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Castleton Riding House Farm Cottages Farm-based Holiday Cottage accommodation
Riding House Farm is a traditional Derbyshire hill farm rearing beef and sheep. It nestles under the Losehill Ridge with wonderful south facing views across the Hope Valley. It is a walkers' paradise with direct access to the footpath network.
Riding House Farm is a working farm of 140 acres. If you bring your wellies you will be able to see the newborn lambs in Spring, visit the calf house and even feed the hens! There is an abundance of wildlife around especially in our own secluded bluebell wood.
Milkmaid's Cottage is a lovely spacious one-bedroom cottage with a 6' bed. It has two bathrooms and an optional double sofa bed in the sitting room for occasional use.
Shepherd's Cottage is a two-bedroom cottage, one double and one twin, with two bathrooms. It is ideal for four people. Many of the original old beams still feature in this cottage.
Both cottages are furnished and equipped to the same high standard with careful attention to detail to make your stay memorable. Each cottage has full central heating and double glazing, two bathrooms: one upstairs with a bath, basin and WC, and a downstairs shower room with basin and WC.
With TV, CD, DVD in the cosy sitting rooms and oven hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer in the kitchen areas everything is provided for you. There is also an adjacent laundry room with a washing machine and tumble dryer for your free use. Wifi also available Outside is your private parking area with seating to enjoy a barbecue and drink, enjoying the view across the valley.
From your doorstep you can take the footpath directly to Lose Hill Ridge and enjoy another spectacular view over the Edale Valley to the famous Kinder Scout. David and Denise Matthews have farmed at Riding House for over 20 years. They are the modern day Shepherd and Milkmaid! If needed, they will be on hand to help you make the most of your stay in the Peak District National Park. Well behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement
The Hope Valley is an ideal base for exploring the treasures of the Peak District. In addition to the wonderful scenery, there are numerous attractions including nearby Castleton caves and castle, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and the plague village of Eyam. If you have any energy left after walking the hills, the Hope Valley offers climbing, cycling, pony trekking, swimming, angling, gliding and parascending. Or why not just relax!
Castleton Ye Olde Nags Head Hotel Hotel, Inn or Pub Bed and Breakfast accommodation
Ye Olde Nag's Head
Ye Olde Nags Head is a traditional 17th Century Coaching Inn which has recently undergone a stylish refurbishment and now offers the perfect blend of contemporary and traditional dining.
Ye Olde Nag’s Head is perfectly situated in the outstandingly pretty village of Castleton, widely regarded as the walking and cycling capital of the beautiful Peak District National Park.
Food & Drink
Enjoy our acclaimed Chef's seasonal menu, using a delicious combination of organic and local award winning produce and fine wines. Our Chef also takes pride in offering a comprehensive vegetarian menu.
Our cosy bar boasts a large open real fire and offers hand pulled cask ales, fine wines, international bottled beers a wide range of malt whiskies.
All our 10 stunning rooms are en-suite and enjoy colour TV and tea/coffee making facilities. For that special occasion we offer rooms with traditional antique four-poster beds and/or Spa Bath en-suites. Rooms on the second floor offer splendid views of the Peak District with some having views of the spectacular Peveril Castle.
Double rooms from £50 per room per night Monday to Thursday, From £65 per room per night Friday to Sunday.
OS Reference - 1:25000 sheet OLM1, 1:50000 sheet 110, reference SK 151829
Priestcliffe, Taddington Highfield B&B Buxton Bed and Breakfast accommodation
Highfield , Priestcliffe Buxton
Postcode: SK17 9TN
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Tel: 01298 85683
Mobile: 07968 315079
Highfield is a small bed and breakfast in the secluded hamlet of Priestcliffe - a hidden charm of the world famous Peak District.
This countryside retreat, with a delightful well stocked garden and wonderful views, is close to the ancient spa town of Buxton, with its annual arts festival, nearby historic Bakewell and Matlock.
Ideally situated for walkers and nature lovers, so relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the Derbyshire countryside with its Welldressing traditions.
The proprietors are keen walkers and will happily recommend local routes for the experienced hiker and novice alike, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Peak landscape. The Monsal Trail goes through Millers Dale and the limestone way http://www.peakdistrict-walking.co.uk has access close by.
If you are on business in the area a stay at Highfield would make a relaxing break.
No pets or smokers please but those seeking a relaxing stay in beautiful surroundings are most welcome. Enjoy a traditional breakfast served with homemade bread, and preserves.
