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Self catering holiday cottages in the Peak District

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The Peak District is the oldest National Park in the British Isles and its location in Central and Northern England makes it one of the most frequently visited. Easily accessible, it provides a perfect environment for enjoying country living in the serene setting of the Derbyshire Dales. Five hundred and forty two miles of breathtaking scenery attract holiday makers and outdoor enthusiasts to explore the peaceful rolling hills of the White Peak and the Dark Peak’s craggy rugged moorland. Its ancient tranquil landscape is a haven for wildlife and criss-crossed by dry stone walls that provide boundaries for the moorland sheep that abundantly graze the slopes. Read More

53.144557, -1.557891
Little Larsas Retreat
2060

Beautiful holiday home with private terrace - ideal for enjoying the stunning views of the Derwent Valley. Located in the heart of the Peak District, providing a great base for visiting Chatsworth House and Alton Towers and exploring some of Englands most beautiful countryside. BBQ, Country pub, Short breaks. 

From £325 to £680 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
53.240631, -1.762002
Albertine Barn
984

This beautiful barn has been converted into a lovely holiday cottage, accommodating up to eight guests. With exceptional views across the Peak District countryside, this is a perfect place to relax, enjoy excellent walks or visit the attractions of the area. Wi-Fi and off road parking for four cars. 

From £840 to £1120 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms)
53.240631, -1.762002
Maigold Cottage
983

A single storey self catering cottage in the heart of the picturesque Peak District within easy reach of Bakewell, providing an ideal base for visiting the many local attractions of the area. Perfect relaxing and enjoying the peace, tranquility and views and superb walking and cycling on the doorstep. Wi-Fi and off-road parking for two cars. 

From £420 to £560 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
53.141854, -1.638207
Ivy Cottage
1947

With the perfect blend of character, comfort and style, this delightful holiday cottage is located in the picturesque village of Winster within the Peak District National Park. Ideal for couples, small families or parties of up to seven and an ideal base for discovering the areas many attractions and enjoying a host of outdoor pursuits. 

From £345 to £995 per week
Sleeps 7
(3 bedrooms)
53.073270, -1.878541
The cottage at Lowes Farm
3506

Rediscover your joy for life at Lowes Farm. The Cottage is a romantic bolt hole for couples tucked away in a peaceful location near Grindon in the Peak District National Park. It is ideally located for exploring Peak District attractions such as Alton Towers, Combes Valley, The Monsal Trail, the Manifold Valley, Chatsworth House and Bakewell, Buxton, and Ilam Park. It may be on a farm, but there is nothing rustic about the luxurious standard of accommodation. When you are ready to leave your cares behind, The Cottage is waiting to welcome you. 

From £280 to £375 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
53.208243, -1.677818
Hartshill
2150

A modern stone holiday home, located ten minutes walking distance from the centre of the market town of Bakewell. This small bustling market town is situated in the Peak District National Park and is perfect for visiting the many attractions of the area or enjoying outdoor activities. 

From £355 to £625 per week
Sleeps 5+2
(3 bedrooms)
53.083916, -1.571139
Saddler's Cottage
3312

Comfy and cosy, Saddler's Cottage sits right in the heart of the historic Derbyshire market town of Wirksworth close to the edge of the Peak District National Park. A great range of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes on the doorstep as well as fantastic walking and cycling, and an abundance of attractions within easy driving distance including Matlock Bath, Gulliver's Kingdom, Derby, Bakewell and Chatsworth House. 

From £300 to £500 per week
Sleeps 4+2
(2 bedrooms)
53.212032, -1.677506
Daisy Cottage
3273

Right in the heart of the popular market town of Bakewell in Derbyshire, this delightful well presented stone holiday cottage is perfectly placed for exploring the many attractions of the Peak Park. Pubs, cafes, restaurants and an abundance of wonderful walks on the doorstep just waiting to be enjoyed. 

From £390 to £550 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
53.162397, -1.585405
Brookside Cottage
3267

Sleeping up to ten guests, this welcoming Derbyshire cottage provides a fantastic retreat for friends and families in the village of Two Dales in the Peak District National Park. Superb outdoor activities and a village pub within walking distance, as well as an abundance of attractions within easy reach. 

From £938 to £1250 per week
Sleeps 10
(3 bedrooms)
53.167897, -1.581452
Two Owls Lodge
2933

Nestling within some of the most stunning countryside in England, this wonderful spacious yet cosy romantic retreat sits in forty eight acres of private woods and affords panoramic views over Derwent Valley. The village pub is within walking distance and Bakewell, Matlock and Chatsworth are just ten minutes by car. 

From £580 to £820 per week
Sleeps 3
(2 bedrooms)
53.127748, -2.005849
Old Shire Stables
3383

This characterful barn conversion perfectly blends comfort with Eco principles to provide a cosy retreat for exploring the Peak District National Park. Sitting on a family run farm in the hamlet of Tittesworth with three pubs and Tittesworth Reservoir within walking distance, this is a great base for walkers, cyclists and exploring the areas many attractions including Alton Towers (20 minutes away). 4 Star Gold. 

From £510 to £1160 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
53.205560, -1.668315
Wye Knot
2674

Ideally placed in a quiet area close to Bakewell town centre, this single level holiday home provides comfortable self-catering accommodation that is both child and pet friendly. A good base for exploring the Peak District National Park and many attractions of Derbyshire. 

