The famous Bakewell pudding was invented accidentally at the Rutland Hotel, when a cook misinterpreted instructions and poured egg mixture over the jam instead of mixing it in the pastry and what should have been a tart was now a pudding.
Bakewell puddings can be bought at several shops and coffee houses in the town centre.
My mother, who lives in Tamworth in Staffordshire, went to Co-op and ASDA to get some water for us, but it had sold out there too.
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Bakewell was mentioned in the Domeday book as having a church and 2 priests signifying its importance even then.
In 1502 Bakewell was owned by the Vernon family and passed on to the Manners family in 1567 when Dorothy Vernon married John Manners.
The Hotel also has a literary connection in that Jane Austin is reputed to have stayed at the hotel whilst writing Pride and Predudice. Bakewell's All Saints Parish Church Bakewell's All Saints Parish Church is broad and low and has an octagonal tower with a graceful spire.