Behind the Scenes of a Stately Home

Peak District National Park

The experience

Experience real life in a medieval house, taking a journey through time in the Peak District National Park. Meet the team behind the scenes of the impressive Haddon Hall, a 900-year-old fortified manor house. Spend time with some of the specialists who will be happy to relate tales of famous visitors and describe the filming that has taken place at Haddon Hall over the years. Turn your hand to baking using the 500-year-old oven and create your own gin cocktail using ingredients from the Tudor walled garden.

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Haddon Hall

Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1LA

  • A bespoke private tour of this impressive English Stately Home
  • Stunning views of Britain’s first designated National Park
  • Bake bread and create a gin cocktail with help from local experts using facilities in the Hall

The detail

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3 hours

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Group size

6-12 (Larger groups can be accommodated)

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Cost per person


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Fitness level

Low. Some walking up stairs and on uneven ground.

Parking Facilities

Car park charge £3. Free parking for coaches and minibuses.

Refreshments and meals

Gin cocktail included.

Special equipment needed

Sensible footwear and clothing recommended.


Daily, June – September. Advance booking required

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Not accessible for wheelchair users.


Basic English required to fully appreciate the tour.

Group information

  • Tour operator rate
  • Ad hoc group rate
  • Tour series rate
Peak District

Peak District National Park

Britain’s original National Park, the Peak District is a land of countyside revolution, stately homes, plateaus and valleys, right in the heart of England.