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Chatsworth House

Chatsworth is one of the most popular stately homes in the country. The house and its estate can boast attractions for all tastes with world renowned fine arts, beautiful and expertly landscaped gardens to fantastic shops and over a hundred miles of walks.

Castleton Caverns

Castleton Caverns are four truly amazing underground show caves, Blue John Cavern, Peak Cavern, Speedwell Cavern and Treak Cliff. Blue John and Treak Cliff both contain the rare mineral Blue John which is only found in this part of the country, while Peak Cavern is located beneath Peveril Castle. The cave was original called Devil’s Arse but was changed in 1880 so as not to offend Queen Victoria during her visit.

Derwent Valley Reservoirs

Regarded as one of the most beautiful parts of the Peak District the Derwent Valley Reservoirs is a must see during your trip to the Peak District. The Derwent Valley Reservoirs has three linked reservoirs, Ladybower, Upper Derwent and Howden. The beautiful surroundings is a favourite for people on a Peak District holiday with there picnics as well as walkers and cyclists.

Cromford

Cromford is a World heritage Site thanks to its place in history as the birth place of the industrial revolution. Sir Richard Arkwright built the world’s first water powered cotton mills here and pioneered the factory system. The village is packed full of history from the time and is both informative and entertaining.

Mam Tor

One of the Seven Wonders of the Peak” Mam Tor rises on the western side of Castleton. Atop of Mam Tor can be found the highest and one of the most impressive Bronze Age hill forts in the area.

If you are thinking of tacking a trip to the Peak District there are plenty of Cottages in the Peak District available to make a truly special holiday.

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