Overfield Farm, Tissington

Bed & Farmhouse Breakfast

Contact Mrs J Stone

Tel: +44 (0)1335 390285

Mobile: 07773 226447

Email: info@overfieldfarm.co.uk

Things to do and places to eat

Tissington Village is located at the southern end of the Derbyshire Peak District National Park, the area offers spectacular scenery and wonderful opportunites for walking and cycling.

Tissington Hall

The hall was built in 1609 by Frances FitzHerbert and is occupied today by Sir Richard FitzHerbert and his family.  Sir Richard inherited the hall and Tissington estate in 1989.  The hall is open to members of the public on certain days.

 

Tissington Trail

The trail is a disused railway line which was purchased by the Peak District National Park in 1971.  The trail runs from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay.  The trail provides excellent facilities for walking, cycling and horse riding.

 

Ilam Park & Dovedale

The beautiful parkland at Ilam Hall is owned by the National Trust (Ilam Hall is occupied by YHA and not normally open to the public) the parkland provides excellent walks and a one and half mile walk will take you to the spectacular stepping stones in Dovedale.

 

Ashbourne

A small market town with medieval streets and historic buildings.  Ashbourne offers a wide range of high quality shops, restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes.

 

Bakewell

Situated on the banks of the river wye, this old market town is set in the centre of the Peak District.  Bakewell is famous for it's 'Bakewell Pudding' which can still be purchased in the town today.  Bakewell has some interesting shops and stills hold weekly stall and cattle market on Mondays.

 

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family.  For many people a visit to the area would not be complete without visiting the spectacular house, gardens and parkland of Chatsworth House.

 

Haddon Hall

A stunning English Tudor and country house just outside Bakewell.  Haddon Hall is one of England's finest examples of a medieval manor and is said to be one England's most romantic houses.

 

Alton Towers

For the young and young at heart, a visit to this famous theme park is not be missed.

 

Carsington Water

This large reservoir was opened in 1991 and offers walking and cycling facilities together with watersports, an adverture playground, shops and restaurants.

Within a short drive (5 minutes or a longer walk) there are some nice places to eat.  We suggest:

 

The Old Dog at Thorpe

 

The Coach & Horses, Fenny Bentley

 

The Bentley Brook Inn, Fenny Bentley

 

The Blue Bell Inn, Tissington is within walking distance of Overfield Farm

Places to eat close to Overfield Farm