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Highlights in Derbyshire
- England’s most popular national park and opulence
- Shopping and dining in Derby
- Delicious Bakewell tart
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Derbyshire
Derbyshire combines the very best of the British countryside with thriving and beautiful cities and towns. To the north, find a holiday rental in England’s most popular national park, the Peak District, where it is at its wildest and best. To the west, lettings await you in Buxton, renowned for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, and in the south of the county is its capital city – Derby – which is packed with history and fantastic pubs!Holiday rentals overlooking the sparkling med
Derbyshire boasts a wide range of holiday rentals. Choose a letting overlooking the atmospheric moorlands of the Peak District, with a garden brimming with prismatic flowers, or opt for a rental in a traditional stone building in the centre of one of Derbyshire’s many gorgeous towns, such as the spar town Buxton or the impossibly quaint town of Tissington.
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The area and getting around
Derbyshire is home to the Peak District National Park with cragged hills, sweeping dales, and swathes of thickset woodland. Walk the moors and hills of the Peak District then pay a visit to the market towns of Bakewell and Buxton to try the delicious tart and mineral water, pure as the driven snow. Next, make a pitstop at Chatsworth House, the setting for Pride & Prejudice. For a city break, head for Derby and climb up the stairs to its cathedral tower or explore its museums that on the city’s roles in the Industrial Revolution.Derbyshire’s capital city
Situated in the south of the county, Derby is a great place for a cultural break and an ideal base to explore the delights of the nearby Peak District. For shoppers and diners, the city has everything from designer and mainstream shopping and mouth-watering international cuisine to live entertainment and real ale pubs. Culture buffs are guaranteed a fine afternoon at Derby’s Museum and Art Gallery, home to a fascinating and diverse range of internationally important collections.
Travellers and activities
From castles and amusement parks to show caves and heritage railways, there are so many great days out for families in Derbyshire. At Gulliver's Kingdom, sixty rides, attractions, shows and experiences await you and your children. The park is aged at younger children up to the age of 12. At Poole’s cavern, guides take you around vast limestone caverns and show you the spectacular LED-lit crystal stalactites that have lined the giant chambers over millions of years. At Midland Railway, heritage train rides transport you to a bygone era, with narrow gauge, miniature and model railways that your children will simply love!Derbyshire for hikers
The Peak District National Park in Derbyshire is one of Britain's most iconic landscapes, where lush, green hills, moors and mountains, idyllic rivers and deep gorges await the intrepid hiker. Don’t miss the Dragon’s Back range, a line of pinnacles that resemble the plates along the spine of a stegosaurus dinosaur. Take this exhilarating 10-kilometre walk which includes seven short, steep climbs to each summit. Start from Chrome Hill in Peak District National Park.
Derby is home to the first factory in the world, a silk mill opened in 1717!
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Chatsworth is set in the heart of the Peak District. This historic house brings you its fascinating stories and one of Europe's most significant art collections. Its wonderful garden house water features, giant sculptures and beautiful flowers, all set in Britain's most stunning country estate.2. Discover the Blue John Caverns
These limestone caverns produce a semi-precious stone consisting of vibrant yellow and blue crystalline bands, one of the scarcest minerals in the world found only in two caves in the entire world. Visitors can wander the rippling stone formations and stalagmites in a truly unique exploration experience.3. Visit Royal Crown Derby and go on its factory tour
This popular English fine bone china is made in Derby, and the factory tour aims to show "how artisans create the beautiful pieces that are cherished throughout the world", and it provides an insight into the traditions, history, and skills that go into making Royal Crown Derby so unique.4. Tuck into a famous Bakewell Pudding
This world-famous and resoundingly delicious pudding comes from the historic town of Bakewell in Derbyshire. Work up an appetite before you tuck on with a stroll around the mellow stone buildings, medieval stone bridges and quaint courtyards that ordain this town.5. Soar high to the Heights of Abraham
The Heights of Abraham cable car takes you up to 1,000 feet, where a great afternoon of family fun awaits you, with children's play areas, two caves to visit, two cafes, a Punch & Judy show, and picnic areas with spectacular views over the Derbyshire countryside. In short, a great day's entertainment!
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Derbyshire
How much do the holiday lettings in Derbyshire cost on average?
By looking at an annual average price of £196, Derbyshire is not a destination that stands out as the most expensive or the cheapest in the United Kingdom.
Which months allow you to save the most on holiday rentals?
If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Derbyshire are March (£176 per night for accommodation, on average), February (£180), and November (£187).
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Derbyshire?
When you look at renting a holiday letting in Derbyshire, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of August (with an average of £219 per night), followed by July (£214), and October (£201).
Are there usually many holiday rentals available in Derbyshire?
It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Derbyshire, as only 11% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
Which months offer the highest availability?
The most available months, on average, are January (with an availability of 24%), October (13%), and March (13%), according to the trends observed last year. However, even during the months when availability is the highest, the average is 17%. Due to this, it is better to always prepare your holiday to Derbyshire in advance.
During which months are there fewer rentals available in Derbyshire?
The month with the highest average number of booked rentals is August (only 5% of properties were available on average in the previous year). Followed by July (6%), and June (7%). During this period, availability is only around 6%. Due to this, it is better to book early.
How many holiday lettings are there in Derbyshire?
Holidu has paired up with 13 different partners to offer you an inventory to choose between 1,900 properties we have in Derbyshire.