There are many places you may wish to visit during your stay at Trough Ivy House including….

Alton Towers Resort

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Trentham Gardens and Monkey Forest

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Potteries Factory Shops – Denby, Emma Bridgewater, Portmerion, Wedgwood

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Steam Railways – Foxfield, Churnet Valley, Rudyard, Peak Rail

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Peak Rail and Heights of Abraham at Matlock

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Cycling at Wetton Mill

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Crich Tramway village, Crich Tramway Museum

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Poole’s Cavern at Buxton

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Blue John Mines and Caves at Castleton

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Bakewell – famous for its Bakewell Tart!

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Stately Homes – Chatsworth Estate and Farm Shop (below), Haddon Hall, Shugborough Hall

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Dovedale and the beautiful Peak District

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National Trust Properties – Kedleston Hall, Calke Abbey, Sudbury Hall, Ilam Hall

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Visit Rudyard Lake for boat trips, boat hire and fishing
Visit Peak Cavern or Speedwell Cavern – visit the web site for tours and events
Walk with the animals at Peak Wildlife Park
Try Karting at Swains at Buxton
Why not book a visit to the JCB Factory at Rocester! Tour the factory, visit the gift shop, enjoy refreshments….

A selection of information brochures is available in Reception.


You may be interested in visiting the following during your stay……

6 and 7 May – Beer and Bands at Crich
6 and 7 May – Vintage Market at National Memorial Arboretum
19 and 20 May – Guided Walking weekend from Hathersage
19 May – Heaven 17 and Lightning Seeds at Uttoxeter Racecourse
6 to 10 June – RHS Chatsworth Flower Show
10 June – RAF Cosford Show
10 June – Ironman competition at Chasewater Reservoir
15 to 17 June – Cheese and Ale Festival in Market Square, Stafford

 Many more ideas for things to see and do by visiting What’s on in the Peak District and Derbyshire or