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Having very proudly been awarded our Visit England Quality in Tourism Walker Welcome we are delighted to be able to offer walkers the confidence they need when booking quality accommodation that meets their particular needs. We can safely assure that there is a separate space for drying outdoor clothing and footwear overnight. Boot scrapers are at the main door. There is also always a first aid kit on hand for any unfortunate bump and bruises. On entering the hotel, there is a daily forecast on display to assist planning any trek, and maps available at reception. If you’re lucky, one the helpful member of staff can also advise on desirable local routes and hidden gems.
The surrounding area in the High Peak and the Peak District is rich with walks. The Peak District is reputed to be second only to Mount Fuji in terms of visitors. With impressive hills, moorland, woodland and beautiful views, the impressive and diverse landscape offers something for everyone’s walking preferences.
After a hard day walk, the warm and inviting atmosphere of the Old Hall is a delight, with a vast array of options available either in the A La Carte Restaurant, or the more relaxed Wine Bar.
Peaks and Dales Premier Wedding Show
Your one stop shop for everything Wedding! Including wedding dresses, wedding venues, photographers, videographers, make up artists, wedding cakes and chocolate fountains….and more!
11am – 4pm on Sunday 5th October 2014
Pre register online for free entry for you and your guests or pay £2.00 on the door. www.peaksanddalesweddings.co.uk
Buxton Festival’s New Literary Weekend 31st October – 2nd November 2014
Buxton Festival is delighted to announce their new Literary Weekend featuring renowned speakers will take place from Friday 31 till Sunday 2 November in the Pavilion Arts Centre. Events on Friday include a captivating talk by journalist and broadcaster Kirsty Wark and an entertaining evening show by radio and TV star Nicholas Parsons. Leading 60’s model Sandra Howard discusses high society in Kennedy’s America on Saturday morning followed by international bestselling author Jung Chang who will discuss her latest book on the fascinating Empress Dowager Cixi at 12 noon followed by Jonathan Aitken’s insider view of Margaret Thatcher’s story at 2pm.
For further details and to book tickets please visit www.buxtonfestival.co.uk
Buxton Spa Prize
The Old Hall Hotel is delighted to be a major sponsor of the ‘Buxton Spa Prize’, a unique ‘en plein air’ art competition new for 2014.
Almost 70 artisits are producing over 100 pieces of work to be shown in an exhibition running between 12th September – 12th October in Buxton’s Green Man Gallery.
For more information please visit www.Buxtonspaprize.co.uk
The Great Dome Art Fair
19th and 20th July 2014 10am – 4.30pm at the Devonshire Dome – University of Derby, Buxton
Browse and buy from a huge range of outstanding art and design direct from Peak District Artisan Members at our award winning annual exhibition. There will be free illustrated talks and demos, a young artist of the year competition plus much more.