5 Short-Term Holiday Lets in Bakewell

Exciting news! We’re thrilled to announce we have five stunning holiday lets available in Bakewell through Pass the Keys.

Looking for the perfect short-term holiday let in Bakewell? We have five properties now available. These properties are convenient for groups or families looking to stay and explore beautiful Bakewell. Here’s further information and why you should book your stay today!


But first, why stay in Bakewell?

A picture-perfect market town in Derbyshire, Bakewell is bursting with history and heritage. It’s the largest town in the Peak District National Park. Characterised by its medieval five-arched stone bridge, tea rooms set in cosy courtyards, impressive stone buildings, traditional weekly market, various attractions, and walks, it’s no surprise that visitors flock to this town to be surrounded by glorious countryside year after year.


Things to do in Bakewell

Although Bakewell is the perfect place to relax, there are many things to do and see, from bracing hikes across breathtaking landscapes to unwinding in pubs with a touch of old-world charm. Here are a few of our favourite things to do in Bakewell.

Five arched bridge in Bakewell.

View Bakewell’s impressive architecture

Bakewell is celebrated for its impressive architecture. The town’s medieval bridge spans the River Wye and dates back to the 13th century.

Chatsworth House is a magnificent stately home just a short drive from the town. It dates back to the 16th century and houses a remarkable assortment of art, furniture, and valuable artefacts. Guests can explore the house, stroll through the gardens, and experience the art of falconry.

Additionally, you can visit Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house just outside the town. This house has been a film location for many movies and TV shows. The house and gardens are lovely to tour and many events and activities are held at the hall throughout the year.

Bakewell Park in Autumn.

Attend one of Bakewell’s events

Bakewell hosts a variety of events throughout the year that attract people from near and far. These include an annual carnival, food festivals showcasing local delicacies like cheese and beer, and Christmas markets offering unique gifts and festive treats. The locals are so friendly, and the events are well worth planning a visit.

Try out a hiking trail

Bakewell serves as an excellent base for exploring the Peak District, you can also enjoy leisurely walks along the River Wye or explore the beautiful countryside on one of the many hiking trails. Click here for the best trails in Bakewell.

Bakewell Pudding: Image Credit, The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop 

Eat, drink, and, of course, try Bakewell Pudding!

As soon as we mentioned Bakewell, you probably thought of Bakewell Pudding. According to legend, the renowned Bakewell Pudding is said to have originated by accident from a local cook in the mid-19th century. This delightful “jam tart gone wrong” can now be enjoyed at numerous local bakeries and cafes and can even be shipped virtually anywhere across the globe!


Two beautiful cottages in Bakewell

Ferndale Mews

4 guests | 2 bedrooms | 3 beds | 2.5 bathrooms

This gorgeous colourful 2-bedroom cottage is situated in the conservation area of the Peak District National Park. Just a short 150-metre walk from the heart of the historic market town of Bakewell, it boasts a stylish finish and a fantastic central location. The 1750s cottage is ideal for couples or small families, featuring a private outdoor courtyard and parking for one vehicle.

F Mews.

The living area features a cosy wood-burning stove, a modern, fully equipped kitchen, a compact dining area, and comfortable seating with a view of the patio through the French doors. The bedrooms are designed with a contemporary style and are furnished with modern lighting, elegant furniture, comfortable beds, and quality linens. Each bedroom also includes a TV and its own bathroom.

F Mews Living Area.

Take a stroll along the River Wye or directly down Buxton Road, and you will find delightful tea rooms, antique shops, lovely restaurants, traditional pubs serving real ale, not to mention the famous Bakewell Pudding bakeries! The property offers easy access to Bakewell Showground, which hosts a variety of events throughout the year, and fishing spots for trout or grayling along stretches of the river Wye.

F Mews Bedroom.

The entrance to the Monsal Trail at Bakewell’s old station is just a 10-minute walk from the property, offering access to a multitude of walking and cycling trails, as well as various pathways in the Peak District. Additionally, the historic estates of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall, which host events year-round, are just a short drive away. This makes the cottage an ideal place to enjoy the Peak District at any time of the year.

This space is also perfect for short or long breaks, as it has Wifi and a dedicated workspace.

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Dial Cottage

8 guests | 4 bedrooms | 6 beds | 2 bathrooms | Dog-friendly

Luxury, history, period charm, and cosy comforts! This spacious listed cottage, dating back to the 1600s, is pet-friendly and accommodates up to 8 guests. It offers a private parking space nearby, a beautiful front garden, and a pretty courtyard at the rear. A brief stroll will lead you to the lovely shops, restaurants, and cafes of Bakewell.

