The Peak District, Derbyshire

Rest, relax and re-charge in the peaceful tranquility, beauty and adventure of the Peak District, Derbyshire, in the heart of England.

Welcome to ‘Exploring’ the Peak District, spend time and enjoy a romantic escape, holiday or short break with us in our luxury five star holiday cottages at Uppermoor Farm.

Located right in the heart of England, the Peak District National Park was the first national park in England, established in 1951. Located mainly within Derbyshire, but also encompassing reaches of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire. The Peak District National Park is a region of staggering natural beauty; wild moorlands, limestone dales and dramatic rocky spurs create a beautiful landscape, rich in wildlife and hugely popular for most of us who are looking for “England at its best”!

There is a monumental amount to discover if it’s your first visit to the Peak District. Fabulous landscapes of outstanding beauty, timeless market towns and glorious historical sites. Whether you are looking for a relaxing escape, a cultural weekend getaway in the Peak District, a romantic break in wild scenery or an adrenaline fueled adventure holiday, a luxury self catering holiday at Uppermoor Farm & Holiday Cottages is an ideal solution. Walking, sailing, cycling, paragliding, caving and rock climbing holidays in the Peak District absolutely thrive and you can find them all from your base at Uppermoor Farm. About a 45 minute car drive will take you into the city of Derby, which holds a great number of cultural and historical attractions which are well worth exploring from our Peak District Cottages at Uppermoor Farm. As too is Buxton which is a much shorter journey of 15-20 minutes to the famous Buxton Opera House.

The landscapes of the Peak District National Park are not only stunning, but are also considered to be the finest rock climbing and caving destinations in England. However many times you visit the Peak District, mountain biking, fishing and walking in the Peak District will always inspire and thrill.  For individuals who thrive on adrenalin on holiday, there are a variety of facilities in the nearby vicinity, for a vast range of Peak District sports. Peak District rock climbing courses are among the best in the whole of the UK, catering for all levels of ability, and there are even opportunities to enjoy water sports on the Peak District’s many lakes. Carsington Water is the closest to our luxury holiday cottages at Uppermoor Farm.

For those who prefer to independently explore the Peak District, information on routes are readily available for walking, horse riding and mountain biking. Indeed they are all close by and convenient from your stay in one of our luxury Peak District holiday cottages at Uppermoor Farm. Peak District tourist information and Peak District walking guides are easily found in most tourist information centres throughout England, such is the popularity of this wonderful region in the heart of the country.

There are many tales of mystical beasts and bizarre apparitions from throughout the ages in the Peak District, adding a little intrigue and adventure to your Peak District walks, if any was needed. The Peak Forest Lead Mines walks, Deepdale walks and Upper Dovedale walks are just some of the many popular walks in the Peak District. There are some nearby excellent trails and bridle paths, to enjoy from your stay in a Peak District holiday cottage at Uppermoor Farm, the most famous being The Tissington Trail and the High Peak Trail.

Taking an isolated, luxury self catering cottage in the Peak District is an absolute delight at any time of year, whether you are hoping for a romantic hideaway, family holiday, group celebration, or an activity break mountain biking, fishing, horse riding or walking in the Peak District; you can enjoy it all from your very own luxury Peak holiday cottage at at 5 star Uppermoor Farm.