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).
There are numerous walks from the
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.