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Luxury Holidays, Weekend Breaks and Short Breaks in Derbyshire

Planning a luxury holiday, short or weekend breaks in Derbyshire? Listed below are Britain's Finest places to stay, visit and eat in Derbyshire to help you plan luxury holidays, weekend breaks and short breaks.

Hardwick Hall (Historic House)

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Doe Lea, Chesterfield

In the grounds are the ruins of Hardwick Old Hall, where Bess was born. The house is surrounded by four walled courtyards, an aromatic garden and... more

Losehill House Hotel & Spa (Hotel)

Losehill House Hotel & Spa, Lose Hill Lane, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Lose Hill Lane, Edale Road, Hope, Hope Valley

The hotel was built as a guest house for ramblers nearly 100 years ago but since 2003 has offered a very high level of comfort: en-suite... more

Churchdale Farm (Self Catering)

Churchdale Farm, Ashford-in-the-Water, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Ashford-in-the-Water, Bakewell

The 3 cottages are all well appointed showing great attention to detail offering all mod cons including free Wi-Fi internet access, flat screen TVs and fully... more

Darleys (Restaurant)

Darleys, Waterfront, Derby, Derbyshire

Waterfront, Darley Abbey Mill, Darley Abbey, Derby

Derbyshire blue cheese is mixed with roasted butternut squash and served in the form of a ravioli while Derbyshire lamb is served two ways with fondant... more

The Palace Hotel (Hotel)

The Palace Hotel, Palace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire

Palace Road, Buxton

Out and about, take a stroll in the town’s gorgeous pleasure gardens, the Pavillion Gardens, regular home to farmers markets and art and design fairs. Beyond... more

The Priest House (Hotel)

The Priest House, Kings Mills, Castle Donington, Derbyshire

Kings Mills, Castle Donington

You’ll enjoy the four-poster luxury and the gorgeous river views. The seventeenth-century cottage rooms where millworkers used to live are also charming and cosy – and... more

Wheeldon Trees Farm Cottages (Self Catering)

Wheeldon Trees Farm Cottages, Earl Sterndale, Buxton, Derbyshire

Earl Sterndale, Buxton

All the properties are beautifully furnished with environmentally-friendly central heating from ground source heat pumps, panoramic views and one cottage is wheelchair-friendly (on one level with... more

Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery (Garden)

Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery, Annwell Lane, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Derbyshire

Annwell Lane, Smisby, Ashby-De-La-Zouch

An enchanting woodland walk with rare plant treasures on display to entice the real enthusiast! The arboretum is well labelled and has an adjacent specialist tree... more

The Old Granary (Self Catering)

The Old Granary, Beech Farm, Matlock, Derbyshire

Beech Farm, Wheatcroft Lane, Wheatcroft, Matlock

Though converted for modern comforts, the property retains much of its eighteenth century character, including oak beams, while guests enjoy underfloor heating, a surround sound system... more

The Wind in the Willows (Small Hotel / Inn)

The Wind in the Willows, Derbyshire Level, Glossop, Derbyshire

Derbyshire Level, Glossop

The setting provides an escape from the pressures of modern day life and transports you into the atmosphere and elegance of a bygone era. Adjoining the... more

Sheriff Lodge (Bed & Breakfast)

Sheriff Lodge, 51 Dimple Road, Matlock, Derbyshire

51 Dimple Road, Matlock

All rooms have views across the valley and their own separate en-suite facilities - also TV and DVD. The drawing room is for guests´ use and... more

Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club (Golf Course)

Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club, Moor Road, Derby, Derbyshire

Moor Road, Morley, Derby

The Priory Course requires a higher degree of accuracy as you play through tree-lined fairways to small, well-protected greens. Beyond the two championship courses, Breadsall Priory... more

Hope Farm House Barn (Self Catering)

Hope Farm House Barn, Hope, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Hope, Alstonefield, Ashbourne

The Peak District National Park has wooed many people thanks to its awesome landscape and sights. And it's gained even more fans thanks to this beautiful... more

Croft Farm Holiday Cottages (Self Catering)

Croft Farm Holiday Cottages, Pikehall, Matlock, Derbyshire

Pikehall, Matlock

Superb accomendation for groups or individual families. A wonderful base to explore the glorious Derbyshire Dales and Peak District... more

Hearthstone Farm (Bed & Breakfast)

Hearthstone Farm, Riber, Matlock, Derbyshire

Riber, Matlock

The farmhouse dates back to the 16th century and offers a warm and comfortable environment from which to explore the beautiful Derbyshire Dales and visit local... more

Oldfields Farm Cottages (Self Catering)

Oldfields Farm Cottages, Oldfields Farm, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Oldfields Farm, Snelston, Ashbourne

Formerly part of Snelston vicarage, the farmhouse was built in 1828 and designed by Cottingham (the father of Gothic Revival architecture, teacher of Pugin and designer... more

