“Located at the northern end of Dovedale in some of the very best walking country” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We wait 24 hours from the departure of guests, until we enter the cottage to clean it for the next guests. Therefore new guests are not allowed in the cottage until 36 hours have passed from the previous guests departure. We wear masks, disposable gloves and aprons, whilst cleaning, and have left all cleaning supplies including disposable gloves in the cottage for guests.
Our Inspector's view
Two adjoining cottages centrally situated in Hartington village. Beech Cottage sleeps 7 and has a living room with open coal/log fire, kitchen/diner, ground-floor bathroom and 3 bedrooms. Birch Cottage, renovated in 2012, sleeps 6 plus 1 and has a living room with log-burning stove, kitchen/diner, bathroom, 3 bedrooms 1 with en-suite. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, central heating, garden with table and chairs, BBQ and 1 car-parking space.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Maximum occupancy: 7
- Total units: 1
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Child gates
- Private garden
- Lawn area
- Garden furniture
- BBQ on site
- Dish washer
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Sky or freeview
- En suite
- Linens provided
- Towels provided
- Fireplace or wood burning stove
- Open all year
- Changeover day: Saturday
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About the area
The natural features of this central English county range from the modest heights of the Peak District National Park, where Kinder Scout stands at 2,088 ft (636 m), to the depths of its remarkable underground caverns, floodlit to reveal exquisite Blue John stone. Walkers and cyclists will enjoy the High Peak Trail which extends from the Derwent Valley to the limestone plateau near Buxton, and for many, the spectacular scenery is what draws them to the area.
The county is well endowed with stately homes – most notably Chatsworth, the palatial home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, with its outstanding collections of paintings, statuary and art. Other gems include the well preserved medieval Haddon Hall, the Elizabethan Hardwick Hall, and Kedleston Hall, whose entrance front has been described as the grandest Palladian façade in Britain.
The spa town of Matlock is the county’s administrative centre and other major towns of interest include Derby and the old coal mining town of Chesterfield, with its crooked spire. Around the villages of Derbyshire, look out for the ancient tradition of well dressing, the decorating of springs and wells – the precious sources of life-sustaining water – with pictures formed from flowers.
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