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Well worth a visit

I am sad to read some of the negative comments left about this little gem of Bakewell. I do feel... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
gamma1954
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

The craft and gift fair is variable, mainly because there are often a significant number of gift... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
Susie H
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Brigade Hall, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1DS, England
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

I am sad to read some of the negative comments left about this little gem of Bakewell. I do feel compelled to correct some of the errors. The Bakewell Gift and Craft Fair is an independently organised and run business. It has no association with...More

4  Thank gamma1954
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Well this was disappointing as there were relatively few crafts or products similar thereto on offer. There was some fudge but I spent my time looking through a stamp album and at some football prohrammes. It's more like a permanent indoor car boot sale than...More

2  Thank Steve T
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

The craft and gift fair is variable, mainly because there are often a significant number of gift stalls which are selling mainly cheep imported goods. Having said that there are also some very talented people making some lovely things. On bank holidays and over the...More

1  Thank Susie H
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the fair on the last day.....I think most of the stalls left yesterday or even were never there. We payed £7 each , it wasn't worth £1 each! I have never felt so ripped off? The 2 tents were half...More

1  Thank Wendy G
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant town , quick access to other towns well located. Brilliant local talent displayed with the local delicacy the Bakewell Tart. Lovely environment with quite friendly locals.Never seen so many locks like on the Weir Bridge.

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Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

This isn't a massive craft fair but when I visited today there was a good selection of stalls selling crafts and gifts. It's free to enter although there is s suggested donation of 10p to help towards the maintenance of the scout hut- you can't...More

1  Thank cazbatt
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Not too many stalls when we went in the school holidays but a good array of unusual gifts if you are looking for something for xmas

1  Thank swift314
Reviewed August 1, 2015

We visited the fair (in the Bakewell Scout Hall) mid-week in July. During the summer holidays the fair takes place every day, not just at weekends. This was quite a small gathering of stalls, but excellent in quality and value for money (items from £1)....More

2  Thank Jane_Ellen_H
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