The Cavendish Hotel

Baslow, Bakewell, Derbyshire , DE45 1SP, 01756 718111

Historic coaching Inn overlooking Chatsworth Estate.

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What we love heart
  • Fabulous Location
  • Outstanding Service
  • Historic Building
The Cavendish Hotel Overview
  • Parking
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Children Welcome
  • Croquet Lawn
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Conference Facilities
  • Walking/Jogging trails

Overlooking the magnificent Chatsworth Estate, the views from this 250 year old coaching inn are simply jaw-dropping. The Cavendish Hotel in Baslow is one of the most welcoming hotels in the Peak District. With its grandiose rooms, sprawling gardens that lead to stately parkland, and fascinating history, this really is an extraordinary place where you will want to linger for longer.

The pale stone building is blessed with characterful nuances that make it all the more adorable and evoke a real sense of the past. Old stone flooring, original fireplaces and antique furniture are just some of the things you will find inside the Cavendish Hotel in Baslow. Although the hotel sits among quintessentially English countryside and has panoramas that will mesmorise you and lure you to fall in love, it retains an understated elegance. Whilst the hotel keeps it’s charm and historical routes, it also embraces very subtle mod cons such as wireless charging in the rooms and Tesla car chargers in the car park.

Originally the famous Peacock Inn once owned by the Duke of Rutland, the Cavendish Hotel in Baslow became the property of the Duke of Devonshire in 1830. In the early 1970s it was rebuilt and furnished with many items from Chatsworth House. A large collection of eclectic artwork, ranging from original paintings to more contemporary pieces, can be found adorning the walls of the Cavendish Hotel.

Within walking distance of Chatsworth House, the hotel boasts one of the best locations in the Peak District. For anyone looking for hotels near Chatsworth House, you won’t find anywhere quite as enchanting. Enjoy the gorgeous scenery as you stroll through the gardens to the kissing gate, where you can enter the Chatsworth Estate.


Whether you’re staying at The Cavendish for a relaxing break, business meeting or an active weekend, the hotel and staff will always make you feel at home.

Dining at the hotel is an exciting experience, with imaginative food, attentive yet discreet service and impressive settings.

The Gallery Restaurant

Fine dining has never been so impressive than at the Gallery Restaurant. Creative and innovative dishes are served in this beautiful room where fine art hangs from the walls, and windows look out across the Chatsworth Estate. The food is complemented with an extensive choice of quality wines.

The Garden Room

Perched on the back of the Cavendish Hotel, the Garden Room has panoramic views of the estate, black and white chequered flooring and elegant furniture. Indulge in inventive home cooking made with the freshest ingredients, or gaze at the scenery as you enjoy afternoon tea.


The Cavendish Hotel is the perfect wedding venue in the Peak District and provides a captivating setting for your special day. Hold your celebrations in the lush garden or if you’re hosting a more intimate affair, exchange your vows in The Boardroom or Private Dining Room.

Conference Facilities

Either the Boardroom or Private Dining Room can be used for meetings, receptions or dining. With flip chart, audio visual equipment, screen and Conference Co-ordinator, you will have everything you need.

The Cavendish Hotel Rooms