Perhaps best known for its unique and delicious Pudding, Bakewell has many more tempting treats to offer - ranging from shopping and specialist markets to relaxing strolls and special events.
Idyllically situated on the banks of the river Wye, and the capital of the Peak District National Park, it's mellow stone buildings, medieval five-arched stone bridge and quaint courtyards are a magnet for painters, photographers and sightseers alike.
Legend has it that the Towns famous pudding was created by mistake by a local cook in the mid-19th century. Today her delectable 'jam tart that went wrong' can be sampled at various bakeries and cafés and posted virtually anywhere in the world!
Bargains galore are on offer at the bustling Monday market and for an extra buzz, head for the livestock market to experience the action in the theatre-like auction ring.
Cherry pick choice local produce at one of Britain's best Farmers' Markets or browse in specialist shops selling everything from high fashion and outdoor clothing to handmade chocolates and rare whiskies. Savour a light snack, lunch or dinner at a host of cafés, restaurants, pubs and tea rooms or enjoy a visit to Thornbridge Brewery for a pint or two.
Bakewell is located within easy reach of some of the most stunning scenery within the Peak District National Park. Whether a cyclist or walker, an historian or explorer, or simply visiting shops and pubs, visitors will delight in all that Derbyshire has to offer. Points of interest and areas of beauty close by include Monsal Dale, Haddon Hall and the Chatsworth Estate.
Our colleagues in our Bakewell branch will be happy to discuss your property requirements and offer excellent advice about the area in which we live.