Peak District Tourist Activities and Attractions

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Tourist activities & attractions in the Peak District national park

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A complete list of Peak District national park Tourist Information Centres can be found here: Peak District TICs

Arts and Crafts: Art gallery’s, sculpture trails and local craft exhibitions

 

Denby Visitor Centre – Denby, Derbyshire. Working pottery craftroom tours – Denby Visitor Centre

Derby Museum and Art Gallery – Derby. Home to the Joseph Wright collection – Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Harlequin Glass Works – Alfreton, Derbyshire. Stained glass specialists – Harlequin Glass Works

Marburae Art Gallery – Contemporary art in Macclesfield – Art in Macclesfield

Royal Crown – Derby. Famous historic pottery – Royal Crown Derby


Food and Drink: Breweries, farms, bakeries, farmers markets and local produce

Thornbridge Riverside Brewery – Bakewell
Housed in the grounds of Thornbridge Hall. Their wide range of cask and bottled beers has won more than 60 awards. 01629 815 999 – www.thornbridgebrewery.co.uk

Robinsons Brewery Visitors Centre – Stockport
175 years of brewing history. 0161 612 4100 – www.robinsonsvisitorscentre.co.uk

Farmers Markets in the Peaks – Due to the high number of these (and seasonal variations) it’s best to have a look at www.visitpeakdistrict.com dedicated pages for the most up-to-date listings.

http://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/thedms.aspx?dms=12&groupid=1&catid=13&itemtype=388

 


Castles + Historic homes + gardens, country houses and estates

 


 

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Industrial Heritage: watermills, windmills, railways, mills and mines

 


Museums and historic exhibitions


Parks and Gardens: Public parks, forests, nature reserves and wildlife

 

 


Visitor Centres: Interactive and cultural exhibitions

 

 

 


 

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