Birds Nest Cottage Self Catering and B&B
Birds Nest Cottage Guest House gardens

Special Offer

Book the Garden Retreat for two with breakfast for £85 per night during March.

(min. 2 nights)

Birds Nest Cottage Guest House
40-42 Primrose Lane, Glossop
SK13 8EW

Tel. 07711 353696


What to do in Glossop


There is lots going on in and around Glossop, from walks to helicopter rides, shopping to theatre; alternatively travel just a little further for country houses to the excitement of Manchester. Check this page for whats going on and our where to go page for places to visit.

Regular local events

Glossop Outdoor Market: Friday & Saturday of each week
Glossop Indoor Market: Thursday, Friday & Saturday of each week
Glossop Outdoor Food Market: 2nd Saturday of each month

Glossop Theatre: Partington Players

2016 events.

Jan 25-30: Ghosts, By Henrik Ibsen
Mar 14-19: Teechers, a classroom comedy by John Godber
May 2-7: Kindly Leave The Stage by ohn Chapman
June 20-25: September Tide by Daphne du Maurier
July 4-8: One-Act play Festival

Folk train

4th Thursday of each month, departs Manchester Piccadily Station 18:48

Lively local music venue

Check out the local musical events at The Globe, Glossop and other local venues.

Peak District Walking Festival

More than 100 themed walks and outdoor activities - ranging from challenging hikes across open countryside to relaxed city, town and village strolls.

Dates to be confirmed

Chatsworth International Horse Trials

13 - 15 May 2016

For three days of world class sport in the stunning Chatsworth grounds go and see the International Horse Trials. With all kinds of displays, entertainment and stalls, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Buxton Festival & Fringe

8 - 24 July 2016

A feast of opera, music and literature, set in the beautiful Peak District

Bakewell Show

3rd & 4th August 2016

One of the oldest agricultural shows in the UK with nearly 200 years of history, Bakewell Show has evolved from a purely agricultural display to the diverse event it is today with something for everybody.

Chatsworth Country Fair

2-4 September 2016

A taste of the very best the countryside has to offer, Massed pipe and military bands, demonstrations and parades, hot air balloons, parachuting and over 300 varied trade stands and rural crafts make this a memorable event with something for everyone. An exciting Grand Ring programme takes place over the weekend, with displays ranging from a vintage car parade to the hot air balloon races and terrier racing. A sporting clay pigeon shoot takes place and the bouncy castle and old time fairground are always popular with children. Many of England's heritage of Country Sports and pastimes are on show including Armed service displays, horse shoeing, Ferret racing, archery and sheep dog trials