Tucked away on a quiet lane in a peaceful village, The Stocking Mill is a hidden gem sleeping up to four adults in two bedrooms. The cottage is in Ashford in the Water which, despite its compact size has two great pubs (The Bulls Head and the Ashford Arms) and excellent cafe (The Aisseford Tea Rooms), a Grade II listed bridge and a beautiful river. Bakewell is a gentle walk or bike ride away, and Buxton isn't much further. The Georgian cottage has been skilfully restored to incorporate luxurious modern touches without losing its original charm. With fantastic attractions like Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, the Monsal Trail and Thornbridge Brewery nearby, and a wealth of excellent walking trails and cycle paths leading from the village, it's no wonder it is so popular with couples who want a romantic escape in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.
If you're after a comfortable cottage that's rural without being isolated, look no further than No 1 Church View. It is in the charming village of Taddington, just a five-minute walk from The Queens Head pub and a short drive to both Buxton and Bakewell. Attractions like The Monsal Trail, Chatsworth House and Park, Haddon Hall and the Thornbridge Brewery are within easy reach, and there are a wealth of walking and cycling trails nearby. With space for up to six guests in three rooms, it is the ideal choice for couples, families and groups of friends who want to stay in a top-quality home-away-from-home that is luxurious enough to feel unique yet with an easy charm that lets you relax.
You would normally expect to have to sacrifice the convenience of staying in town if you have a large party or want a peaceful location, which is why The Barns is such a fantastic find! Expertly converted from two derelict farm buildings less than a five-minute walk from the centre of Bakewell, it is a luxurious property that sleeps up to ten guests in five bedrooms. In addition to a large garden and a private spot off a quiet lane, The Barns also has off-street parking for three cars which is exceedingly rare in a town as popular as Bakewell. All of Bakewell's shops, pubs, restaurants and history are on the doorstep, with places like Ashford in the Water, Buxton and Matlock being not much further. You can walk or cycle the Monsal Trail, imagine yourself as lord or lady of the manor at Chatsworth House, or simply lace up your boots and head off for a day of walking the beautiful countryside in the Peak District National Park.
Fairfield House has the space and location to make your holiday in the Peak District National Park a joy whether there are two or ten of you. The luxuriously comfortable house is in a quiet residential area between Bakewell and Ashford in the Water, being easily accessible to both on foot, car or bicycle. A short walk across the fields takes you to Ashford where there are two excellent pubs - The Bulls Head and the Ashford Arms, while Bakewell is an easy 20-minute walk or 5-minute drive and offers even more choice of cafes, restaurants and shops. With top Peak District National Park attractions like Chatsworth House, Hatton House and the Monsal Trail all virtually on the doorstep, Fairfield House is the perfect place for your self-catering holiday.
With a romantic four-poster double bedroom, use of an indoor heated swimming pool, enclosed patio for alfresco dining and log burner for cosy winter breaks, this welcoming dog-friendly holiday cottage has all year round appeal. Sitting in the lovely little hamlet of Bradbourne on the outskirts of the Peak District National Park, Dumble Cottage is a great base for exploring the areas many attractions. The market town of Ashbourne and pretty villages of Tissington and Brassington are close by, and Carsington Water Reservoir is just a mile away offering great water sports, walking and cycling. Guests can enjoy easy access onto Tissington and High Peak Trails, and a pub for meals out within a mile walk away.
A fabulous large dog-friendly holiday cottage for eight guests in the small peaceful Derbyshire hamlet of Bradbourne on the outskirts of the Peak District National Park. The market town of Ashbourne is close by, Carsington Water is just a mile away (as is a good local family pub!) and you can walk to Tissington and Brassington, possibly the Derbyshire Dales prettiest villages. Superb walking, cycling and horse riding with access onto the Tissington and High Peak Trails and an abundance of attractions within easy reach. All year round appeal with the use of a fabulous indoor heated swimming pool, log burner and stunning views.
With two en-suite flexible bedrooms, a log burner and an indoor heated swimming pool, Wood Shed Cottage is perfect for families or couples (one or two) who want to relax and unwind in the glorious scenery of the Peak District National Park. Nestling in the picturesque Derbyshire hamlet of Bradbourne close to the market town of Ashbourne and just a mile from Carsington Water, there are an abundance of attractions close by, as well as the Tissington and High Peak Trails for walking and cycling. Family friendly pub serving food just a mile's walk away for meals out.
Sleeping four guests, this welcoming dog-friendly holiday cottage has all year round appeal with a log burner, enclosed patio for alfresco dining and indoor heated swimming pool for guest use. The cottage sits in the pretty little hamlet of Bradbourne in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park and is close to the market town of Ashbourne and only a mile from Carsington Water offering great water sports. Good family friendly pub serving food a mile away and within easy reach of Tissington and Brassington as well as the Tissington Trail, High Peak Trail and lots of attractions for day trips out.
