Grindleford,S32 2HE ,Peak District
Experience the magical blend of history, heritage and breathtaking scenery of Britain's oldest national park from an authentic Victorian era hotel in the heart of the Peak District. Set in the glorious surroundings of the Derwent Valley, the Maynard is a perfect base for exploring the wonders of the Peak District National Park - the bustling market towns and villages, the rolling hills, dales and rivers, the dramatic gritstone landmarks and a splendid variety of England's best known manors and estates. The Maynard has been a popular base for walkers and climbers attracted to the Peak District's many routes and climbs, but is ideal also for those wishing to have a more relaxed break, taking in the romantic views and elegant charm of the hotel. Recently refurbished and with a standard of service built on 60 years of experience, the elegant and homely Maynard hotel offers ten contemporary bedrooms with all the modern facilities, as well the reputable two AA Rosette-winning restaurant which commands panoramic views of the valley and the beautiful Chatsworth House. Together with the nearby Haddon Hall, this 'Palace of the Peaks' was used as a location in the film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Take in this awe-inspiring vista - framed by huge picture windows - as you enjoy an imaginative menu prepared using fresh, locally sourced and organic ingredients, as well as a choice of wine from the hotel's extensive cellar.