Rain or sun, whatever your age, a selection of the peak district:
Visit Chatsworth House, gardens, farm park and adventure playground.Come in May for the Horse Trials or September for the Country Fair. In December the house is decorated for Christmas.
Visit Haddon Hall and gardens.
Visit the plague village of Eyam.
North for the Chestnut Centre; otters and owls.
North for Castleton’s blue john caves; Treak Cliff, The Devil’s Arse and Speedwell Cavern.
North for Peveril Castle and Mam Tor, Ladybower Reservoir and Edale.
South for Matlock and Matlock Bath with cable cars to The Heights of Abraham.
South for Alton Towers, Carsington Reservoir and Crich Tramway Museum.
South for Dovedale and Sudbury Hall, the Museum of Childhood.
Take a pudding home from Bakewell, come in August for Bakewell Show. July is carnival week with duck races, raft races and wheelbarrow races.
Telephone Stephen Dick on 07971 779501, B&B Bakewell