Bed & Breakfast In Castleton
Castleton nestles in an amphitheatre of hills, each steeped in history and having a story to tell. Lose Hill and Win Hill for example were named after a battle more than 1300 years ago between Edwin, King of Northumbria and the united armies of Wessex and Mercia, whilst Mam Tor (the Mother Hill or Shivering Mountain) has a more recent tale of subsidence and erosion that permanently closed the main road down into the village.
If you stay in a bed and breakfast in Castleton you can learn about the numerous traditions, customs and annual events for which Castleton has become famed. Where else will you find a Garland Ceremony held on Oak Apple Day or the ancient practise of ringing a curfew bell?
Bargate Cottage is a bed and breakfast in Castleton which sits beneath the promontory rock on top of which stands Peveril Castle, a 12th century impregnable fortress and seat of William Peveril, later used as a hunting lodge by royalty and noblemen visiting the Royal Forest of the Peak, but is now owned by English Heritage and open to the public.
If you prefer your bed and breakfast in Castleton there are plenty to choose from.
For the ultimate inbed and breakfast in Castleton accommodation, look through the listing below for Stoney Ridge a short drive away from the village, as this offers a heated indoor swimming pool!
Most bed and breakfast in Castleton properties are rambler friendly and quite used to muddy boots and soggy rucksacks, as this is hill walking countryside with some of the most spectacular scenery and far-reaching views you are likely to find in the Peak District. However, some bed and breakfast in Castleton do not accept pets, so be sure to check first before you tell Lassie or Rover that they are off on their hols!
Your stay in a bed and breakfast in Castleton would not be complete without a visit to one of several local caverns. Whether you descend flights of steps into the darkness, travel by underground boat to visit the bottomless pit or see at close hand the exclusive ‘Blue John’ mine, there is something to test any budding mineralogist.
Tea rooms, coffee shops and restaurants can be found down every little side street in Castleton, offering a wide range of wholesome tucker.
To find the most suitable accommodation for your visit, why not browse through our list of bed and breakfast in Castleton to help you.
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