Travel Trade & Group Visits
We offer you a warm welcome to the Peak District and Derbyshire. Our job is to help you find what you are looking for, whether that’s your ideal itinerary or the latest destination information.
If you are a tour operator, group travel organiser or travel agent we hope that this page will provide you with the information you need to promote the Peak District and Derbyshire and plan your trip.
At the very heart of England, the Peak District and Derbyshire offers a world of contrasting natural beauty, from rolling limestone dales to dramatic moorlands and gritstone edges. Home to Britain’s original National Park, the area boasts world-class heritage and cultural sites including some of Britain’s finest stately homes, the East Midlands' only UNESCO World Heritage Site, quaint villages and picturesque market towns, a vibrant food and drink scene, award-winning visitor attractions and accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes, ranging from luxury spa hotels to eco-friendly woodland escapes.
Whatever your tastes, needs and expectations, the Peak District and Derbyshire is an area combining the best of everything in England.
How we can help
Working in partnership with local providers, together with national partners including VisitBritain and UKinbound, we offer help and advice to the travel trade.
Whether you are planning individual or group travel programmes, please contact us direct for professional and practical advice. We can provide information and assistance on:
- Itinerary planning support
- Introductions to local accommodation providers, attractions, experiences, and transport providers
- Destination information, promotional literature and support materials such as maps and guides
- Familiarisation trips and site visits
- Access to our image library to promote the area
For the latest travel trade news and updates, you can sign up to our quarterly travel trade newsletter.
For an overview of the area, download our Peak District and Derbyshire Fact File.
Watch this space for details of our new destination directory guide for travel trade buyers and a virtual FAM trip, coming soon...
Group Itineraries & FAM Visits
If you are planning a trip to the area and would like support with itinerary planning, view our group visits page for suggested group itineraries. Working with the area's leading attractions and accommodation providers, we are ideally placed to help you.
We can help with advice and information on all aspects of familiarisation visits for members of the travel trade and travel press, specialising in small groups and independent travel. If you would like help with organising a FAM visit, coach trip or trade visit to the area, please contact us.
Helpful information and inspiration
The Peak District and Derbyshire specialises in the small group and independent traveller market, but we have accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, including large group venues. Whether you are looking for great value options, luxury spa hotels or country pubs and inns with rooms, this is the place for you.
Below are some suggested serviced accommodation options that are experienced in welcoming groups and working with the travel trade. You can also visit our accommodation pages for more information.
Business Directory Buxton Crescent Spa Hotel
A stay at the Buxton Crescent is the perfect opportunity to sleep in a magnificent heritage building, with all the service and amenities of a 5-star hotel.
Business Directory Wildhive at Callow Hall
Callow Hall is the first hotel from Wildhive, a new boutique hospitality brand deeply rooted in nature. Surrounded by 35 acres of wild open space, it is a place to gather, explore and to run wild, offering a true immersion in nature
Business Directory Bike & Boot Leisure Hotels
A new Leisure Hotel brand for the 21st century - welcoming walkers, dog owners, cyclists and adventurers to the Peak District
Business Directory Casa Hotel
Situated in the heart of the historic market town Chesterfield. Casa Hotel is your ultimate destination for luxury and comfort.
Business Directory Peak Edge Hotel
A historic boutique hotel and restaurant with modern adaptions nestled in the idyllic peak district, proudly stands as the recipient of multiple prestigious awards.
Business Directory Losehill House Hotel & Spa
Losehill House is the perfect blend of luxurious facilities in the glorious surroundings of the Hope Valley in the Peak District, with stunning views overlooking Win Hill. Take time out to enjoy the spa, indoor heated pool, sauna & hot tub.
Business Directory The Devonshire Arms at Beeley
Just a short walk from Chatsworth House, this Inn and its 18 beautiful en-suite bedrooms blend an idyllic village setting with contemporary comfort.
Business Directory The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley
Just a stroll away from the splendour of Chatsworth, The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley is a village Inn with comfortable, traditionally-styled rooms.
Business Directory The Cavendish Hotel
Located in the heart of the Peak District overlooking the Chatsworth Estate, The Cavendish offers comfortable and relaxed surroundings.
Business Directory The George
Our en suite bedrooms are spacious and contemporarily styled for your comfort. Luxury linen, local water and fresh coffee is all included, as is a hearty breakfast.
