Food and Drink


Village Shops:

Hartington Post Office (3 miles) Open Weds & Sat I/2 day   Closed Sun.

The Village Stores, Hartington (3 miles)    T: 01298 84222  Open 7 days a week

The Corner Shop , Hartington (3 miles)    T: 01298 84291  Open  Mon – Sat 7:00 – 4:00 Sun 8:00 -11:00

The Cheese Shop, Hartington (3 miles)     T: 01298 84935 Open 7 days a week


Tea Shops:

Wetton Mill (1½ miles south of Swainsley Farm on the Manifold Trail) Open Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00 – 5:00 Toilets open too. 
The Tea junction, Hulme End (1½ miles north of Swainsley Farm on the Manifold Trail)  Open  10:00 – 4:00 Week days 9:00 – 5:00 

Hartington (3 miles) has several tea & coffee shops

The Old School Tea Room, Wetton (spectacular walk of about 4 miles)  T: 07801683546 Open Fri, Sat, & Sun 10:00 – 3:00

Hartington Farm Shop and Cafe  Tel:01298 84496

Catering Services:

Kemp & Kemp      Great wedding and large party catering service

Local Catering services

Carver Cottage kitchen – delivers to your cottage , supper dishes, deserts etc.  Tel:  Claire 01335 310047

Buffets for all occasions , small dinner parties & BBQs Tel Pam  01298 687452

The Vegan Spice Co – Private Chef, takeaways . Tel: Parul  07944016266

Farm Shops:

Hartington Cheese and Wine Shop, Hartington, Tel 01298 84935 Open 7 days a week

Stanedge Grange Farm Butchery, Newhaven, Nr Hartington ( 4 miles)  Highly recommended Open 3 days -Thurs, Friday and Saturday.

Denstone Farm Shop, Denstone near Uttoxeter.

Chatsworth Farm Shop, Pilsley, Nr Bakewell, Tel 01246 583392 Open

New Close Farm Shop, Over Haddon, Nr Bakewell Open


Farmers Markets

Bakewell: held in the cattle market on the last Saturday of every month, the District Council’s popular Bakewell Farmers’ Market is now regularly attracting more than 5,000 visitors and is the 2nd largest in the country.

Ashbourne: a Farmers Market is held in the Town Hall on the 4th Thursday of every month.

Leek: Fine Food Market brings together local Staffordshire Moorlands and Peak District specialist food producers on the 3rd Saturday of each month.

On-line grocery deliveries.

Most national supermarket chains will deliver to Swainsley Farm including: Tesco, Asda, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons.

The Village Store, Hartington, will deliver local food but ring to order.

There is also a local, online delivery service which supports food producers who are based here in the Peak District:  The service offers a full basket of products hand sourced from the area’s top purveyors (including meats, milk, cheeses, fruit & veg, drinks, ready meals etc), Contact 07842302210 or for  more details

We are surrounded by great places to eat !

Black Lion, Butterton

Cosy village pub
01538 304232
Open 6 day a week, closed Mondays. Book for a table

Greyhound, Warslow

Village pub, with own brewery and Pizza oven.
01298 84782
Reservations for food recommended. Can be walked but may need boots and wellies if going over the fields.

Manifold Inn, Hulme End

Country pub with restaurant in walking distance. (has campsites close by so is busy during the school holidays )
01298 84537

Biggin Hall

A super place for that special meal. A Country House Hotel which accepts non-residents for food. Lovely atmosphere, some weekends they have a pianist playing softly. Excellent food.

The George, Alstonefield

Gastro pub with great food in a very pretty village. Mainly taster menu food.
01335 310205
Book in advance.

Devonshire Arms, Hartington

Friendly village pub, good food, extensive menu.
01298 84884
Open 7 days a week. book for a table.

Reform Inn, Thorncliffe

Larger village pub, good menu, good service, good food. Excellent for bigger groups.


Good Indian cuisine.

Charles Cotton Hotel, Hartington

Eat in the bar or restaurant. Good food.
01298 84229

The Royal Oak Inn, Wetton

Unspoilt, characterful, free house in a small village.
Tel:01335 310287

The Royal Oak, Hurdlow

Award winning traditional pub
01298 83288 or 07866 77 88 47
Open 7 days a week phone for a table

Carriages, Newhaven

Eat Italian in a railway carriage !
01298 84528
Open Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun Phone for a table.

Duncombe Arms, Ellastone

'One of the top thirty gastro pubs in the country.'
01335 324275
Open 7 days a week but book to avoid disappointment well in advance.

Ye Old Gate Inn, Brassington

Ancient and atmospheric pub
01629 540448
Open 6 days a week closed Mondays. Book for a table.

Yew Tree Inn, Cauldon Low

Famous pub full of antiques
01629 540448

National Trust, Tea-room at Ilam Park. Dovedale

Enjoy lunch or a cream tea with views of Thorpe Cloud and the Italian Gardens.

The Country Kitchen

Cafe, restaurant and shop. Good food.
01538 308505
Open 7 days a week, 8:30 - 16:30.

Simply Thai, Buxton

Fabulous Thai food
01298 24471
Open 7 days a week, book a table or a take away.

The Naz, Leek

Great Bangladshi food
01538 388711
Open 6 days a week, closed Mondays,

Longnor Fish and Chip shop, Longnor

Good cafe and takeaway
01298 83317
Open for take away orders or pre-booked tables in cafe. Open Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat. Lunchtimes 11:30 - 1:30 Evenings 5:45 - 8:00

Wetton Mill Tea shop

Small tea shop for cyclists and walkers.
Open Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00 - 5:00

The Tea Junction, Hulme End

Good cakes and a Jazz band on the first Saturday in the month.
Open 10:00 - 4:00 Week days 9:00 - 5:00 weekends 01298 687368