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Swainsley Farm - The Haybarn

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7 Nights  

  • £940  to  £1195

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£789 Mon, 17 Jun 2024
4 nights - Save £87 - Lovely cottage for a family. Close to alton Towers and Peak Wildlife Park.

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Star Rating

    5 Star

About Swainsley Farm - The Haybarn

VisitEngland: 5 Stars, two bedrooms, sleeps 4-5 - Converted from an 18th century barn, The Haybarn offers superb accommodation surrounded by truly spectacular scenery within the Peak District National Park. Premium quality bed-linen, comfy beds with mattress toppers, robes and sumptuous towels are provided for your ultimate comfort. Relax and recharge your batteries in those idyllic tranquil setting.

Explore our lush, peaceful dales and romantic rugged highlands on foot, horse back, bike or car. Perfect for cyclists, The Manifold Trail can be accessed just below the farm (easily accessible for bikes as well as wheelchairs and buggies) provides over nine miles of fantastic cycling (some adult cycles are available for guests to use). Fishing, golf, water sports, pony trekking and many other activities are available in the local area. For those seeking something a little less adventurous, enjoy a leisurely stroll alongside the Manifold River into Dovedale or visit the picturesque villages with traditional inns for a meal and lovely ancient churches. Shops, pubs and some excellent places to enjoy a meal out are near to Swainsley Farm.

Family attractions include Alton Towers, Chatsworth and Matlock Bath. There are many country houses, National Trust properties and gardens a short drive away.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Chris & Liz Snook joined Independent Cottages in June 2008

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Luxury
  • Waterside Location
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (The Peak District)

Dating back to the 18th Century and formerly used for storing corn, The Haybarn now provides superb family accommodation and has an abundance of lovely original features including beamed ceilings.

Presented to a high standard throughout, The Haybarn sleeps four guests (or five with the use of a fold-up bed). The spacious kitchen is fitted to a high spec with granite worktops and is fully equipped with a washer/dryer, dishwasher, oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and Nespresso coffee machine. Enjoy breakfast or supper looking out of the French doors which provide glorious views!

A separate, cosy lounge also has superb views and is equipped with a wood-burning stove (biomass), television, DVD, CD and Bluetooth speaker.

Stairs (with open tread) lead up to the landing area which leads off to an impressive king-size master bedroom with a lovely sense of space created by the high vaulted ceiling with roof trusses that are exposed. The cottage has a modern deluxe bathroom with over bath shower, hand basin, toilet and towel rail.

A separate, second bedroom has two single beds (which can be made into another king-size double by arrangement) and also a folding single bed for an extra person. This cottage easily accommodates two couples but its quirky layout (i.e. the second bedroom accessed via the main king-size bedroom) makes it well suited for families, particularly with little children.

Outside there is a small paddock, garden furniture, picnic table and BBQ.

Special Features

  • Idyllic and secluded location
  • All inclusive prices
  • Great walking directly from the front door
  • Excellent pubs and eating establishments nearby
  • Bakewell, Ashbourne, Leek, Buxton, Chatsworth House and Alton Towers (sure to be a hit with the children) are all under twenty minutes away by car
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate are available if needed
  • Baby sitting can be arranged
  • Our kitchens are fully equipted ,however, we have other things which you can borrow free of charge such as, a bread maker, electric whisk, slow cooker , blender and an air fryer.  
  • A complimentary pass is available to guests by arrangement with the owner for use of the swimming pool, gym etc at Leek Leisure Centre
  • Adult cycles are available by arrangement with the owner for guest to use
  • Wi-Fi

Additional information: Changeover days are Fridays and Mondays but the owners will try to be flexible.

Star Rating: 5 Star

Swainsley Farm - The Haybarn Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin + Folding single bed)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £940
To £1195
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Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
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)1298 84530 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Chris & Liz Snook
Member Since June 2008

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Swainsley Farm - The Haybarn Noticeboard

Newly installed wood burning stove(bio mass) under floor heating and EV charger.  Walkers, Families and Cyclists all welcome.  Borrow our adult bikes to explore the Manifold trail ( very safe for children). 

Last Minute Offers

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 for 4 nights, £789
Save £87. Lovely cottage for a family. Close to alton Towers and Peak Wildlife Park.
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 for 3 nights, £812
Save £90. 7 nights now £1076, saving £120
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 for 4 nights, £866
Save £96. Great cottage for two or four people.

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Swainsley Farm - The Haybarn 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 16th June 2024

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