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Derwentwater Arms

The Derwentwater Arms is a traditional country pub tucked away in the Peak District village of Calver. It exudes community spirit, dates back to 1708, and serves fantastic food and drink.

You have to negotiate steep steps to get to the pub and once inside you’ll find three separate seating areas. Go for one of the tables next to the large windows overlooking the village and Peak District hills. Or maybe you’d prefer one of the outside benches.

The food options are mouthwatering: traditional pub grub done exceptionally well, with themed food nights and fantastic delights the pub’s own food venture, Gentleman Jim’s. “Our ethos is to use local suppliers and producers as well as using homegrown produce from our kitchen garden,” says co-owner Kat. “We are free of tie and try to source local beers and ingredients to reduce air miles and support local businesses.”

The Derwentwater Arms is simply a great British pub.

Photos: The Derwentwater Arms

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Lowside, Calver, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 3XQ
01433 639211

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