Located in the heart of the Peak District you?ll find The Church Inn, at the end of the linear village of Chelmorton ? the highest village in Derbyshire and standing opposite St John the Baptist Church, which is the highest Church in England with a spire.
Step out of the old inn door and you?ll connect with some of the most iconic walks and footpaths in the land, with the ?Limestone Way?, the ?Pennine Bridleway? and the ?Midshires Way? all passing through Chelmorton. No wonder it?s a haven for walkers! There are also some stunning circular walks starting (and finishing!) at the pub. What better way could there be to cultivate a thirst or work up a fine appetite? With the ?Monsal Trail? and famous Tissington cycle trail also very close by walkers and cyclisits will be spoilt for choice.
Being located between the Derbyshire Peaks and Dales ? with Dove Dale, Monsal Dale and Lathkill Dale all close by you?ll find Chelmorton an ideal base to see the real sights of this area of great natural beauty.
Chelmorton also benefits from being roughly equidistant between the towns of Buxton, Bakewell and Ashbourne ? all well worth a visit.
The spa town of Buxton is home to the famous and magnificent Opera House, the Victorian splendour of the ?Pavilion Gardens?, the stunning ?Devonshire Dome? ? the largest unsupported dome in Europe, and of course the source of Buxton Water, which can be sampled free at St Anns Well.
There is also a go kart centre and a stock car racing stadium for those who enjoy an adrenalin rush!Bakewell, to has its attractions ? not least it?s world famous Bakewell tarts and puddings, plus it has a fine and vibrant market.
Ashbourne should also be explored as you?ll find it?s home to some beautiful old shops including a well established antiques scene.Here at the Church Inn we are also perfectly located for a short drive out to Chatsworth House and grounds, seat of the Duke of Devonshire and a splendid example of a find English country house open to the public. Likewise, Haddon Hall should not be missed for its fine architecture and fascinating artefacts.To conclude, whether you are on foot, on 2 wheels or on 4 The Church Inn is the perfect base to explore all that is to be loved in the rugged heartland of the beautiful Peak District - and it?s all yours to discover.....
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