• Up hill and down dale...

  • Up hill and down dale...

  • Up hill and down dale...

Local Area

Set in the glorious White Peak, The George at Alstonefield is perfectly positioned for exploring the national park. Eight miles from Ashbourne, twelve miles from Bakewell and sixteen miles from Buxton, The small towns of Matlock and Wirksworth are within striking distance, and there is stunning countryside as far as you can see…


The George is central to many loops and meanders, hikes and yomps.

Some of our personal favourites are up to Narrowdale Hill, across to Beresfordale (associated with Izzak Walton and his friend Charles Cotton, and the 17th century classic ‘The Compleat Angler’), and on to Hartington. Then of course, we are a stones throw down to Mill Dale, where you can head off to Dovedale. Stanshope, Ilam and Wetton are all within easy reach.

Dove Dale and Thorpe Cloud

Manifold Valley and Thors Cave

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak



There are many places to stay, cottages to rent and spots to pitch a tent, here are just a few to check out.

Alstonefield manor

Winnow Barns

Stanshope Hall

Casterne Hall

The Old Shippon

Valley View House

Smithy Fields Camping