Oaklands Country Lodges

“An eco-friendly holiday” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Church Broughton, Derbyshire

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These three lodges, in the hamlet of Mount Pleasant, are next to the owners’ farm. Each benefits from air-source heating and solar panels, so do their bit towards combating global warming. Alton Towers, National Trust locations and the interesting market towns of Ashbourne and Bakewell are easy drives away.

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VisitEngland 4 Star Self Catering Accommodation
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Suitable for part-time wheelchair users
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Suitable for older and less mobile guests

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Oaklands Country Lodges
Oaklands Farm, Mount Pleasant, Sutton Road, CHURCH BROUGHTON, Derbyshire, DE65 5DE

Features

Rooms
  • Total units: 3
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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