Cotton Star

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walking with Ella and Ruby

A place of outstanding natural beauty! Stunning heather moorlands, dramatic gritstone edges and gentle limestone dales together create awe-inspiring scenery.  


The Peak District National Park is spectacular for any adventure-seeker!   It offers the best, for walking, climbing, cycling, caving, potholing and many other outdoor activities.  Some of the world’s finest rock climbing sites are just a short drive away from our site.  The most famous is Stanage Edge.  Paragliging and hang-gliding are other popular activities found at nearby Great Houghton and Morridge.


Picture postcard villages thoughout the Peak District National Park, ouse with character and distinction. Many have well-dressing ceremonies and other festivals throughout the year. Hathersage is shopping paradise for walkers /climbers alike and nearby Castleton is famous for it's caves.  Edale is the place where many walkers start their day, and often head up onto Kinder Scout and the Pennine Way.  Further into the Peak District National Park, Bakewell is popular on market days and Matlock offers further tourist attractions including Gulliver’s Kingdom and The Heights of Abraham.  


The ‘Palace of the Peak’ Chatsworth House, the stately home of the Duke of Devonshire, offers a beautiful day out for anyone.  Both the house and the gardens are both spectacular and immaculate with impressive displays of sculpture and landscape design throughout.  The farm and adventure playground is special for the little ones whilst the Courtyard offers shopping and dining experiences for everyone.  


Finally, we must not forget the multitude of excellent pubs, restaurants and village shops throughout the Peak District National Park.  It’s a truly wonderful accessible place for anyone and everyone who enjoys the great outdoors.