Tweedle Dee Cottage is a romantic couple’s retreat where you can wake up in a hand-carved four poster bed made up with sumptuous Egyptian cotton sheets, and wrap yourself in a plush bathrobe and relax in front of the wood burner with a glass of wine after a day’s fun and exploration. The cottage is in on a quiet road in Youlgreave, an exceptionally pretty village with three good pubs and a general store all within walking distance. With prime Peak District attractions like Bakewell, Chatsworth House, Eyam and Haddon Hall nearby, as well as fantastic walks and mountain biking trails leading from the village, it is perfect for an enjoyable holiday for two.
A welcoming 'bolt hole' just for two, this dog-friendly ground floor holiday cottage is an excellent self-catering base for exploring the many attractions of the Peak District and sits on Blackshaw Moor in Staffordshire. Spectacular views over The Roaches, dog-friendly and wonderful walks on the doorstep. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Perfect for couples and small families, this dog-friendly holiday home offers value self-catering in a wonderful position on the outskirts of the Peak District National Park on Blackshaw Moor overlooking the magnificent Roaches. Sitting in Staffordshire the cottage is within easy reach of Leek and Buxton as well as lots of attractions. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Just perfect for those who enjoy being outdoors, this comfy welcoming holiday home is ideally placed overlooking The Roaches on the edge of the Peak District National Park on Blackshaw Moor in Staffordshire. Both the market town of Leek and the Spa town of Buxton are within easy driving distance and there are an abundance of attractions for day trips out. Dogs welcome! Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Church Farm Fritchley 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.
Field House Cottage is a gorgeous home-away-from-home in a stunning location where you can escape to the beauty of the Peak District National Park. This lovely stone holiday cottage is close to The Roaches, Lud's Church and Hen Cloud, and within easy reach of Leek, Buxton, Chatsworth House, Alton Towers and many other favourite Peak District attractions. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with space for two more people on a double sofa bed if more room is required. The layout is ideal for families, couples or friends.
A fabulous ground floor holiday apartment in a former mill next to the River Wye and the Monsal Trail that is perfect for active families and friends. There is space for up to six people to sleep in three spacious bedrooms, with places like Buxton, Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Eyam all within easy reach. The Peak District National Park is a fantastic holiday destination for anyone in every season. There is always something beautiful to see and fun to do whether you're riding a horse, photographing the breathtaking landscape, stoking your dreams of being a Lord of the Manor, or stuffing yourself with delicious meals made from local Derbyshire produce.
The Shearing Shed boasts some of the most beautiful views in the Peak District National Park. It is on a family-owned farm five miles from Buxton, with walks and bike rides from the door. The owners raise a flock of alpacas for their wool and recently transformed the shearing shed from an agricultural building into a light, modern holiday cottage with space for up to six people to sleep in three bedrooms with space for two more on a sofa bed. The location is ideal for exploring with family and friends, being close to favourite attractions that include Chatsworth House, Bakewell market, and Poole's Cavern.
Overbrook Barn is in the heart of the Peak District National Park, five miles from the beautiful Georgian spa town of Buxton and within easy reach of Macclesfield, Bakewell and Chatsworth House. There are gorgeous footpaths and cycling routes from the door of the barn, which is on a family-run farm where the owners breed alpacas, chicken, ducks and sheep. The barn comfortably sleeps up to eight people in four bedrooms and is a gorgeous retreat for families and friends who want to stay in comfort while exploring this beautiful part of Britain.
This gorgeous Georgian house is in an enviable position opposite the Jubilee Bridge in Matlock Bath, a short stroll from the river, shops, cafes and local attractions. 98 Fountain Villas has recently been refurbished to a high standard to provide big group holiday accommodation in the Peak District for up to 16 people over three floors. This area is beautiful in every season and guests can enjoy lovely walks and bike rides from the doorstep. Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Carsington Waters and Alton Towers are all within easy reach, while Gulliver's Kingdom and the Heights of Abraham are within walking distance.
This pretty cottage is in a quiet village location a mile from the Roston Inn pub and within easy reach of both the Peak District National Park and Alton Towers. It is ideal for families and friends, with room for up to six people to sleep in three bedrooms and lots of living space indoors and out. The owners have carefully retained the cottage's original charm while creating a comfortable and stylish holiday home for contemporary families. Bakewell, Buxton, Ashbourne, Matlock Spa, Trentham Gardens and the Tissington Trail are just a few of the many attractions of the area.
This beautiful lakefront property is perfect for long weekends away with your extended family and friends. The large holiday home sleeps up to 16 people in seven bedrooms and boasts breathtaking views of Carsington Water. With the Peak District National Park close by, visitors have the opportunity to sail, kayak, fish, walk, cycle, horse ride and visit favourite attractions that include Alton Towers, Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock Spa. The Croft at Waterside Cottages has lots of living space and is within walking distance of the very traditional Barley Mow pub in Kirk Ireton.
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