Derbyshire offers plenty for lovers of the great outdoors – not least in the form of the Peak District National Park. If keeping up with your fitness regime or using your downtime to indulge a sporting passion is important to you, then this county is overflowing with attractions for the sport-minded traveller. There are a good number of adventure sport hotels, whether you’re looking for accommodation with on-site facilities or near to a particular attraction. From charming B&Bs and characterful inns to upmarket country lodges, there’s something for sportsmen of all interests and abilities.
A Quick Dip or a Session in the Gym? Adventure Sport Hotels in Derbyshire
If you’re simply looking for a hotel with a pool on-site, then check out hotels such as the Risley Hall Hotel & Spa. Not only does it boast a heated, indoor pool, but there’s also a luxurious spa in which you can unwind after a training session. Alternatively, the Best Western Lee Wood Hotel has its own dedicated fitness centre, with a range of equipment for cardio, resistance and weight training.
Get to Grips with the Great Outdoors
Derbyshire is well-known for its hills and valleys, and there are plenty of cycling and walking trails across the county. However, to combine exercise with stunning scenery, there’s no better place than the Peak District National Park. There are challenges of varying difficulty for those who like to get about on two wheels, from the family-friendly Monsal Trail to the testing High Peak Trail. There’s also the opportunity to go caving, and the Peak’s crags and gorges have tested many climbing enthusiasts. Despite its rurality, there are a number of adventure sport hotels in the park, such as the Cavendish Hotel
Hotels for Golfers
For fans of the five-iron, there are countless golf courses in Derbyshire. However, if you’d rather not waste time in getting from A to B, many adventure sport hotels in Derbyshire have their own greens; the Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club is a prime example, with a 36-hole course set in 3,000 acres of serene Derbyshire parkland.
With football stadiums, horse-riding and even water sports to enjoy, booking a room in an adventure sport hotel in Derbyshire is a superb way to make sure you get the most from your downtime.