- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Disposable gloves, hand and surface wipes will be available. Specific guest instructions are available in the Welcome Notes. The cottage will be left for a minimum of 24 hours before the next guests arrive, therefore it's unnecessary to remove soft furnishings.
Our Inspector's view
Conifer Cottage is a comfortable, modernised terraced property, sleeping 4 guests, with a lounge and kitchen/diner on the ground floor, double and twin bedrooms and completely refurbished kitchen in February 2022. A private courtyard garden is at the rear. It is located 5 minutes walk from the centre of the market town of Ashbourne which is near Dovedale, Alton Towers, the Tissington Trail and the attractions of the Derbyshire Dales and Peak District including Chatsworth. Short breaks or weekly stays can start on any day of the week.
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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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