Avoid The Winter Blues With A Touch of Luxury in the Peak District

It has to be said, Winter can sometimes be a bit of a dreary season. There’s no guarantee for toasty fires, cosy socks or a constant supply of hot chocolates, is there?

So, we’re here to inject a little bit of luxury and help you de-stress before the madness of the Christmas period. Let us help you get pampered with a few Peak District & Derbyshire gems…


A few luxurious places to stay for your relaxing rural retreat:





First stop in the pamper-yourself tour of the Peaks is…

Losehill House & Spa (pictured above). Here you can enjoy morning or afternoon spa days, from £40.

This includes:

Pot of Tea or Cafetiere of Coffee on arrival

2.5 Hour Spa Experience

Robe & slippers

10% discount off any treatments booked

Alternatively, you could opt for a full-on Spa Break



We’ve also some brilliant 5 star cottages and self-catering accommodation:

Callow Hall , in Ashbourne (pictured below), where you can enjoy award-winning food and indulge in a delightful Afternoon Tea!




There’s also Darwin Forest Country Park, near Matlock


Evolution Pool 5 LR


These super swanky luxury self-catering holiday accommodation with fantastic onsite facilities all located within a peaceful woodland setting. You can also enjoy the Evolution Health and Fitness Centre (pictured above).

the Sandybrook Country Park near Ashbourne

The luxury self-catering lodges are located in the former grounds of a 19th century manor house. Other than relaxing in your own hot tub, the indoor heated swimming pool, spa and sauna is the perfect place to rejuvenate and enjoy a refreshing swim. you can also take part in a range of sporting activities onsite or explore the neighbouring walks and cycling trails.

Sanybrook  LR

We also have one of the very few hotels in the country to boast balcony hot tubs… Casa hotel, Chesterfield

… just imagine unwinding in the jacuzzi, with some bubbly after a long week!


Casa Jacuzzi_2


…and then for a spot of retail therapy


After all of those relaxing treatments, you might fancy a spot of shopping. Here are a few of our most luxurious places for your retail therapy session:

C. W. Sellors Take a look at their breath-taking Blue John collection here



John Smedleys, Matlock- Established in 1784, this is the ultimate is knitted luxury. You’ll feel like a monarch after shopping in this world famous shop.

Derby’s Cathedral Quarter


Derby Cathedral and Iron Gate


There’s lots of top quality brands to be found in this part of Derby, but most notably is Bennett’s department store. Like a scaled-down Selfridges, this department store has a great selection of great brands as well as an upstairs restaurant.

East Midlands Designer Outlet– You could also get yourself a little slice of splendour by visiting the array of high quality brands at the East Midlands Outlet, such as: French Connection, Jaeger, Le Creuset and Radley.


There we have it, tonnes of things to do in the tranquil lands of the Peak District & Derbyshire which can make those rare free days as luxurious and special as possible.


Plan your revitalising weekend getaway here


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