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The Cottage Glossop

Charlesworth near Glossop, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 15706)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

Accuracy of the listing

47 Customer Reviews

  • "Very comfortable cottage, all the amenities you could need."

    Lovely welcome cake which was very much appreciated.

    Reviewed by SuzanneJul 2022

  • "We had a fantastic week The cottage was lovely and clean very comfortable and well equipped."

    It was very quiet a great place to relax with a lovely garden and views of the hills. A great base to explore the area. I would also recommend the Hare and hounds in Marple if you want a fantastic meal.

    Reviewed by HowardMay 2022

  • "We had a lovely week in The Cottage."

    It’s in a tranquil location very close to Glossop. The cottage has everything you need and there are lovely views from the garden. The owner was very helpful when arranging key collection and everything went well during our stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by LucyApr 2022

  • "Lovely property, clean, tidy and lovely and cosy."

    Great location and everything you could need for a good holiday

    Reviewed by CarolMar 2022

  • "Lovely cozy cottage, which had everything we needed for our stay, the well-enclosed garden was lovely as we could let our two little old dogs out with the knowledge that they would still be there safe and sound, relaxing for them and us too!"

    the cottage is in a lovely area with views and walks nearby. the cottage is not far from of walks, bike rides villages and the beautiful countryside of the peaks

    Reviewed by KatherineJan 2022

  • "Beautiful little break away."

    So picturesque. Like a little chocolate box cottage. So well equiped with everything you need. The garden is amazing. Front, side and back. All very secure so you can relax while your doggy is exploring. Wayne, the owner was really helpful and efficient at answering any queries. Milk and a beautiful cake there on our arrival. Lovely gesture.

    Reviewed by JayneJan 2022

  • "Lovely location."

    Owner very friendly, accommodating and easily contactable. Plenty of cooking equipment, lovely comfy bed, fluffy towels. Very kind welcome pack of wine, box chocolate biscuits, cake and milk was much appreciated. We are planning another visit

    Reviewed by DeniseDec 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in a beautiful setting - very peaceful and relaxing break"

    Reviewed by SallyDec 2021

  • "Have just enjoyed a lovely holiday in this delightful cottage."

    From the moment of entering the front door its cleanliness and general comfort gave a welcoming feeling. The cake was a treat much enjoyed! The garden is ideal for dogs, completely safe and enclosed with the view an added extra. We found plenty to do in the area, lots of walks and places of interest to visit for days out in the National Park. Thanks to Wayne and family for making their cottage such a pleasant venue for holidays. Jill and Rowland Ross + Flecks our spaniel.

    Reviewed by JillSep 2021

  • "Had a great time."

    Perfect for the dog. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by SeanJul 2021

  • "We have just spent a lovely week at The Cottage."

    Everything was perfect & the location is beautiful. The garden was all enclosed & we were convinced our two golden retrievers were admiring the gorgeous view! Lovely friendly neighbours & Wayne, the owner, was really nice & helpful. We'll definitely be back!

    Reviewed by DebbieJul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage fabulous views."

    Really friendly owner who was available if we needed anything. Would certainly come back.

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage, Wayne left a pint of milk and a coffee and walnut cake in the fridge a very nice gesture."

    The cottage is well stocked with everything you will need for a comfortable stay, I would recommend to family and friends to stay at the cottage as the back garden view was picturesque and in an ideal location to visit the Peak District

    Reviewed by TrevorMay 2021

  • "Perfect accommodation for us and our two dogs, everything we needed was supplied in the cottage."

    We had good weather and there are plenty of dog friendly walks nearby. Will be going again in the future.

    Reviewed by KeithApr 2021

  • "Excellent cottage."

    Very comfortable bed. Secluded, but well placed for trips into the Peak District for walks in the hills. Lovely garden, which because of the warm weather we were able to make full use of. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by RaymondApr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Warm & toasty. The main bedroom is especially nice & the skyline over the bed is a real added bonus. Nice bathroom with a big bath & a reasonable sized garden. The owner of the cottage, Wayne, is really nice & very accommodating. The cake & milk were a very nice welcome so thank you Wayne. The neighbours we spoke to were all very friendly too. We were very fortunate because we booked for 2 weeks pre-lockdown so, as per government guidelines, we were able to complete our stay. Thanks Wayne & Sykes Cottages

    Reviewed by MartinOct 2020

  • "The cottage was very clean and covid compliant, the large double bed was really comfy."

