A Stately Tour of the Peak District

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This fantastic packaged tour takes us into the heart of the glorious Peak District where we travel through scenic countryside to Chatsworth House, as well as the famous  Dambuster” Ladybower Reservoir. Sheffield is the perfect base for touring the North of the Peak District National Park and its famous reservoirs, with two fantastic hotels offering a great price and 3 or 4 night options.

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Janine says…
“The Three Horseshoes is my local pub, with consistently great, tasty food and excellent, friendly staff. The homemade pies are to die for! Being a 10 minute drive from Hardwick Hall, it made perfect sense to package in lunch at this fabulous Derbyshire pub!”
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Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Chatsworth House & Chesterfield
Today we travel to Chatsworth House in the heart of the Peak District. There are many
rooms to explore, including the magnificent Painted Hall, State Rooms, Sketch Galleries
and beautiful Sculpture Gallery as well as a diverse art collection to admire, in addition to
the famous gardens. Following our visit we call in at the Chatsworth Farm Shop, in the
nearby village of Pilsley. In the afternoon, we visit the popular market town of Chesterfield, dominated by its famous crooked spire. We are free to explore the shops, cafés and market (open Monday, Friday & Saturday) before we return to our hotel for dinner.

Day 3 Buxton, Castleton & Ladybower Reservoir
After breakfast, we travel to the thermal spa town of Buxton. Home of Buxton Water and
located in the centre of the Peak District, famous Georgian and Victorian architecture as
well as stunning ornamental gardens provide the perfect place for some time at leisure. We
have free time for lunch here before visiting the charming village of Castleton, known as the “Gem of the Peaks”, after which we continue our scenic drive enjoying the wonderful view of the Ladybower Reservoir, which, along with the Derwent and Howden reservoirs, was made famous during World War II when it was used by the Dambusters RAF squadron to practice low level flying techniques.

Day 4 Departure (Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel)
After breakfast, we make our way home.

For the Mercure Sheffield Kenwood Hall Hotel & Spa based on 4 Nights:
Day 4 Hardwick Hall & Renishaw Hall & Gardens
We begin our morning at the Elizabethan country house of Hardwick Hall which, since
its creation in the 1500s by ‘Bess of Hardwick’, has been contributed to by descendants,
craftsmen, farmers, gardeners and more. We discover the stories of Hardwick and enjoy the beautiful landscape it is set within. At lunchtime we head to local pub, Three Horseshoes, which comes highly recommended. We tuck into homemade pie, mash and peas with tea and coffee, before making our way to the Grade I listed building of Renishaw Hall & Gardens. Here, we enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent building, which has been home to the Sitwell family for over 350 years, and entry to the on-site museum.

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast, we make our way home.
Legend

Mercure Kenwood Hall Hotel

Sheffield, Yorkshire
AAAA Good Touring Location New to Albatross
Located just 1 mile from Sheffield city centre and 2 miles from the beautiful Peak District, the Kenwood Hall Hotel is set in 12 acres of parkland with its own lake and attractive gardens dating back to the 1860s. All 114 bedrooms are to a good size and contain a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The restaurant is light and airy and the bar area offers plenty of comfortable seating. Leisure and spa facilities include a swimming pool, sauna, spa bath, steam room and gym.

Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AAA+ Contempory Style
This very modern 4 star hotel is conveniently located less than 5 miles from the centre of Sheffield and within a few minutes’ drive of the M1. All 78 bedrooms are spacious, stylishly decorated and equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The open plan bar and restaurant area are bathed in natural light courtesy of floor to ceiling windows and are decorated in a fresh, contemporary style. Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge.

Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
3 Nights Half Board

Twin from £191pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £71
Selected Dates Only
Based on Friday arrivals

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Chatsworth House & Gardens

Mercure Sheffield Kenwood Hall Hotel & Spa

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4 Nights Half Board

Twin from £305pp
Single Supplement from £90
Selected Dates Only

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Chatsworth House & Gardens
• Entrance to Hardwick Hall & Gardens
• Pub lunch at Three Horseshoes (pie & mash with tea/coffee)
• Guided tour of Renishaw Hall & Gardens and museum entry
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Prices starting from...

£191 for 4 days

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