Map and directions

Candlelight Cottage is situated in the picturesque Peak District village of Litton. The area is rich with history and culture.


The Peak District is very accessible from all directions. Many guests arriving from London or the home counties are pleasantly surprised at their journey time. We are only a three hour drive from London, but our rural village feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of the capital.

Guests from neighbouring counties such as Cheshire, Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire Lincolnshire or Staffordshire find Litton a short and easy drive at the end of the working week and can be installed and ready to start their holiday by dinner time!


Average journey times to Litton from some major cites and airports:

London/London Heathrow airport 3 hours
Manchester/Manchester airport 1 hour
Birmingham/Birmingham airport 2 hours
Newcastle-upon-Tyne 3 hours
Oxford 2:45 hours
Cambridge 2:45 hours
East Midlands airport 1 hour
Liverpool/Liverpool airport 1:30 hours
Leeds/Leeds airport 1:30 hours
London Gatwick airport 3:30 hours
Dover/Eurotunnel car terminal 4:30 hours
Hull ferry terminal 2 hours

Public Transport


A number of bus routes operate through Litton linking the village to Bakewell, Chesterfield, Manchester, Buxton, Sheffield and Meadowhall Shopping Centre. Details of bus timetables can be found at Buses – Derbyshire County Council and Peak Connections


The nearest mainline stations are Chesterfield and Sheffield; smaller stations nearby include Buxton and all the stations in the Hope Valley.


Manchester airport is the nearest, however we are happy to help with directions from any UK airport.

You may find helpful in planning your journey.

Please see our Things to do without a car page for those arriving on public transport. It’s packed with information on everything from how to arrange your shopping in advance, to what to see when you are here.

Directions to Litton

From Junction 29 of the M1

Take the A617 to Chesterfield, the A619 to Baslow and then the A623 towards Chapel-en-le-Frith. Litton is signposted on the left after the junction with the B6465.

From the north west

Take the A6 to Chapel-en-le-Frith, and the A623 direction Chesterfield. Litton is signposted to the right after the various signs for Tideswell.

From the South

Take the A6 to Bakewell, the A6 towards Buxton, the B6465 towards Monsal Head and Wardlow, then briefly the A623 towards Chapel, before you will see the signs to turn left to Litton.

Precise directions to Candlelight Cottage are provided with our letter of confirmation.

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