Find places to stay in the Peak District on Likibu such as B&Bs. The Peak District is a beautiful national park in the UK with breathtaking landscapes and the perfect setting for those looking for an outdoorsy break, perhaps staying in a hotel or cottage for a taste of the countryside life.
Why not book a cottage in the Peak District?
The Peak District was Britain's first national park and is one of the most beautiful settings in the country for those who love nature. There is a plethora of activities to do in the Peak District, including cycling, hiking, mountain biking, caving and paragliding. Book a cottage in the Peak District to feel truly at home in one of England's most beautiful locations, or a B&B to have a more relaxing holiday.
When to visit the national park?
The Peak District's beautiful landscapes are stunning whatever the season and open to the public all year round. However, there are some times of year where more activities might be available to you. If you're hoping for an adventure-filled, action-packed break in the Peak District, try travelling in the school holidays, when there are countless activities put on for families. The weather in the UK is fairly consistent, but if you want to avoid rain and cold, stick to the summer months between June and September.
How to get to the national park?
The Peak District is in close proximity to some of Britain's major cities, such as Manchester, Derby and Sheffield. This means there are easy rail links into Bakewell and Buxton in the Peak District for those travelling within the UK. From further south, there is a daily National Express coach between London and Manchester which stops at Bakewell. You can even get to the Peak District with relative ease from abroad, with bus and rail links from Manchester airport and a coach service from the East Midlands to Derby. From closer, such as Derby or Buxton, the TransPeak bus service goes to several towns and villages in or around the Peak District.
How to get around in the Peak District?
There are lots of options for tourists wanting to get active in the Peak District. The most obvious way to get around is to walk: there are several beautiful walking and hiking routes to see the most popular spots in the park. Alternatively, there are cycle paths for a more energetic look throughout the park. You can even take part in horse riding if you want to try something new. There are 45 car parks dotted throughout the park, and 27 of those are free, so wherever you book accommodation in the Peak District, you'll be within easy reach of the whole park.
Type of lodgings available in the Peak District
Lodges & Cottages
Make the most of the beautiful outdoors setting of the Peak District by booking accommodation on Likibu in a log cabin or cottage. This unique accommodation option embraces the rustic charm of the Peak District while also embracing its rustic charm, making it the perfect choice for holidaymakers who want to enjoy walking and cycling around the countryside without giving up the home comforts they're used to – cottages in the Peak Distrcit even include hot tubs!
Likibu has a selection of hotels in the Peak District. They range in price depending on how luxurious you would like your stay to be! There are many stately homes such as Cavendish House or Alestonefield Manor that offer unique experiences in the middle of the National Park.
Bed and Breakfasts
B and B's offer the perfect option for people visiting to stay especially with the extensive range on Airbnb. Enjoy the National Park's beautiful walks and views and then return to your BnB to discover a soft, homely ambience and look forward to a full English Breakfast the following morning to start your day.
What activities to do?
The Peak District is best known for its beautiful walks. There are several recommended routes through the park that offer breathtaking views and fantastic photo opportunities, as well as some great exercise. You can book guided walks with park rangers, who enhance the experience hugely. The rangers will teach you really interesting – and potentially useful – orienteering skills such as how to read a map and use a compass. You'll get a great look at the wildlife the park has to offer, including flowers and animals. There are even abandoned aircraft wrecks to find!
Although the Peak District is landlocked, the diverse landscape and topography of the park means it has several reservoirs where you can enjoy a thrilling new activity such as canoeing or windsurfing. There is a huge range of sports on offer, including kayaking, sailing, powerboating, raft building and paddle boarding. Whatever your experience with water sports, the instructors in the Peak District are highly experienced and will set you at ease right away.