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The former spa town of Matlock lies on the edge of the Peak District National Park by the River Derwent and has easy access to outdoor activities and visitor attractions.

Situated in the Derbyshire countryside the historic town of Matlock is renowned for its industrial heritage sites. The town lies alongside the River Derwent and just downriver of the town, enclosed by limestone cliffs, is the popular tourist destination of Matlock Bath.

Taking a cottage in and around Matlock provides the perfect base for exploring the many attractions in the area such as the Heights of Abraham, Gulliver's Kingdom and Lea Gardens. For fun family days out, head to the Matlock Farm Park or Crich Tramway Village, a restored village that contains the Crich Tramway Museum, tram rides and woodland walks.

The surrounding countryside is the perfect place to catch your breath, while admiring the stunning views that surrounds you, and if you like your walks a little more challenging, then try the Matlock Bath circuit. This short circuit offers lots of interesting sights along the way as well as a few uphill climbs. But you'll also find lots of flat walks in and around the town, including riverside walks and strolls around the excellent shopping emporiums, where you can pick up some unique souvenirs and gifts.

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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
The Secret Cottage Ref: E2794

Secluded amidst peaceful landscaped gardens and glorious countryside, with lovely views from the terrace, this romantic, attractive detached cottage is a perfect place from which to explore the many attractions of the Derbyshire Dales. Set within the grounds of the owner’s home it is only 3 miles from Matlock Bath, with its Heights of Abraham cable car rides, the High Peak Cycle Trail and Cromford Mill. Chatsworth and Haddon Hall are both 7 miles. Alton Towers 20 miles. Cycle hire, golf and riding locally. Shops, café and pub 1 mile.

All on ground floor: Living room with sofa bed (for alternative sleeping)/dining room/kitchen with beams. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel inc). Elec heaters, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. Video. DVD. CD. M/wave. D/washer. Shared landscaped garden. Terrace, decked verandah and furniture. BBQ. Parking. No children except babes in arms. NB: Drops in garden.

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NOW
£278-£585
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

"Spacious stone cottages with fine facilities, in a beautiful, tranquil woodland setting..."

Set in the Darwin Forest on the edge of the Peak District National Park, this group of holiday cottages enjoys an ideal location from which to enjoy the area’s great natural beauty. Built in traditional Derbyshire stone to blend effortlessly into their surroundings, they are set around the lake and surrounded by mixed woodland, an ideal habitat for a rich variety of wildlife. The cottages are modern and spacious, with comfortably furnished living rooms, several enjoying views over the lake. A central courtyard area creates a focal point, and each cottage has its own patio, as well as shared use of the nine acres of beautiful wooded grounds which include an enclosed, elevated woodland walk around the lake. An old stone building has been dismantled and then erected in the grounds and is used for conferences and also as a fitness/weight loss venue (these facilities can be booked in advance with the management).
This peaceful spot is the perfect stopping off point for walking and cycling amid superb countryside, and a trekking centre just around the corner provides plenty of opportunity to explore on horseback. For the more adventurous, a whole host of outdoor pursuits is available nearby, including sailing, wind-surfing and canoeing on Carsington Reservoir, 13 miles away, while Derbyshire’s gritstone edges and deep caverns attract rock climbing and pot-holing enthusiasts.
The popular Derbyshire Dales town of Matlock is only 4 miles away, with a good choice of pubs, restaurants and shops. Among the attractions here are the Peak Rail steam trains, the Heights of Abraham pleasure grounds, reached by a cable car across the gorge, dramatic show caverns and Gulliver’s Kingdom. There is also a fascinating Lead Mining Museum and an excellent Tramway Museum at Crich, providing something of interest for everyone. A short drive away is the splendid Chatsworth House with its fine collections of paintings and furniture, and Haddon Hall in the beautiful Wye Valley. Village shop and local pub 2 miles.
Darwin Lake is the perfect place to get away from it all amid beautiful surroundings, and to enjoy the many attractions that make this region so popular. The attractive cottages at Darwin Lake are cosily heated, insulated and double glazed throughout. The countryside is especially beautiful in the quieter seasons, and this tranquil location is accessible from major routes – ideal for Short Breaks and for holidays at all times of the year. Shop 2 miles.

