The Horseshoes, Ashbourne

Pubs and restaurants with amazing views in the Peak District and Derbyshire

From pubs with picturesque views to charming riverside restaurants, here’s a round-up of the best spots to dine with a view.

Looking for pubs and restaurants with great views in the Peak District and Derbyshire? You've come to the right place. From waterside inns to pubs nestled in the hillside, discover the best places to dine outdoors and enjoy delicious food with fantastic views.

1. The Horseshoes, Long Lane, near Ashbourne

Just a stone's throw from the market town of Ashbourne and its great independent shops, this award-winning gastropub boasts a spacious outdoor seating area with 4 glorious garden rooms available to book. The perfect place for private al fresco dining, each room comes with wifi and even your own sound system! Additional seating is also available on the pretty outside terrace, where you can enjoy delicious food alongside an extensive wine list.

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2. The Yorkshire Bridge Inn, Bamford

Surrounded by stunning Peak District countryside, this family-owned, award-winning inn is located just a short stroll from the beautiful Ladybower Reservoir, making it the ideal spot for post-walk refreshments. The large patio area offers a scenic space to enjoy home-cooked food from a wide menu, complimented by a selection of daily specials, local beers and a well-priced wine list.

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3. The Maynard at Grindleford

Whether it’s a light lunch, dinner or afternoon tea you’re looking for, The Maynard serves a delicious al fresco dining menu in its outdoor seating area. In a glorious setting in the Derwent Valley, Grindleford is surrounded by wooded hillsides, looking up to some classic gritstone edge scenery - the perfect place to enjoy the sunshine

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4. The Cavendish at Baslow

Located in one of the Peak District’s most picturesque villages, the luxurious Cavendish Hotel at Baslow is the perfect countryside escape. From fine dining in the three AA Rosette Gallery restaurant to relaxing in one of the 28 stylish, sumptuous bedrooms; the Cavendish has it all. With views over rolling fields, The Gallery restaurant is a highlight: serving imaginative food using the freshest possible locally sourced ingredients, in relaxed surroundings.

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5. Hassop Station

Set alongside the scenic Monsal Trail, this characterful café is located on a peaceful, traffic-free route on the former Bakewell to Chee Dale Railway Line. Due to its proximity to the trail, this café in the former station building is a very popular spot with walkers, cyclists and horse riders seeking out seasonal treats. Dine outdoors surrounded on the sun terrace or the large outdoor covered seating areas.

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6. Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop Cafe

It's no surprise that a café on the stunning Chatsworth estate has beautiful views. Enjoy local produce, much of which is sourced from the estate itself, and tuck into local delicacies including Derbyshire Oatcakes. For a special treat, there is also a decadent afternoon tea. On the sunny outside terrace, you can dine outdoors with glorious views of rolling Peak District countryside.

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Places featured in this blog:

Business Directory Food at Yorkshire Bridge Inn

Business Directory The Maynard

Business Directory The Gallery Restaurant at The Cavendish Hotel

Business Directory Hassop Station Cafe and Monsal Trail Cycle Hire

Business Directory Chatsworth Farm Shop and Café

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