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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

53.277544, -1.773719
Bluebell Cottage
1098

Formerly an Inn, this lovely 17th Century holiday cottage is in the heart of Tideswell village in the Peak District, providing an excellent base for exploring this lovely area and its many attractions. Perfect for those who enjoy walking and outdoor adventures. 

From £485 to £785 per week
Sleeps 8
(3 bedrooms)
53.255348, -1.745582
Badger Cottage
1099

An delightful 18th Century Grade II listed self catering holiday cottage in the beautiful Derbyshire village of Cressbrook with spectacular views along Monsal Dale. Perfect for exploring the Peak District and great for walkers. 

From £445 to £725 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
53.282242, -1.777084
Butterfield Cottage
1097

An 18th century self catering holiday cottage set on the edge of the delightful medieval village of Tideswell. Walks from the doorstep, pubs within walking distance and an ideal base from which to explore the Peak District National Park and its many attractions. 

From £445 to £715 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 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)
53.077635, -1.625719
Swiers Farmhouse
1125

This delightful Grade II listed stone farmhouse which can sleep up to sixteen guests is set in a pretty Peak District village of Carsington with local pub and excellent walking/cycling, along with Carsington Water on the doorstep. Within easy reach of the areas many attractions including Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Alton Towers. 4 Star. 

From £1300 to £1900 per week
Sleeps 16
(6 bedrooms)
53.127748, -2.005849
The Old Chartshed
3384

Cosy yet spacious, this impressive barn conversion provides self-catering for large groups of up to ten guests and is perfect for those who enjoy outdoor activities with super walking, cycling, watersports and climbing in the local area. Sitting in the Staffordshire Moorlands on the edge of the Peak District National Park, there are an abundance of attractions close by. 4 Star Gold. 

From £745 to £1560 per week
Sleeps 10
(4 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)
53.256682, -1.789869
The Wriggly Tin
3379

The perfect marriage of traditional charm and stylish comfort, the Wriggly Tin is a unique holiday home providing large groups with plenty of space, peace and tranquility in a simply stuning position within the Peak District National Park. Nestling between Buxton and Bakewell in the Derbyshire village of Miller's Dale, there is a village pub a short walk away and super opportunities for walking and cycling. 

From £700 to £1299 per week
Sleeps 9
(4 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)
53.141854, -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)
53.088568, -1.571901
Fox Lodge
3610

Fox Lodge sits on the northern side of the historic market town of Wirksworth in Derbyshire and is within easy reach of the Peak District National Park by car. Its little streets are lined with a great choice of shops and eateries and the town is accessible by public transport for those without a car. Guests can enjoy fantastic walking and cycling locally as well as plenty of attractions within easy reach including Matlock Bath, Gulliver's Kingdom (sure to be a holiday highlight for the younger ones!), Derby, Chatsworth House with its magnificent grounds and Bakewell. A log burner for winter breaks and courtyard for alfresco dining in the sunshine give Fox Lodge all year round appeal to both couples (one or two) and families. 

From £300 to £500 per week
Sleeps 4+2
(2 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)
53.075049, -1.569107
Hog Cottage
710

Hog Cottage is located a short stroll from the heart of the Derbyshire market town of Wirksworth on the outskirts of the Peak District National Park. Offering cosy self catering holiday accommodation for four people, the cottage is an ideal base for exploring the areas many attractions and taking advantage of the outdoor activities available in this vast outdoor playground. 

From £350 to £590 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 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)
53.330486, -1.654000
Morley Cottage
3471

Sitting at the Eastern end of Hope Valley, this cosy cottage for two is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts with superb walking, cycling and climbing in the surrounding area. Sitting right in the heart of the bustling village of Hathersage, there are a good range of shops, cafes and pubs within walking distance. An excellent base for exploring the Peak District National Park by foot or car. 

From £300 to £425 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
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)
53.116197, -1.865435
Swainsley Farm - The Haybarn
1219

Surrounded by glorious scenery, The Haybarn is ideally placed inside the Peak District National Park and is a great choice for families as well as couples who appreciate a high standard of accommodation and the chance to enjoy outdoor activities. Beautiful dales, dramatic highlands, picturesque little villages, ancient towns and an abundance of attractions are just waiting to be enjoyed as well as pubs, eateries and shops nearby for convenience. 5 Star. 

From £525 to £795 per week
Sleeps 4/5
(2 bedrooms)
53.019392, -1.733375
Mid Hill
2727

Ashbourne is one of the Peak District's finest market towns and this welcoming holiday cottage is well placed within it for enjoying a great range of amenities as well as being an excellent base for exploring the many attractions of the national park. 

From £180 to £350 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
53.019392, -1.733375
Roberts Retreat
2460

Two adjoining holiday cottages ideal for couples in the old market town of Ashbourne on the outskirts of the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire. Shops and restaurants just a short walk away and a great base for exploring the areas many attractions. 

From £160 to £320 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
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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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