Peak your interest in Derbyshire

This fantastic packaged tour takes us into the heart of the glorious Peak District where we travel through scenic countryside to visit Chatsworth House and stunning Haddon Hall, as well as the famous "Dambuster" Ladybower Reservoir. Whether you opt for a 3 night value weekend break or a 4 night midweek stay at one of our two new hotels, there is plenty to enjoy.

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PACKAGED ITINERARY
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Chatsworth House & Chesterfield/Bakewell
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, and voted best Coach Friendly Town at the Coach Tourism Awards in 2013. We are free to explore the shops, cafés and Saturday market before we return to our hotel for dinner. If staying at Kenwood Hall, we visit the picturesque town of Bakewell, home of the famous Bakewell pudding!

Day 3 Haddon Hall, Castleton & Ladybower Reservoir
After breakfast, we travel through stunning countryside to Haddon Hall, set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park. Recognised as one of the most romantic houses in Britain, the house and grounds have played host to a number of films including Jane Eyre, Elizabeth, Pride & Prejudice and The Other Boleyn Girl. 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
After breakfast we make our way home.

For 4 night stays at Copthorne Hotel Sheffield & Mercure Sheffield Kenwood Hall Hotel & Spa

Day 4 National Coal Mining Museum & Holmfirth
We begin our morning at the National Coal Mining museum where it is possible to don hard hats and head underground for a tour - step into a mining "cage" and descend 140 metres below ground to see the harsh reality of coal mining through the centuries.  In the afternoon, we visit Holmfirth, home to the famous TV series Last of the Summer Wine. We spend time at leisure discovering Nora Batty's house, Sid's Café and the exhibition.

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

Copthorne Hotel Sheffield

Sheffield, Yorkshire
AAAA Central Location New to Albatross
The modern and stylish 4 star Copthorne Hotel Sheffield is situated on site at Bramall Lane, home to Sheffield United Football Club, just 1 mile from the centre of Sheffield. All well sized bedrooms are comfortable, modern and contemporary and all feature a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a modern, open plan restaurant and contemporary bar as well as a gym.

Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel - Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AAA Value Hotel
The 3 star Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel is located in Sheffield city centre and only a 10 minute stroll to the shops and Sheffield Peace Gardens. All 111 recently refurbished bedrooms are to a good size and beautifully finished, and there is also a large open plan restaurant/bar overlooking the city. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
3 Nights Half Board
2020 Twin from £184pp
No Single Supplement (max 2 incl driver)
Selected Dates Only

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Chatsworth House
• Entrance to Haddon Hall

Copthorne Hotel Sheffield

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4 Nights Half Board
2020 Twin from £269pp
No Double for Sole Use Supplement (max 2 incl driver)
Selected Dates Only

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Chatsworth House
• Entrance to Haddon Hall

Mercure Sheffield Kenwood Hall Hotel & Spa

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4 Nights Half Board
2020 Twin from £279pp
Single Supplement from £94
Selected Dates Only

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Chatsworth House
• Entrance to Haddon Hall

 
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Prices starting from...

£184 for 4 days

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