Dial Cottage living area.

The property features a spacious kitchen diner, perfect for family gatherings or get-togethers with friends. All the bedrooms have been thoughtfully designed to complement Dial Cottage’s rich history.

Dial Cottage kitchen area.

You can also access the courtyard through the stone steps and the Alice door at the rear of the kitchen. This peaceful spot is perfect for leisurely summer evenings while savouring a glass of wine in privacy.

This space is also perfect for short or long breaks, as it has Wifi and a dedicated workspace.

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Welford House Properties

We have three stunning properties now available at Welford House. These properties are in the same building, making it convenient for groups or families looking to stay close to each other and explore beautiful Bakewell. Here’s further information and why you should book your stay today.

Cobblers Rest

4 guests | 2 bedrooms | 2 beds | 1 bathroom

In a grade 2 listed building, experience a little luxury at this 2-bedroom Bakewell getaway.

Cobblers Rest.

This spacious apartment is perfect for whipping up meals in the well-equipped kitchen or venturing out to explore lovely Bakewell and its surroundings. Its location offers the ideal starting point for an unforgettable Peak District adventure.

The apartment is on the first floor and is all on one level. Large windows provide a view of the bustling street, ideal for leisurely people-watching. There is also a view of cascading woodland hills on the horizon.

Cobblers Rest.

The space is perfect whether you’re visiting for a short break to explore Bakewell or for a longer stay. It has Wi-Fi and a dedicated workspace.

Guests have access to all parts of the apartment and a private parking space a short walk away.

Please note: The apartment has one set of 15 internal steps up to it. Once inside, it is all on one level.

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The Eaves

4 guests | 2 bedrooms | 2 beds | 2 bathrooms

When seated by the window at the back of this gorgeous property, you can gaze out over the aged rooftops towards the parish church established shortly after the Norman Conquest.

The Eaves.

This property blends vintage and contemporary furniture with creative artwork to create a rejuvenating and welcoming atmosphere. The kitchen comes fully equipped with appliances, utensils, and tableware.

The duplex is accessed via a communal hallway and staircase. While in the duplex, there is a further set of stairs to access the bedroom and another bathroom. Guests have access to all apartment areas and free secure parking a short walk away.

The Eaves.

This space is also perfect for short or long breaks, as it has Wifi and has a dedicated workspace.

Please note: There are two sets of 15 internal steps up to the apartment and 12 steps inside the property to access the upper floor and beds.

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Old Beams

5 guests | 2 bedrooms | 3 beds | 2 bathrooms

With the space for the most guests out of the three properties, Old Beams is perfect for families or friends. This 2-bed duplex apartment in the heart of Bakewell offers the ideal blend of modern comfort and rustic charm, hence its name! You’ll feel right at home with a well-equipped kitchen and a stylish living area.

Old Beams.

The duplex also has free secure Parking a short walk away, a real bonus in this popular town. The three properties are located in the same building, so if you’re having a family gathering, consider booking more than one.

Please note: There are two sets of 15 internal steps up to the apartment and 12 steps inside the property to access the upper floor and beds.

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These properties in Bakewell offer an excellent opportunity for short-term holiday stays. With a perfect blend of historic charm and modern amenities. The properties are fully equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay, including free secure parking and dedicated workspaces. Whether for a short break or an extended getaway, these holiday lets provide the ideal setting for an unforgettable time in Bakewell.


Peak District-based holiday let management and support team

If you are considering holiday let management in the Peak District we can help you. We offer competitive pricing and our 24/7 guest support team consists of real people who know the properties and Peak District area well; the team is always available to answer your questions.

Matt and Kerry.

Complete end-to-end support service to ensure your holiday or short-let property realises its full rental income and occupancy potential. We operate using our Peak District teams and providers who understand the importance of knowing your local area better than anyone.

Here are a few ways we can support you:

  • Complete property management support service, including cleaning and linen management.
  • Rolling 6-month contract, so no long-term agreements.
  • Peak District-based support team to ensure your short-let property is well managed.

If you have any questions about any of the above, you can contact us, and we will help in any way we can. We hope this article has been helpful, and we thank you for your cooperation!

Matt & Kerry Clayton
Pass the Keys – Holiday Let Management in the Peak District