Things to do

There are countless visitor attractions in the area – Derbyshire and the Peak District; far too many to mention here. At Candlelight Cottage we provide organised folders full of leaflets covering museums, theme parks, gardens, arts and crafts, railways, music and the arts, food and drink and shopping to name but a few. If there is something special you want to do during your visit, do let us know beforehand. We will be only too willing to help with information or put you in touch with other organisations.

Walking boots Outdoors

The Peak District is famous for the variety of its scenery, ideal for a huge range of outdoor activities. To the north lies the rugged and dramatic Dark Peak with its moorland and grit stone. In stark contrast are the green fields, rolling rivers and flower filled dales of the limestone White Peak.

Buxton Opera House Culture

The Peak District  and surrounding area is rich in stately homes, museums, craft centres, theatres, music venues, festivals, well dressings and much more.

Millstones Local history

There are ancient and historical places to visit all around the Peak District. From prehistoric sites like Arbor Low and Creswell Crags, to the industrial sites of Masson Mills and Crich Tramway Village.

Litton green Market towns and villages

The towns and villages of the Peak District are wonderful places to wander and browse. From the busy market town of Bakewell to the plague village of Eyam there is lots to see and experience.

Excitement for all ages Excitement for all ages

If you’re after a little more excitement, then there’s plenty to see and do within easy travelling distance of Candlelight Cottage.

Food and drink Food and drink

There is a vast array of small businesses producing top quality food and drink around the Peak district.

Bus Arriving by public transport

If you have no car, or you fancy a break from driving, it’s very easy to get to and from Candlelight Cottage on public transport.

For an up-to-date events listing please see:

Visit Peak District events


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