10 farmers’ markets to visit in Derbyshire and the Peak District

Jams from Country Kitchen and Crafts at Matlock Market

Jams from Country Kitchen and Crafts at Matlock Market - Credit: Archant

A unique range of fresh, local produce can be found at our vibrant markets


A multi-award winning market selling a wide range of high quality, local food and crafts from in and around the Peak District. Stalls include those selling real ales, wine, vegetables, rare breed meats, bread, jams and preserves. Held on the last Saturday of the month at the Agricultural Business Centre, 9am-2pm, www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk


Alongside the fantastic produce on offer - which includes locally-reared meats, baked goods, chocolates, pickles and chutneys, vegetables, smoked fish, free-range eggs and local cheese - you will also find stalls offering plants, crafts, and homeware. Held on the first Thursday of every month at the Pavilion Gardens, 9.30am-2.30pm, www.paviliongardens.co.uk


Browse a great range of products, all of which have been grown or produced locally. Held on the second Saturday of every month in the Market Place, 8.30am-1pm, www.belpertowncouncil.co.uk


A changing range of stalls offering local produce including organic vegetables, rare breed meats, freshly-caught fish, Derbyshire honey, homemade cakes, Italian sauces and cheese. Held on the second Thursday of every month on the Central Pavement, 9am-4pm, www.chesterfield.gov.uk/markets


A wide variety of stalls, all fronted by local businesses, selling a diverse range of locally and internationally sourced produce. Take something mouth-watering home for dinner from the selection of homemade pies, Japanese cuisine and organic meats, or buy fresh vegetables, cheese and eggs. Held on the third Thursday of every month on the Market Place, 8am-2pm, www.derbylive.co.uk


Local produce, cakes, teas and coffees plus craft stalls selling cards and gifts. Held on the first Saturday of every month at the Methodist Church, 9am-2pm, www.peakdistrictonline.co.uk

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One of the Peak’s leading farmers’ markets, offering baked goods, fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry together with local and regional specialist produce. Held on the third Saturday and third Wednesday of every month on the Market Square, www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk


The town’s new Make It Bake It Grow It market showcases some of the finest produce the area has to offer. Held on the third Saturday of every month at Hall Leys Park, 9am-2pm. For details email info@matlockmarket.com


Delicious products from producers based less than 20 miles from the town. Purchase home-made bread, pies, meat, cheese, preserves, eggs, herbs and flowers whilst browsing local crafts. Held on the first Saturday of the month in the Memorial Hall and Gardens, 9am-2pm. www.wirksworthfarmersmarket.com


A mouth-watering choice of local and fresh produce that has been grown, raised, made, brewed, pickled, bottled, baked or caught within 35 miles of The National Forest. Held on the last Thursday of every month on The Delph, 9am-3pm, www.south-derbys.gov.uk

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