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Where is Bakewell

Bakewell is extremely easy to get to and is one of the most picturesque villages in Derbyshire and a must see if you are staying up here in the Peak District. It is very easy to get to by car, by coach, or by bike.


From the M1: From here you must take junction 29, then take the A617 to Chesterfield. Once here follow directions to Bakewell and get on the A619 Chatsworth Road, all the way to Baslow. At the roundabout you will see the sign to take the first exit, then turn right, and follow A619 all the way into Bakewell - it's a very easy route.


From Manchester: You must take the A6 Buxton Road through Chapel en le Frith from Manchester and at the roundabout take first exit named the A623 to Sparrowpit and Peak Forest. Continue on A623 and bear right towards Wardlow at B6465 until you get to Ashford-in-the-Water. From here turn right briefly on to A6020, then turn left to rejoin the A6, which will then take you all the way to Bakewell.


From Derby: From Derby you must head north towards Little Eaton and then take the A38 to Ripley. After this follow A610 to Ambergate and follow the signs to then join the A6 northbound towards Matlock, Rowsley and then onto Bakewell. The A6 is one straight road so you can't go wrong!

From Stoke-on-Trent: To get the Bakewell from here, head north on the A53 towards Leek and then continue on A53 through Buxton. Take first exit at roundabout and bear right. Aake the second exit at the next roundabout on to the A6 and follow it via Taddington and then all the way to Bakewell.

By Bus: Numerous bus services pass through the town including Trans-Peak from Derby or Manchester; X18 or 240 from Sheffield or 170 from Chesterfield. Check each timetable on the website to find out the specific times and also it is a good idea to ring if the weather is particularly wintry to make sure the bus services are still running.


By Coach: The National Express 440 service between Manchester and London stops in Bakewell

By Rail: The nearest railway stations are at Chesterfield, Buxton, Matlock or Grindleford , and there are several bus services, taxis which you can then transport you into Bakewell.


Airport: The nearest airports are Manchester, Robin Hood Doncaster, Birmingham or Nottingham East Midlands. There are several bus services, taxis which you can then transport you into Bakewell



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