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Bridge Cottage

Eyam near Bakewell, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 23944)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Miss Stallwood
    March 2017
    “A beautiful and comfortable cottage ...”
    A beautiful and comfortable cottage in a perfect location. Equipped thoughtfully with everything you could possibly need. The owners were very helpful both on arrival and with the written information provided in the cottage. Thank you!
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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A lovely Eyam cottage, full of character, in a wonderful location at the heart of the historic village of Eyam, in the Derbyshire countryside.

Beautifully appointed throughout to provide cosy accommodation, this Eyam cottage is ideal for families and friends looking to spend some quality time together in this fascinating part of the Peak District.

Set over three floors, this Derbyshire cottage has some low and sloping ceilings, beams, quartz worktops, a large TV and a wonderful woodburning stove in the open plan living area for you to enjoy at the end of a busy day of exploration.

Your Derbyshire cottage also boasts four bedrooms, one of which is en-suite.

Outside, is an enclosed courtyard with a decked area, where you can enjoy a morning coffee and plan which sights to see or which routes to walk today!

A short stroll from this Peak District cottage are the village shops and pub, along with the village's historic church, Eyam Museum and the National Trust owned Eyam Hall, while the property is also ideally based for touring the surrounding area.

The picturesque market town of Bakewell is just 5 miles away, offering a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, whilst good walking is available in the Peak District National Park.

With Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall also within easy reach, this is an ideal Peak District cottage for a relaxing break, at any time of year.


Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x 4ft double, 1 x second floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.


  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, Blu-ray, Xbox 360 with a selection of games and controllers, WiFi, selection of books, games, DVDs and Blu-rays
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and booster chair
  • Off road parking for 1 car and roadside parking in village, free car park 500 yards away
  • Enclosed, gravelled and decked front courtyard with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Second floor accessed by stairs with low ceiling - care must be taken.

About the location


Bakewell 7 miles; Tideswell 5 miles.

Eyam is one of the best-preserved villages in the Peak District National Park, nestled at the foot of Sir William Hill, 800ft above sea level and is surrounded by the most glorious countryside. Historically the village is known as the famous 'plague village', as it went into voluntary quarantine when the plague was imported from London in 1665 and thus prevented the spread of the disease. There are many fine old houses in Eyam, and parts of the village have been kept as they looked several centuries ago, such as Eyam Hall (National Trust), a beautiful 17th century manor house with delightful gardens, craft shops and tea rooms. Above the village lies Eyam Moor, a fine area for walking, with fantastic views across the Derwent Valley, with its many Bronze Age remains and monuments. Visit Bakewell (7 miles) a picturesque market town which holds a livestock market every Monday and the home of the world famous Bakewell Pudding. Explore the mysterious caverns of Castleton, the elegant spa town of Buxton or enjoy the many stately homes on offer including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall, to mention a few. With Alton Towers, Britain's premier theme park, only a short drive away, this is an ideal base for all the family.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas