The Peacock at Rowsley

Embrace the Beauty of Spring and Summer at The Peacock at Rowsley

Embrace the Beauty of Spring and Summer at The Peacock at Rowsley

Longer days are coming, and with it comes the opportunity to enjoy everything the Peak District has to offer! As the sun shines and the flowers bloom, there’s no better time to explore the picturesque surroundings of The Peacock at Rowsley. Here are 10 delightful things to do during the warmer months.

Enjoy al fresco dining – our beautiful gardens are a wonderful place to enjoy a coffee in the morning, and if the sun is shining, there’s no better place to enjoy a spot of lunch than our garden terrace.

Explore the Peaks on foot – the Peak District is renowned for its stunning landscapes. Lace up your walking boots and set off on one of the many scenic trails nearby. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a casual stroller, the Peaks offer a variety of routes catering to all levels of fitness.

Cycle through scenic routes – for those who prefer two wheels to two feet, cycling is a fantastic way to explore the area. The Peaks boast picturesque cycling paths that wind through charming villages, offering a unique perspective of the breathtaking scenery.

Cast your line in the River Wye – The Peacock is the hub for the Haddon Estate fisheries which offers some of the finest and most extensive dry fly fishing for wild trout in the country, making it the perfect place to spend a tranquil afternoon casting your line into the clear waters, surrounded by the soothing sounds of nature.

Experience 900 years of history at Haddon Hall – Immerse yourself in history with a visit to the magnificent Haddon Hall, just a short drive from The Peacock. This medieval manor house, with its beautifully preserved architecture and stunning gardens, provides a fascinating glimpse into the past. Guests who book directly at The Peacock receive complimentary tickets to Haddon Hall – please ask at reception for more information.

Charm your senses in Bakewell – a short trip to the charming town of Bakewell is a must. Famous for its delicious Bakewell Pudding, this picturesque market town offers quaint shops, lovely cafes, and a chance to indulge in some delectable local treats.

Explore Chatsworth House – take a day to explore Chatsworth House, surrounded by vast gardens and rolling parkland. Marvel at the grandeur of the stately home, filled with art, history, and culture.

Enjoy a riverside picnic – pack a picnic basket and head to the riverbanks for a delightful al fresco meal. The serene ambience along the River Wye provides the perfect backdrop for a relaxing outdoor dining experience.

Attend a local festival – spring and summer often bring a plethora of local events and festivals. Check out the local calendar for any cultural celebrations, food festivals, or live music events happening during your stay.

Relax with evening cocktails – wind down your day with a refreshing cocktail in our cosy bar. From an Old-Fashioned to a Margarita, the choice is yours.

From invigorating walks and scenic cycling routes to exploring historic landmarks and savouring local delicacies, there’s something for everyone in this picturesque corner of the Peak District. Embrace the beauty of the season and create lasting memories at The Peacock!

Application to join the Waiting List for the Peacock Fly Fishing Club

Please fill out the following form for your name to be added to the PFFC Waiting List. You will be contacted as soon as a position is available for you.