Destination guide

The riverside setting of Bakewell is ready to explore

The riverfront and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Bakewell. This city's bars, restaurants and hiking attract many visitors, and its welcoming and walkable location add to the charm. Beauchief Abbey and Arts Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bakewell

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Bakewell has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Peak District National Park Authority (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Gulliver's Kingdom (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Dore and Totley Golf Club (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Moor View Golf Centre (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bakewell

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bakewell is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Peace Gardens (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Lea Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Pavilion Gardens (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Peak Cavern (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Poole's Cavern (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Bakewell

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 26.3 mi (42.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to East Midlands (EMA), which is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Bakewell?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,269 holiday lettings near Bakewell. From 761 Cottages to 365 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bakewell is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bakewell?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bakewell. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chatsworth House: 1,423 holiday lettings
  • Haddon Hall Manor: 1,568 holiday lettings
  • Peak District National Park Authority: 1,568 holiday lettings
  • Newholme Hospital: 1,446 holiday lettings
  • All Saints Church: 1,434 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bakewell listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Bakewell?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 761 Cottages in Bakewell. Our other popular types of Bakewell holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 365 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 761 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 81 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bakewell?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 44 holiday homes with pool available in Bakewell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.