The Peak District and Surrounding Areas
The Peak District attracts millions of visitors every year. The Peak District can be easily accessed from Fenny Bentley. The Georgian market town of Ashbourne, Bakewell, Matlock and the spa town of Buxton a very close and well worth a visit. There is also the famous Buxton Opera House if you fancy taking in a show.
Millfields B&B is ideally situated to access the following places.
Visit the delightful town of Ashbourne, only two miles from the Millfields B&B. Ashbourne is a famous market town and has a wide range of lovely shops and tea rooms. Well worth a visit as it is so close to us.
The Tissington Trail set up by the Peak National Park is a scenic route 13 miles in length, running from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay. The trail follows the old Buxton to Ashbourne railway and the rambler or rider finds himself travelling through the matchless countryside of the National Park without the interference of cars, pollution or noise.
Built by Francis FitzHerbert in 1609 to replace the moated manor house, it has served as a familty home for the best part of 400 years. This history of Tissington can be traced back as far as 1086.
Haddon has recently been used as the setting for the film, 'The other Boleyn girl' and open to the public. A lovely Tudor house to look around and superb grounds to boot.
Alton Towers is located in the neighbouring county of Staffordshire a mere 20 minute drive from Millfields B&B. Escape with the family to this fantastic world.
Dovedale is between Mill Dale and Thorpe. The River Dove cuts prettily through Dovedale, which is extremely popular and gets quite congested on a hot summers day. The Stepping Stones are a well known and well liked natural feature of Dovedale, by children and adults alike, situated at the end of a path and with a grassy area to lie back and enjoy the scenery.
Recently made famous for being the location for Pride and Predudice. A great day out for the whole family, acres of country side and a great house to explore.
Famous for it's healing waters, the spa town of Buxton is only a few miles away. Click here. If you have every wondered where Bakewell Puddings were invented, the beautiful town of Bakewell is also only a stones throw away.
This award-winning venue that makes for a full, fun-packed day out in the heart of the stunning Derbyshire countryside. Carsington Water has everything you need for an informative, enjoyable day out every day of the year except Christmas Day - and best of all, most of the facilities are free. More information click here
Experience the beauty of the Peak District with Sally Mosley Guided Walks featured on ITV's "Entertainment Tonight" "Heart of the Country" and BBC Radio Derby
For the adventurous amongst you, visit the 'Rock and Ice' website for details on rock climbing, mountaineering and other associated local events.
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