Beautiful Bakewell Is A Chocolate Box Village And With Brand New Photos And Information Just Added, Peak District Online Unveil The Ancient Capital Of The Peak In Full Sumptuous Glory Online

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With bakeries battling over rights to a tart, the modern-day town is bustling and new visitors still meet its charm for the first time. But the wonderful old cottages and ancient church highlight a place visited through past centuries, a small town dating back to the Anglo-Saxon era. The team at have just uncovered its secrets and bring to life the wonderful place that is the heart of the Derbyshire Dales. They have unearthed new information about the people, the place and also the pudding, to launch several new pages all about Bakewell this week.


There's something about the place that gets really under your skin

'Bakewell is a trinket box of a shopaholic delights and with battling bakeries claiming rights to a pudding, how many places in the Peak District can boast that?' they say.

Passionate about the Peak District, a director for the U.K.'s largest Peak District guide for accommodation is also a landscape photography fanatic. Steve Wake has lived and worked in the Peak District for most of his life and along with his business partner and budding wildlife photographer, James Dobson, the pair have managed a very successful website for several years now.

Today sees the launch of the completed section all about Bakewell, just one of the Peak District villages the team are bringing to life with their wonderful writers and funky photographs. Already attracting over 200,000 unique visitors each month, the UK's largest Peak District guide accommodation prides itself in providing visitors to Derbyshire with anything they need to know during their stay.

'Researching Bakewell was a wonderful thing to do for me because I have been coming here since I was a small boy,' explained Steve.' It doesn't seem to have changed all that much, although it is a very modern town nowadays, with anything and everything a visitor would want to buy or eat. It always amazes me that somewhere so small has got so many nooks and crannies, full to bursting with wonderfully unique shops and the atmosphere is always so welcoming.'

The family run company at Peak District Online have made it their mission to be the best in the business in bringing up-to-date relevant information, news and articles about the area. With the summer holidays well underway, they provide lots of information to help parents with ideas of where to take the children to keep them happy.

'Bakewell is a wonderful place for kids, and also their parents,' explains Steve.' The newly renovated play area is so safe and also so adventurous and the splash water section is a real hoot. I now bring my own children here, and it is a place that is very close and dear to my heart, as it is to all my colleagues at PDO. There's something about the place that gets really under your skin and once you have visited Bakewell, you can't wait to return.' He goes on to add,' we're so lucky and privileged to be able to live and work in this area and it's an absolute joy coming to work every day, driving through the most picturesque parts of the Peak District and then being able to research them, write about them and indulge in our hobby of photography.'

Lots of new pages have been added to the section all about Bakewell and have been added this week, headed up by Steve, who is passionate about the landscape and who has thoroughly enjoyed 'delving into the secrets Bakewell holds. There are areas of Bakewell I never knew existed and it's really surprise me that even now, I have visited this village probably over 100 times, and still I am discovering more.'

See the brand-new pages all about Bakewell and other villages as they are launched regularly at Peak District Online. Learn about the diverse landscape as well, as its inhabitants. And why not sign up to the newsletter to be kept informed of any relevant information and to keep an eye on their Peak District accommodation last minute deals to discover Bakewell in person.

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