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March 2023 in the Peaks

March 2023 in the Peaks offers lots of possibilities. The lighter nights will arrive and attractions closed for the winter will open.

Here are three things to try in the Peak District in March 2023.

Artisan Food Market, Thornbridge Hall, near Bakewell

Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th March

Free entry

A celebration of local independent producers is promised over a weekend of delicious treats and indulgences! There will be more than 30 stalls with a large range of food and drink to buy from the Peak District and surrounding areas. In addition, there will also be a Thornbridge Brewery bar and hog roast as well as tasting sessions.

Watercolour workshop at Wheeldon Trees

12 March 2023

Searching for the perfect Mothering Sunday gift or simply want a few hours away from everyone with some valuable me time in the Peaks? We have the perfect answer – our first watercolour workshop.

We’re delighted to welcome Emma-Jayne from the Little Sweet Pea Studio who will be joining us on 12 March 2023 to guide a watercolour workshop. Emma-Jayne is passionate about being creative. What’s more, she has loved drawing from a young age and holds a degree in contemporary arts.

Over the course of a few hours, you will enjoy creating a gorgeous watercolour illustration/painting inspired by spring blooms and the garden.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

Buy tickets now.

A celebration of Derbyshire women – Chatsworth

10 March 2023

Join Chatsworth on International Women’s Day as they showcase local Derbyshire women. The event will celebrate wWomen from a diverse range of backgrounds. Included will be small businesses, art and services to the communities of Derbyshire will be celebrated.

This free drop-in event will take place in the Hartington and Burlington rooms in the Stables. Curated by the High Sheriff in Nomination 2023/24, Theresa Peltier, the day will feature a rolling series of talks and performances. Appearances will include Derbyshire Lord Lieutenant Mrs Elizabeth Fothergill CBE and a performance from local singer-songwriter Carol Fieldhouse. In addition, there will be writer, poet and performer Seni Seneviratne; resident sculptor at Derbyshire Eco Centre, Sue Allanson; Gill Hart, Head of Learning and Engagement at Chatsworth; and Alice Martin, Head of Collections at Chatsworth.

Wheeldon Trees Cottages 

Wheeldon Trees is the perfect location for a March break away. Our luxury cottages are in one of the Peak District’s most stunning valleys with views of Chrome Hill and Dragon’s Back. In addition to great accommodation, we offer free EV charging, free electric bikes, an honesty shop and amazing views in our 12 acres of Peak District National Park. Above all else, luxurious Derbyshire cottages. What’s more, Wheeldon Trees is packed full of amenities and is currently in the running for the Peak District and Derbyshire Tourism Awards‘ best self-catering accommodation.

Want to know more? Click here to view our availability.