Local Info

Derwent View Holiday Cottage

Other pubs close by to eat are The Yorkshire Brigde and The LadyBower Inn, all serve great food and have fantastic hospitality.


Our superb local community pub, well worth a visit for a meal or drink, You will alo find the post office and Rest Cafe there too.


Bamford is an ideal location for a great holiday, whether you are looking to relax or experience the great outdoors. There are many attractions for you to see; the dams, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Castleton caves to name a few.

You can also take advantage of the surrounding area with beautiful walks.

  • The famous rock faces of Stanage Edge,
  • The Ladybower Dams and Dovedale are spectacular and are local to Derwent View Holiday Cottage.

Bamford is situated in the heart of the Peak District alongside the Upper Derwent Valley close to the lost villages of Derwent and Ashopton, which were demolished when the Lady Bower Dam was built. The other two dams, Howden and Derwent reservoirs further up the valley are known for their breath taking beauty and much of the architecture is unchanged from the 18th century also during the 2nd World War the Dambuster squadron practised using the famous bouncing bombs on the these reservoirs.

Current Information

Currently we have 2 village pubs, one being only 500 yards away and has recently been bought by the local community, it now houses a splendid cafe and the post office also has your nearest cash machine.

Further down the village is the recreational ground with a recently up dated childrens play ground.

There is a 24 petrol station and shop at the bottom of Bamford.. In the nearby villages of Bradwell you can find a Co-op and in Hope there is a Spar which are open till 10pm..

Trains run from Bamford to sheffield in one direction stopping at most local villages, and Manchester the  other direction stopping at some local villages and towns. Times and fares are available here




Bus routes to Sheffield, Bakewell and Castleton

How to find us:

Take the A6187 through Hathersage.  You will come to a set of traffic lights with the “Sickleholme Petrol Station” on your right. Turn right here following the sign for Bamford.  Drive through the village up the hill and as you begin  to  drive  down  the  other  side  you  will  see  the ‘50 Mile Limit Sign’  at the end of  the village.  Turn right here and take the first right again and Derwent View is in the right hand top corner.