The Western Dales

Buxton – an elegant spa town with Georgian architecture and super cultural life

Buxton Opera House – a magnificently restored opera house offering a host of different performances and shows
Buxton Pavilion Gardens – antiques and collectors fairs and lots lots more
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery – take the ‘Time Trail’ back into the mists of Peak District history
Pooles’ Cavern, Buxton – a spectacular showcave and crystal formations

Peak Practice Golf, Buxton – a floodlit 300 metre golf driving range
Go-karting, Buxton – go-karting, quads and lots of other motorsports fun
Parsley Hay, near Monyash – cycle hire along the High Peak and Tissington Trails
Hartington – a picturesque village with shops, pubs, restaurants, duck pond and fantastic cheese shop

Tissington – with its lovely hall, duck pond and estate village
Ashbourne – with its Georgian streets, cobbled yards and antique shops
Ashbourne Cycle Hire – pedal out along the Tissington Trail
Dove Dale, north of Ashbourne – a scenic valley with lovely walks, stepping stones across the river and the ‘Lovers Leap’

Manifold Dale, running parallel to Dove Dale – another beautiful valley to explore
Alton Towers – probably the best theme park in the country.