    It was great to have the wood fire starter pack.....bring a lighter as not always easy to find matches ! Great that there is radiator under the coat rack...we had really wet weather but everything dried quickly. Kitchen well equipped and huge oven range. Easy access to great walks, dogs loved the garden. Friendly jackdaw in the garden most mornings..beginning of October .deffo go sgain

    Reviewed by YvetteOct 2020

  • "Absolutely loved it , beautiful views, enclosed garden which our dogs loved, ..."

    Absolutely loved it , beautiful views, enclosed garden which our dogs loved, perfect base to travel to other areas Cottage had everything we needed Very hilly if walking but Derbyshire is known for its hills Owners (if needed) reply very quickly Local walks are accessible if you don’t want to drive but pavements where narrow

    Reviewed by CherylSep 2020

  • "Very comfortable and every thing we expected , would certainly stay again ."

    Reviewed by AnneAug 2020

  • "All good, enjoyed the stay at the cottage."

    It was exactly as advertised. Would stay there again.

    Reviewed by MarkJul 2020

  • "The images of the cottage did not do it justice."

    The owner Wayne was extremely helpful and had thought of everything. We wanted for nothing. The cottage was spotless, warm and wonderfully quiet. We had a fantastic short break.

    Reviewed by MargaretFeb 2020

  • "My husband is 6'3 tall so when looking for cottages, although I like traditional places, I try to find ones with headroom so he can stand up straight."

    From the pictures available it looked like the cottage had normal ceiling height, he could stand up straight but almost touched the downstairs ceilings but of course the doorframes were very low particularly the main bedroom which was a whole head height lower. I would be grateful if this information was available in the listing just so our time spent in a cottage is not constantly fraught with "watch your head" as it is easy to forget to duck!! The property was very comfortable and with a nice garden if you take a dog. We were provided with fuel for the log burner and the heating was lovely and warm so easily ideal in the winter. The cottage is well furnished with a range cooker and all equipment in the kitchen for meals in if you chose to cook. It is in a lovely area of the high peaks and we were blessed with a bright, sunny day to visit Quarrybank Mill, a National Trust site which was a short drive away. There are also plenty of walks nearby which was ideal. Please feel free to publish the second part of the feedback, the first part relates to Sykes listing.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback for The Cottage Glossop, we have changed the listing to include that head height may be restricted, so future customers are well informed when booking. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MaureenJan 2020

  • "We loved the wood burner - but never did get to fathom out the central heating controls!"

    The cottage was very comfortably furnished and well equipped - 8 gas hobs and multiple ovens !

    Reviewed by JulieNov 2019

  • "A lovely cosy cottage, clean and comfortable."

    Perfect location for exploring the high peaks area. Enclosed garden was a plus with the dog. Welcome cake gratefully received

    Reviewed by AlisonOct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage in countryside amongst a few other cottages and it was really nice,everything you need is in the cottage and shops and pubs with food are a mile or so away."

    Owners are easily contactable should you need them for any reason and I would like to thank them for a lovely break. C.W. South Wales.

    Reviewed by ColinJun 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with beautiful garden and surroundings."

    Everything you need is there, including toilet rolls, cleaning products etc. All cooking utensils you may need. Comfortable beds and lovely clean & excellent condition of bedding. Stairs may be a little narrow & steep for those with mobility issues. In a greatvlocTion to have a good explore of the area with plenty of information at hand in the cottage. A lovely touch having milk & a very yummy cake on arrival. Parking can be a little tight when everyone at home.

    Reviewed by JoJun 2019

  • "The cottage was well equipped and had a very cosy feel about it."

    Everything was clean and tidy on arrival and the decoration was very good and the furniture stylish and good quality, even down to the artwork on the walls. The gardens were tidy and well kept with a patio from the lounge equipped with a table and benches and another garden area to the front with a table and chairs unfortunately we picked possibly the wettest week of the year so were unable to take advantage of the outside spaces. Despite the weather we had a very enjoyable week touring round all the attractions and found some very nice walks with the dog but it was nice to come back to relax in nice surroundings. Our only gripe was that the fridge was a little small but we managed.

    Reviewed by AnthonyJun 2019

  • "A fantastic Cottage."

