provide a private space to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings.

What's nearby? Explore local attractions such as Bakewell, Chatsworth House, and Buxton, or enjoy the numerous walking and cycling trails the Peak District has to offer.

Accommodation options: Longnor Wood provides a range of hot tub lodges and caravans, including the pet-friendly Buxton Lodge with Hot Tub, and the luxurious Peak Luxury Lodge, each offering a secluded and intimate setting.


Don't Miss These Fantastic Days Out In Bakewell

Bakewell, a charming market town in the heart of the Peak District, is a treasure trove of attractions. Whether you're staying in one of the cosy lodges in Bakewell or just passing through, there's plenty to see and do. Let's dive into the top six attractions that are a must-visit.

Chatsworth House

  • Opening Times: Vary seasonally, check the website for details
  • Prices: Different ticket options available, including house, garden, and farmyard
  • Postcode: DE45 1PP
  • Est. time required: Half a day to a full day
  • Nearest parking: On-site parking available

Chatsworth House is a stately home that's as grand as they come, with art-packed rooms and stunning gardens. It's a hit with families and culture vultures alike. Keep an eye out for special events and exhibitions that often take place here. To beat the crowds, try visiting on a weekday morning. And don't miss the farm shop – it's a foodie's heaven with local produce galore.

Phone number: 01246 565300 | Web: www.chatsworth.org


Bakewell Old House Museum

  • Opening Times: Seasonal, usually from March to November
  • Prices: Reasonable entry fees, discounts for children and families
  • Postcode: DE45 1DD
  • Est. time required: 1-2 hours
  • Nearest parking: Town centre car parks within walking distance

The Bakewell Old House Museum is a hidden gem, packed with local history and quirky collections. It's perfect for those who love to peel back the layers of time. They've got a great little garden too, which is lovely for a peaceful sit down. If you're a fan of Tudor architecture, you'll be in your element here.

Phone number: 01629 813642


Haddon Hall

  • Opening Times: Check online as they vary, especially around holidays
  • Prices: Various ticket options, including guided tours
  • Postcode: DE45 1LA
  • Est. time required: 2-3 hours
  • Nearest parking: Free parking on-site

Haddon Hall is like stepping into a medieval time capsule. It's one of the best-preserved manor houses in the UK. The gardens are absolutely stunning, especially in spring and summer. Photography enthusiasts, you'll want to have your cameras at the ready. The hall also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, so it's worth checking what's on before you visit.

Web: www.haddonhall.co.uk


Bakewell Monday Market

  • Opening Times: Every Monday, all year round
  • Prices: Free to browse
  • Postcode: DE45 1BT
  • Est. time required: 1-2 hours
  • Nearest parking: Various town centre car parks

The Bakewell Monday Market is a bustling affair with stalls selling everything from fresh produce to crafts. It's ideal for those who love a good rummage and want to pick up some local souvenirs. Get there early for the best deals, and don't forget to try the famous Bakewell Pudding from one of the local bakeries.


The Monsal Trail

  • Opening Times: Accessible all year round, daylight hours
  • Prices: Free
  • Postcode: DE45 1NW (for the Bakewell access point)
  • Est. time required: Varies depending on how far you walk or cycle
  • Nearest parking: Hassop Station or Bakewell Station car park

For the active adventurers, The Monsal Trail offers an 8.5-mile route through some of the Peak District's most breathtaking landscapes. It's a repurposed railway line, so the path is relatively flat – great for cycling, walking, or running. You can rent bikes at Hassop Station if you haven't brought your own. The trail is dog-friendly too, so bring your furry friend along for the adventure.


Thornbridge Brewery

  • Opening Times: Tours are available on specific days, check the website for details
  • Prices: Tour prices available online
  • Postcode: DE45 1NZ
  • Est. time required: Around 2 hours for the tour
  • Nearest parking: On-site parking available

Beer lovers, rejoice! Thornbridge Brewery is an award-winning craft brewery offering tours that give you an insider's look at the brewing process. The tasting session at the end is the cherry on top. If you're planning to visit, make sure to book in advance as the tours can fill up quickly.

Phone number: 01629 815999 | Web: www.thornbridgebrewery.co.uk

There you have it, six fantastic attractions in Bakewell that offer something for everyone. Whether you're staying in one of the lodges in Bakewell or just here for the day, these spots are sure to make your visit memorable. Enjoy your trip, and don't forget to bring back some Bakewell Pudding for your mates!

FAQs

This is our first lodge break, what will it be like?

Expect a tranquil retreat with the comforts of home. Lodges in Bakewell often feature cosy interiors, modern amenities, and scenic views. Many have outdoor spaces, perfect for enjoying the fresh Peak District air. It's a chance to unwind and explore at your own pace.

What should I pack when visiting Bakewell?

Pack for the outdoors – walking boots and layers are key. Don't forget a waterproof jacket for unpredictable weather. Bakewell is casual, so comfy clothes are a must. And if your lodge has a kitchen, bring some essentials to whip up a meal with local ingredients.

Can you park outside the lodge?

Most lodges in Bakewell offer parking, often right outside your accommodation. It's super convenient for unloading your gear. Check with your specific lodge beforehand, as some might have designated parking areas a short walk away.

What if it rains during my lodge break?

Rainy days are perfect for exploring Bakewell's cosy cafes or visiting Chatsworth House. Your lodge is a snug hideaway to enjoy a book or a board game. Some lodges even come with covered hot tubs, so you can relax outdoors, rain or shine.

Can I get food delivered to my lodge?

Absolutely! Bakewell has a range of delivery options, from local takeaways to supermarkets that deliver groceries. Apps like Just Eat or Deliveroo might operate in the area, but it's also worth checking out local services for a taste of the Peak District.

Is Bakewell a good place to visit ‘off-season’?

Bakewell is charming year-round. Off-season visits mean fewer crowds and often lower prices. Winter brings a magical atmosphere, especially with the Christmas market. Spring and autumn offer stunning natural beauty with fewer tourists, making it ideal for a peaceful break.

Will my hot tub be cleaned before we arrive?

Definitely. Lodges with hot tubs in Bakewell ensure they are thoroughly cleaned and maintained between guests. You can look forward to a sparkling clean hot tub ready for you to jump in and relax as soon as you arrive.

Are there any walking or cycling trails near the lodges?

Bakewell is a gateway to the Peak District, so you're spoilt for choice with trails. The famous Monsal Trail is perfect for both walking and cycling. Many lodges provide information on local routes, and some even offer bike hire or storage.

How do I find the best deals on lodges in Bakewell?

For the best rates, book directly through the lodge's website or call them. Keep an eye out for off-peak specials or last-minute discounts. Signing up for newsletters or following lodges on social media can also alert you to exclusive deals.

What local attractions should we not miss?

Don't miss the quaint Bakewell Market on a Monday for local produce and crafts. Haddon Hall is a must-visit for its stunning architecture and gardens. For a unique experience, book a tour of the Peak District Lead Mining Museum and step back in time.

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