Getting Here

Location

The Showground, Bakewell DE45 1AH

Derbyshire

Entrance off A6

TRAVELLING TO BAKEWELL

BY BUS

Friday or Saturday
(principle services in bold)       

From Sheffield by services 215, 218, 240 (Saturday only) & 241 (Saturday only)·      

From Chesterfield by service 170.      

From Manchester by the transpeak service.      

From Buxton by the transpeak service.      

From Derby by services 6.1 and transpeak.      

From Matlock by services 6.1 and transpeak.  

Sunday
(principle services in bold) ·      

From Sheffield by services 218, 240 & 241.      

From Chesterfield by service 170.      

From Buxton by services 58 & transpeak.       

From Derby by transpeak service.      

From Matlock by transpeak service. ·      

From Manchester by the transpeak service.      

From Macclesfield by service 58.  

Details of all services are available by calling ‘traveline’ on 0871 200 22 33 (open 07:00 to 22:00) with calls costing 10p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.

All timetables are also available online from www.derbysbus.info.

The East Midlands Journey Planner at www.travelineastmidlands.co.uk is the easy way to plan your journey!  

BY TRAIN

You can travel by train from all over Great Britain to stations at Sheffield, Chesterfield, Manchester, Derby or Matlock where you can then take the bus to Bakewell (see above).

https://www.thetrainline.com

Sheffield offers the greatest number of bus links to Bakewell and it is only a short walk from the train station to the bus Interchange. Sheffield is served by the following train companies: CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, First TransPennine Express & Northern. Full details of train times are available by calling National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 (textphone 0845 60 50 600) or online at www.nationalrail.co.uk
DRIVING HERE

The best exit points from the motorways are:
 From the M1 ­ exit 29 to A617 westbound and then A619
 Northbound on M6 ­ exit 14 to A34 and then on to the A520
 Southbound on M6/M56/M60 ­ exit 27 on to the M60 and then on to the A6
 From the north (Sheffield) take the A621 then A619 into Bakewell
 From the south (Derby/Matlock) take the A6 into Bakewell
 From the east (M1/Sheffield/Chesterfield) take the A619 into Bakewell
 From the west (M6/Buxton) take the A6 into Bakewell

 

There is a useful travel ticket called a Wayfarer that allows travel on buses, trains and trams in areas of Manchester, Derbyshire and Cheshire details can be found below.
http://tfgm.com/journey_planning/Tickets/Pages/tickets_wayfarer.aspx