THINGS TO DO

Situated between the picturesque villages of Ilam and Thorpe and nestled within the Staffordshire and Derbyshire Peaks, the Izaak Walton Hotel is an AA 3 Star converted 17th Century Country House Hotel offering comfort, history and views of outstanding natural beauty.
Love to shop until you drop?  The town of Ashbourne has a fantastic range of shops from recognisable brands such as Joules and Fat Face to countless numbers of independent retailers and antique vendors, so there’s bound to be something to suit everyone’s taste. Market days are Thursday and Saturday, with a whole host of stalls to explore including local food, unique gifts, and home furnishings.  Other towns/villages of interest close to the hotel include Bakewell (30 mins drive), Buxton (40mins) and Tissington (10mins).
Follow the links below for more great ideas of things to during your stay:

THE HOTEL

BOOK NOW / CHECK AVAILABILITY
CALL RECEPTION
BACK TO HOME
LOCATION
FISHING ON THE RIVER DOVE
TAKE AN AERIAL TOUR!
HOTEL HISTORY
WHO WAS IZAAK WALTON?
CHILDREN WELCOME
DOG FRIENDLY
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING

PLACES TO VISIT

Museums, Halls & Country Houses, Parks, Caverns and plenty of other outdoor activities, all within easy reach of the hotel. Read More…

WALKS

Of course being located in the spectacular Peak District means there are many beautiful walks starting at (or close to) the hotel. Read More…

CYCLING

Explore the spectacular countryside of the Peak District by bicycle, on bridleways, quiet lanes and traffic-free trails. Read More…

FISHING ON THE RIVER DOVE

Take advantage of our 3 mile stretch of the River Dove by purchasing Day Passes during the Grayling & Trout seasons. Read More…

LOCAL GOLF LINKS

There are several highly rated golf clubs in the Peak District all within accessible reach of the Izaak Walton Hotel. Read More…

THE HOTEL

An AA 3 Star converted 17th Century Country House Hotel offering comfort, history and views of outstanding natural beauty. Read More…