What's on inBakewell

Welcome to Bakewell

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bakewell - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Bakewell to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Bakewell

Tourist Attractions

Peak Cavern

Enter the inner world of the underground cave system in the heart of the Peak District National Park and absorb the atmosphere as a watery silence echoes all around you.Peak Cavern is in the centre of the village, right underneath Peveril Castle, and has largest natural cave entrance…

Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle, perched high above the pretty village of Castleton, offers breathtaking views of the Peak District. After extensive conservation work on the keep, English Heritage has erected a walkway at first‐floor level, enabling visitors to enter two chambers previously inaccessible: a medieval garderobe and a small…

The Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham experience begins with a spectacular cable car ride above the village of Matlock Bath. Pausing high over the Derwent river, you will have a birds eye view of the valley below.Once at the summit, explore underground in two of the area's most famous…

Eyam Hall

Eyam Hall has been the home of the Wright family for over 300 years. We opened it to the public in 1992, but it retains the intimate atmosphere of a much loved private home. Few houses offer such character and charm as Eyam Hall. Under…

Dove Valley Centre

Welcome to our award winning farm and the peace and delight of the Upper Dove Valley in the Peak District. If you enjoy spectacular scenery and care about the environment you will love staying here. The tranquility belies the fact that we are only 7 miles south of…

Middleton Top Engine House

Middleton Top at Middleton by Wirksworth is well sign posted. From the A6 at Cromford take the B5036 and B5035 for Ashbourne. Opening times 10.30am 5pm.The Middleton Top Countryside Centre is situated on the High Peak Trail, Middleton by Wirksworth. The Top as you might expect, is at…

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