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25 Best and Fun Things To Do In Bakewell, England

Bakewell is a small town in the heart of England, its famous for being home to one of the most beautiful market towns in the country. Bakewell is also hidden gem that won’t disappoint, with quaint shops, eclectic cafes, idyllic parks and quiet lanes lining the streets.

There are plenty of things to do in Bakewell, including exploring Chatsworth House and Magpie Mine, or trying out the best brews and plates at Thornbirdge Brewery and Lavender Tea Rooms.

Planning your trip can be pretty overwhelming, which is why we took over planning your holiday. Here’s a list of the best things to do in Bakewell

The 25 Most Popular Things To Do In Bakewell, England

25. Lathkill Dale

5.0 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

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24. The Sheepwash Bridge

5.0 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

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Location: 17 Fennel Street Ashford in the Water Bakewell

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23. Cressbrook Dale

5.0 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

22. Archaeological Research Services

4.1 ★★★★☆ (10 reviews)

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Location: PORTLAND SQUARE Angel House Bakewell

Tel:  1629-814540

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21. Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure

5.0 ★★★★★ (22 reviews)

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Location: 3 Lime Grove Darley Dale Matlock

Tel:  7896-912871

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20. Peak Forest Canal

4.5 ★★★★★ (28 reviews)

19. Hob Hurst’s House

4.5 ★★★★★ (42 reviews)

Location: Beeley Moor

Tel:  370-333-1181

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18. Whitworth Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (129 reviews)

Location: Dale Road N Darley Dale Matlock

17. All Saints Church

4.7 ★★★★★ (154 reviews)

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Location: S Church Street Bakewell

Tel:  1629-814462

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16. Birchen Edge

4.7 ★★★★★ (190 reviews)

Location: A619 Bakewell

15. Peak Adventure

4.4 ★★★★☆ (210 reviews)

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Location: Chatsworth Road Rowsley Matlock

Tel:  1629-734758

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14. Little Monkeys Play Centre

4.4 ★★★★☆ (249 reviews)

Location: Darwin Forest Two Dales Matlock

Tel:  1629-736212

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13. Peak Rail – (Matlock, Station)

4.4 ★★★★☆ (280 reviews)

Location: Station Peak Rail Station Rd. Matlock

Tel:  1629-580381

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12. Arbor Low Stone Circle and Gib Hill Barrow

4.6 ★★★★★ (477 reviews)

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Location: Long Rake Monyash Derbyshire

Tel:  370-333-1181

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11. Bakewell Love Locks Bridge

4.5 ★★★★★ (595 reviews)

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Location: River Wye

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10. Bakewell Bridge

4.6 ★★★★★ (743 reviews)

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Location: 2 Bridge Street Bakewell

9. Weston Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (1,613 reviews)

Location: Sheffield

Tel:  114-250-0500

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8. Weston Park Museum

4.6 ★★★★★ (2,393 reviews)

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Location: Western Bank Weston Park Museum Mushroom Ln Sheffield

Tel:  114-278-2600

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7. Bakewell Old House Museum

4.6 ★★★★★ (163 reviews)

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Location: Cunningham Pl Bakewell

Tel:  1629-813642

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6. Bakewell Station (Monsal Trail) Car Park – Peak District NP

4.4 ★★★★☆ (266 reviews)

Location: Bakewell

Tel:  1629-816200

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5. Thornbridge Brewery

4.7 ★★★★★ (352 reviews)

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Location: Riverside Brewery Buxton Road Bakewell

Tel:  1629-815999

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4. Bakewell Recreation Ground

4.5 ★★★★★ (914 reviews)

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Location: Haddon Road Bakewell

Tel:  1629-761215

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3. Bakewell Visitor Centre

4.5 ★★★★★ (1,078 reviews)

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Location: The Old Market Hall Bridge Street Bakewell

Tel:  1629-813227

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2. Haddon Hall

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,449 reviews)

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Location: The Estate Office Haddon Hall Bakewell

Tel:  1629-812855

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1. Chatsworth House

4.7 ★★★★★ (16,290 reviews)

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Location: Bakewell

Tel:  1246-565300

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Bakewell, England! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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