Bakewell Cricket Pavilion
The River Wye, Bakewell
The Original Bakewell Pudding Shop
Town Centre, Bakewell
B A K E W E L L
Ask most people what they know about Bakewell & it’s surely the Bakewell pudding. Bakewell is a very popular tourist attraction & its streets are busy whatever time of year.
Bakewell was granted its market charter in 1254. With a population of around 4000, known locally as the “Capital of the Peak” the town lies approximately 7 miles & about 15 minutes drive from The Old Toffee Shop, Tideswell. Regular bus routes link directly between Tideswell & Bakewell meaning you can leave your car at home for the day out.
The annual Bakewell Show held in August is one of the largest events locally & one of the oldest Agricultural shows in the UK. Weekly markets including the agricultural market on Mondays & Farmers markets held on the first Saturday of the month have been established for over 700 years. With shopping arcades to explore, walks along the river bank to spot the ducks & trout swimming, The famous Original Bakewell Pudding Shop plus the Christmas Market, Bakewell will offer you an exciting day out.