Adjoining Kedleston. Entrance hall. Spacious living room. Modern fitted kitchen/dining room with French door to garden. First floor: Double bedroom with additional single bed (for +1) and en-suite shower room with toilet. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

  • Additional single bed (for +1)
  • Additional TV
  • Video
  • Stereo/CD
  • Dishwasher
  • Friday to Friday

  • Electricity, NSH and wall-mounted convector heaters (subject to reasonable usage), bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and high chair by arrangement (cot linen not provided)
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shared access to 9-acres of wooded grounds including the Darwin Trail – a 15 min circular stroll
  • Parking
  • NB: Lake in grounds

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NOW
£509-£1010
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Calf Close Barn Ref: 29236

This detached barn conversion overlooks the village of Ashover, with a commanding position above the valley, and sits in 25-acre grounds, adjacent to Goss Hall, the owners’ Grade II Elizabethan manor house. A small flock of Gotland rare breed sheep graze in the surrounding fields. Chickens, cockerels, geese, ducks and goats are within view of the property. From the doorstep, walking and cycle trails are aplenty, one leading to Ashover. The River Amber flows through this small village, which is mentioned in the ’Doomesday Book of 1086’, as well as being used for the ITV drama series, ’Peak Practice’. Visit Ogston reservoir, which provides sailing, windsurfing and trout fishing, and is also great for bird watching: 200 species of birds recorded at this spot, just 5 miles away. Visit Matlock, 4 miles, which offers many antique shops and cafes, and 1 mile further, is Matlock Bath, with its cable car that reaches to the Heights of Abraham. Tour the mining museum or stroll around the shops and walk alongside the River Derwent. A great holiday base, 4 miles from Matlock. Horse riding and golf nearby. Shop 2 miles, pub serving food 1 mile and restaurant 3 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen with tiled floor. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: 2 double bedrooms (one 6ft zip and link, can be twin).

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Satellite TV. Electric cooker. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Internet connection. Shared 25-acre natural grounds. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Natural water supply from spring. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Pond, drops and low walls in grounds.

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NOW
£248-£627
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
3
Bramble Cottage Ref: 29010

Bramble Cottage is a perfect holiday choice for couples, small families or a group of friends and is a great holiday base to explore the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales. A short walk takes you to the town of Wirksworth which is steeped in history. Visitors can take advantage of the numerous outdoor activities in the surrounding area including the High Peak Trail. Local destinations include the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site in Cromford, Matlock Bath with its cable car and Buxton. Shop and restaurant 1 mile, pub ½ mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Kitchen with dining area and tiled floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed terraced garden with lawned area, patio and furniture. Front patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (1 car). Cycle store. Pets free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Steps in garden.

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£221-£614
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

"Spacious stone cottages with fine facilities, in a beautiful, tranquil woodland setting..."

