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Visit a Derbyshire market in 2023

Visit a Derbyshire market in 2023. It’s time to shop local and support our Derbyshire traders. There are lots of markets to choose from across the Peak District.

Here’s our pick of the best if you’re staying at Wheeldon Trees Cottages.

Buxton Market

Interesting fact – Buxton is home to the highest market in England at 1032ft above sea level. The regular market is held on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout the year from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. It provides a great choice from food and household goods to clothes and gifts.

Bakewell Stall Market and Farmer’s Market

The stunning Peak District town of Bakewell has had a market since 1330. The town’s livestock and stall markets continue to attract many visitors. The stall market is held on a Monday in Bakewell Market Place. Expect around 80 stalls. In addition to the Monday market, The District Council operates a farmer’s market on the last Saturday of every month. The popular Bakewell Farmers’ Market is held at the Agricultural Business Centre (ABC) in the town.

Ashbourne Market

Ashbourne’s Thursday market takes place on Shrovetide Walk, between Shawcroft Car Park and the library. You’ll find fresh fish and seafood, Italian pasta sauces and delicacies, a local cheese stall, fruit and vegetables plus gifts from across the region.

Matlock Market

Matlock market runs on Wednesdays at Hall Leys Park, Crown Square, Matlock DE4 3SX from 9 am until 3.30 pm.

Regular traders include The Loaf (famous Derbyshire bakery) and stalls selling cheese, fish, brownies and fudge, wool, crafts and soap.

Book your 2023 cottage holiday

We’re now taking bookings for 2023 in our luxury Derbyshire cottages. Our retreat of 10 cottages includes four newly renovated holiday homes. We’re also just one of three finalists in the Visit Peak District and Derbyshire Tourism Awards in the category of best self-catering accommodation. Our 12 acres of Peak District National Park offers so much more than just a holiday cottage. Facilities include an honesty shop, free EV charging, wifi throughout, a children’s play area, a newly refurbished games room, free electric bikes to explore the local area (updated in November 2022), a fabulous office for guests to use if they’re working while with us and a laundry room.

Looking for your 2023 Peak District Cottage? Click here to view our availability.