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Peak Day Out

Peak District days out with Anis Louise Guest House ChesterfieldThe Peak District offers a world of contrasting natural beauty, with moors and dales, rivers, springs and caverns and at its heart the Peak District National Park, known and loved by millions for its breath-taking landscapes, relaxation, inspiration and adventure. Spanning parts of Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire in the heart of England, it’s home to dozens of market towns & pretty villages, historic houses, famous attractions and hundreds of traditional events. The Peak District is an area of great diversity, it is conventionally split into the northern Dark Peak, where most of the moorland is found and whose geology is gritstone, and the southern White Peak, where most of the population lives and where the geology is mainly limestone-based. Most of the area falls within the Peak District National Park, whose designation in 1951 made it the first national park in the United Kingdom. Proximity to the major cities of Manchester and Sheffield and the counties of Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Staffordshire and South and West Yorkshire, coupled with easy access by road and rail, have contributed to its popularity. The Peak District attracts an estimated 22 million visitors per year, making it the second most-visited national park in the world.

Whether you are planning a day trip or an extended break The Peak District has something to interest all the family. Chesterfield is considered the gateway to the Peak District with local attractions such as The Church of St Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield, otherwise known as the crooked spire church, Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield Canal, Bolsover Castle, Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery, Stainsby Mill, Sutton Scarsdale Hall, Proact Stadium, Tapton House, Renishaw Hall, Creswell Crags – all within a couple of miles. 

The highly acclaimed Anis Louise Guest house has a comprehensive list of upcoming local events and also a series of short breaks for all tastes throughout the year.



34 Clarence Street,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire.
S40 1LN
01246 235412

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