Business Directory The Maynard
A beautifully refurbished 12 bedroom hotel with bar and restaurant based in Grindleford hosting spectacular views across the Peak District.
Business Directory Yorkshire Bridge Inn
Situated in the beautiful Hope Valley, the Yorkshire Bridge Inn is a family owned multi award winning inn located just a short stroll from Ladybower Reservoir. We have 14 en-suite bedrooms offering quality accommodation.
With so many award-winning attractions, including some of England's most significant historic houses, you're sure to find what you're looking for in the Peak District and Derbyshire. Head underground to discover the fascinating show caverns of Castleton - the only place in the world where the semi-precious Blue John Stone can be found - and explore the many stately homes dotted throughout Derbyshire, including some of England's most significant heritage venues.
Below are some suggestions of bookable group attractions. Visit our things to do pages to discover more.
Suggested group attractions:
Business Directory Chatsworth
Chatsworth, home to the Devonshire family, is set in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire, on the banks of the river Derwent.
Business Directory Heights of Abraham
Take a cable car flight to the Heights of Abraham 60-acre hilltop park, with cavern tours, exhibitions, adventure play and much more.
Business Directory Great British Car Journey
Boasting a collection of 130+ modern British classics, Great British Car Journey tells the story of the rise and fall of the British motoring industry from the early 1900s to the turn of the century.
Business Directory Treak Cliff Cavern
Visit an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites, rocks, minerals and fossils. Home of the unique mineral Blue John stone
Business Directory Denby Pottery Village
Open all year round, Denby Pottery Village is next to the working Denby Pottery, set in a cobbled courtyard with award winning Home, Garden, Cookery and Gift shops.
Business Directory Haddon Hall
Take a step back in time and experience the wonder of Medieval and Elizabethan architecture as you explore Haddon Hall, one of the country’s most elegant and historically important stately homes.
Business Directory Buxton Crescent Experience
Set in nine intimate rooms at The Buxton Crescent, this engaging visitor experience tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure
Business Directory Cromford Mills
Explore the history of Cromford Mills and discover the captivating story of how the Derwent Valley changed the world in the 18th Century with the growth of the British cotton industry.
Business Directory Bolsover Castle
This hilltop castle was built as a fashionable retreat for 17th-Century courtiers to entertain influential guests. Now its reputation for revelry lives on as we entertain you and your family.
Business Directory Tissington Hall
From open days and family tours to special events and weddings, there is always something happening at Tissington Hall.
Business Directory Hardwick Hall
Home to one of the most influential women in the Elizabethan realm, Hardwick Hall is the culmination of the personality and ambition of its builder and patron Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury, known as Bess of Hardwick.
Whether it's learning something new or getting hands-on, there are lots of outdoor experts in the Peak District and Derbyshire offering a wide range of activities for your group to try.
Choose from adrenaline-fuelled sports including climbing, caving, canoeing, and kayaking. There are also numerous opportunities for gentle activities, including guided walking experiences and cycling adventures on world-renowned trails. Visit our experiences pages to discover more things to see and do in the area.
Suggested group experiences:
Business Directory myGuidedWalks
Award winning private bespoke guiding, walking and nature based experience days, group walks and navigation training across the Peak District and Derbyshire.
Business Directory Live For The Hills Tours
Live For The Hills offers private tours of the Peak District national park for groups of 1 to 7 passengers.
Business Directory Acclimbatize Ltd
From climbing to caving, team building to canoeing and many more, there’s sure to be an activity for you.
Business Directory Pure Outdoor
World-class training and outdoor experiences including walking, climbing and caving.
Business Directory White Peak Distillery
Established in 2016, White Peak Distillery is the first full-scale, craft distillery in the Peak District region.
Business Directory Hassop Station Cafe and Monsal Trail Cycle Hire
A new family friendly cafe with outdoor covered seating and play, with a focus on food, family & fresh air.
Peak District & Derbyshire Events
The Peak District and Derbyshire has a great choice of events throughout the year, from annual favourites in our Festival Calendar like the Buxton International Festival of opera, music and literature each July, to the annual summer celebration of Chatsworth Country Fair each September.
Visit our events page for more inspiration.
Coach Parking in the Peak District & Derbyshire
We have a limited number of coach parking places in the Peak District and Derbyshire, for details please see our Coach and Parking page.
For help and support with all aspects of planning your group trip to the Peak District and Derbyshire, and for the latest travel trade information, please contact us.
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