The sleepy village of Over Haddon in Derbyshire occupies a little ledge overlooking Lathkill Dale in the Peak District, gifting stunning panoramas over the surrounding dales.
Over Haddon in Derbyshire, the Peak DistrictHome to a scattering of storybook stone homes and holiday cottages, this tiny village is a great place to stay for walking holidays and a superb base for visitors to the Peak District National park. Ringed by walking trails and stately homes, castles and gardens, there is plenty to discover in the local area. Over Haddon is the sister village to Bakewell, the second largest town in the Peak District and much more popular with visitors (making Over Haddon a more relaxed option), famously known for its Bakewell Budding, a pastry shell filled with sweet jam and frangipane.
Luxury Breaks and Walking Holidays in Over Haddon If you’re looking for a beautiful, quiet village to stay in as a base for your next Peak District walking holiday, then Over Haddon is a brilliant option. Whether just to amble around IIam Park and Dovedale or embark on more strenuous walks around the White Peak countryside, there are walking opportunities to suit every mood and ability. Families will love to hop, skip and jump the stepping stones dotted across the River Dove, enjoy a picnic in the woods at Hinkey Hollow and spent the afternoon hunting for 350 million-year-old fossils down by Lover's Leap. Pass remnants of old lead mines and undiscovered secret beauty spots en route back to your holiday cottage in Over Haddon, where there will be no better way to top of the day than a long steamy bath and log fire.