Inns in Derbyshire and the Peak District
Officially the most popular destination in the UK for weekend breaks, the Peak District offers a stunning landscape, stately homes and a host of superb places to stay. Visit the market towns of Buxton, Bakewell and Ashbourne. Explore stately Chatsworth and then ride the rollercoasters at Alton Towers. For walkers and cyclists, highlights include the Tissington Trail, High Peak, Manifold Dale and Dovedale.
Country inns in Derbyshire offer a warm welcome and a respite from the weather on a cold winter's day. In the summer, the pub's beer garden is an ideal spot to enjoy the sunshine, sip a cold drink and enjoy a meal or a snack al fresco. Our handpicked selection below of Peak District inns and hotels includes traditional inns, gastro pubs, historic inns, village inns and even riverside inns.
The Grouse and Claret, Rowsley
At the gateway to the Peak District on the A6 between Matlock and Bakewell, this welcoming 18th century inn is ideally located and offers food all day from the extensive menu. AA 4 Star Inn.
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The Maynard Hotel, Grindleford
Dating back over 100 years, The Maynard enjoys stunning views, yet is only 13 minutes from Sheffield by train and within easy reach of the M1 and A57 Snake Pass by car. This luxury boutique hotel boasts an award-winning restaurant.
The Wheatsheaf, Baslow, Chesterfield
This 18th century coach house has been sympathetically restored and now offers excellent service, accommodation, food and drink. Situated just outside the market town of Chesterfield, the hotel is within easy reach of Meadowhall shopping centre, Sheffield, Derby and the Peak District.
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The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow
Steeped in history and enjoying superb views, the Cavendish Hotel, originally the famous Peacock, is located on the Chatsworth Country House Estate in the heart of the Peak District. Throughout the hotel you will find open fires, oak beams, antiques, fresh flowers and friendly staff. Hard to believe that this peaceful oasis is just 15 minutes from Sheffield by car and 20 minutes from the M1!
The Waltzing Weasel, Birch Vale, High Peak
The Waltzing Weasel is a traditional English Inn. The 400 year old inn is ideally located in the walking country of the High Peak by the Sett Valley Trail. Relax in one of the eight luxurious en-suite bedrooms, one with a beautiful 300-year-old Jacobean half tester bed. The bar offers a inviting area to drink or dine in front of its open log fire. The Waltzing Weasel’s restaurant provides quality dining and excellent wines and through its mullioned windows, offers dramatic views of Kinder Scout.
The Bentley Brook Inn, Fenny Bentley, Ashbourne
This popular country inn in the Peak District serves great food; choose between the award winning restaurant or the bar where informal meals and snacks are served all day long. The large garden is perfect in the summer for dining al fresco, and both children and pets are welcome. The Bentley Brook Inn is ideally situated near Ashbourne, convenient for Alton Towers, Dovedale, Manifold Dale and the Tissington Trail.
The Bulls Head Inn, Foolow, Eyam
Come and enjoy the quiet luxury of a night in pretty country inn with oak panelled candle-lit restaurant and three superb en-suite guest rooms, set in traditional limestone village complete with village pond and ducks, to explore at your leisure. This historic inn boasts flagstone floors, roaring open fires and an inglenook fireplace in the oak panelled dining room. Situated just off the A623 north of Stoney Middleton, we extend a very warm welcome to all - walkers and their dogs, passers-by and visitors to the Peak District.
The Chequers Inn, Froggatt Edge
Welcome to the Chequers Inn, a traditional country inn with full hotel facilities, situated directly underneath Froggatt Edge, one of the areas greatest climbing and walking regions. We are also very close to Chatsworth House, Eyam Hall, Bakewell and Castleton. We serve AA Rosette accredited food and hand-pulled ales. Visit Britain 4 Star Inn-Silver Award. Michelin Pub Guide listed.
The Queen Anne, Great Hucklow, Tideswell
Welcome to the Queen Anne, a 17th century, traditional Peak District village inn. Full of charm and character, the inn serves delicious home-cooked country food and there are two comfortable en-suite guest rooms, ideal for walkers and tourists. AA 3 Star Inn.
