Discover Derbyshire and the Peak District from Callow Hall
Get out and explore
Whether you're a foodie looking to sample the best that the local eateries have to offer or a keen cyclist eager to hit the trails, we're surrounded by some of the country's top attractions. From walking routes and off-road paths to stately homes and villages brimming with culture, you'll find it all, right on our doorstep. Read on to find out more about our favourite places and activities.
Our team are always are on hand to help you make the most of your stay, and we encourage you to visit peakdistrict.com – a really useful hub of information. Pop down to the Map Room in the Coach House, where we have made planning your adventure easy and enjoyable. Trail and Dutch bikes are available to borrow and Electric bikes can be rented.
Home to the Shrovetide football match, where a massive game is played through the village, this historic market town is right on our doorstep. With over 200 listed buildings, you will find a historic gem around every corner.
Cycling through the Peak District is an exhilarating experience, and among the best routes out there is the Tissington Trail. The trail has around 13 miles of tracks and runs from the city of Ashbourne to Parsley Hall.
Located just down the road in Ashbourne are The ClayRooms, offering the perfect introduction to pottery making. These enjoyable and creative 2 hour classes are offered as a 1:1 or group session. Choose from: throwing, hand building or sculpting.
Passed down through 16 generations, this grand stately home is brimming with ancient art, stunning architecture, and glorious gardens, just waiting to be explored. A selection of places to eat and shop throughout the grounds with many events hosted throughout the year.
Mam Tor Walk
This short, family-friendly trail offers one of the Peak District's most iconic views, and follows a route that is steeped in history. Most walkers should be able to follow this route without any difficulty at all.
Why not combine a stay at Wildhive with a short course or masterclass at the award winning Bullclough Art School just a short drive away. Set within acres of grounds, this lovely studio provides the perfect setting to inspire creativity with the very best instruction by recognised artists who are well established in the art world and eager to share their skills.
This short walk runs from Hitter Hill to the swallow hole on Dragon's Back and boasts breathtaking views across the Peak District. Why not stop off at the pub for a bite to eat and a pint before you head off?
White Peak Distillery
Experience the unique atmosphere, heat and smells of the working distillery set in the old Wire Works with an informative tour. Meet ‘Betty’ the 600 litre spirits still used to make White Peak gin and rum, followed by a guided tasting in the Tasting Room. Private tours are also available.
With clusters of pretty stone cottages surrounding a gorgeous stately home, a beautiful church, charming tea shop and cafe, and six ancient wells, you'll struggle to find a more perfect Peak District village than this.
There is a wide range of activities within easy reach, from cycling to steam railways, farmyard animals to adventure playgrounds.