Situated in outstanding countryside, Callow Barn is a walkers paradise and is surrounded by lovely local walks. A collection of local maps at the property will open the surrounding area and point you in the right direction!
The local village of Hathersage offers amenities, shops, pubs and restaurants as well as things to see and do!
The Hathersage Swimming Pool
This heated outdoor lido is extremely popular all year round so don't forget to pack your swimming costume!
For seasons, opening times & costs follow the link below:
Stanage Edge is a gritstone escarpment famous for climbing and walking. Just on the other side of the valley from the barn, there are also a number of local companies offering outdoor activities. For more info visit: http://www.stanageedge.co.uk/
The Peak District and surrounding area to Callow Barn has plenty of activities to keep you busy if you feel like a change of scenery! Here are a few highlights...
The historic Chatsworth house has something to do for all the family with a farmyard and adventure playground for kids, an extensive gardens and house tours.
For more info visit http://www.chatsworth.org
For local delicacies look no further than Bakewell, home of the Bakewell pudding. With lots of nice cafes and shops it is a very popular tourist destination. For more info visit http://bakewellonline.co.uk/
The barn is also a short drive from Eyam which is famous for its plague epidemic in 1665. There is a small museum which tells the story.
For more info visit http://www.eyam-museum.org.uk/
The Monsal Trail
This disused train line is now a cycle path with tunnels and points of interest along the route. There is a bike hire centre just outside of Bakewell where you can even hire tandems. For more info visit http://www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/visiting/trails/monsaltrail
Another great place to hire bikes is the Ladybower reservoir which is often referred to as 'the lake district of the peaks'.
For more info visit http://www.derbyshire-peakdistrict.co.uk/ladybower.htm
There are a number of local caverns to explore including Treak Cliff Cavern, the Blue John Cavern and Speedwell Cavern. Make sure you check opening times as they are often seasonal - especially the smaller caverns.