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Rutland Arms Hotel, Bakewell

The Square, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE451BT, UK View Map

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  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
    Pets Allowed
  • WiFi (Public Spaces)
    WiFi (Public Spaces)
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    Best Available Room

The welcoming Rutland Arms Hotel in Bakewell is perfect for exploring the sights and sounds of the Peak District.

Andrew Simpson, Managing Director

The Rutland Arms Hotel dates back to 1804 and is set in the majestic Peak District National Park in the picturesque town of Bakewell. This Derbyshire hotel is perfect for those looking for short breaks exploring the sights and sounds of the area. It lies equidistant from the beautiful towns of Matlock and Buxton and the Rutland Arms Hotel itself is nestled comfortably on the outskirts of the famous Chatsworth estate.

Built for the Duke of Rutland in 1804, today the building exudes a unique character with a warm, friendly atmosphere and the traditional charm reminiscent of that era. The hotel is graced by a fine collection of 54 antique English clocks dating from 1670 to circa 1860. These antique clocks are displayed proudly in the public areas of the hotel and also in some of the hotel’s 35 rooms.

The Rutland Arms Hotel lays claim to being the site where the world famous Bakewell pudding was invented, in the kitchens of the hotel itself. Bakewell is both an exciting place to visit and relaxing market town to explore, and it is full of history and sits in a stunning countryside setting.

The Rutland Arms Hotel - Square Restaurant offers where possible the finest selection of locally sourced produce our award winning menus which are available throughout the day.

The Rutland Arms Hotel in Bakewell offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.

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Number of Bedrooms

35

Parking Spaces

15

Steps into Hotel

4

Check In Time

3pm

Check Out Time

11am

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Bedrooms

TV
Tea/Coffee
Iron/Board
Internet (Rooms)
Hairdryer
Telephone
Room Service
Cots Supplied
Ground Floor Rooms
Family Room for 3
Walk In Showers

The Rutland Arms hotel and stable building dates back to 1804 and was built by the Duke of Rutland on the site of the old White Horse Inn. Each of the 35 rooms here at the Rutland Hotel are individually styled to ensure that the history of the buildings has been retained, many have enviable views of the town and surrounding landscape.

A selection of single, twin and double bedded rooms are available in both the main hotel and the recently refurbished courtyard building. The courtyard is situated across the road from the main building adjacent to the hotels own Antiques Centre. Family rooms and Four Poster rooms are also available.

Bar & Restaurant

The Square at the Rutland Arms Hotel is proud to be able to offer a huge variety of locally sourced fresh produce on their menus. By supporting local businesses such as growers, suppliers and tradespeople they are confident that you will find the food incredibly fresh and the taste will be absolutely sublime.

The restaurant menus have won a variety of awards and are recognised as being excellent examples of culinary excellence in the Peak District. They are available throughout the day and offer a choice of local produce so you can sample the best that the region has to offer.

The Rutland Arms Hotel is also open to non-residents for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner which can be enjoyed in both The Square Restaurant and the hotel bar by residents and non-residents alike. Special dietary requirements can also be catered for.

As the Rutland Arms is situated in the finest walking and hiking area in the United Kingdom they recognise that there is nothing quite as satisfying as settling down to a fine meal after a day out in the fresh air enjoying the many sites and sounds the Peak District has to offer. Whether you are exploring the historic delights of Chatsworth or Haddon Hall, or are out and about trekking over the stunning countryside in the area, they are certain that you will find the food offered by both the Bar and The Square restaurant to be of excellent quality.

Restaurant Dining Times
Breakfast: Mon - Sat 7:30am to 9:30am, Sun 8am to 10am
Dinner: 7pm - 9pm

Sample Fine Dining Menu

Bistro/Bar Times
10am - 9:30pm (food served until 9:30pm)

Sample Bar Menu

Directions to Rutland Arms Hotel in Bakewell

Situated on the A6 in the centre of Bakewell

Walking
Quad Biking
Nature Reserves
Cycling
Fishing

The Rutland Arms Hotel is situated in stunning scenery amidst The Peak District National Park.

Chatsworth House is a must-visit destination, being situated just three and a half miles from Bakewell. Chatsworth is currently the seat of the Dukes of Devonshire; in fact the House itself has been the home of the Cavendish family since 1549. Chatsworth House is famous (amongst many other things) for its beautiful garden that is carefully sculptured and maintained three hundred and sixty five days a year. Chatsworth is the home of a number of unique collections of paintings, drawings, sculpture (particularly neoclassical pieces), furniture and books. It has been voted the countries favourite country house many times over.

Haddon Hall is another popular destination when visiting the area. It sits in spectacular scenery on the River Wye near Bakewell, and it is one of the seats of the Duke of Rutland. It is currently occupied by Lord Edward Manners and his family, and although it was never a true castle it is protected by a wall that was originally constructed in 1195. Haddon Hall is so picturesque that it is used on a regular basis in film and television, with the Hall making its Hollywood debut in 1986 in The Princess Bride. It was also used in the 1996 film Jane Eyre, and the 1998 release Elizabeth. The 2005 version of Pride & Prejudice was also filmed at Haddon Hall, and it has also become known as Thornfield in the BBC version of Jane Eyre that was televised in 2006.

The Rutland Arms Hotel also boasts the unique Rutland Arms Antiques Centre, the stunning Georgian setting being the home for a number of stunning collections of antiquities. The site of the Antiques Centre was originally a stable block that was constructed in 1800 by the Duke of Rutland. The premises have now been fully restored and it attracts a large number of visitors from traders and established buyers through to those interested in getting started in collecting, or those just out to explore the antiques. The Rutland Arms Antiques Centre is proud to boast a highly knowledgeable team that will be able to assist you in any way you require. A number of events are held on a regular basis including antiques fairs, valuation days, talks given by guest speakers and dinners hosted to commemorate historical events.