Set in the Darwin Forest on the edge of the Peak District National Park, this group of holiday cottages enjoys an ideal location from which to enjoy the area’s great natural beauty. Built in traditional Derbyshire stone to blend effortlessly into their surroundings, they are set around the lake and surrounded by mixed woodland, an ideal habitat for a rich variety of wildlife. The cottages are modern and spacious, with comfortably furnished living rooms, several enjoying views over the lake. A central courtyard area creates a focal point, and each cottage has its own patio, as well as shared use of the nine acres of beautiful wooded grounds which include an enclosed, elevated woodland walk around the lake. An old stone building has been dismantled and then erected in the grounds and is used for conferences and also as a fitness/weight loss venue (these facilities can be booked in advance with the management).
This peaceful spot is the perfect stopping off point for walking and cycling amid superb countryside, and a trekking centre just around the corner provides plenty of opportunity to explore on horseback. For the more adventurous, a whole host of outdoor pursuits is available nearby, including sailing, wind-surfing and canoeing on Carsington Reservoir, 13 miles away, while Derbyshire’s gritstone edges and deep caverns attract rock climbing and pot-holing enthusiasts.
The popular Derbyshire Dales town of Matlock is only 4 miles away, with a good choice of pubs, restaurants and shops. Among the attractions here are the Peak Rail steam trains, the Heights of Abraham pleasure grounds, reached by a cable car across the gorge, dramatic show caverns and Gulliver’s Kingdom. There is also a fascinating Lead Mining Museum and an excellent Tramway Museum at Crich, providing something of interest for everyone. A short drive away is the splendid Chatsworth House with its fine collections of paintings and furniture, and Haddon Hall in the beautiful Wye Valley. Village shop and local pub 2 miles.
Darwin Lake is the perfect place to get away from it all amid beautiful surroundings, and to enjoy the many attractions that make this region so popular. The attractive cottages at Darwin Lake are cosily heated, insulated and double glazed throughout. The countryside is especially beautiful in the quieter seasons, and this tranquil location is accessible from major routes – ideal for Short Breaks and for holidays at all times of the year. Shop 2 miles.

Open-plan living/dining room with door to patio and modern fitted kitchen area with tiled floor. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

  • Additional TV
  • Video
  • Stereo/CD
  • Fridge/freezer

  • Electricity, NSH and wall-mounted convector heaters (subject to reasonable usage), bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and high chair by arrangement (cot linen not provided)
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shared access to 9-acres of wooded grounds including the Darwin Trail – a 15 min circular stroll
  • Parking
  • NB: Lake in grounds

WAS
NOW
£424-£819
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Avoca Ref: E1414

Enjoying its own peaceful and private garden often visited by wild deer and adjoining countryside with views across the Derwent Valley, this attractively and very comfortably furnished detached house stands in the village of Darley Bridge, just 100 yards from the village pubs and 200 yards from the river where fishing can be enjoyed. Avoca offers an excellent base for exploring this beautiful area. The steam railway, ‘Peak Rail’ is just a 0.5 miles away, Matlock and Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are all within 3 miles. Alton Towers and the National Tramway Museum are within easy reach. Shops and restaurants about 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room/dining area. Kitchen. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Gas coal-effect fire in living room. Gas CH, gas and elec £10pw 7th May-27th Aug, £21pw 28th Aug-6th May. Bed linen and towels inc. Cot. H/chair. DVD. M/wave. W/machine. Large lawned garden with patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking,

WAS
NOW
£337-£704
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
3
Cowslip Ref: 13757

Set in a sleepy hamlet with wonderful views, only a few miles from the Peak District National Park, this 1850s converted cowshed has been refurbished to cater for guests with restricted mobility. Local attractions include Crich Tramway Village, Midlands Steam Railway, Matlock Bath and the Heights of Abraham. Slightly further afield is Chatsworth House, Carsington Waters and Alton Towers. Village shops 3 miles, pub 3/4 mile.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 2 twin, one with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Shower room and toilet, suitable for wheelchair users.

Woodburner in living room (logs included November-March). Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Video/DVD. Stereo/CD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Two lawns and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Wheelchair access. Separate building: Gas central heating included. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Fridge/freezer. Cloakroom with toilet. Games area with 3-in-1 snooker, pool and table tennis table, darts, table football, board games.

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NOW
£319-£858
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Oaktree Cottage Ref: E1819

Standing privately in a wooded part of the beautiful valley of the River Derwent, this cosy and delightful, beamed cottage has been carefully created from part of a detached barn. There is direct access to fields and woodland; and nearby footpaths and many cycle trails (cycle storage available) make for wonderful forays amongst lovely scenery. The High Peak Trail and Cromford Canal are nearby. Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park and the cable cars at Matlock Bath are just 2 miles away. Carsington for watersports and Crich tramway museum are both 4 miles. Choice of shops, pubs and restaurants within 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with beams/dining area/kitchen. 1 twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Elec woodburner in living room and elec by £1 meter. Oil CH and bed linen inc. Cot. H/chair. Freesat TV. DVD. CD. M/wave. Laundry room with w/machine and t/dryer. F/freezer. Patio and furniture. BBQ. Parking.

