“A great cycling holiday can start right here” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
If it’s walking or cycling you’re after, this large family home is at the heart of the Peak District National Park. There’s some excellent cycling on a couple of nearby disused railway lines, which are traffic free, and the Monsal Trail is just a few miles away. Chatsworth and Haddon Hall are at the end of a short drive.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 8
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Offsite pool
- Offsite riding
- Offsite cycle hire
- Offsite fishing
- Offsite gym
- Private garden
- Lawn area
- Garden furniture
- BBQ on site
- Dish washer
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Sky or freeview
- Linens provided
- Towels provided
- Low season minimum price: £500
- High season minimum price: £700
- Open all year
- Changeover day: Saturday or Sunday depending on bookings
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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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