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summer events in the Peak District

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June 25, 2024 · 10 MIN READ

Make the most of the summer months during your time in the Peak District with these local events.

Whether you have been to the Peak District before or this is your first time visiting it is always useful to know about different seasonal events that are happening nearby. So we thought we’d do the research for you and put together this handy list of various events that are happening over the next few months. Have a read and see which take your fancy ready for your visit.

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summer events in the Peak District

Well Dressing

where? Various locations in Derbyshire

closest resort? Rivendale

when? 9th June – 15th September

time? 10am – 7pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • well dressing across Derbyshire
  • various times, dates and locations
  • unique experience to enjoy

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Bakewell Country Festival

where? Bakewell Agricultural and Horticultural Society, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH

closest resort? Rivendale

when? 14th July

time? 9am – 5pm

how much? tickets from £13

other info:

  • traditional agricultural elements to enjoy
  • plenty of family activities and entertainment
  • food, drink, shopping and more

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Classic Ibiza

where? Chatsworth House, Bakewell, DE45 1PP

closest resort? Rivendale

when? 13th July

time? 5.30pm – 11pm

how much? adults from £49.50, children from £25

other info:

  • feel good night of great music
  • food and drink stalls
  • great event for all ages

Chatsworth Country Fair

where? Chatsworth House, Bakewell, DE45 1PP

closest resort? Rivendale

when? 30th August – 1st September

time? 9am – 5pm

how much? tickets from £26

other info:

  • held in 1000 acre parkland
  • entertainment, masterclasses and more
  • plenty of fun for the whole family

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Ashbourne Festival

where? Ashbourne, Derbyshire

closest resort? Rivendale

when? 21st June – 7th July

time? 10am – 7.30pm

how much? tickets from £15

other info:

  • a celebration of local and international
  • street theatre, musician, comedians and more
  • great experience for all

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Summer of Play at Lyme

where? Lyme, Disley, Stockport SK12 2NR

closest resort? Rivendale

when? 24th July – 3rd September

time? 10.30am – 4pm

how much? adults from £7, children from £3.50

other info:

  • explore the gardens and grounds
  • plenty of games and activities
  • perfect day out for families

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