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10 top hotels in the Peak District

The Peacock
The Peacock

THE Peak District is a natural wonder famed for its limestone valleys, dramatic gritstone ridges and stark moorland plateaus. 

It’s also home to hotels and bed and breakfasts delivering warm and welcoming hospitality.

Showcasing their top boutique hotels in and near the Peak District, the Good Hotel Guide explains what makes these destinations perfect for a weekend mini break…


The Peacock at Rowsley, Rowsley

A 17th century manor house with beautiful gardens that reach to the River Derwent, The Peacock at Rowsley is a charming holiday location where the presence of your family dog completes the experience.

Warm and welcoming, it’s about sophisticated pub food and a cosy environment.

The Cavendish
The Cavendish

The Cavendish, Baslow


In the grounds of the Chatsworth estate, owned by the Duke of Devonshire, The Cavendish fuses a regal vibe with a country chic feel.

Beautifully kept and magnificent views in the beautiful and un-spoilt Peak District National Park, it’s a bit of a fairytale fantasy.

Home-baked scones and a warm greeting are the order of the day before heading off for a stroll around the grounds.  A cup of tea in the morning has never felt more grand.

Biggin Hall
Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall, Biggin-by-Hartington

A 21 bedroom country house hotel, James Moffett’s Biggin Hall is a 17th century hotel that’s centrally situated in the Peak District National Park in peaceful open countryside.

Surrounded by tranquility and history, visitors to Biggin Hall use it as a base to explore estates such as Haddon Hall, Chatsworth and the many National Trust properties nearby, returning after their jaunts to the welcoming hotel for hearty meals and a warm welcome.


Brocco on the Park

Brocco on the Park, Sheffield


A Cesar winner and a favourite of Good Hotel Guide inspectors, Brocco on the Park is in the Sheffield area, close to the Peak District and enjoys Scandinavian inspired design and rooms and suites that are named after regional birds.

In the heart of social Sheffield, it is beautifully located for enjoying the city’s green spaces and theatres before returning to exemplary food and contemporary chic style.


Fischer’s at Baslow Hall, Baslow

Outstanding cooking is what Fischer’s at Baslow Hall is best known for, thanks to Michelin Star chef Rupert Rowley.  Using British produce, home-grown vegetables and even honey from the garden hive, enjoy foraged wild garlic and flowers in summer and plenty of vegetarian options as well.

Underleigh House

Underleigh House, Hope

Hosts greet you at the station and take you to the 19th-century cottage and barn where it’s all rustic charm and traditional furnishings alongside award-winning breakfasts at a long communal table.

A peaceful location, Underleigh House dates back to 1873 and is now lovingly cared for  by owners Vivienne and Philip Taylor, offering a beautiful base with magnificent views and walks straight out the front door.

Hodgkinson’s Hotel

Hodgkinson’s Hotel, Matlock Bath


In a grade II listed house surrounded by wonderful valley views, Hodgkinson’s Hotel is all four poster beds and roll top baths.

A large terraced garden surveys village rooftops, the view stretching to the granite cliffs and River Derwent beyond, while food is deemed an ‘excellent’ modern British menu.


Dannah Farm

Dannah Farm, Belper

On a 150-acre working farm in the Derbyshire Dales, Dannah Farm is a stone-built house in the beautiful Amber Valley.

Nestled below Alport heights with its panoramic views over the surrounding six counties, it is surrounded by extensive gardens and has a spa cabin with a Finnish sauna and double steam shower to complete the experience.

Manor Farm

Manor Farm, Matlock

In a secluded and peaceful rural backwater, the Manor Farm B&B takes the title for one of the most romantic and historic houses in Hertfordshire.

A Grade II listed house, it is in a magnificent setting with wonderful Derbyshire views and only two miles from Matlock.

It was once the home of Anthony Babington, executed for his ill-fated plot to rescue Mary Queen of Scots.

The George Hotel

The George Hotel, Hathersage

In a 500 year old coaching inn, The George Hotel is now a luxury escape surrounded by the promise of Peak District adventure.

The staff here are a key part of its beauty, always offering exemplary service, while the style remains true to its heritage whilst also offering contemporary twists amidst natural beauty.


From a selection of hotels in the Midlands