Relax in Cottages with Hot Tubs in Derbyshire
Derbyshire is a holidaymaker’s dream destination. The county boasts the majority of the Peak District National Park, part of the National Forest, the Rivers Derwent, and Trent and dotted among this glorious countryside are picturesque villages, traditional pubs, antique shops and plenty of attractions. What better place to take a hot tub cottage holiday?
Set among Derbyshire's idyllic scenery are some of the best cottages with hot tubs in England and you will find them here. Expect all the comforts of home, with modern amenities, well-equipped kitchens, comfortable beds, en-suites and most importantly that secluded patio or decking area containing your very own private outdoor jacuzzi. Choose one of our pet-friendly cottages and bring the dog along too!
Most of us lead busy lives so the chance to get away, whether it be a romantic break for two or an action-packed family holiday is something to look forward too. The added benefit of relaxing evenings spent in the warm bubbles of your outdoor whirlpool clutching a glass of cold bubbles, while gazing at the stars and enjoying the tranquil surroundings makes a hot tub cottage holiday very special.
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Derbyshire offers something for all ages and it's easy to see why the region attracts around 10 million visitors a year. Check out our recommendations of the best holiday homes with hot tubs in the area, pack those bags and enjoy the holiday of your dreams.
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Derbyshire
You won't lack for something interesting to see or do in Derbyshire, that's for sure. In our quest to offer you the best holiday experience, we have come up with a list of the top 10 attractions that we think holidaymakers in Derbyshire may want to visit.
1. Peak District National Park
In 1951, the Peak District National Park became the first park to come under the protection of the government. It is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the UK and there are activities galore for all the family such as cycling, climbing, water sports, horse-riding and caving to name a few. For the less adventurous why not take a guided tour either by foot, car or even experience a birds-eye view from a helicopter ride which will really jazz up your break in the Derbyshire countryside.
2. Heights of Abraham
The Heights of Abraham opened in the 1780's and is one of the Peak District's most popular family attractions. The alpine-style cable car gives visitors the opportunity to marvel at the breathtaking views of the surrounding scenery while giving the kids the thrill of traveling up to a height of over 500 feet from the base to the top station. Don't forget your camera! The cable car ride isn't the only fun thing, there are also 2 show caverns to explore, an adventure playground, a spectacular viewing platform called "Tinkers Shaft" and walks through the estate's beautiful gardens. With a variety of places to eat and gift shops to suit all budgets and tastes, you will be hard pushed to find a better family day out.
3. Calke Abbey
A grade I listed country house, Calke Abbey is different to other stately homes as it tells the story of the decline of these enormous country houses. The National Trust, instead of restoring the place to its former glory, have left the rooms as they were found when they took over, preserving them in a time-warp. There are 100s of unique and strange objects to be found, treasure collected over the years by the eccentric owners. The grounds offer the perfect spot for a picnic and there are fun activities for the kids throughout the year.
4. Chatsworth House
Situated in Bakewell this baroque stately home of the Duke of Devonshire couldn't be more different from Calke Abbey with over 30 lavish rooms and a collection of art that spans over 4000 years Chatsworth House is a great day out for young and old. It is nestled on the eastern banks of River Derwent among 150 acres of glorious gardens. There is also a working farmyard where the kids can pet the animals, an adventure playground and various exhibitions, talks and events throughout the year.
5. Gulliver’s Kingdom
If you are travelling with kids aged 3 to 13 they will be over the moon if you take them to this theme park. There are lots of rides to go on, along with stunning views of the surrounding countryside especially from the log flume with an altitude of 629 feet above sea level. An indoor play area and "Toyland" are perfect for kids under 5 and there are some great places to eat a picnic while looking for Gully and his friends around the park.
6. Carsington Water
Popular with water sport enthusiasts this large reservoir offers a wide range of water sports for both kids and adults including canoeing, sailing, wind-surfing to name a few. The crystal-clear waters are also perfect for anglers and the 750 acres are well stocked with trout throughout the season. It is also possible to hire a bicycle and follow one of the family-friendly cycling trails and after all that exercise what better way to unwind than returning to your cottage or lodge with hot tub for a long relaxing soak.
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7. National Tramway Museum
Step back in time when you visit this superb attraction located in Crich, a pretty village located at the edge of the dales. Ride one of over 60, steam, horse-drawn and electric vintage trams through the period street, before learning about the history of this mode of transport at the museum. Take a stroll on the Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail before having a bite to eat at the popular tearooms and stocking up on souvenirs at the gift shop.
8. Hardwick Hall
This is an Elizabethan country house that was completed in 1597 and commissioned by one of the most influential and richest women from the Elizabethan era, Bess of Hardwick. This impressive Grade I listed building and gardens is a fantastic day out for all the family. The house boasts a magnificent collection of 16th century art and furniture including a number of original tapestries and stands in a scenic country park with numerous decorative and walled gardens to explore.
9. Highfield Happy Hens
This award-winning farm is great for both kids and adults. With indoor and outdoor play areas for the kids they can also get involved with feeding the animals and egg collecting before riding a mini tractor and enjoying either a picnic or snack in the tearooms. Set in picturesque countryside a visit here will keep your little chicks happy.
10. The Derby Silk Mill
Formally the Derby Museum of Industry and History the Silk Mill was built in the early 18th century and is the world's oldest factory. Derbyshire was the birthplace of the industrial revolution and exhibitions tell the story of this county's industrial heritage and the social history of the people who lived and worked there. Learn about the development of Rolls Royce engines, the rail industry and many others including mining and pottery. There are also temporary displays, events and activities throughout the year.
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