This friendly, family-run free house makes a good base for exploring local attractions like…
“Cosy comfort by a babbling brook” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Ideal for a family holiday, this spacious, welcoming cottage is located on the Derbyshire Dales. There are amazing views down the valley towards Matlock and across the hills, and the cottage is next to the charming Bentley Brook. If you want even better views of the area, the cable cars of Heights of Abraham are a few miles away.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 5
- Private garden
- Washing machine
- Sky or freeview
- En suite
- Linens provided
- 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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