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Christmas in the Peak District

Christmas At Wheeldon Trees

Can you believe the film The Holiday is 25 years old this year? Since the film hit our screens in 2006 the dream of spending Christmas in a remote English country cottage has been on the wish list for many around the world.

Christmas and New Year in the Peak District National Park doesn’t disappoint. Some may just want to cosy up in their cottage and enjoy time with family and friends. However if you do want to escape your country cottage, there’s plenty on offer to suit all tastes.

Chatsworth House

The famous Chatsworth House Christmas market begins on 6 November 2021. Soak up the Christmas market atmosphere as your browse more than 100 stalls offering a wide range of Christmas gifts and decorations. The market runs every day from 6 November. Christmas at Chatsworth is magical, and you can enjoy displays, festive music and tours of the house throughout December. Click to book tickets.

Christmas at Castleton

On 3 December 2021 Christmas at Castleton and the Great Ridge offers you the chance to pull on your walking books, wrap up warm and cross the Great Ridge by torchlight. Book tickets.

Wreath Making

Over in Matlock there’s a decorative wreath making class for Christmas front doors on Sunday 5 December 2021. The class takes place at the Derbyshire Eco Centre. Click here to book tickets.

Panto in Buxton

In Buxton you can really get into the Christmas spirit with the pantomime Aladdin at the Buxton Opera House from Saturday 11 December 2021. With glittering stage sets and colourful dance routines, Aladdin is set to be the ultimate Christmas panto treat. Book tickets.

The Snowman

For children this Christmas, there is a special screening of family favourite The Snowman accompanied by a magnificent live orchestra. Taking place in Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens, the event also includes We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, based on the bestselling book by Michael Rosen. The event takes place on 1 December 2021. Book tickets.

Book your Wheeldon Trees Christmas

Of course, to truly enjoy Christmas like Cameron Diaz’s character in The Holiday you need the perfect country cottage to enjoy your celebrations. At Wheeldon Trees Cottages we can guarantee the perfect setting. We still have availability throughout December and also a few cottages available for Christmas holidays 2021 and New Year holidays 2021. To book your UK cottage getaway, see our availability page.