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Bakewell, in Derbyshire, England is the only town in the Peak District. It is located on the River Wye, about thirteen miles southwest of Sheffield, close to the tourist attractions of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

The small town grew after an eighteenth century bid to make it a spa town, in the manner of Buxton. It is well known for the local confection, a Bakewell Pudding (often called a Bakewell Tart).