The Square & Compass is within close proximity of many sought after tourist attractions. For historians Derbyshire offers the finest stately homes in the form of Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Riber Castle all of which are within 10 minutes driving time of the hostelry.
Alton Towers, one of Britain's largest theme parks, is 45 minutes away.
Castleton, with its Blue John Cavern, and the Derwent Dams at Bamford where the Dambusters of the RAF practised during the Second World War before their historic raid are only 40 mins away.
We are on the edge of the picturesque Peak District National Park, head towards Beeley (10 mins) and you're there!
For Shoppers - Peak Shopping Village is only 10 minutes up the road and McArthur Glen Designer Outlet is just off J28 M1 only 25 minutes away, whilst the high streets of Chesterfield and Derby, as well as Intu in Derby are both close!
The Historic market town of Bakewell with its famous weekly Monday Market is 4 miles up the main A6 road.
Peak Rail is five minute walk from The Square and Compass. It's a private railway using steam locomotives. You can even be an engine driver! See Peak Rail website for more details.
Chesterfield, famous for its crooked spire and weekly market is 9 miles from the Square and Compass.
The famous spa town of Buxton is only 25 mins drive.
Carsington Reservoir is a man made water sports & wildlife centre just 15 minutes away. Windsurfing, yatching, canoeing and many more water activities available. You can walk all the way around the reservoir.
Ashbourne is another market town, famous for Shrove Tuesday where all the locals play a massive game of football for a whole day! Worth a visit.
We're also 10 minutes from beautiful Dovedale and its renowned stepping stones.