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Food

The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley REVIEW

Described as one of the most charming Peak District pubs, The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley near Bakewell is nestled in the heart of the Chatsworth Estate. A fine example of a traditional country inn and upmarket pub, the food is locally sourced, much of it from the Estate. We went last night for an impromptu […]

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Fine dining Food

Lunch at Lovage, Bakewell REVIEW

I had wanted to try Lovage in Bakewell ever since it opened about seven months ago. I finally got to go for lunch last week. I took my Mum for a festive treat. Here’s what I thought… The background Lovage by Lee Smith is an exciting addition to the Peak District’s food scene. Chef Owner […]

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Christmas Days out

The Most Festive Christmas Markets in Derbyshire

After the last couple of years when many such events were cancelled, Christmas markets are set to be hugely popular this year! I’ve rounded up everything you need to know about the most fabulously festive Christmas markets in Derbyshire. Chatsworth Christmas Market Chatsworth House, near Bakewell 6 – 24 November, 10am – 5.30pm (6pm weekends) […]

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Days out Food Local businesses

Why I Love Haddon Hall Artisan Market

The seasonal Haddon Hall artisan market is a regular feature at this stunning period property. For full transparency, a year ago I received gifted entry to Haddon’s late summer Mercatum. We enjoyed it so much that we have returned to every market since as paying customers – and I haven’t received any incentive for writing […]

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Food

Riverside Kitchen Bakewell REVIEW

The Bakewell café is now CLOSED. However the same team operate at David Mellor in Hathersage. I look forward to visiting them soon! Riverside Kitchen Bakewell is a true hidden gem. It’s exactly the sort of place I love to discover or stumble across on my travels. Ran by husband and wife team Lauren and […]

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Days out Family friendly

Thornbridge Hall Gardens REVIEW

Thornbridge Hall Gardens is currently a little known secret and Peak District hidden gem Thornbridge Hall is a grade two listed stately home nestled in 12 acres of quirky, quintessentially English gardens with stunning views of the surrounding Derbyshire countryside. Go for good, wholesome family fun. And don’t miss the hook a duck fountain! Thornbridge […]