Fischer's Baslow Hall
“Worth seeking out for exquisite cuisine near the Chatsworth Estate” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Located at the end of a chestnut tree-lined drive on the edge of the Chatsworth Estate, in marvellous gardens, this beautiful Derbyshire manor house offers sumptuous accommodation and facilities. Staff provide very friendly and personally attentive service. There are two styles of bedroom available – traditional, individually-themed rooms in the main house, and spacious, more contemporary-styled rooms with Italian marble bathrooms in the Garden House. The cuisine is excellent and may prove the highlight of any stay.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 11
- Family rooms: 0
- Bedrooms Ground: 4
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Ironing facilities
- Children's portions or menu
- Outdoor parking spaces: 40
- Accessible bedrooms: 4
- Walk-in showers
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Single room, minimum price: £185
- Double room, minimum price: £207
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
The natural features of this central English county range from the modest heights of the Peak District National Park, where Kinder Scout stands at 2,088 ft (636 m), to the depths of its remarkable underground caverns, floodlit to reveal exquisite Blue John stone. Walkers and cyclists will enjoy the High Peak Trail which extends from the Derwent Valley to the limestone plateau near Buxton, and for many, the spectacular scenery is what draws them to the area.
The county is well endowed with stately homes – most notably Chatsworth, the palatial home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, with its outstanding collections of paintings, statuary and art. Other gems include the well preserved medieval Haddon Hall, the Elizabethan Hardwick Hall, and Kedleston Hall, whose entrance front has been described as the grandest Palladian façade in Britain.
The spa town of Matlock is the county’s administrative centre and other major towns of interest include Derby and the old coal mining town of Chesterfield, with its crooked spire. Around the villages of Derbyshire, look out for the ancient tradition of well dressing, the decorating of springs and wells – the precious sources of life-sustaining water – with pictures formed from flowers.
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