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Twixmas 2022 In The Peaks

Twixmas 2022 in the Peaks

Twixmas 2022 in the Peaks. New Year is fast approaching. So, what’s on offer in the Peak District National Park after Christmas and running up to New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s Eve Gala Concert – Buxton Opera House

Join the Buxton Opera House for an evening of sparkling fun to help celebrate the arrival of the New Year. The British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra is set to play music to suit everyone from Opera to Operetta and Gilbert and Sullivan, to film soundtracks and musicals. The evening will culminate with Auld Lang Syne at midnight, closing with a rousing finale.

This favourite annual concert is a treat for all the family. Click to find out more.

Family Fun at Ilam Park

The National Trust’s Christmas Trails may be right up your street if you have little ones. There’s a Snowflake Spotting trail at Ilam Park running every day in December and January. More than 100 snowflakes have been hidden around the park for you to find. Alongside the trail, there is also the tearoom and bookshop to keep you entertained.

It’s totally free and there’s no need to book. Click here for further information

He’s behind you! Sleeping Beauty at the Buxton Opera House

This year’s panto at the Buxton Opera House runs from Saturday 10 Dec 2022 to Sunday Sun 1 January 2023.

The beautiful Princess is about to celebrate her birthday. The King has banned all spinning wheels from the kingdom, but will this save the Princess from the Evil Fairy’s curse?  Join the brilliant cast and the handsome Prince as they try to save the day and stop Sleeping Beauty’s 100-year slumber!

Add in some side-splitting comedy, colourful dance routines and a scary dragon, and you’ve got all the ingredients for an unforgettable Christmas pantomime.

Click here for ticket information.

Cosy country pubs

If you’re visiting the Peaks this New Year you will want to book a table at one of our cosy country pubs.

However, if you want something really special, you should consider one of the 13 pubs restaurants in the county that are listed in the latest Michelin guide. Gastropubs, classic eateries, and specialty restaurants are all represented in the county’s submissions.

If you’re visiting us at Wheeldon Trees Cottages, here’s a selection:

Devonshire Arms, Beeley – traditional British

Stones, Matlock – modern British

Fischer’s at Baslow Hall, Baslow – modern cuisine

The Gallery, Baslow – modern cuisine

Peacock, Rowsley – modern British

Lovage, Bakewell – modern British

Samuel Fox Country Inn, Bradwell – modern British

The Blind Bull, Little Hucklow – modern cuisine

Rafters at Riverside House, Ashford in the Water – modern cuisine

The Pack Horse, Hayfield – modern British

Book your Twixmas and New Year Cottage

Our stunning retreat of 10 luxury Peak District cottages offers a breathtaking space with space to breathe in one of the Peak District’s most stunning valleys.

Our luxury Derbyshire retreat has everything you need for your break away – free EV charging, an honesty shop packed to the brim with goodies, a fantastic games room where you can play pool, air hockey or ping pong and a range of electric bikes for you to borrow to explore the local area.

Click here to view our availability.