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Mill Wheel Cottage

Hartshorne, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 23982)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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9 Customer Review(s)

  • Rev Mcdonald

    “Nice little place for escape, lovely village and countryside.”

    Basic and good value.

    Basic and good value.

    - Rev Mcdonald, December 2020

The property

An incredibly cosy cottage which is located on the edge of the village of Hartshorne, Derbyshire, with the added bonus of being just a stone's throw from an award-wining pub which is home to a 250-year old mill wheel which is still turning!

Comfortable and welcoming throughout to provide lovely holiday accommodation, this Derbyshire cottage is the ideal retreat for couples looking for a varied stay in this diverse part of the East Midlands.

With a warming woodburning stove, wooden floors and views to the rear of the National Forest, this Hartshorne holiday cottage offers a lovely escape throughout the year.

Outside Mill Wheel Cottage is a small courtyard with countryside views, ideal for an alfresco drink, whatever time of the day.

With plenty of facilities within easy reach, wonderful walks, Staunton Harold House with its garden centre and cafe, Snibston Discovery Park and Calke Abbey just a short drive away, this is a wonderful base for a varied break.

A little further away are the delights of the Peak District, Shugborough Estate, Drayton Manor and Alton Towers, for the thrill-seekers.

This is a wonderful Derbyshire cottage to enjoy together all through the year!


  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • External utility.
  • Electric heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer in external utility, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, award-winning pub less than 1 min walk.

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About the location


Ashby-de-la-Zouche 4 miles; Burton upon Trent 6 miles; Alton Towers 20 miles.

The small rural village of Hartshorne is situated in south Derbyshire, just a short drive from the picturesque Derbyshire Dales. With a number of pubs, including an AA-rated pub with 250-year old mill wheel, Hartshorne is close to many chocolate box villages and interesting towns. Nearby Burton upon Trent is a town straddling the River Trent, made famous by its breweries, and home of many award-winning ales. Alabaster carving, cloth working and manning the cotton mills are all central to the town’s history. There are many historic sites and places of interest such as Tutbury Castle, the Old Marina, the Bass Brewery Centre and the Claymills Pumping Station. A good touring base with Twycross Zoo, Drayton Manor, Alton Towers, Belper, Matlock and Ashbourne within an easy reach, as well as Calke Abbey 3 miles away and the cathedral city of Lichfield 20 miles away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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