Jenny's Cottage

Diggle, Saddleworth, Peak District (Ref. 20614)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
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Diggle House Farm Cottages

These delightful, stone-built barn conversion cottages are located on a high promontory, in beautiful rolling countryside near the village of Diggle in the heart of Saddleworth, on the edge of the Peak District. These Saddleworth cottages have been thoughtfully converted to provide excellent facilities, yet they still retain the character and charm of the original dwellings and boast breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. With green technology, this is a wonderful opportunity to stay in traditional accommodation on a working farm and riding school, but also enjoy the home comforts of underfloor heating, solar electricity, rainwater harvesting and hot water supplied from pipes laid within the ground. Modern styling and contemporary furnishings are evident throughout these Diggle cottages which feature open plan living areas with a modern kitchen and a sitting area with a woodburning stove. Upstairs, the cottages feature a modern bathroom and bedrooms with lovely views of the nearby fells. Nearby, Diggle has two traditional pubs, a newsagent, Post Office and a popular chip shop. There is a network of excellent walks, bridleways and cycle routes along valleys or up to the moors that offer glorious views from the cottage, plus other picturesque Saddleworth villages are short drives away. A scenic journey across the moors will bring you to the tourist locations of Hebden Bridge, Haworth, Marsden, Meltham and Holmfirth. Saddleworth and the surrounding areas boast a wide selection of gastropubs and restaurants, plus there is a variety of individual food and farm shops and supermarkets all around. Two lovely Saddleworth cottages whatever the time of year.

The property

A superb romantic retreat in the beautiful north Peak District region of Saddleworth. Set on a working farm, this Diggle cottage boasts a king-size double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and an open plan living area with a woodburning stove. A romantic Saddleworth cottage all year round. Note: This cottage is next to ref 20237 and together they accommodate 6 people.


One king-size double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Shared use of external utility.


  • Ground source underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer in shared utility, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Shared garden and patio area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 mile
  • Note: This is a working farm - children to be supervised at all times.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute

Guest Reviews


    • “Saddleworth Moor”
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    • “Cosy little bolt hole for a romantic weekend or week away from it all on a working farm. Lots of cute lambs and chickens to play with, amazing views and close to lots of areas of interest and heritage.”

    A TripAdvisor Member, August 2014

    • “A great experience”
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    • “The service was good: nothing was too much trouble for the owners. And we loved the accommodation. The location was out of the way - just right. What we liked most about the place was the privacy and the peace and quiet. All in all, a perfect choice. Recommend it to anyone.”

    Michael Collins, NL, July 2013

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    • “I would highly recommend this cottage. The owners could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Beautiful surroundings and plenty to do.”

    Miss Spires, Stamford, November 2015

    • “Would highly recommend. It was great value, and very comfortable & welcoming. A great base to discover the local area. We will be returning and are recommending to friends.”

    Mr O'connell, Driffield, May 2015

    • “Highly recommend, it was great value, very clean and very comfortable. A great launch point to discover the local area (and Manchester was only 15 miles away. We'll be back and are recommending to friends and family. Don't think the website and photos actually do it full justice.”

    Mr O'connell, Driffield, May 2015

    • “Beautiful cottage and beautiful area! The cottage was spotless and we really appreciated the basics in the cupboard when we arrived. It was lovely and peaceful and a great base to explore the area from.”

    Miss Elliot, London, March 2015

    • “A super setting - cosy, peaceful and a perfect romantic retreat.”

    Mrs Hampson, Dereham, February 2015

    • “In a beautiful location with stunning views and fabulous walks. High quality finish of the cottage and contents, well equipped, very comfortable, eco friendly and with very hospitable owners. Perfect peace and relaxation with riding stables next door too - perfect.”

    Ms Bland, Bridgwater, January 2015

    • “There were wonderful views from the upstairs windows. It was good to have two entrances, one into the kitchen/living area, and the other directly to the bedroom/bathroom. It meant that as older people we didn't need to walk down a slope. There was a good fridge and everything you need to cook. If you like to be in the country, then this place will not disappoint you. There were stables on site, too. There is a good wood burning stove, as well as other heating.”

    Rev Vowles, Croydon, September 2014

    • “Excellent cottage owners, very friendly, couldn't do enough for us. It was very comfortable and the location was what we wanted. Had a good source of information in the cottage of places to visit and there was even a map of local shops and places to eat etc.”

    Mrs Nicholls, Swindon, September 2014

    • “Clean, modern cottage, very cosy, and well presented.”

    Mr Nazar, Portsmouth, December 2013

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About the location


Uppermill 3 miles; Oldham 9 miles; Huddersfield 17 miles.

Diggle is one of seven villages nestling amongst the 18,000 acres of moorland hills, open fields and scenic valleys that comprise the Saddleworth area. These Pennine villages have a wool spinning and agricultural heritage dating back to the Industrial Revolution, but today Saddleworth has evolved into an attractive South Pennine and Peak District National Park area with breathtaking views and glorious stone built buildings. Diggle is a thriving little village with a good range of amenities and is well placed to explore the South Pennine region. Part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is located at one end of the recently restored Standedge Canal Tunnel, Britain's longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel. In the heart of the village are the Hanging Gate pub, the Diggle Hotel pub, a newsagent, a post office/off licence and a children’s indoor Activity Centre. There is a brass band club called the Diggle Band Club which regularly hosts band contests and concerts and The Diggle Blues Festival is an annual event that takes place in June and Diggle is one of the villages that hosts the Whit Friday Band Contests. Saddleworth is home to a wide range of festivals and community events, the most famous of which is the Whit Friday Band contest, which attracts the UK’s and Europe’s top brass bands and was the backdrop to the film ‘Brassed Off’. Nearby attractions include Dovestones Reservoir for boating and walks, and the Castleshaw Valley with an interpretation trail for a Roman fort, the highest of a series built on the Roman military road from Chester to York.

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