The Horseshoes - Long Lane

The Horseshoes is an award winning gastropub in a lovely countryside setting. Perfect for a special occasion, their head chef serves up an exciting, ever changing modern British menu using local seasonal produce, complemented by an excellent wine list. Look out for live music on some weekends and bank holidays.

20mins drive from Atlow Mill or 30mins from Fern Cottage. Horseshoes Long Lane

The Greenman - Ashbourne

A friendly, comfortable and relaxed bar and restaurant right in the heart of Ashbourne. The Tap Room offers a great selection of beers, wines and spirits, while the Dining Room prides itself on unpretentious cooking with wonderful local, fresh ingredients.

12mins drive from Atlow Mill or 18mins from Fern Cottage. The Greenman

The Lamplight Restaurant - Ashbourne

The Lamplight is a family run restaurant in the centre of Ashbourne. Built in 1493 the building is full of charm and character, and the menu is an innovative mix of Anglo-French cuisine. Lovely food in a lovely atmosphere.

12mins drive from Atlow Mill or 18mins from Fern Cottage. The Lamplight

The Lighthouse - Boylestone, Ashbourne

If you're looking for fine dining then The Lighthouse is for you. Included in the Michelin Guide, they focus on providing a relaxed dining environment where stunning food and attentive service is at the heart of everything they do. Their menu is entirely dictated by the seasons and designed around a fusion of different cuisines. The Tasting Menu is a must.

30mins drive from Fern Cottage, 25mins from Atlow Mill. The Lighthouse

Le Mistral - Wirksworth

An award winning French inspired Cafe-Bar-Bistro and wine shop in the heart of Wirksworth. Whether you are looking for a romantic dinner, family celebration, glass of wine and a snack or coffee and a pastry they always deliver simple, delicious food that's locally sourced and cooked fresh to order.

10mins drive from Fern Cottage, 15mins from Atlow Mill. Le Mistral