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The area has several attractions to visit while you are enjoying your stay with us.  Some already mentioned are Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. - Activities.

Stroll by the river Wye in Bakewell and admire the water wildlife including some quite large brown and rainbow trout.  Buy a Bakewell pudding from the Original Bakewell Pudding Shop to take home.

Walk through any of the Dales in the immediate area - Monsal Dale, Millers Dale, Dovedale, Lathkill Dale and admire the flora and fauna.

Visit the spa town of Buxton where you can see local people filling up their water containers from the warm spa waters, or visit the Opera House, if you have time (30 minutes' drive).

Drive to Castleton to visit the home of Blue John Stone - special arrangements can be made through them (tel. 01433621487 or www.bluejohnstone.com) to polish your own piece of Blue John.  Visit Treak Cliff Cavern - an underground wonderland of rocks, minerals and fossils and the finest stalactites in the Peak District. 

Visit the surrounding district in summer and see the local and unique Well Dressings a legacy of pagan thanksgiving for water,  Well Dressings are still sited on 'springs' where possible.


Chatsworth Horse Trials and Bakewell Show are two other events not to be missed.

There are plenty of eating places around, including two very good pubs in the village within walking distance of Charnwood House B & B.
There is a sit down chip shop in Bakewell (4 miles) as well as French, Italian and Indian restaurants.  Most pubs will serve food.

Call in at Bakewell Tourist Information Centre.
Visit the market held on Mondays and walk over the River Wye to get to the farmers market in the new agricultural centre situated on the show ground.