King sized bed
Patio window gives access to the garden (seen opposite)
Tea and coffee making facilities
Patio window with access to the garden
Tea and coffee making facilities
Sorry, we don't accept credit cards. Cash, or cheques payable to Margaret Slack. Prices from £32.50 per person per nightRead revues from previous guests at "Highfield B&B Buxton" on tripadvisor.com.
Highfield Bed & Breakfast
Matlock Darwin Forest Country Park Self-catering Holiday Cottage accommodation
Darwin Forest Country Park
Darwin Forest Country Park , Darley Moor , Two Dales Matlock
Postcode: DE4 5LN
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Tel: 01629 732428
A holiday location near Matlock, Derbyshire, England, on the edge of the Peak District, offering pine lodge self-catering accommodation - the ideal location to get away from it all on a short break or longer holiday, throughout the year.At Darwin Forest Country Park you will be able to relax and experience some of nature's finest treasures. Set amongst beautiful mature pine trees, the 44 acre Park is situated between Matlock and Bakewell in the Derbyshire Dales, only four miles from Chatsworth House.The superb facilities at Darwin Forest include a leisure centre providing a large indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, spa, sauna and steam rooms as well as beauty therapy treatments; Foresters bar and restaurant serving home cooked food; tennis courts, mini-golf, games room, children's indoor play centre and adventure playground, and acres of woodland to explore too.The choice of luxury Pinelodges includes self-catering accommodation with one, two, three or four bedrooms. All well insulated, the lodges are comfortable for short breaks or longer holidays throughout the year.Enjoy a full week (Friday, Saturday or Monday start), 3-night weekend break (Fri, Sat, Sun) or midweek 4-night break (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs). Prices start at just £55 per person for a 4-night break (sharing an 8-bed lodge).Please ring the Park for further details on (+44) (0)1629 732428or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Darley Moor, Matlock The Old Farmhouse Farm-based Holiday Cottage accommodation
Set in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park, Woodside Farm, Nr Matlock, was once a dairy farm is now run as a smallholding, standing in five acres with free-range chickens and sheep graze in the surrounding fields. The farm and holiday cottage occupy a super rural position with fantastic views over the Derwent Valley and surrounding countryside. We are ideally situated for exploring the Peak District and the areas many attractions, with Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Bakewell and of course Matlock and Matlock Bath close by.
The farmhouse sleeps 4-5 people and the accommodation is as follows:
Lounge: Log burning stove,sofa bed and chairs, freeview colour television, video and DVD/CD player.Kitchen /Dining room: Table and chairs, oak beams, electric cooker and hob, refridgerator, microwave and washing machine.Shower Room: With wash basin and toilet.Drying room :With tumble dryer.Entrance hall: For storage of bikes etc.
Bedroom 1: One double bed with cot or Z-bed if required.Bedroom 2: Two single beds.Wash room: Wash basin and toilet.
Linen: Each of the beds are fitted with quilts and pillows. All bed linen is included plus towels and tea towels.Electricity:Included in the tariff.Cot and high chair: Provided on request.Outside: A small walled garden to the front and to the back a lawned area, patio table & chairs and portable barbecue are provided + new childrens play area with climbing frame. Washing line and pegs provided.Parking: For two cars directly outside the cottage.
Gratton The Lodge at Dale End House Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast accommodation
One of just six houses in the parish of Gratton, Dale End House is found on a quiet lane between Elton and Youlgreave. It enjoys unspoilt countryside, popular with walkers and mountain bikers alike yet is only six miles from Bakewell and Matlock.
Bed & Breakfast accommodation is available at The Lodge, a stone built former milking parlour set within the grounds of this fine Grade II listed Derbyshire long house.
The Lodge has recently been loving restored to an exceptionally high standard. It has a large open plan lounge with sofa and TV, a dining area andÂ shower room. Under floor heating throughout.
The bedroom has an antique double bed with down duvet and feather pillows romantically lit by a crystal chandelier. Decorated throughout with fine furnishings and historical colours.
Overlooking a courtyard with ducks, goats and chickens and a traditional 2 storey stable block on one side and open fields, sheep and a babbling brook on the other.
There is ample parking and secure indoor space for bikes; with 4 stables you can even bring your horse!
The Lodge is non-smoking.
Obedient dogs are welcome for a small additional cost.
Tea and coffee making facilities are available at all times. A locally sourced full English breakfast will be served in the dining area.
We discovered the house whilst mountain biking through Gratton Dale and instantly fell in love with it. Surrounded by breathtaking views, and abundant wildlife - Gratton isÂ one of DerbyshireâÂÂs best-kept secrets.
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