Doe Hill Cottage is located to the eastern edge of the Peak District giving easy and close access to many of the Peaks most popular attractions. Below is a short selection of these attractions with approximate distances and links to websites.

One of the most splendid houses in England. Built by Bess of Hardwick in the 1590s, and unaltered since. Location: 5 miles.

Hardwick Hall

You can get a lot from a visit to Matlock Bath. It is one of the most scenically beautiful Places in the whole of Derbyshire. Location: 8 miles.

Matlock Bath and Abraham Heights

Attractions - Historical

Explore the historic house, discover fascinating stories and enjoy one of Europe's most significant art collections. Location: 18 miles.


The town of Chesterfield is famous for its crooked spire and its ancient market square. Location: 8 miles.


There’s a fairytale quality to Bolsover Castle that makes it a firm favourite with anyone looking for a great value day out in the East Midlands. Location: 10 miles.

Bolsover Castle

Ogston reservoir provides many leisure activities including sailing, windsurfing and trout fishing. There have been 200 species of bird life recorded at Ogston including Wilson's phalarope, Sabine's gull and long-tailed skuas. There are two observation hides used by local bird watchers.  Location : 4 miles

Ogston Reservoir and Wooley Moor

The Five Pits Trail provides an off-road surfaced route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Location: 4 miles

Five Pits Trail

Text Box: In addition to those listed above please take time to visit: Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Denby Pottery, Ashbourne and Carsington Reservoir.
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