Hot Tub Breaks in The Peak District
Whether it’s a short break or a two-week getaway, nothing beats a cottage with a hot tub in the Peak District.
The Peak District
It’s time to ditch everyday life and escape to the rolling hills of the Peak District. The scenery here is just incredible. Around every single corner, there are peaks to climb, trails to wander along, and sweeping moors where you can find some much-needed peace and quiet. But the area is also loved for its thriving market towns and villages, where you’ll discover an incredible local food and drink scene. From a mid-walk refuel at a traditional pub to a grand evening dinner at a country manor house – the Peak District has it all.
When it comes to booking a hot tub break in the Peak District National Park, you’ll be truly spoilt for choice. Looking for a romantic break for two? You’ll love our cosy boltholes where you can spend some quality time together – opt for a log cabin with a hot tub or a lodge with a hot tub. We’ve got plenty of holiday cottages with outdoor hot tubs too. Some accommodate up to 10 guests, so you can gather the whole clan together. And we haven’t forgotten about your furry friends either. They’re more than welcome to come along to our pet-friendly stays!
Once you tear yourself away from your bubbling private hot tub, there are tons of things to explore right on the doorstep of your Peak District cottage. All-star attractions will keep the whole family entertained – from the Heights of Abraham to the Crich Tramway Village. And of course, there are over 80 well-known walking routes to discover – from easy to challenging – with many suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs too!
And in case you need any more inspiration for your hot tub hideaway, we’ve put together a guide to our favourite Peak District locations and attractions below.
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Bakewell is an idyllic market town and the biggest in the Peak District. Lined with chocolate-box cottages, stone buildings and quaint courtyards, it’s oozing with character and charm. Whether you want to spend your days getting your walking boots muddy or simply watching the world go by from a cafe, this little gem has plenty to offer. But the town is probably most famous for its ‘accidental’ pudding – and this sweet treat should be top of your Bakewell bucket list. Pick one up from one of the bakeries in the town.
Located right next to the majestic Mam Tor, Castleton is the perfect base for exploring the Peak District. Upon arrival in the village, you’ll pass by the breathtaking scenery in the White Peak – dramatic limestone gorgeous and gritstone landscapes. But it’s not all about the walking here, there’s history to uncover too. Climb to the Norman ruins of Peveril Castle, which dates back to 1086. Or head to Treak Cliff Cavern where you’ll discover the largest known piece of the semi-precious stone Blue John. In fact, this village is full of little gems that will make it a memorable trip.
With a history dating back to 1203, Hartington has been an important village since the Middle Ages. It was once a major centre for a rural population who lived and worked on the surrounding farms. Today, it’s a picturesque village fringed by many popular walking trails and dales. The village is perched on th edge of Dovedale, where you’ll find the famous stepping stones. If you prefer something a little more off the beaten track, head north towards Upper Dove valley where there are some beautifully-scenic and quieter routes to explore.
Surrounded by stunning Peak District scenery, Hope is located in the heart of the much-loved Hope Valley. This wide and sweeping valley offers spectacular views of the gritstone moors and the dramatic edges of the Dark Peak. Many popular walking trails start in the village, leading off to the village of Edale, as well as Lose Hill and Win Hill for those craving a more challenging adventure. The village has a train station, so it’s one of the easiest to visit without a car – take the train direct from Manchester or Sheffield.
Base yourself in Ilam and you’ll have the best of the Peak District countryside right on your doorstep. Nestled on the Derbyshire-Staffordshire border, this picturesque village is among dramatic limestone cliffs and sweeping moorlands. Visit Ilam Park, a National Trust site brimming with wild landscapes and home to the majestic Ilam Hall. Or head off on your own adventure out to Dovedale valley or Bunster Hill. And if you’re a bit of a thrill-seeker, it’s good to know that Alton Towers is only a short drive away too!
The best activities in The Peak District
Once a railway line that formed part of the Manchester and Midland Junction railway, The Monsal Trail is now a traffic-free route for walkers, cyclists and horse-riders to enjoy. Embark on this 8.5-mile walk, over viaducts and through tunnels, and take in some of the spectacular views over the Peak District. The route is dog-friendly too, just be sure to keep your furry friends on their lead.
Chatsworth House is a stately home and the residence of the Devonshire family. It’s been passed down through 16 generations, and today, you can explore over 25 rooms. Go on the tour of this grand home and you’ll uncover its deep-rooted history and get to admire the art and decor that adorns its rooms.
Another trail on our list, the Tissington Trail is another traffic-free route to enjoy on your hot tub break in the Peak District. This one runs for 13 miles and was originally built to connect London with the North West, before being bought by the National Trust in 1971. It’s incredibly scenic and makes the perfect bike ride route or family stroll.
Bakewell Old House Museum
Set in a Tudor dwelling, the Bakewell Old House Museum is an award-winning museum that’s home to many artefacts. Each one details the rich history of the Peak District – from Macedonian swords to residents’ personal belongings. There’s a story to be told behind each one.
Treak Cliff Cavern
Visit Treak Cliff Cavern and you’re in for a real treat. It’s home to the largest deposit of Blue John – a rare semi-precious stone. Not only that, but it also showcases some of the UK’s most breathtaking cave formations. You can either take a self-guided tour or choose the guided tour where your expert guide will take you on a journey through millions of years of history.