Our Simple Top Tips for Walking Safely in the Peaks

Backpack hat boots map & compass | Bakewell Holiday Cottages - Near Chatsworth House | Peak District

If you’ve visited the Peak District before you’ll know the landscape can be breathtaking, and the walkers amongst you will understand the thrill of exploring its rugged countryside. But with great adventure comes great responsibility, especially when it comes to walking safely. As seasoned walkers ourselves, my husband and I have had our fair share…

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How to Feel Amazing on Your Peak District Holiday

Hiker on Bamford Edge | Peak District Holiday Cottages - Chatsworth House & Ladybower Reservoir

Have you ever noticed how a stroll in the countryside can do wonders for your mood? A little sunshine and some gentle exercise is like a natural pick-me-up that leaves you feeling great! The Peak District with it’s stunning landscape and peaceful countryside is the perfect spot to boost your physical and mental well-being. There…

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5 Great Things to Do in the Peak District for Couples

Woodland Walks | Peak District Holiday Cottages - Chatsworth House & Ladybower Reservoir

If you’re considering a break away with your significant other, there’s no better destination than the Peak District. Maybe I’m a little biased, but why not come and judge for yourself! Perhaps you’re in search of a romantic break, an outdoorsy getaway or just a peaceful home away from home with someone special. Whatever the…

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5 Surprising and Little Known Facts About Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House | Peak District Holiday Cottages - near Chatsworth House | Peak District

Just a stone’s throw away from Hall Cottage in Baslow lies the magnificent Chatsworth House, a quintessential English country estate. While many are familiar with its grandeur and beauty, there are some lesser-known, quirky details that will add a dash of intrigue to your visit to this historic site. 1. Edensor on the MoveEver heard…

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Baslow Pubs and restaurants – A culinary delight on your doorstep!

Pub | Baslow Holiday Cottages - Near Chatsworth House | Peak District

There’s nothing more important when you’re on holiday, than having a good pub and delicious food on your doorstep! In Baslow there’s an abundance of choices within walking distance of the cottage, so leave your car at home, don your coat and explore some of the fabulous eateries that make Baslow a great culinary destination.…

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Keeping it local – the perfect walk from Hall Cottage

Baslow Edge and Cows | Baslow holiday cottages - Near Chatsworth House | Peak District

There is so much to explore in the Peak District, it would be very easy to spend your holiday driving here, there and everywhere. However, the beauty of Hall Cottage and its location in Baslow is that you don’t have to be tied to your car. If you fancy a day out without hunting for…

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Discover the delights of the Peak District’s local produce

Local Produce | Baslow Holiday Cottages - Near Chatsworth House | Peak District

When you’re on holiday there is nothing better than being able to sample products that are grown or made locally – it’s all part of exploring a different part of the world. So that you don’t miss out, here’s the lowdown on just a few of our favourite local producers. When at Chatsworth…Chatsworth House is,…

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Autumn adventures – the top 5 views in the Peak District

Winnats Pass| Baslow Holiday Cottages - Near Chatsworth House | Peak District

Moving from summer into the cooler autumn months brings a whole new perspective to the Peak District. As the landscape takes on a wonderful glow of gold, copper, russet and orange, the hills and valleys of the Peak District deserves to be seen and enjoyed later in the year. Visit any of our top five…

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