Tideswell is centrally located within the Peak District National Park and is an excellent base for walkers. Bus routes link the village to Manchester, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Buxton and Bakewell. The bus stop is on the main street just 250 yards away.
“Very comfortable, very warm, excellent facilities, excellent location.” The McCabes of the West Midlands.
The village has four pubs, the George next to the Church, the Star on High Street, the Horse and Jockey on the main street and there is also the Anchor Inn at the crossroads just outside the village towards Bradwell. There is also the Red Lion at Litton, just twenty minutes walk away. Tideswell is also home to the Tideswell School of Food, a community-run business helping to bring good food to Tideswell. Courses are run throughout the year - see their website for more details
There are several places of worship including the church, which is in the centre of the village and is known as the Cathedral of the Peak. There is a Catholic Church and a Methodist Chapel in the main street and a Congregationalist Chapel on Parke Road.
“We were so pleased to have such a comfortable cottage in such an ideal position” Mr and Mrs Toms of Bedfordshire.
The village has a café, post office, a co-op convenience store and off license open until 10p.m. every night, bank (with cash machine), butcher, chemist, bakery, two chip shops, and a doctors’ surgery on Parke Road. All are within easy walking distance, some 250 yards away on the main street. There is a library at the rear of the Church which has internet access.
Buxton is about 15 minutes drive away, where there are larger shops including Waitrose, Marks and Spencer and Morrisons. Market days are Tuesday and Saturday. Bakewell market with cattle and sheep sales as well as the usual market stalls is on Monday.