Tom's Barn & Douglas's Barn (Self Catering)

Tom's Barn & Douglas's Barn, Orchard Farm, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Orchard Farm, Parwich, Ashbourne

Each luxury cottage has its own character but shares a calm and relaxing atmosphere. Guests are encouraged to treat the self-catering lodgings like their own homes,... more

Samuel Fox Country Inn (Restaurant)

Samuel Fox Country Inn, Stretfield Road, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Stretfield Road, Bradwell, Hope Valley

In the restaurant, featured winter dishes could include game terrine with spicy carrot pickle and brioche and sticky toffee pudding with stout ice cream or in... more

The Devonshire Arms at Beeley (Restaurant)

The Devonshire Arms at Beeley, Beeley, Matlock, Derbyshire

Beeley, Matlock

The menu includes Devonshire classics such as Mr Hancock’s famous award winning bangers and mash with a rich red wine onion gravy. However, for the more... more

Crich Tramway Village (Attraction / Activity)

Crich Tramway Village, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire

Crich, Matlock

Have a pie and pea lunch in the Red Lion Pub, treat yourself to coffee and cake in Rita’s tearooms, stock up on traditional confectionary at... more

Midland Railway - Butterley (Attraction / Activity)

Midland Railway - Butterley, Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire

Butterley Station, Ripley

Farm Park, Country Park, Demonstration Signal Box, Victorian Railwayman´s Church and much more... more

Kedleston Hall (Historic House)

Kedleston Hall, Nr Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire

Nr Quarndon, Derby

The Eastern Museum has a collection of Viceroy Curzon´s artefacts from India, including the celebrated `peacock dress´ worn by his wife. The partly restored gardens, also... more

The Devonshire Arms at Beeley (Small Hotel / Inn)

The Devonshire Arms at Beeley, Devonshire Square, Matlock, Derbyshire

Devonshire Square, Beeley, Matlock

The Malt Vault houses ‘The Big Table’ which can seat up to 8 people and is ideal for a more private celebration. The bedrooms, are chic... more

Red Lion Cottage (Self Catering)

Red Lion Cottage, Main Street, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Main Street, Hognaston, Ashbourne

This 300-year-old stone cottage has been renovated to a stunning AA five star standard and is delightful in the summer and cosy on the coldest winter... more

Riverside House (Restaurant)

Riverside House, Fennel Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Fennel Street, Ashford-in-the-Water, Bakewell

Seasonal dishes might include spring onion risotto with English asparagus; a luxurious chicken and morel ravioli with cep emulsion and Devon crab with tempura crayfish. Derbyshire... more

The Lighthouse Restaurant (Restaurant)

The Lighthouse Restaurant, New Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

New Road, Boylestone, Ashbourne

In fact this is a clean modern space in a new building at the back of the Rose and Crown set in the beautiful countryside of... more

The Palace Hotel (Spa)

The Palace Hotel, Palace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire

Palace Road, Buxton

If that wasn’t enough, drift over to the treatment area and discover a world of beauty preening courtesy of French skincare experts Decleor. Here, skincare solutions... more

The Cavendish Hotel (Small Hotel / Inn)

The Cavendish Hotel, Church Lane, Baslow, Derbyshire

Church Lane, Baslow

The Gallery Restaurant provides imaginative food, using the freshest possible ingredients in relaxed and sumptuous surroundings. The wine list offers around 70 different wines, ranging from... more

Sladen Lodge (Self Catering)

Sladen Lodge, Castleton Road, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Castleton Road, Hathersage, Hope Valley

Beds are adorned with luxurious Egyptian cotton linen and soft down duvets. There is a large open-plan day room for groups to dine together around one... more

Audreys at Barms Farm (Self Catering)

Audreys at Barms Farm, Barms Farm, Buxton, Derbyshire

Barms Farm, Fairfield, Buxton

Inside the decor is immaculate with contemporary fixtures asnd fittings and great attention to detail. The two double bedrooms both have en-suites along with underfloor heating... more

Risley Hall (Spa)

Risley Hall, Derby Road, Derby, Derbyshire

Derby Road, Risley, Derby

Set apart from the main house, the spa promises to stimulate your senses with a range of indulgent body rituals and skincare treats. Alongside this, you... more

The Ballroom at Amalfi White (Restaurant)

The Ballroom at Amalfi White, 50 Derby Rd, Melbourne, Derbyshire

50 Derby Rd, Melbourne

Contemporary cuisine from a young talented team with Michelin experience and ambition. The menu in The Ballroom at Amalfi White is seasonally positioned with both world... more

Haddon Hall (Garden)

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire


Haddon Hall is considered to have one of the most romantic gardens in Britain. Haddon Hall’s garden is one of the country’s earliest examples of a... more