From £280 to £460 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
53.116197, -1.865435
Swainsley Farm - The Haybarn
1219

Surrounded by fantastic scenery inside the National Park this is the perfect retreat for families or couples who want to enjoy the great outdoors in comfort and luxury. Lush tranquil dales, wild romantic highlands, pretty villages and many family attractions. Shops, pubs and wonderful places to eat close-by. 5 Star. 

From £525 to £795 per week
Sleeps 4/5
(2 bedrooms)
53.116197, -1.865435
Swainsley Farm - The Old Byre
1218

An idyllic and private location set in some of the most spectacular scenery in the National Park. The perfect, romantic retreat for couples wanting comfort and luxury. Explore lush, peaceful dales and wild romantic highlands or visit pretty villages with lovely old churches and ancient inns. Shops, pubs & wonderful places to eat close-by. 5 Star Gold. 

From £425 to £595 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
53.116197, -1.865435
Swainsley Farm - The Coach House
1135

An 18th Century stable block converted into a luxurious, detached cottage surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery in the National Park. Deluxe kitchen and magnificent lounge with wood burning stove. Lush peaceful dales, dramatic romantic highlands, pretty villages and many family attractions, along with shops, pubs and wonderful places to eat close-by. 4 Star Gold. 

From £595 to £995 per week
Sleeps 6/7
(3 bedrooms)
53.077635, -1.625719
Daisy Cottage
1593

A charming Grade II listed stone holiday cottage sitting in the pretty Peak District village of Carsington with local pub and excellent walking and cycling. Perfect for couples wanting to escape the pressures of every day life. 4 Star. 

From £250 to £490 per week
Sleeps 2+2
(2 bedrooms)
53.077635, -1.625719
Emily Barn
1126

A delightful character converted barn, providing holiday accommodation for large groups of up to sixteen in the pretty Peak District village of Carsington with excellent walking/cycling, water sports and a local pub. Perfect for families or friends who want to holiday together or celebrate a special occasion. 4 Star. 

From £900 to £1600 per week
Sleeps 16+2
(7 bedrooms)
53.161639, -1.648218
Lion Cottage
3173

Ideally placed between Matlock and Bakewell, Lion Cottage offers a cosy retreat to return home to after spending your days exploring the Peak District National Park. Chatsworth and Haddon Hall are just two of the many attractions nearby and the area offers excellent opportunities for outdoor activities. Located in the Derbyshire village of Birchover, guests have two excellent pubs within waking distance! 

From £365 to £560 per week
Sleeps 5
(2 bedrooms)
53.072588, -1.469650
Church Farm Cottage
3349

Church Farm Cottage nestles amongst Derbyshire countryside on the edge of the Peak District National Park and provides a lovely mix of traditional character blended with modern conveniences to ensure guests relax and unwind at the end of an exciting day exploring the areas many attractions. Fantastic walks and cycle routes start from the front door and the popular towns of Matlock, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock Bath are within easy driving distance. 

From £420 to £923 per week
Sleeps 8
(3 bedrooms)
53.126789, -1.845153
West Side Barn
3165

Sitting in an idyllic position in the Peak District National Park between Ashbourne, Buxton and Leek, this welcoming self-catering barn provides an ideal base for exploring the many attractions of the White and Dark Peaks, and the picturesque Staffordshire Moorlands. Superb walking and cycling opportunities and a village pub within walking distance. 

From £425 to £680 per week
Sleeps 4-5
(3 bedrooms)
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The Peak District

This is nature’s playground at its very best and a superb setting for enjoying outdoor activities including walking, climbing, cycling, horse-riding, pot-holing, fishing and canoeing to name just a few. Rich in flora and fauna, the area attracts wildlife enthusiasts and photographers, who want to capture its pure natural beauty and is a popular holiday destination with dog owners.

Rivalling the Lakes, the Peak District has its fair share of lakes and reservoirs which add to the charm of this tranquil setting. Carsington Water is the largest and offers a wide range of water-based activities for all levels.

Bustling market towns and pretty little villages nestle amongst beautiful countryside offering farmers markets, independent shops, country pubs and restaurants. Some of the most popular towns include Bakewell, the picturesque riverside market town; the spa town of Buxton, host to many festivals and events and Ashbourne, a fine old market town with interesting shops and antiques. The cosmopolitan city of Derby offers a buzzy nightlife and beautiful little villages such as Ashover and Matlock Bath offer a taste of country living in the Derbyshire Dales.

Rich in heritage, the Peak District has an abundance of fascinating historic sites to visit. Discover prehistoric rock art or visit the ruins of the Norman Fortress, Peveril Castle. Romantics will fall in love with Bolsover Castle and Chatsworth House and Gardens. Or be intrigued by the mysterious stone-circles at Arbor Low and captivated by the Peakland traditions and customs that are evident wherever you go.

Family attractions in the Peak District are plentiful – take a ride on a steam train or a cable car up to the Heights of Abraham where you can admire the view and explore the show caves. Spend a day in a country or wildlife park or learn about mining methods and discover the network of mines that run under your feet at Temple Mine. Alternatively enjoy a fun day at a theme park with Gulliver’s Kingdom for the children and Alton Towers for the older children!

Not only does the Peak Districts central location make it ideal for a weekend break away but its vast array of attractions and pure natural beauty entice many to stay much longer!


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