Bakewell is a market town at the end of the Monsal Trail. You can walk (2 hours) or ride there via the Monsal Trail from Six Litton Mill – or you can drive in around 20 minutes.
It is a very popular tourist town, and also has a lot of significance and authenticity both historically and in literature (Jane Austin). It is also famous for its Bakewell Pudding and Bakewell Tart.
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The major attractions (in the town and nearby) include Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Bakewell Old House Museum, All Saints Church, Bakewell Bridge, Bath Gardens, Bakewell Market, Bakewell Pudding, The Rutland Arms
(Some imagery is courtesy of Mark Halliday, Stephen Colbourne, fourthandfifteen, A S Moreton, Tim Collins, Andrew Hill, Andy Whittle – Flickr)