Places to go, things to do...

These are a few of our favourite things…

A short walk on the footpaths takes you to Grindbrook Booth (generally known as Edale). Here you can enjoy good food and company at Coopers café, visit the Moorland and Information centre to find out more about the local area and the work of Moors For the Future, spend a quiet moment in the church, treat yourself to tea an cakes at the National Trust’s Penny Pot café. 

The Rambler Inn and The Nags Head pub can be found in Edale.
Country Day - an annual June event in Edale. - www.edalecountryday.org
National Trust - Find out what the Trust are doing in the Peak District www.nationaltrust.org.dark-peak
Tramway trail - from Chapel en le Frith to Bugsworth, combine a bike ride with a coffee at In a Pickle and a visit to Handpicked by Henrietta - a grand day out!
Castleton Caves - ideal on a wet day. Four caverns to choose from. www.castleton.co.uk. Peveril stores has a great range of food and tasty local products as well as papers and groceries,

Chatsworth House- Spectacular House and Gardens, also plenty for the children (farm and adventure play ground)

The Wanted Inn at Sparrowpit is a local pub serving and selling local produce #buybritish #farmingdelivers !!

Castleton village - good choice of pubs (try the Bull's Head), cafes and gift shops. Tourist Information centre.
Derwent Valley Reservoirs - for walkers cyclists or just to admire the view. Don't forget to visit the Anglers Rest Community owned pub in Bamford! Food, relaxation, coffee, postoffice. http//anglers.rest/about-the-local-area

Buxton - a spa town with some splendid Georgian architecture. Indoor swimming pool,

Bakewell - a popular market town on the river Wye with lots of shops and cafes, walks and cycle routes.

Hathersage - open air pool, Pool Cafe, Colemans deli, stanage edge and North Lees for excellent walking, climbing and history

For cyclists:

www.peakdistrictcycleways.co.uk abrilliant website with routes, events, places to stay -- why not plan a cycle tour!
 

www.pedalpeakdistrict for routes and all things bike! Bike Garage - Bamford www.bikegarage.co.uk

18bikes is an award winning  bike shop in Hope www.18bikes.co.uk

 Why not combine your hiking or bikeing trip with a First Aid Qualification?  Excellent local training provider www.highpeakfirstaid.co.uk 

Capture your stay in a photographic way .......

Coming to Upper Booth for a family gathering?

Lisa Daniels is a local professional photographer she uses the stunning Peak District scenery as her 'open air studio'

Invite Lisa on a family walk / Edale welly walk and she will capture a series of naturalistic photographs of you all enjoying your stay.

For more information please visit her website:

www.lisadanielsphotography.co.uk

 

Other ideas and local  attractions:
Farming Life Centre - Taddington near Buxton
Hathersage Pool - open air heated pool with Pool Café
Carsington Water - for water sports, walking cycling and bird watching
AL Rural – rural entertainment and training.
Monsal trail - cycling or wlking on the old rail route - includes the tunnels.
Relish - recomended for a sandwich when you're in Bakewell
Old Hall, Whitehough - best pub food around
Ladybower Inn - good pub food, great view
In a Pickle - sandwiches etc to eat in or take away when you are in Chapel en le Frith

 

 

  • 29/11/2017
    CLOSED
    The Campsite and camping barn is now Closed until March - weather depending!! We hope to see you in the new year!!