Longnor, Buxton, DERBYSHIRE
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Minimum 24 hrs between stays so no guests leave and arrive on the same day. Tourist information leaflets removed. Packs of laminated maps and local walks to be rotated between guests. Single use amenity products discarded after each stay and replaced. Hand sanitiser and gloves are available for guests personal use. Cleaning checklist left in cottage with guest name and date of visit to ensure guest knows it is refers to their visit. All crockery, glasses, cutlery, kitchenware washed in hot soapy water between stays. Rotation of duvet and pillows if less than 72 hrs between stays.
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
Chosen as one of the Sunday Times '50 coolest cottages in the UK' (March 11th 2018) Jack's Cottage is a cosy cottage for two, bursting with character, with stone floors, wooden beams and an open range fire, but also enjoying all mod cons including free wifi and an enclosed sunny garden. Arrive with just your suitcase - Longnor has two pubs, a five star chippy, a stylish new restaurant, coffee shop, Post Office and a village store and all the delights of Buxton just ten minutes away!
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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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