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...

Heights of Abraham

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.

If you are visiting the Peak District as a group by train, Northern have great discounts when you travel as part of a group of 10 or more people.

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.

Buxton Crescent 2

Suggested accommodation:

Business Directory Buxton Crescent Spa Hotel

Business Directory Wildhive at Callow Hall

Business Directory Bike & Boot Leisure Hotels

Business Directory Casa Hotel

Business Directory Peak Edge Hotel

Business Directory Losehill House Hotel & Spa

Business Directory The Devonshire Arms at Beeley

Business Directory The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley

Business Directory The Cavendish Hotel

Business Directory The Maynard

Business Directory Yorkshire Bridge Inn


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

Business Directory Heights of Abraham

Business Directory Great British Car Journey

Business Directory Treak Cliff Cavern

Business Directory Denby Pottery Village

Business Directory Haddon Hall

Business Directory Buxton Visitor Centre and Buxton Crescent Experience

Business Directory Cromford Mills

Business Directory Bolsover Castle

Business Directory Tissington Hall

Business Directory Hardwick Hall


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.

Amber Valley Wines

Suggested group experiences:

Business Directory myGuidedWalks

Business Directory Acclimbatize Ltd

Business Directory Pure Outdoor

Business Directory White Peak Distillery

Business Directory Hassop Station Cafe and Monsal Trail Cycle Hire

Business Directory Dolomite Training

Business Directory Amber Valley Wines

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.

Festive events include popular Christmas Markets in Bakewell, Matlock and Buxton, plus seasonal markets at attractions including Chatsworth Christmas Market and Haddon Hall Mercatum Artisan Market.

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.

Contact Us

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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