The Maynard Hotel in Grindleford
Set in glorious surroundings at the north eastern end of the Derwent/Hope valley in the Derbyshire Peak National Park, this Peak District hotel provides the perfect base for sight-seeing and walking holidays.
With many notable attractions such as Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and the lovely market town of Bakewell only a short drive away, landmarks like the dramatic ‘gritstone edges’ at Froggatt, Curbar and Stanage; the Blue John caverns at Castleton and the twin dams on the Derwent/Ladybower Reservoirs - famously used during training for the WW2 Dambusters Raids - are also within easy reach. The Maynard has long been a popular base for walkers, ramblers and climbers in thePeak District, with a wide choice of walks, routes and climbs of varying distances and degrees of difficulty, all within easy reach of this Peak district hotel. We also operate a walkers’ drop-off and collect ‘rescue’ service, please call for details.
Chatsworth house - ‘the Palace of the Peaks’ is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and is widely regarded as one of Britain’s best loved historic houses and estates. Together with the nearby Haddon Hall, Chatsworth was used as a location in the new film adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’. Amongst the many local events that attract visitors are the traditional Derbyshire village well dressings, Chatsworth Horse Trials, Bakewell Show, and the Longshaw Sheepdog Trials.
Recently refurbished to a very high standard, this Peak District hotel features an enviable restaurant offering a wide selection of excellent menus, together with a beautiful panoramic view. Tasty bar meals at lunchtimes and evenings can also be enjoyed on the sun deck. The hotel is also renowned as a wonderful venue for Weddings and Receptions in the Peak District - elegant, friendly and welcoming. With 10 comfortable en suite bedrooms, The Maynard is the ideal choice for visitors looking for a holiday base; for businesses needing a meeting or conference venue, or for local residents wanting a great night out or a party venue.
As part of F Fretwell-Downing Ltd, the hotel benefits from over 60 years experience of providing catering and hospitality of the very highest quality in luxurious, imaginatively dressed or themed marquee suites, from the most prestigious Royal events to small, intimate parties and corporate events with over 2000 guests.
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