Local Business Spotlight

Local business is the backbone of our economy, which is why we are keen to promote and support businesses that fit within the Agricultural and Horticultural remit.

This page will be regularly updated to feature local businesses in and around Bakewell, the Peak District and Derbyshire and inform the public about the products and services they offer.

Violets and Daisies

Independent florist, Bakewell


Violets and Daisies is an independent florist based in Bakewell. They offer local deliveries and professional service in all aspects of floristry. 


Head florist Julie's interest in floristry began during her school work experience at Lady Manners. She then undertook an apprenticeship at a local florist while studying floristry at Broomfield Hall Agricultural and Floristry College in Derby.

The shop practises social distancing as per government guidelines and also takes orders via their website or by telephone 01629 258015.


RP Riding & Country

Online riding & country shop, Derbyshire

RP Riding & Country is an online shop selling horse and country items. It was launched in January 2021 by two friends who share a love of horses and have done since attending secondary school together.


The team are both busy working mums who got back into the equestrian world in 2020 when they bought their first horses for their children. RP Riding & Country was born in order to provide an affordable option for all horse lovers no matter their budget.

Orders can be placed online directly via the RP Riding & Country website.

Many of our website images are kindly supplied by Pure Peak magazine

Office opening times: 

Monday 9am - 5pm

Thursday 9am - 5pm

Friday 9am - 5pm


Bakewell Agricultural and Horticultural Society Office

Agricultural Business Centre,

Agricultural Way,



DE45 1AH

Tel: (01629) 812736

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