If you're looking for dementia-friendly activities in the Peak District, the idyllic village of Castleton has many great places to visit:
- The Little Shop is full of items from yesteryear.
- Carlton Emporium boasts many antique items.
- Castle Maid sells old-fashioned sweets, ice cream, and has delicious smells of homemade fudge and candy floss, an old till and a traditional phone box.
- Coach House Village Stores is an olde worlde, traditional store.
- Peak Hotel is an olde worlde pub with lots of memorabilia from yesteryear.
- Silver & Stone Shop offers many storytelling and historical elements and information about rope making, Blue John Stone and the village of Castleton.
- Swiss House Bar and B&B has a cosy traditional coal fire setting and atmosphere.
- Peveril Tearoom serves traditional afternoon tea with old-fashioned crockery.
- Rose Cottage Café and Tearoom serve traditional afternoon tea with old-fashioned crockery.
- Ye Olde Nags Head has bedrooms with four poster traditional beds and décor from yesteryear, combined with a modern twist.
- The Castle has décor from yesteryear. The pub is also steeped in local spooky legends and there are a lot of old photos and historical information around the pub.
This blog was created for the Accessible Castleton project, which was delivered by AccessibleUK and was funded by the Peak District National Park Authority via Defra's 'Access for All' programme.
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