Ashbourne in The Peak District

ashbourneIntroduction: Ashbourne is an elegant Peak District Town and known as ‘the gateway’ to the Peak District with a wealth of Georgian architecture. Renown also for its charm it has a quaint triangular cobbled Market Place in the centre and offers a fine Peak District selection of boutiques, antique shops, superb restaurants and cafe’s.
Attractions in Ashbourne:
The Gingerbread Shop Ashbourne You can find the old gingerbread shop in St John Street. The shop has its own café which serves hot and cold food and of course the famous ‘gingerbread men’.The Towns Market:This takes place every Thursday and Saturday throughout the year, continuing a tradition that dates back to Circa 1257, when Ashbourne was granted a charter to have stalls in the market place.Carsington WaterPeak District Attractions….As a major gateway to the Peak District, Ashbourne is well placed as a base for numerous beauty spots and tourist attractions including:

 

Peak District Food and Drink

There’s a wide choice of venues for foodies in Ashbourne, whatever your taste. Here is just a small selection of places you may like to visit.

  • The Dining Room, 33 St John Street, Ashbourne, DE6 1GP
  • The Lamplight, 4 Victoria Square, Ashbourne, DE6 1GG
  • Da’Carlo’s, 6 Buxton Road, Ashbourne, DE6 1EX

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