WAS
NOW
£257-£780
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

Scenic location

Chestnut Farm, a 17th century Derbyshire farm, longbarn and dairy have been sympathetically converted into five individual properties that combine modern comfort with the distinctive construction methods of the era. Set within 1¼ acres of courtyard and grounds, the farm looks out over the undisputed beauty of the Peak District National Park, and yet is less than 15 minutes to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Retaining many original features including beams and exposed stone walls, each cottage offers individual holiday accommodation, welcoming couples or large family parties who may wish to book several cottages together. Situated in Uppertown, just above the village of Bonsall, high above the wooded ’Via Gellia’ gorge, it is ideal for walkers with the Limestone Way passing immediately alongside the farm. Matlock is 10 minutes away with supermarket, bus and rail, and a steam train up the Derwent Valley. The lively town of Matlock Bath, approximately 2½ miles by car or walk through woodland, has a mining museum, Abraham Cable Cars and Gullivers Kingdom. All the scenic delights of the Peak District are a short drive including Carsington Water, High Peak Trail, Dovedale and the Manifold Valley. The market towns of Bakewell, Buxton and Ashbourne are all within a half hour drive along with Chatsworth House, Haddon Halla and the Crich Tramway Village all a similar drive. Alton Towers and the Potteries are well worth the drive. Shop 100 yards, pub ½ mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen with beams and tiled floor. Spiral stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin with additional pull-out single (for child). Shower room. Separate toilet.

Gas woodburner in living room included. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Internet connection. Lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). NB: Can be booked with 23737 to sleep 8+2 (interconnecting door).

All properties: Gas central heating, underfloor heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Gas cooker. Microwave. Dishwasher. Shared playing field. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£260-£556
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0

These two attractive holiday cottages are situated on the edge of the popular village of Two Dales, between Matlock and Bakewell. Each cottage is furnished to a very good standard and each enjoys its own little garden with views across the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. The village shop and pub are just a short stroll away and Matlock’s numerous shops, cafes and restaurants, tennis and indoor swimming pool are within 3 miles. Both provide the ideal base to explore all the Peak District has to offer with something for all interests and ages. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are a five mile drive whilst the Heights of Abraham Cable Cars, Great Masson Cave, Derwent Valley World Heritage Site, Crich Tramway Museum and Carsington Water with its watersports are all within 10 miles. Amenities within a mile. Shops and pubs 200 yards.

Ground floor: Living room with French doors/dining room. Kitchen with tiled floor. First floor: 1 double (5ft four poster) bedroom. Bathroom with Jacuzzi jet bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Z-bed available (for child).

Cot. High chair.

Both properties: Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Small enclosed garden and furniture. Ample parking. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£180-£491
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
20
Bedrooms
10
Pets
0

High in the hamlet of Riber in the shadow of the castle just outside Matlock and surrounded by tranquil rolling countryside, The Stables is situated in the grounds of the privately-owned Riber Hall. This destination is offered for adults and children over twelve years old, inclusive of a tennis court and beautiful garden with heated furnished terrace. There are ten en-suite bedrooms of 17 to 40 square metres, equipped with Sony LCD TVs, dining areas and micro kitchens with combination microwave oven, fridge, kettle/toaster and Wedgwood china. For days out there is plenty to do and see. In the neighbouring village of Holloway is the former home of Florence Nightingale whilst down in the Derwent Valley at Cromford, the World Heritage Site boasts the world’s first water-powered cotton-spinning factories, built by Sir Richard Arkwright and Jedediah Strutt. Just under four miles is the delightful town of Matlock Bath boasting smart riverside cafés and bars slotted in between more traditional pubs, restaurants, tea shops, ice-cream parlours and plenty of restaurants. Here visitors can also sample a ride to The Heights of Abraham by cable car and admire the views of ‘Little Switzerland’ as Byron once described this area. For the more inquisitive visit the Mining Museum for a fascinating look into the area’s past. Shop 2 miles, pub 11/2 miles.

