Only a 35 minute walk away to the beautiful village of Tissington. Here you will find the stunning Tissington Hall, Herbert's tea rooms, On a Wick candle and ceramics shop, Tissington's craft corner, A J Holmes Butchers, and the famous Tissington Trail. If you have picked the right time of year to visit, you may catch Tissington's Village Fete, Well Dressings, and Art & Craft Fairs!
Roughly a 20 minute walk from Tissington Ford Barn. Here you will stroll along the beautiful fields to reach Bradbourne village. Here you can visit their historic church.
Tissington Trail is the best pathway/ cycle track to take you to a range of locations in the peak district, including: Ashbourne, Thorpe, Tissington Village and Hartington to name a few. If you are interested in receiving a map of the trail - please contact our Property Manager.
There are a number of companies that will provide bike hire in the local area, though if you wish for a company to deliver bikes to the barn for the duration of your stay, contact the Property Manager to organise.
There are three pubs that are within a reasonable distance to walk to. Please know we provide maps at Tissington Ford Barn to help you reach either Sycamore Inn, Parwich, The Olde Gate Inn, Brassington, or The Old Dog, Thorpe.
An hour walk to the picturesque village of Brassington. Here you will find the fantastic Olde Gate Inne - a traditional pub with fantastic food! Along the way you can visit the famous Harbour Rocks!
Walk down the Tissington Trail to arrive in our nearest town, Ashbourne. Here you will find an abundance of lovely cafes, shops, restaurants and bars/ pubs. Depending on the time of year you visit, you will also find the Ashbourne Festival, Ashbourne's Soapbox race, Christmas lights switch on, Lantern Parade, or the famous Shrovetide!
Visit https://www.discoverashbourne.com/whats-on for further information on local events.
A stunning walk that takes you through Tissington and Thorpe to arrive at Dovedales - that roughly take an hour and a half to get there if you are walking, half an hour if you are cycling. Here you will find Thorpe Cloud and the famous stepping stones. Why not pop into Herbert's Tea Rooms, Tissington or The Old Dog, Thorpe on your way through and back for refreshments?
A slightly longer, 3 mile walk or 20 minute bike ride to Carsington Water's visitor centre. Here you will find plenty to do, whether that is to walk around the reservoir, enjoying some nibbles and refreshing drinks at their courtyard cafe, or deciding to organise a water sport activity! These can range from paddleboarding to sailing.