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In the heart of the English countryside, the Peak District makes a wonderful location for a last-minute holiday. The UK’s first ever national park is known for its stunning views, breathtaking heather-strewn moors and subterranean caves. Throughout this vast area, there are always some fantastic last-minute holiday cottages offering an excellent standard of self-catering accommodation. For couples seeking a romantic getaway, there are shepherds’ huts, picturesque cottages and log cabins. Families looking for a last-minute retreat can stay in some beautiful barn conversions, traditional farmhouses and former mill buildings. There are also some lovely properties which will make an ideal venue for bigger groups marking a special occasion. With a range of last-minute deals available, the Peak District offers a fabulous backdrop for any spur-of-the-moment holiday.
Made up of the contrasting moors of the Dark Peak, the gentle dales of the White Peak, and the pastures of the South West Peak, this magical area has miles of stunning countryside to discover. There are charming market towns offering refreshment, including Bakewell, Buxton, Castleton and Leek. The area is renowned for its caverns and caves, including Poole’s Cavern, Temple Mine and Creswell Crags. Other attractions include the famous Chatsworth Estate, the historic Heights of Abraham, Haddon Hall, Lyme Park, Gulliver’s Kingdom, the delightful Pavilion Gardens and the Crich Tramway Village which is home to the National Tramway Museum. There are numerous beautiful walks and cycle rides, such as the Monsal Trail, and the High Tor, Giddy Edge and Lovers Walk from Matlock to Matlock Bath. Take a look at our full collection of last-minute cottages in the Peak District.