Those who are taking Cottage Short Breaks in Derbyshire will find that there is so much to see and do that they are spoiled for choice. There are many tourist attractions that are within easy reach of most places. The town of Ashby de la Zouch is just over the border in Leicestershire but it is worth a visit to the Ferrers Centre for Arts and Crafts. There are several craft studios with professionals working on ceramics, paintings and textiles among many other types of crafts. The studios are open most days and you can pick up a few bargains as well as learn more about the individual crafts and are a great way to spend some time when you are on the Cottage Short Breaks in Derbyshire.
You may like to come to Derbyshire to explore the Peak District National Park and what could be better than having your very own cottage accommodation to relax in after a long day out exploring. The Peak District is perfect for anyone that enjoys spending their time in the great outdoors and there are loads of lovely areas to enjoy walking, biking and more extreme sports such as rock climbing, pot holing or white water rafting, to name a few.
Freshfields is located in Buxton and is a famous donkey sanctuary. Taking the children there while you are on your Cottage Short Breaks in the Peak District can be a good day out, allowing them to learn more about how the animals are cared for and the work that is done to protect them. You can also opt to take a picnic in the Pavilion Gardens in Buxton. This is an area of 23 acres which has recently been restored and is located in the heart of the town, so you are ideally placed to do some shopping while you are there.
Alternatively you might want to pay a visit to the Crich Tramway Village while you are on your Cottage Short Breaks in Derbyshire. This village is located high up and overlooks the Derwent Valley. It is a museum of different types of transportation that have been used in the area over the years. Taking a look at their website will give you more information about the special events which are held on a regular basis and there is something there for all the family. The exhibits are open throughout the summer and family tickets are available.
These are just a few of the options that present themselves to you when you choose to enjoy some time off in Derbyshire and staying in the self catering Cottage Short Breaks in Derbyshire gives you the perfect base to enjoy them all.