Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Wirksworth

Enjoy the culture and other features of Wirksworth. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its biking, sailing and northern lights. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Wirksworth

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Wirksworth a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulliver's Kingdom (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Denby Pottery (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Ashbourne Golf Club (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Peak District National Park Authority (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Alton Towers (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wirksworth

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Wirksworth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heights of Abraham (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Carsington Water (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Lea Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Wirksworth

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Nottingham (NQT), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Wirksworth?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 683 vacation rentals near Wirksworth. From 224 Houses to 405 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wirksworth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wirksworth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wirksworth. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Peak District National Park: 2,111 vacation rentals
  • Peak District National Park Authority: 1,700 vacation rentals
  • Chatsworth House: 1,638 vacation rentals
  • Derbyshire County Cricket Club: 871 vacation rentals
  • All Saints Church: 1,708 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wirksworth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wirksworth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 224 Houses in Wirksworth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wirksworth include:

  • Cottages: 405 rentals available
  • Cabins: 405 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 405 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wirksworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 39 vacation rentals with pool available in Wirksworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.