In the Bakewell area we are very lucky and have on offer a huge variety of locally produced, high quality food.
Chatsworth Farm Shop
This multi-award winning shop offers quality produce from the estate, tenant farms, Derbyshire suppliers and small local food producers. There is a large variety of meat, poultry, fruit and vegetables. The delicatessen has a large selection of cheeses and you can purchase Chatsworth wine and Peak Ale which is brewed on the estate.
Critchlows Butchers and New Close Farm Butchers
We are lucky enough to have two excellent butchers in Bakewell both owned by local farmers - so as far as possible all the meat is locally sourced.
The Original Bakewell Pudding Shop
The puddings are all made on-site together with a huge selection of speciality bread and cakes. They also sell foody gifts and upstairs is a tea room.
Farmers Market - Bakewell
On the last Saturday of each month there is a Farmers Market held at the Agricultural Centre from 8.30 am. It is the second largest in the country and has a huge variety of locally sourced food for sale.
A brand new Aldi Supermarket has opened on the A6 half way between Ashford and Bakewell. It has a large car park, long opening hours and is ideal for stocking up with some of the basics for self catering.
The Clean and Green Growers
Based in Ashford-in-the-Water, Fruit and Vegetable bags can be ordered and delivered to your holiday cottage. The produce is organically sourced and extras can be added to the bag including eggs, dairy and bread. Orders need to be placed a week before your delivery date. Tel 07506687779 www.thecleanandgreengrowers.co.uk
John Brocklehurst Country Clothing
This firm boasts of being the best country clothing retailers in the country. The factory shop is on Matlock Street and the retail shop is on Bridge Street. They sell a huge variety of products, from wellies to tweed jackets to ladies clothing.
Chatsworth Garden Centre
Situated in Chatsworth Park, this garden centre not only stocks a huge variety of plants, but also has a large gift section and a very good cafe.
Peak Shopping Village
This retail outlet centre is at Rowsley, a 10 minute drive from Churchdale. Various outlet shops and featuring the Chatsworth Kitchen and a garden centre.
The British Emporium
Based in the centre of Bakewell this is a one-stop shop where you can buy all manner of products, from homewares to gifts in the confident knowledge that they were all made in Great Britain.