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Towards Baslow Edge © Lets Stay Peak District
Lambs on Bamford Edge © LSPD
Monsal Head and viaduct © LSPD
Trig point on Birchen Edge near Baslow © LSPD
Cressbrook Dale © LSPD
The George at nearby Alstonefield © LSPD

Peak District

Retire to the peace, beauty and adventure of the Peak District!


Welcome to 'Exploring' the Peak District National Park! Spend time and enjoy a holiday or short break with us at five star Uppermoor Farm.


Located right in the heart of England, the Peak District National Park was the first national park in England, established in 1951. Located mainly within Derbyshire, but also encompassing reaches of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire. The Peak District National Park is a region of staggering natural beauty; wild moorlands, limestone dales and dramatic rocky spurs create a beautiful landscape, rich in wildlife and hugely popular for most of us who are looking for "England at its best"!

There is a monumental amount to discover if it's your first visit to the Peak District. Fabulous landscapes of outstanding beauty, timeless market towns and glorious historical sites. Whether you are looking for a relaxing, cultural weekend getaway in the Peak District, a romantic break in wild scenery or an adrenaline fuelled adventure holiday, self catering  at Uppermoor Farm & Holiday Cottages is an ideal solution. Walking, sailing, cycling, paragliding, caving and rock climbing holidays in the Peak District absolutely thrive. About a 45 minute car drive will take you into the city of Derby, which holds a great number of cultural and historical attractions which are well worth exploring from our Peak District Cottages at Uppermoor Farm. As too is Buxton which is a much shorter journey of 15-20 minutes to the famous Buxton Opera House.

The landscapes of the Peak District National Park are not only stunning, but are also considered to be the finest rock climbing and caving destinations in England. However many times you visit, mountain biking, fishing and walking in the Peak District will always inspire and thrill.  For individuals who thrive on adrenalin on holiday, there are a variety of facilities in the nearby vicinity, for a vast range of sports. Peak District rock climbing courses are among the best in the whole of the UK, catering for all levels of ability, and there are even opportunities to enjoy water sports on the Peak District's many lakes.

For those who prefer to independently explore the Peak District, information on routes are readily available for walking, horse riding and mountain biking and all close by and convenient from your stay in one of our Peak District Cottages at Uppermoor Farm. Peak District tourist information and Peak District walking guides are easily found in tourist information centres throughout England, such is the popularity of this wonderful region in the heart of the country.

There are many tales of mystical beasts and bizarre apparitions from throughout the ages in the Peak District, adding a little intrigue and adventure to Peak District walks, if any was needed. The Peak Forest Lead Mines walks, Deepdale walks and Upper Dovedale walks are just some of the many popular walks in the Peak District, but there are some nearby excellent trails and bridle paths, to try from your stay in a Peak District cottage at Uppermoor Farm, the most famous being The Tissington Trail and the High Peak Trail.

Taking an isolated, luxury self catering cottage in the Peak District is an absolute delight at any time of year, whether you are hoping for a romantic hideaway, family holiday, group celebration, or an activity break mountain biking, fishing, horse riding or walking in the Peak District; you can enjoy it all from your very own luxurious Peak Retreat at Uppermoor Farm. 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015