May and June are great times for a break away at Ashbourne Heights. Our Peak District holiday park is ideal for breaks in this stunning region. Visit charming towns and villages, lace up those walking boots and tame the Peaks or enjoy thrill-a-minute rides at top attractions such as Alton Towers.
It’s also a great time of year for those who like quieter breaks. In May and June you can avoid the hustle and bustle that’s so often associated with a break in the busy summer holidays
But what else is there do in the Peak District in May and June? Well, the simple answer is… rather a lot! Take a look at our mini guide for more inspiration…
Peak District in May and June: events guide
- Chatsworth International Horse Trials, May 10-12: A three-day event of thrilling world-class equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family in the beautiful surroundings of Chatsworth House
- Wildside Festival, June 15: Enjoy a day of live music, art, wild activities, good food and drink; all in support of local wildlife. The festival is about being entertained whilst getting closer to nature
- Matlock Food & Drink Festival, June 8-9: With a wide range of locally sourced food and drink there will be something for everyone, with thirst quenching Gin cocktails, Pimm’s & Prosecco, Real Ale and Cider why not stay all day and soak up the fabulous atmosphere.
- RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, June 5-9: The show’s overarching theme is ‘Design Revolutionaries’ and will celebrate not only the creative genius of gardeners and garden designers from the past, especially Joseph Paxton who was once the estate’s gardener, but also the talent, ideas and conceptual thinking of today’s generation of designers.
Where should you visit this May and June?
Climb to the top of rugged moorland peaks, trek along lush green valleys and visit picture-postcard villages. An area of great diversity and outstanding natural beauty, the Peak District National Park covers a vast landscape of some 555 square miles.
But Peak District Holidays are not just about outdoor activities, however. It is one of the most picturesque regions in the UK and there are dozens of idyllic destinations worth a visit, from stunning riverside villages to pretty market towns. It’s also jam-packed with top family attractions including the world-famous Alton Towers.
Your choice of accommodation this spring and early summer
All our luxury lodges come with double glazing and central heating – so you can be sure of a cosy stay, as well as fully fitted kitchens with a microwave, plus a bath and shower room, TV with Freeview and outdoor garden furniture. A dishwasher or washing machine is also available in selected models.
Or why not stay in one of our static caravan holiday homes that were brand new last season. Each caravan has all the space you’d need for a relaxing break, including separate bedrooms, kitchen, living room and shower room, plus double glazing to keep you nice and warm!