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Bakewell Church
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Buxton Opera House
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Chatsworth House
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Hartington Village
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Monsal Dale

Local Attractions near Dovedale and Ashbourne

Hall Farm Wetton is ideally situated for visitors to take advantage of all the main attractions of the Peak District National Park.


Hall Farm is close to some of the best scenery in England, with the Manifold Valley, Dovedale and Wolfscote Dale within walking distance. These are some of the most spectacular limestone dales of the Peak District and offer excellent walking, fishing and bird watching.

 

Within easy reach are the towns of Buxton (renowned for its spa water and Opera House and annual Festival), Bakewell (with a weekly livestock market), Matlock (which has a range of visitor attractions, including a theme park) and Ashbourne (which has an outdoor market twice weekly).

 

If you are interested in history or stately homes then you will want to visit Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Sudbury, Eyam (the Plague Village) and Eyam Hall. All these are within easy reach.

 

There are numerous walks from the
door, and many more within a short drive.

You can play golf at the local courses, Leek golf course is one of North Staffordshires premier courses, Ashbourne, Bakewell and Brailsford also offer a warm welcome to visitors.

 

Cycling is also a popular activity, with several cycle tracks on former railways. One of these, the Manifold Trail, runs very close to Hall Farm. Another, the Tissington Trail, is only a few miles away and the Monsal trail with its recently re-opened tunnels.

 

Rock Climbing is also a popular activity in the Peak District. There are numerous excellent climbs in the Manifold and Dove valleys, and many thousands more to choose from a little further afield.

 

You may want to sail or try wind surfing or canoeing on Carsington Reservior,

 

Or you might just want to wander through some of the enchanting villages which are dotted about the Peak District, such as Hartington, with its cheese shop and duck pond.

 

Also easily reachable by car are other attractions such as The Potteries of Stoke-on-Trent, and the famous theme park at Alton Towers.

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Dovedale Stepping Stones
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Wolfscote Dale
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Rock climbers on Stanage Edge
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Cyclists on the Tissington Trail
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Walkers in Edale