The Peacock at Rowsley

News: June2015

Well Dressings in the Peak District

Well dressings are an ancient custom unique to The Peak District and Derbyshire and can be seen between May and September. Well dressing involves town and village communities coming together to create living art installations from natural materials, and they can celebrate anything from biblical scenes to literature or local anniversaries. The well dressing in the […]

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A Bed of Roses at Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall is famed for its roses and it is easy to see why. Now is the best time to see them in full and glorious bloom, and you can also take advantage of two late night openings (up to 8pm) on the last Thursday of July (30th) and August (27th) to enjoy the surroundings on […]

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Music At Chatsworth House

This weekend Chatsworth House in Derbyshire will be a haven of music lovers with a concert from Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Band (Friday 26 June) and the Proms Spectacular  featuring the UK Philharmonic Orchestra (Saturday 27 June).  Both events are proving extremely popular with just 11 tickets remaining to see Jools Holland and his legendary band […]

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The 60 Year Old Fish

The Peacock at Rowsley has been famous for its fishing for many years, with 7 miles of exclusive fishing access of fly fishing on the Wye, Derwent, Lower and Middle Lathkill, and Bradford rivers. We were reminded of this history today when a guest shared this image with us. This is W.D Richman. Mr Richman would visit The Peacock every year for […]

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Eroica Britannia in Bakewell

Eroica Britannia Comes To Bakewell

This weekend the Bakewell Show Ground will be awash with life and entertainment as Eroica Britannia comes to town for a second year. The 3 day event combines vintage cycle rides on pre-1986 bikes through the glorious Peak District countryside and a festival of camping, music, vintage shopping, exhibitions, street food, lawn games and much […]

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