Tag Archives: Bakewell

Bakewell Show a huge success

More than 65,000 visitors flocked to the popular Peak District event in two days to enjoy a mix of rural attractions and family-themed delights. Many agricultural events – including the Great Yorkshire Show – have been called off as a result of … Continue reading

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Peak District Trails Review

Peak District National Park bosses have launched a public consultation on its plans for the management of four trails in the area from 2013-17. Cyclists, horse riders and walkers will all be affected by the plans, which the public has … Continue reading

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It’s Bakewell Show Time

Don’t forget the 182nd Bakewell Show takes place at Bakewell Showground next Wednesday and Thursday and will feature an array of attractions including daredevil motorcyclists and a talking robot. Let’s hope the weather is kind! Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory … Continue reading

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No Costa Coffee for Bakewell

Plans for a Costa Coffee in Bakewell have been refused by the Peak District National Park Authority amid concerns that the establishment would harm the town’s character and put jobs at risk. Costa Coffee have already launched an appeal. The … Continue reading

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Oh joy, the Olympic torch is getting closer

If anyone is interested or in fact can be bothered with this Olympic business then you should know that the Olympic Torch will be welcomed into Derbyshire on Friday 29th June 2012 as part of its 70 day tour around the UK. … Continue reading

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Thieves checking out at Derbyshire hotels

A series of burglaries at hotels in Derbyshire have prompted police to issue a warning to businesses. Between 20 May and 12 June, four hotels in Hathersage, Cromford, Biggin-by-Hartington and Thorpe had cash and safes taken. On 19 May two … Continue reading

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Possibly the poshest takeaway in the world

Chatsworth Farm Shop, Pilsley, near Bakewell is now doing a fine range of food which is perfect for a picnic in the nearby stately parkland. With the weather warming up, the estate may well be a popular destination for a day … Continue reading

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Peak District pubs to offer visitor information points in tourism pilot

Visitor information points are being installed in pubs in the Peak District and Derbyshire, as part of a pilot programme to keep tourists informed and boost trade to pubs. Nine pubs will take part in the pilot, with the first … Continue reading

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Ashbourne’s cycle centre gets a revamp

Ashbourne’s cycle hire centre at Mappleton Lane centre, which is owned and run by the Peak District National Park Authority, endured a turbulent year in 2011, with its season dogged by several vandal attacks including a small fire. In response, the authority has invested … Continue reading

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New walk launched through Peak District

A NEW Peak District walk has been launched to celebrate a magazine’s jubilee.   Country Walking magazine has teamed up with official tourist board Visit Peak District and Derbyshire to unveil the 27-mile White to Dark Way to highlight the … Continue reading

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