External steep stone staircase (alternative access via sloping lawn) to communal area: Spacious conservatory/living area with wood-burning stove and flagstone floor. Kitchen/dining room with Brazilian granite tables and flagstone floors. Main accommodation: Three double bedrooms, each with four poster bed and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Two double bedrooms, each with four poster bed and en-suite bathroom with shower over Jacuzzi bath and toilet. Double bedroom with four poster bed and en-suite shower room (monsoon shower) with toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with four poster bed and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Double bedroom with 6ft bed and en-suite bathroom with shower over Jacuzzi bath and toilet. Twin bedroom with zip and link beds and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. All bedrooms with TV, combi m/wave, small f/freezer and dining area.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included
  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen, bathrobes and towels included
  • Eleven TVs
  • Ten iPod docks
  • Ten combi microwave/oven/grills
  • Laundry by arrangement
  • Fridge/freezers
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed 1/2-acre garden with furniture
  • Natural unspoilt woodlands
  • Ample parking
  • Tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • No children under 12 yrs

WAS
NOW
£2563-£4077
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1

"Spacious stone cottages with fine facilities, in a beautiful, tranquil woodland setting..."

Set in the Darwin Forest on the edge of the Peak District National Park, this group of holiday cottages enjoys an ideal location from which to enjoy the area’s great natural beauty. Built in traditional Derbyshire stone to blend effortlessly into their surroundings, they are set around the lake and surrounded by mixed woodland, an ideal habitat for a rich variety of wildlife. The cottages are modern and spacious, with comfortably furnished living rooms, several enjoying views over the lake. A central courtyard area creates a focal point, and each cottage has its own patio, as well as shared use of the nine acres of beautiful wooded grounds which include an enclosed, elevated woodland walk around the lake. An old stone building has been dismantled and then erected in the grounds and is used for conferences and also as a fitness/weight loss venue (these facilities can be booked in advance with the management).
This peaceful spot is the perfect stopping off point for walking and cycling amid superb countryside, and a trekking centre just around the corner provides plenty of opportunity to explore on horseback. For the more adventurous, a whole host of outdoor pursuits is available nearby, including sailing, wind-surfing and canoeing on Carsington Reservoir, 13 miles away, while Derbyshire’s gritstone edges and deep caverns attract rock climbing and pot-holing enthusiasts.
The popular Derbyshire Dales town of Matlock is only 4 miles away, with a good choice of pubs, restaurants and shops. Among the attractions here are the Peak Rail steam trains, the Heights of Abraham pleasure grounds, reached by a cable car across the gorge, dramatic show caverns and Gulliver’s Kingdom. There is also a fascinating Lead Mining Museum and an excellent Tramway Museum at Crich, providing something of interest for everyone. A short drive away is the splendid Chatsworth House with its fine collections of paintings and furniture, and Haddon Hall in the beautiful Wye Valley. Village shop and local pub 2 miles.
Darwin Lake is the perfect place to get away from it all amid beautiful surroundings, and to enjoy the many attractions that make this region so popular. The attractive cottages at Darwin Lake are cosily heated, insulated and double glazed throughout. The countryside is especially beautiful in the quieter seasons, and this tranquil location is accessible from major routes – ideal for Short Breaks and for holidays at all times of the year. Shop 2 miles.

Adjoining Hardwick. Entrance hall. Spacious living room. Modern fitted kitchen/dining room. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

  • Additional TV
  • Video
  • Stereo/CD
  • Dishwasher
  • Friday to Friday

  • Electricity, NSH and wall-mounted convector heaters (subject to reasonable usage), bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and high chair by arrangement (cot linen not provided)
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shared access to 9-acres of wooded grounds including the Darwin Trail – a 15 min circular stroll
  • Parking
  • NB: Lake in grounds

WAS
NOW
£509-£1010
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