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Bakewell Baking Festival

Saturday 23rd May – Monday 25th May 2020

A baking festival in Bakewell, it can only go well.  Bakewell is the home of the Bakewell Pudding, and there’s important distinction between the Bakewell Puddings baked in the various outlets in the Town and the more commercial Bakewell Tart, as produced by Mr Kipling and the like. Read more about the Bakewell Baking Festival

Halloween at the Tramway Village

28th October – 2nd November

During the October Half Term something truly special happens at Crich Tramway Village, because to celebrate Halloween Crich Tramway Village holds it’s annual ‘Starlight Event’.

When you visit the The Tramway Village at Crich you will feel like you’ve been instantly transported back to the past.  There are working trams that run along a track approx 1 mile long and during the starlight event the lights turn the trams and the tramway village into a magical, if not slightly spooky experience.

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Matlock Bath Illuminations 2019

7th September – 27th October 2019

Autumn in the Derbyshire Dales, sees one of the most popular attractions in the Peak District when Matlock Bath lights up with it’s annual Matlock Bath Illuminations Festival.

100,000 visitors visit each year to watch to watch the main attraction, which is a fascinating display of illuminated rowing boats on the Derwent River at night, at Derwent Gardens in Matlock Bath. Fireworks are set off at the end of the night on each Satruday night. There’s an extra display on the Sunday 27th October.

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Chatsworth House: Upcoming Events

Summer and Autumn 2019

When visiting Derbyshire and the Peak District Chatsworth House and Gardens, makes a great day out for all the family.  The house has 30 rooms of history open to the public and  Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground provides a great place to entertain the little ones. There are daily activities at the House, Gardens and Playground, but if you’re looking for a special event at Chatsworth, then we’ve compiled a list of what’s coming throughout the summer months and autumn. Continue reading

Chatsworth House and Gardens

Chatsworth, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is set in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire, on the banks of the river Derwent. Home of the Cavendish family since the 1550s, it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.

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