The Old Vicarage Restaurant (Restaurant)

The Old Vicarage Restaurant, Ridgeway Moor, Sheffield, Derbyshire

Ridgeway Moor, Ridgeway Village, Sheffield

Just about anything edible that can be grown comes from her kitchen garden while meat is locally sourced. She shares cooking duties with Nathan Smith, forming... more

Blakelow Farm Holiday Cottages (Self Catering)

Blakelow Farm Holiday Cottages, Blakelow Farm, Matlock, Derbyshire

Blakelow Farm, Bonsall Lane, Winster, Matlock

There are a great deal of sites and activities to enjoy nearby, in walking or driving distance, while Blakelow Farm also offers visitors the choice of... more

Amalfi White Brasserie and Prosecco Bar (Restaurant)

Amalfi White Brasserie and Prosecco Bar, 50 Derby Rd, Derby, Derbyshire

50 Derby Rd, Melbourne, Derby

or to take the family for a lunch or fun dinner. This London-style eatery with great bar is becoming increasingly popular with celebrities and locals alike... more

Ollerbrook Holiday Cottages (Self Catering)

Ollerbrook Holiday Cottages, Middle Ollerbrook House, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Middle Ollerbrook House, Ollerbrook, Edale, Hope Valley

Though the privacy of guests is respected, there are a number of extra services easily-sourced for those who might enjoy being pampered, including spa treatments and... more

The Lavender Patch (Bed & Breakfast)

The Lavender Patch, Hall Croft Farm, Derby, Derbyshire

Hall Croft Farm, Uttoxeter Road, Hilton, Derby

On the ground floor, guests have exclusive use of a very spacious sitting room which boasts views of the garden and has a welcoming log burner... more

Derby Museum & Art Gallery (Museum / Art Gallery)

Derby Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, Derbyshire

The Strand, Derby

Find out about the porcelain made here with its traditions dating back to the 1750s, learn about the lives of local soldiers in combat zones as... more

The Dining Room (Restaurant)

The Dining Room, 33 St John Street, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

33 St John Street, Ashbourne

Laura and Pete cook with flair, imagination and innovation using up to date techniques to create a twist on modern British cuisine. An imaginative 15 course... more

Taylors' Croft Cottage (Self Catering)

Taylors' Croft Cottage, Skinners Hall, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Skinners Hall, Hope Road, Edale, Hope Valley

The oak kitchen has everything you will need for dining, while the cottage also has its own dressing room, has WiFi connection, Sky TV and reserved... more

Samuel Fox Country Inn (Small Hotel / Inn)

Samuel Fox Country Inn, Stretfield Road, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Stretfield Road, Bradwell, Hope Valley

Sip hot drinks and nibble on sweet treats on arrival and admire the gentle rolling country views that take in the best of the Hope Valley.... more

Masa Restaurant (Restaurant)

Masa Restaurant, The Old Chapel, Derby, Derbyshire

The Old Chapel, Brook Street, Derby

Enjoy an aperitif in the a lavish lounge before ascending to the stunning dining gallery. Fresh, locally sourced ingredients are on the inventively eclectic menu that... more

Littonfields Barn (Self Catering)

Littonfields Barn, The Farm, Buxton, Derbyshire

The Farm, Litton, Buxton

Accommodating up to 12 adults (two cots are also available), the split-level barn reads more like a boutique hotel: a private courtyard, heated games barn equipped... more

The Donington Grand Prix Collection (Museum / Art Gallery)

The Donington Grand Prix Collection, Donington Park, Derby, Derbyshire

Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby

There is even a display of drivers’ helmets and memorabilia from the races. The museum is also home to the Wheatcroft Collection which holds a number... more

Hassop Hall Hotel (Restaurant)

Hassop Hall Hotel, Hassop, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Hassop, Bakewell

The four course menu offers an extensive selection of classic British and French dishes with the occasional surprise such as the starter of Thai duck salad... more

Riverside House (Hotel)

Riverside House, Fennel Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Fennel Street, Ashford-in-the-Water, Bakewell

Nestling quietly on the banks of the River Wye, the Riverside is indeed a haven of peace and tranquillity. Each of the fourteen bedrooms is tastefully... more

Calke Abbey (Historic House)

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire

Ticknall, Derby

Basically, the National Trust made the decision to repair not restore this fascinating Baroque mansion and the result is startling. You will discover all manner of... more

Hardwick Hall (Garden)

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Doe Lea, Chesterfield

There is something to see throughout the season!... more

Fischer's Baslow Hall (Restaurant)

Fischer's Baslow Hall, Calver Road, Baslow, Derbyshire

Calver Road, Baslow

Derbyshire beef comes with wild mushroom ravioli, rabbit loin is partnered with a langoustine reduction and brill with clam risotto and parsnip puree. On the Taste... more

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