Cheshire House Bed & Breakfast
Cheshire House Bed and Breakfast is situated in the heart of the historic village of Castleton, which is famous for the show caverns of Blue John and Peveril Castle. We aim to provide friendly yet unintrusive hospitality allowing guests to enjoy their stay at their own pace
We offer two tastefully furnished double bedrooms. Both bedrooms have ensuite facilities, along with colour TV, tea and coffee making trays, and other extras to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
We offer a tasty wholesome breakfast, at your own table in our stylish dining room. You can choose from our full English breakfast menu, featuring bacon and sausage supplied by our local butcher, or a lighter/vegetarian alternative should you prefer. There are a number of pubs and tearooms within easy walking distance.
Castleton is the ideal base to discover the surrounding Peak District, and its spectacular scenery. The area has many caverns and dales carved out of the local limestone rock. The scenery is spectacular and it is an ideal area for walking, cycling. There are spectacular views from Mamtor, which overlooks the village, a favourite spot with hang-gliders.
Peveril Castle overlooking the village was built in 1080 by an illegitimate son of William the Conqueror.
Castleton is famous for the rare semiprecious mineral called Blue John, which is found at only one location in the world, a hillside near Mamtor. Blue John Stone is a rare, semiprecious mineral found at only one location in the world - a hillside near Mam Tor, just outside Castleton, in the Derbyshire Peak District National Park, England. The name Blue John derives from the French Bleu Jaune meaning Blue Yellow. It is a form of fluorite and was discovered as miners were exploring the cave systems of Castleton for lead. There are four show caves, which are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Derbyshire.
Cheshire House is the perfect base for walking, with walks starting from our driveway, or within a few miles radius. Enjoy shopping in the local gift shops, and tea rooms etc.
Castleton is ideal for walkers, cyclists, climbers, cavers hang-gliding and even paragliding.
For those wishing to explore the surrounding area Chatsworth House, is close by. Along with Haddon Hall, Bakewell, famous for its Bakewell Pudding, the plague village of Eyam and Buxton famous for its Opera House.
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This page was last updated: 26 April 2013