Merman Barn B & B


Tideswell, Derbyshire

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Merman Barn offers high quality Bed and breakfast accomodation in the popular village of Tideswell in the beautiful Derbyshire Dales in the Peak District. Convenient for Bakewell, Buxton, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Monsal Dale, Monsal Trail, Castleton, Eyam and many other attractions. Tideswell has a bus service from Buxton, Sheffield and Chesterfield. An ideal base for walkers and cyclists. You will find a warm welcome, good food, comfortable rooms with TV and wireless internet access, guest lounge with log fire, storage for bikes, off road parking and walled garden. There are pubs, restaurants and shops a short walk away.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Bed and Breakfast
Silver Award accolade
Recommended for walkers
Recommended for cyclists
Merman Barn B & B
Alma Road, Tideswell, BUXTON, Derbyshire, SK17 8LS


Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Derbyshire

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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