Things to See & Do Near Mead Farm

The Barn is located in the very heart of the Peak District National Park sitting in the picturesque Hope Valley.  It has some of the most dramatic views and countryside walks to be found throughout the area right on the doorstep.

Its not all about the walking though.  With great country pubs and some fantastic restaurants nearby the area is a real hidden gem to explore and keep you wanting to come back again and again!

Some nearby places to discover include:



The market town of Bakewell has a fascinating history, being mentioned in The Doomsday Book in 1085. You can choose to walk along the riverside on the banks of the...

Chatsworth House and Gardens

Chatsworth House and Gardens has just so many events to offer that the only way is to look at their website!  The gardens are truly magnificent.  Look out for the...

Derwent and Ladybower Reservoirs

Spectacular views from Bamford edge. An area of outstanding natural beauty. You can walk for miles around the dams as well as up and over the moors. Park at Fairholmes...

Edale & The Pennine Way

Edale village nestles under Kinder Scout and is the start of The Pennine Way, the first and the longest public footpath in England opened in 1965. In 1894, the Manchester...

Historic Village of Hartington

The village of Hartington is an attractive busy little village dating back to the early 1200's.  Stilton cheese is stil made at the factory in Hartington and you can buy...

Longshaw Estate

Take the opportunity to wander through stunning moorland with superb  panoramic views across a National Trust Estate.  Open all year round with a visitor centre and National Trust shop.  Car...

Mines & Caverns

Blue John Cavern, just outside Castleton, is home to eight of the fourteen known varieties of the stunning Blue-John Stone.  Traditional methods in mining are still used here.  The cavern...

The Historic Village of Eyam

The village of Eyam was devastated by an outbreak of the Great Plague between 1665/66 as a result of contaminated cloth brought from London to the village tailor.  Up to...

The Spa Town of Buxton

Famous for its spa water there is now so much more to find in Buxton. A thriving arts scene, the Crescent with its ongoing renovation, The Pavilion Gardens with its...

The Tissington Trail

The Tissington Trail was originally the trackbed of the Buxton to Ashbourne railway line.  It runs along a 13 mile route from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay where it then joins...