Tissington Tea-Party Retro Bike Tour

Peak District National Park

The experience

Drink tea with an English Aristocrat! Sir Richard Fitzherbert will host a tea-party in the 3,000-volume library of his historic family home, Tissington Hall, in Derbyshire and offer a personal behind the scenes tour of this 17th Century Jacobean Mansion. Cycle to the Hall and back in style from the beautiful village of Thorpe in Dove Dale, on the finest British classic steel bicycles. Relish the ride on quiet country lanes and traffic-free trails through the spectacular scenery of the Peak District National Park.

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Glory Days Bikes

  • Expert-led bike ride on beautiful British steel bikes, along traffic-free trails and quiet country lanes
  • Exclusive behind the scenes tour of Tissington Hall with the 9th Baronet, Sir Richard Fitzherbert
  • Enjoy traditional English Afternoon Tea in a historic house

The detail

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4 hours

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Group size

6 - 10

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Cost per person


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Fitness level


Parking Facilities

Free parking at the start of the experience for cars, mini bus, coaches – Narlow Lane Car Park, Thorpe, Derbyshire DE6 2AS

Refreshments and meals

Afternoon Tea included

Special equipment needed

Sensible shoes/ clothes for cycling in outdoor weather conditions


Daily April - August. Advanced booking required

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Not suitable for wheelchair users.


Intermediate English required to fully appreciate the experience. Translators can be booked at additional cost

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.