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7 Nights See prices

  • £755  to  £1555

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Short Breaks From

  • £193 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £391 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

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£1265 Sat, 22 Jun 2024
7 nights - Enjoy a week away with family or friends in the beautiful Peak District.Price is for 8 guests. Please enquire regarding smaller groups or couples. Short Breaks are available from a Friday

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    2-8

  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Sorry
    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • Log Burner

About Highfields Barn

Highfields Barn is nestled within the parish of Onecote in the Staffordshire Moorlands on the Southern edge of the Peak District National Park. Ideally located to explore the Limestones Dales of the White Peak in the South and the rugged Dark Peak to the North. The barn is part of Highfields Farm, which comprises of 40 acres, predominantly pasture with traditional hay meadows, where we graze our flock of the lovable Herdwick sheep. Some of which are extremely friendly, and if you wish, are able to meet. An experience you’ll treasure and never forget. Highfields Barn is located in a beautiful, peaceful, quiet and scenic area of the Peak District surrounded by pastures, meadows and moorland. A wonderful place to relax. The barn is approached via a stoned farm track, just under a mile long (please note, not suitable for low-slung vehicles). Highfields Barn is a beautifully renovated barn sleeping up to eight people in four bedrooms. Couples and solo travellers have the option of only booking the ground floor bedroom, keeping the upstairs closed off and enjoying a reduced rate. 

Please note the prices advertised are for 8 guests. For 2,4 or 6 guest prices, please contact the owner, thank you.

At 1,400 feet, the views are impressive, and there are some fantastic footpaths and mountain bike trails from which to enjoy them. Favourite walking routes include Mam Tor, the Roaches, from Cheadle to Dilhorne, Kingsley to Consall, and Leek via the Caldon Canal and Ladderedge Country Park. Mountain bikers also have a vast choice of single track and bridleways to help them explore. Don't miss a visit to scenic Rudyard Lake for walking, cycling, fishing, canoeing and sailing. Carsington Water and Tittesworth Reservoir are also blissful spots for walking, watersports and birdwatching.

There is a wonderful selection of things to do and see while you're staying at Highfields Barn. Chatsworth House is around 20 miles from the barn, close to the historic market town of Bakewell with its delicious puddings and busy Monday market. Swap the grand surroundings of Chatsworth for the excitement of Alton Towers, 12 miles from Highfields Barn, or spend a rainy day underground exploring Blue John's Cavern, Speedwell Cavern, and Peak Cavern. There are stately homes, gorgeous gardens and well-curated local museums, and vibrant towns with a great variety of places to eat, drink and shop.

You'll never be far from a glorious view when you stay at Highfields Barn. Whether your visit is for adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, the location of the barn is perfect in every season.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Kate Barker joined Independent Cottages in June 2021


Enquire online / Phone:


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (The Peak District)

Accommodation Comprises:

The ground floor of Highfields Barn was where the original farm kept cattle in winter, storing hay and feed on the upper storey. The owners have incorporated original stone walls and solid oak beams in the renovated barn, adding lots of modern luxuries to ensure it is welcoming and comfortable all year round.

Downstairs:

  • Country kitchen/diner, which is at the heart of this wonderful holiday home. It's a proper "cook's kitchen" with a modern electric range oven and five-burner gas hob, long benches for preparing meals, a dishwasher, slow cooker, and all plates, glasses and cutlery to serve four hungry people.
  • Cosy living room with original beams and lots of character. Light the log burner and put your feet up in front of the TV, or grab a board game for screen-free family fun. There is also a good amount of information about the local area to help you make the most of your stay.
  • Utility room with laundry and cleaning facilities.
  • Ground floor bedroom with a  Super kingsize bed, bedside tables with reading lights, and storage and hanging facilities. A travel cot is available.
  • Shower room with a shower, WC and a handbasin.

Upstairs:

  • Second bedroom with a flexible layout that can either be a twin room with two single beds or a double room with a  Super kingsize bed. Please let the owners know your preference when booking.
  • Shower room with a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Third bedroom is  Super kingsize bed with en-suite shower room.
  • Fourth bedroom is a twin.

Outside: Highfields Barn has a private south-facing terrace paved with local flagstones. There is a bench and an area to use a disposable barbecue. The cottage is at the end of a mile-long country lane that is not suitable for low slung cars. There is allocated parking and secure storage for bicycles.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are included as is a starter pack of wood and kindling for the log burner. A travel cot (cot bedding on request), highchair, stairgate and fireguard are all available on request. Pets and smoking/vaping are not allowed on site.

Short breaks are available to book from a Friday 3-4 nights. Weekly stay from a Saturday. 

Highfields Barn Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 15th Jun 2024 - Fri, 21st Jun 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £919

7 Nights
£1,219

3 Nights
£919


Sat, 22nd Jun 2024 - Fri, 28th Jun 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £965

7 Nights
£1,265

3 Nights
£965


Sat, 29th Jun 2024 - Fri, 5th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £995

7 Nights
£1,309

3 Nights
£995


Sat, 6th Jul 2024 - Fri, 12th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £995

7 Nights
£1,305

3 Nights
£995


Sat, 13th Jul 2024 - Fri, 19th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £995

7 Nights
£1,305

3 Nights
£995


Sat, 27th Jul 2024 - Fri, 2nd Aug 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,175

7 Nights
£1,525

3 Nights
£1,175


Sat, 3rd Aug 2024 - Fri, 9th Aug 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,159

7 Nights
£1,509

3 Nights
£1,159

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2-8 in 4 bedrooms (2 Super King, 1 Twin and a Super King/Twin on request)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Accessibility:
Ground floor accommodation
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7794 362001 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Kate Barker
Member Since June 2021

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Highfields Barn Noticeboard

Highfields Barn a great place to stay, providing flexible accommodation to meet the needs of your holiday and the number of people within your group.  Accommodating either 2,4,6 or 8 people, each party size individually priced.  The prices advertised are for a group of 8. To book for either a smaller group or are a couple, please get in touch for further price details. Weekly breaks start on a Saturday and short breaks are available starting on a Friday for 3-4 nights.

Last Minute Offers

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £1265
Enjoy a week away with family or friends in the beautiful Peak District.Price is for 8 guests. Please enquire regarding smaller groups or couples. Short Breaks are available from a Friday
Sat, 29 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £1309
Enjoy a week away with family or friends in the beautiful Peak District.Price is for 8 guests. Please enquire regarding smaller groups or couples. Short Breaks are available from a Friday
Sat, 13 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £1305
Enjoy a week away with family or friends in the beautiful Peak District.Price is for 8 guests. Please enquire regarding smaller groups or couples. Short Breaks are available from a Friday
Sat, 27 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £1525
Enjoy a week away with family or friends in the beautiful Peak District.Price is for 8 guests. Please enquire regarding smaller groups or couples. Short Breaks are available from a Friday
Sat, 17 Aug 2024 for 7 nights, £1499
Enjoy a week away with family or friends in the beautiful Peak District.Price is for 8 guests. Please enquire regarding smaller groups or couples. Short Breaks are available from a Friday or Saturday
Sat, 24 Aug 2024 for 7 nights, £1499
Enjoy a week away with family or friends in the beautiful Peak District.Price is for 8 guests. Please enquire regarding smaller groups or couples. Short Breaks are available from a Friday or Saturday
Sat, 7 Sep 2024 for 7 nights, £1009
Enjoy a week away with family or friends in the beautiful Peak District.Price is for 8 guests. Please enquire regarding smaller groups or couples. Short Breaks are available from a Friday or Saturday

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