Bobbin Cottage

Cromford near Matlock Bath, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 923214)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Ms Rocher
    January 2017
    “Sykes were very good but for some ...”
    Sykes were very good but for some reason I was unable to check the facilities of the cottage on the site once I had booked. I wanted to check in order to pack appropriately.


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This is a beautifully-presented, traditional Grade II listed terraced cottage in the historic village of Cromford, Derbyshire.

Wonderful throughout providing cosy accommodation, this cottage offers the perfect base for a romantic break whilst discovering this historic part of the Peak District.

This property has the charm of being an original mill workers cottage, but with all of the comforts that you need for a relaxing stay.

It offers a very cosy sitting room, with two comfy sofas, luxurious thick curtains and a warming woodburner, perfect for relaxing in front of after a day of exploration.

When its time for bed, there is a lovely king-size bed to snuggle into.

There is a well-equipped kitchen with everything that you need to prepare yourself a lovely meal to enjoy in the dining area.

The kitchen leads to a shared path which runs behind the terrace and a small sitting area with a seat where you can enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine whilst listening to the nearby stream and admiring the views that stretch across neighbouring village gardens to the Derbyshire hills.

The more adventurous can be walking, cycling or even rock climbing in the picturesque Derbyshire countryside within minutes of leaving the cottage.

The cottage is situated just a short walk from the High Peak Trail cycle route and the centre of Cromford is just two minutes’ walk away.

Set in the World Heritage Derwent Valley, this popular, historic village has a fine selection of shops, pubs and cafes.

Walk a couple of minutes further and you will be at the Arkwright Mills Yard which has been rejuvenated to include a Visitor Centre with interactive exhibits, cafes and shops.

Here you will also find the canal which is delightful to stroll beside.

It will be hard to tear yourself away from this charming village when you decide to venture further into the Peaks.

Just a few miles away you can take a ride on a vintage tram at Crich Tramway Village, or head into Matlock Bath, with its selection of shops, pubs, cafes and ice-cream parlours, and for those who are looking for a thrilling day out to remember, a trip on the Heights of Abraham cable car is a fantastic way to experience the Peak’s treetop views.

The old mill town of Matlock also has a superb range of antique shops, restaurants and bars.

Travel a little further and you can visit Bakewell, Ashbourne or the magnificent Chatsworth Estate.

A wonderful little cottage for a romantic break.


One king-size double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with woodburner and dining area.


  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen, towels and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Unrestricted parking in roadside pull-off outside property on first come, first served basis
  • Additional roadside parking on road opposite on first come, first served basis
  • Small sitting out area with seat
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 5 mins walk
  • Note: The cottage is on the B5036 road, but benefits from secondary double glazing and blanket lined curtains to minimise road noise
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: Babes-in-arms only.

About the location


Matlock Bath 1 mile; Matlock 3 miles; Bakewell 10 miles.

Set in the beautiful wooded gorge of the River Derwent and surrounded by wooded hills and cliffs, the village of Cromford lies just one mile from the vibrant spa town of Matlock Bath and three miles from Matlock. Famous for its connections with Sir Richard Arkwright and the cotton trade, and often referred to as the cradle of the Industrial Revolution. Today, Cromford offers a selection of quality pubs, shops and cafés, as well as Arkwright’s Cromford Mill and canal, a world heritage site. The area boasts an abundance of attractions such as Gulliver's Kingdom, the nearby Peak District Mining Museum and splendid Chatsworth House. Visitors can take a ride on the Heights of Abraham cable car and take in the views in style, whilst the more active are catered for with plentiful walking around the Derwent Valley and the White Peak, as well as rock climbing and also with cycling opportunities at Carsington Water and the High Peak, Monsal and Tissington Cycle Trails.

Region Information

Note: Babes-in-arms only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas