The Area


High Barn is an ideal location from which to explore the beautiful and diverse Peak District and Derbyshire Dales.

The cottage is situated in the peak park, on a quite lane on the edge of the village of Parwich, 6miles from Ashbourne, 10 miles from Bakewell and 15miles from Buxton. Alton towers is approximately 30 mins away.


In addition to offering family holidays, the area is popular with ramblers, mountain-bikers and climbers.

Parwich is a picturescue Derbyshire village, a few miles north of Ashbourne and within the Peak National Park. The 18th Century Parwich Hall looks down upon the village which consists mainly of limestone houses, a village green, pond and St Peter’s church and a pub. The well stocked village shop (5 mins walk) is open 7 days a week and there are large chain supermarkets in Ashbourne.

Useful Links

The church Chatsworth House
Tissingtion Haddon Hall
Dovedale Tissington trail
Local walks Alton Towers
Bike route 1 Bike route 2