Short Breaks in the Peak District and Derbyshire

VISIT THE PEAK DISTRICT AND DERBYSHIRE for a romantic weekend, short break or longer stay and you’ll go home relaxed, refreshed and raring to return!

Follow one of our short break suggestions and get a real taste of the area – scare yourself on a Derby Ghost Break, drink your fill on a Real Ale weekend or cheer Derby County Rams on to victory with a footie-themed weekend break. Follow in the footsteps of the stars as you explore the locations used in films such as Pride and Prejudice or The Other Boleyn Girl, or step back in time discover the breath-taking life of Bess of Hardwick, England’s second most powerful woman after the Queen during the 1600s.  

If relaxing and unwinding is more your to your taste, lace up or saddle up with a walking or cycling break through some of the country’s most spectacular and unspoilt scenery, perhaps planning your visit in your visit to join in with one of the area’s excellent walking festivals.

From dramatic moorland scenery and gentle limestone dales, traditional country market towns and quaint villages, as well as a thriving city life, the Peak District and Derbyshire is the perfect escape – look through the following pages and use our themes and ideas to begin planning your next short break!