Bramble Cottage

Bolehill, Wirksworth (Gem Of The Peak)

Attractions Nearby

It is difficult to list all of the attractions that are available to you in the surrounding areas so here are just a few of the options that are available.


  • Masson Mills - a working textile museum.
  • Cromford Mills - museum, refreshments and gift shops.
  • St Mary’s Church – built by Sir Richard Arkwright.
  • Cromford Canal – towpath to explore the Derwent Valley.
  • Scarthin Book and Café – internationally famous book store.
  • Willersley Castle – providing unparalleled views along the Derwent Valley.
  • John Smedley Mill and Factory Shop – luxury knitwear brand manufacturer.
  • Leawood Pumphouse – steam pumping engine.
  • High Peak Junction – countryside visitor centre.


  • Gulliver’s Kingdom - an award winning theme park in Matlock Bath.
  • The Heights of Abraham - cable cars, caverns and hilltop park.
  • Peak District Mining Museum and Temple Mine - discover the hard life of a local leadminer and try out the climbing shaft.
  • Red House Stables - a working Carriage Museum that has one of the finest collections of original horse drawn vehicles and equipment in Britain.
  • Peak Rail - steam and diesel trains run by a local preservation society.
  • Matlock Farm Park – 600 acre working farm.


  • Buxton Museum and Art Gallery – wonders of the Peak including a time trail, geology and Roman exhibitions.
  • Poole’s Cavern and Buxton Country Park – two million year old limestone cave and woodland park providing panoramic views of Buxton.
  • Buxton Opera House and the Pavilion Arts Centre.


  • Old House Museum - recreated school and kitchen, old costumes and tales from Bakewell’s history.
  • Caudwell’s Mill, Rowsley - roller flourmill powered by river water including craft workshops on site.


Ashbourne offers a good range of independent shops including antique shops and designer boutiques and has variety of festivals throughout the year.

Other Attractions

  • Crich Tramway Museum – a unique collection of trams from this country and around the world.
  • Carsington Water – water sports, walking, visitor centre, adventure playground and shops.
  • Alton Towers – theme park and gardens.