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On May 23rd, 2018 by admin

Castleton Village

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Winnats Pass Casleton

CASTLETON VILLAGE

Famed for rare Blue John stones
Castleton Village
Castleton, a village in the Peak District National Park made popular through the mining of a rare stone called Blue John, sits at the western end of the Hope Valley. Castleton village is also located near the mysterious Mam Tor or locally known as the 'Shivering Mountain'. As you approach Castleton you pass through the dramatic limestone gorge Winnats Pass where you have Blue Johns Cavern at the top and Speedwell Cavern at the bottom. 

You also have Peveril Castle in Castleton which are old Norman ruins completed in 1086 by William Peveril, a favored knight of William the Conqueror. The village itself is beautiful and has a good selection of Tea Rooms and Gift Shops. Christmas is a partical good time of the year to visit with special events, Christmas Tree lightings and Christmas carols. 

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On May 23rd, 2018 by admin

Dovedale

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Ilam Rock Dovedale

DOVEDALE

A renowned beauty-spot  
Dovedale

Dovedale is a beautiful valley in the Peak District National Park; 40 minute drive from the Portland Hotel, which is owned and managed by the National Trust. A renowned beauty-spot, Dovedale is best known for its impressive limestone ravines. Once you arrive at the nearby car park its just a short walk across a wooden bridge to get to the River Dove. There you can continue passed Thorpe Cave and carry on up the river which is a great family friendly walk with lots of wildlife and woodlands to explore along the riverside pathway.  

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Double, Twin & Single  ensuite rooms available 365 days a year
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Large Double en-suite with Flat screen TV, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities. FREE WIFI.
 
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On May 23rd, 2018 by admin

Edale

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Pennine Way Edale from Kinder Scout Peak District

EDALE

The Start/Finish of the Pennine Way
Edale
Edale is a small village in the Peak District National Park and can be found in the Hope Valley just a few miles from Castleton or a short 25 minute drive from the Portland Hotel.

Edale Village is best known to be the start or finish of the Pennine Way, which is 268 miles of the finest upland walking in England. Found on the Manchester to Sheffield train line the village itself has a cafe, local shop and two pubs popular with tourists and locals alike. Also located in Edale is the Moorlands Visitor Centre which is a tourist information centre and a flagship centre for moorland research which is a inspirational experience.

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On May 22nd, 2018 by admin

Monsal Dale

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Monsal Dale

MONSAL DALE

A wonderful example of Derbyshire countryside
Monsal Dale

Monsal Dale, a valley within the Peak District National Park with spectacular views from the top of the valley and a wonderful example of Derbyshire countryside. Walk along the riverside and take in the landscape. You also have the famous Headstone Viaduct which the Monsal Trail now runs across.

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On May 22nd, 2018 by admin

The Tissington Trail

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Tissington Trail

THE TISSINGTON TRAIL

13 miles of Peak District National Park
The Tissington Trail

The Tissington Trail is the former London and North Western Railway (LNWR) between Buxton and Ashbourne. Starting from Parsley Hay Cycle Hire; just a short 30 minute drive from the Portland Hotel, you can follow the trail all the way to Ashbourne. Suitable for walkers, cyclists and wheelchair friendly its a great family day out passing through 13 miles of Peak District National Park.

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Comfy beds
 
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On May 22nd, 2018 by admin

Visit the Monsal Trail

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Monsel Trail Tunnel

VISIT THE MONSAL TRAIL

Peak District's most spectacular Dales 
Visit the Monsal Trail

Looking for something energetic and family friendly? Visit the Monsal Trail, start from Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire only a 12 minute drive from the Portland Hotel. A traffic free former midland railway line for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and wheelchair users that takes you through some of the Peak Districts most spectacular Dales.

Pass through the Monsal Trail Tunnels which have gone through a £2.25 million repair project with funding from the Department of Transport. Four of the tunnels are lit during daylight hours making them safe to use, however it's advised to take a torch just in case of a power cut!

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Double, Twin & Single  ensuite rooms available 365 days a year
“Perfect for that getaway to Buxton & the Peak District”
Large Double en-suite with Flat screen TV, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities. FREE WIFI.
 
Comfy beds
 
Check-in from 3pm (earlier on request) Check-out 10am
 
Desk with Lamp
 
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On May 21st, 2018 by admin

Visit Haddon Hall

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Haddon Hall

VISIT HADDON HALL

One of the finest examples of a Medieval Manor
Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall, just outside Bakewell is a country house that dates back to the 12th century and has barley changed since the middle ages. Full of history and romance, Haddon Hall has been popular location for film makers and one of the finest examples of medieval manor houses in existence with fine rooms and banquet hall and gardens with beautiful rose gardens to explore within the grounds. 

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Double, Twin & Single  ensuite rooms available 365 days a year
“Perfect for that getaway to Buxton & the Peak District”
Large Double en-suite with Flat screen TV, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities. FREE WIFI.
 
Comfy beds
 
Check-in from 3pm (earlier on request) Check-out 10am
 
Desk with Lamp
 
Tea and coffee making facilities
 
Free high-speed internet access
 
24hr reception
 

On May 21st, 2018 by admin

Chatsworth House and Gardens

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Chatsworth House Christmas

CHATSWORTH HOUSE & GARDENS

Explore the House, Gardens, farm and Park 
Chatsworth House & Gardens

Chatsworth is the home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family and with strong links to Buxton Spa town.

Not sure what to do when visiting ? There is lots to see and do. Chatsworth Farm is fun and educational, suited for children of all ages. Take a walk around Chatsworth Park which covers 1,000 acres of designed landscape. The Park itself holds a key position in the history of English landscape design, influenced by some of the greatest designers of their time.

Visit Chatsworth House and Gardens. The House has over 30 rooms to explore with artwork and collectibles collected by the Cavendish family over the years, with each generation adding to the collection. Christmas is a great time of year to visit, with the Christmas decorations spread throughout the House. The Gardens are a product of nearly 500 years of cultivation with stunning water features. 

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Free Wifi
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Double, Twin & Single  ensuite rooms available 365 days a year
“Perfect for that getaway to Buxton & the Peak District”
Large Double en-suite with Flat screen TV, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities. FREE WIFI.
 
Comfy beds
 
Check-in from 3pm (earlier on request) Check-out 10am
 
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On May 21st, 2018 by admin

Visit Bakewell

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Bakewell Pudding

VISIT BAKEWELL

Take a leisurely stroll along the river Wye
Visit Bakewell

Planning on visiting Bakewell? Bakewell, a small market town 20 minutes drive from the Portland Hotel in Buxton or about a 35 minute bus ride. Bakewell; idyllically situated on the banks of the river Wye, is perhaps best known for its unique and delicious Bakewell Pudding.

Take a leisurely stroll along the riverside promenade with a fourteenth-century road bridge. Benches along the riverside provide visitors the chance to just sit and enjoy the scenery with a river full of life, keep an eye-out for the Rainbow Trout! Enjoy a ice cream or fish n chips, however watch-out for the ducks and swans.

Are you looking for somewhere to stay during you're visit to Buxton? Book direct with the Portland Hotel for best available rates.

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Free Wifi
Breakfast
Flat TV
Bar area
5 min walk
Large Double ensuite Buxton
Double, Twin & Single  ensuite rooms available 365 days a year
“Perfect for that getaway to Buxton & the Peak District”
Large Double en-suite with Flat screen TV, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities. FREE WIFI.
 
Comfy beds
 
Check-in from 3pm (earlier on request) Check-out 10am
 
Desk with Lamp
 
Tea and coffee making facilities
 
Free high-speed internet access
 
24hr reception
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