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The Hayloft

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7 Nights See prices

  • £765  to  £1255

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Short Breaks From

  • £ Enquire
    (3 night min all year)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About The Hayloft

The Hayloft could not be in a better location with superb walking straight from the front door and fantastic views. Expertly converted from a former hayloft and cow byre, the stone-built Hayloft sits in the Hope Valley in the Peak District National Park, enjoying spectacular views of the countryside. It sleeps six people in three en-suite bedrooms, and offers a high standard of accommodation for families and friends. Although it is tucked away on a quiet lane and surrounded by farmland, the charming village of Eyam is only a mile away and easily accessible on foot, by bike or by car, and a relaxed 20-minute stroll along Eyam Edge will see you at the welcoming Barrel Inn at Bretton.

Eyam’s history is one of noble sacrifice. The so-called “plague village”, its residents willingly isolated themselves from the outside world in an attempt to prevent the spread of the deadly disease to neighbouring communities. The Eyam Museum, which is open between March and November, is an excellent place to learn more about this history of the village and those who lived there. In the centre of the village, Eyam Hall is a magnificent Jacobean manor house open to the public on certain days of the year, while St Lawrence Church dates back to Saxon times with a rare Celtic Cross that is even older. Eyam is certainly not stuck in the past, as it has a good pub, post office, village shop and several excellent cafes.

The Hayloft is perfectly situated for exploring the best Peak District attractions. The market town of Bakewell is just nine miles away. Here you will find a busy open-air market every Monday with a large and popular farmers' market held on the last Saturday in the month. Buxton is only 14 miles away, with stunning Georgian and Victorian architecture paying testament to its popularity as a spa town, lovely walks, shops, restaurants and cafes.

Chatsworth House (one of the country's finest stately homes) is within easy reach, as are Haddon Hall (an impressive fortified Medieval and Tudor manor house) and Castleton (with its show caves and ruined Norman castle). Spend an hour or two on a sunny day strolling through Thornbridge Hall Gardens, or hire a bicycle and tackle the impressive Monsal Trail or one of the other cycle routes in the Peak District. There is excellent walking, from gentle to challenging, straight from the Hayloft's doorstep.

Whether you are a first time visitor to the Peak District National Park or regularly enjoy the natural beauty and friendly atmosphere of its countryside and communities, the owners of The Hayloft have taken care to ensure your stay there will be one of your favourite holiday memories.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Duncan Porter joined Independent Cottages in April 2018

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (The Peak District)

Accommodation Comprises:

The Hayloft is a wonderful barn conversion, providing a standard of accommodation that is anything but rustic! The upside-down layout allows you to get the most enjoyment of the fantastic views.


All bedrooms benefit from an en-suite with shower, WC and handbasin. Thick stone walls and slate floors with underfloor heating keep the bedrooms warm in winter and cool in summer. The bedrooms are as comfortable as they look, with luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets, Hypnos mattresses and hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • The master suite has a king-sized bed with bedside tables and reading lights, as well as a comfy armchair, a chest of drawers, and plenty of space for a travel cot.
  • The remaining two bedrooms are both twins, each with two full-sized single beds, bedside tables and reading lights. The decor is sophisticated and neutral, making the rooms welcoming for either children or adults.


The living room, dining room and kitchen are all open plan and multi-aspect to allow in lots of natural light and make the most of the views. Exposed oak beams and warm-neutral shades give it a timeless country appeal.

  • The living room has comfortable sofas positioned around a wood-burning stove, for which all logs are provided. There is a television with DVD player as well as WiFi.
  • The dining room has a large oak table which can extend to seat up to eight guests. It is ideal for relaxed family meals, with the entire upstairs being conducive to chatting and socialising.
  • A spacious fitted kitchen is very well equipped and has good storage. There is a large, freestanding fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, and washer/dryer. The cupboards contain a useful complement of utensils and equipment, as well as ample plates and cutlery.

Outside: To the rear of the property, the sunny terraced garden is the perfect spot for barbecues and eating alfresco. It is mainly grass, and with several terraced levels. There is plenty of parking (for up to three cars) and an EV charge point in the farmyard in front of the property. The owners can arrange secure bicycle storage if required.

Additional Information: The property has WiFi and central heating throughout. All utilities, logs for the wood burning stove, linen and towels are included. Short breaks are possible, depending on availability. A travel cot, high chair and baby bath are available - please ask when booking. No smoking. No pets.

The Hayloft Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 24th May 2024 - Thu, 30th May 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 31st May 2024 - Thu, 20th Jun 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 21st Jun 2024 - Thu, 11th Jul 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 12th Jul 2024 - Thu, 29th Aug 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 30th Aug 2024 - Thu, 24th Oct 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 25th Oct 2024 - Thu, 31st Oct 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 1st Nov 2024 - Thu, 19th Dec 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 2 Twin)
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
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Payment Options:
Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Duncan Porter
Member Since April 2018

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The Hayloft 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 30th April 2024
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