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Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Cow Shed Beer Festival, which returns to beautiful Bakewell on 21 and 22 June 2019.
After a successful 2018 launch at our Bakewell Agricultural Business Centre, the Cow Shed will this year showcase around 40 ales from within 30 miles of the popular market town, plus local cider, food stalls and live music.
We're open from 2pm to 10.30pm on both days.
You can buy cheaper £6 advanced tickets here including a souvenir glass, free half pint of your favourite tipple and tasting notes. The cost is £8 on the day.
Coming soon! The local breweries attending and their beers, including main sponsors Peak Ales of Bakewell.
Children are allowed at the afternoon sessions only - and we also welcome well behaved dogs on a lead.
The Cow Shed Beer Festival is organised by Derbyshire Dales District Council and you can follow our Facebook page for all the latest information and sign up for email updates at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/enewsreg
There is plentiful parking at the event venue - the Agricultural Business Centre in Bakewell (parking charges).
Trent Barton's 6.1 service operates between Derby, Belper, Wirksworth, Matlock and Bakewell - view the timetable.
The Transpeak service runs every hour from Derby Bus Station, directly along the A6 to Bakewell and Buxton. Three times a day buses continue along the A6 to serve Manchester.
A lively programme of events runs throughout the year in the Derbyshire Dales - including well dressings, festivals, farmers' markets and our fabulous visitor attractions.
If you're visiting the beautiful Derbyshire Dales, you can buy online a three-day or seven-day Rover pass entitling you to unlimited use of our car parks across the district.