Bakewell is a small town known to be established during the Anglo Saxon era. The name of the town Bakewell, derives from the term 'Badeca's Well'. During the Anglo Saxon times, Bakewell was in the Anglian kingdom of Mercia. The church in Bakewell is also mentioned in the Doomsday book and during the Norman era, the town was of great importance. A market town was created in 1254 and Bakewell gradually became a trading centre.
Nearby Points of Interest
- All Saints Church (0.4 mi)
- The historic church is just a few minutes walk from the Red Lion.
- The Ridgeway Gallery (0.47 mi)
- Visit the modern art gallery in Bakewell.
- Chatsworth House (4 mi)
- See the link for more information.
- Bakewell Swimming Pool (0.4 mi)
- Enjoy a great time at the Bakewell Swimming Pool.
- Bakewell Golf Club (0.7 mi)
- Golf for visitors and club members.
- Events (0 mi)
- For a list of all the events in the area, please visit the link.
- Post Office (0.2 mi)
- The local Post Office is just a short distance away.
Sheffield to Bakewell(17.6mi, 28.3km)
Stand B6 Sheffield Interchange TM Travel 218