Find Your Ideal B and B in Eyam
Eyam is a lovely set in the heart of the Peak District making it an ideal bas for exploring the surrounding area. Residents know it as the ‘Plague Village’ as back in the 17th Century the villagers stayed indoors to prevent the disease from the spreading through the village. The plague was initially brought to the village by an infected cloth from London in 1665 which affected the surrounding areas. To learn more about the history of village you visit the Eyam Museum. Another historical attraction in the village is Eyam Hall which dates back to the 17 Cntury. It was the home of the Wright family for more than 10 generations and was built a few years after the plague subsided. The hall is a great example of a Jocobean manor house and is now managed by the National Trust. When you visit you will its engravings and library, embroideries and its well kept gardens with spacious lawns. You can also visit the craft centre next door which sells a variety of products from handcrafted jewellery to cheese.
Within the peak district you will find plenty to do for all ages. If you enjoy walking you can take in the panoramic views of the countryside and Peak District National Park. If you enjoy going for a bike ride there are a number of trails to suit all abilities. Other outdoor activities in the area include horse riding, watersports, caving and climbing.
At The B and B Directory we have an excellent choice of places to stay in Eyam and the Peak District. We are sure you will enjoy your stay at a B and B in Eyam.