Destination guide

The riverside setting of Bakewell is ready to explore

The riverfront and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Bakewell. This city's bars, restaurants and hiking attract many visitors, and its welcoming and walkable location add to the charm. Beauchief Abbey and Arts Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bakewell

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Bakewell has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Peak District National Park Authority (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Gulliver's Kingdom (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Dore and Totley Golf Club (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Moor View Golf Centre (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bakewell

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bakewell is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Peace Gardens (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Lea Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Pavilion Gardens (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Peak Cavern (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Poole's Cavern (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bakewell

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 26.3 mi (42.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to East Midlands (EMA), which is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Bakewell?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,342 vacation rentals near Bakewell. From 810 Cottages to 810 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bakewell for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bakewell. 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 Authority: 1,701 vacation rentals
  • Chatsworth House: 1,640 vacation rentals
  • All Saints Church: 1,709 vacation rentals
  • Newholme Hospital: 1,711 vacation rentals
  • Haddon Hall Manor: 1,703 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bakewell 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 Cottages in Bakewell?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 810 Cottages in Bakewell. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bakewell include:

  • Bungalows: 810 rentals available
  • Houses: 391 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 74 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bakewell?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 46 vacation rentals with pool available in Bakewell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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