The Shoulder at Hardstoft, Chesterfield
This historic country inn nestles in the picturesque Derbyshire countryside only 10 minutes from Junction 29 of the M1 and close to the market town of Chesterfield. With its 2 AA rosette restaurant and bar, welcoming log fires and cosy AA 4 star rated rooms it suceeds in combining a rustic ambiance with a contemporary twist. Free Wi-Fi and parking.
The George Hotel, Hathersage
Formerly a 500 year old inn, this highly rated Derbyshire hotel in the heart of the Peak District has been transformed into a relaxing haven in which to unwind. Featuring contemporary décor and award-winning cuisine, the George retains its charm and character whilst offering every modern amenity. Sheffield is just 20 minutes away. Free Wifi in all bedrooms and public areas. The George's restaurant has 2AA rosettes for quality.
The Scotsman's Pack, Hathersage
The Scotsmans Pack on the edge of the picturesque village of Hathersage is known far and wide for the warm welcome and convivial atmosphere. Soak up the sun on the sunny patio by the trout stream, dine in the friendly bar and then stay overnight in one of the comfortable en-suite rooms.
The Plough Inn, near Hathersage
Welcome to the Plough Inn, a 16th century inn set in 9 acres of grounds on the banks of the River Derwent in the Peak District National Park. Relax and enjoy excellent food in our intimate and informal restaurant. Visit England 4 Star Inn.
The Crown Inn, Marston Montgomery
The Crown Inn is situated in the quiet hamlet of Marston Montgomery on the southern edge of the Peak District National Park. Enjoy fresh, seasonal cuisine in the restaurant. The bar features open fires and comfortable seating, and offers a range of real ales and world wines. We are located just 5 miles from Alton Towers, with easy access from the M6, M1, and A50
The Monsal Head Hotel, Monsal Head, Bakewell
Overlooking the beautiful Monsal Dale in the centre of the Peak District National Park, three miles from the market town of Bakewell, you will find the Monsal Head Hotel. We serve gorgeous, freshly prepared food, we have a wide range of wines by the bottle or glass and all of our ales are cask conditioned. We serve a full seasonal menu plus specials menu and if the weather is typically British, then you can relax by one of our open fires with a good book and maybe even a malt whisky!
The Olde House, Newbold, Chesterfield
The 17th century Olde House is now a popular pub and inn offering a tastefully designed bar and dining area, and twelve en-suite bedrooms for guests. It is conveniently situated 1.5 miles from Chesterfield centre and 8 miles from junction 30 of the M1.
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The Pack Horse Inn, New Mills, High Peak
Welcome to the The Pack Horse Inn, nestled in the hills above New Mills on the edge of the Peak District. The inn boasts twelve en-suite bedrooms with wonderful views over the garden or the beautiful Sett Valley. The inn is a great place to sit and enjoy a drink or freshly-prepared, locally sourced food whilst appreciating the glorious scenery. VisitEngland 4 Star Inn.
The Devonshire Arms, Pilsley, Bakewell
Situated on the Chatsworth Estate and owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, The Devonshire Arms blends modern comfort with traditional inn character just perfectly. Light and cheerful en-suite bedrooms, real ale and real food, including delicious local dishes such as Pilsley Mixed Grill, Belly Pork Bubble and Squeak, fresh Fish Pie, plus freshly made sandwiches for a lighter bite.
The Boundary, South Normanton, Alfreton
Welcome to The Boundary, a traditional pub with 13 en-suite rooms and serving traditional hot food, beers and wine all day. We are perfectly situated for both business and leisure travellers, just 13 miles from Derby city centre and within 5 minutes of Junction 28 of the M1.
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The Crewe and Harpur, Swarkestone, Derby
A converted 17th century coach house, this historic inn is situated between the lovely villages of Swarkestone and Melbourne, 7 miles from East Midlands Airport. The pub serves a wide choice of hot food all day, including pub classics and daily specials. The inn also boasts seven en-suite rooms in the adjoining stable block.
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The Old Hall Inn, Whitehough, Chinley, near Buxton
A family run, 16th Century inn located in the heart of the Peak District offering excellent en-suite accommodation, fine food, cask ales and beautiful country surroundings. Located in the attractive hamlet of Whitehough (20 minutes from Buxton) the Old Hall Inn is nestled in the valley between 'Eccles pike' and 'Cracken Edge'. We are in the heart of prime walking country and ideally situated for exploring the peaks. Chinley train station, one mile away, has direct links to both Manchester and Sheffield.
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