    It is clean modern and well equipped. The garden is lovely with great views and so peaceful. The location is brilliant to the Peak District, which has so many great places to visit. Will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by DawnMay 2019

  • "Very friendly welcome."

    Nice cake and some milk put in the fridge which was appreciated. All instructions for directions, keys etc. we’re spot on. Great location for exploring the area. Nice quiet location

    Reviewed by JasonApr 2019

  • "Excellent cottage with lovely views."

    Very well equipped and comfortable. Friendly and helpful owner. Could not wish for any better. Would definitely use cottage again in the future.

    Reviewed by SharonApr 2019

  • "The cottage was home from home !"

    The facilities were excellent and we could not believe all the extras that were there for us to use. Even fire lighters,kindling and logs for the log burner in the lounge. Great value for money' Thank you for a lovely holiday break.

    Reviewed by DerekMar 2019

  • "Brilliant cottage for a family it has a very homely feel."

    It needs better pictures of the inside as it doesn't do it justice on the ad.would definitely stay again it was a shame to leave.

    Reviewed by MarkJan 2019

  • "The place was very easy to find thanks to the owners instructions, it's in the ..."

    The place was very easy to find thanks to the owners instructions, it's in the middle of nowhere, it is amongst a few other dwellings but you don't feel like you're intruding, they have a DVD player with DVD's kitchen is great, bathroom & bedroom is great, I can highly recommend

    Reviewed by AndrewNov 2018

  • "The Cottage is in a perfect position with beautiful views, very cosy cottage with everything you need ."

    Lots of places to visit nearby and stunning walks.

    Reviewed by DeborahOct 2018

  • "Comfortable cottage with everything you could wish for in a holiday cottage ."

    Large enclosed garden for our dog to enjoy with no escape routes ! Lovely view looking over the valley . Plenty of places to visit in surrounding towns and villages. Sponge cake and milk on arrival very much appreciated thank you . I would definitely stay again and recommend this cottage to family and friends .

    Reviewed by PaulineSep 2018

  • "An absolutely perfect cottage."

    There is not a negative thing that I can say about this cottage, in fact would go so far to say the best and most well equipped accommodation that we have ever stayed in!! The kitchen was fantastically well stocked with all the utensils and odds and ends that you could want for. The living room has both a DVD player and chromecast (as well as DVDs and boardgames). The rooms were all very clean and was a great home from home. Also loads of tourist leaflets in the property as well as walking trail routes/maps. The location of the cottage is perfect too (the view from the garden is awesome), Glossop and all its shops are only 5 mins away, and to get on the peaks for walking will take you about 3 minutes. The cottage is also only 5 minutes away from the Trans Penine Trail and a short drive from the Longdendale Trail. The cottage is in a cluster of 3 other properties, no problems with parking and the neighbours that we met were very friendly. The back garden is dog escape proof, but our pooch did find a way out the front one - not a problem though as only used the back :) Worth saying that the wifi was actually very good, sometimes with 4 of us on at once, no slowness seen. The overall location is great too in relation to places like Chatsworth, Lyme Park, Buxton, Matlock etc etc Can not recommend this cottage enough...we will certainly come here again :)

    Reviewed by MatthewAug 2018

  • "Booked as working locally and was perfect for my needs."

    Quiet location. Well equipped kitchen. Comfortable living room and comfortable bed (with skylight above bed). Easy booking process. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by MarkApr 2018

  • "I booked this cottage because it was dog friendly with an enclosed garden."

    But we had to keep our dog indoors as the garden had numerous places where he could get out. There was only enough parking space for 1 car . The cottage was comfortable with 2 good sized bedrooms comfortable sitting room and well equipt kitchen.

    Reviewed by BarbaraApr 2018

  • "An immaculate cottage with all that we needed for an excellent holiday."

    Really clean, warm and very comfortable. The log burner was a lovely welcome after a wet and windy day of walking.

    Reviewed by AnnabelApr 2018

  • "Cottage is great, very comfortable and my son loved the garden."

    The cottage is not as isolated as I had hoped I was under the impression it was on its own but there are about 4 neighbours all fairly close just not attached. The view out the back door is fab but the front is the neighbours houses.

    Reviewed by NatashaMar 2018

  • "Excellent cottage - great location for exploring the Peak District and the surrounding area."

    The owner was very helpful and supplied plenty of local information prior to our arrival. The nearby George & Dragon pub was extremely accommodating for food with excellent bar staff. Our only regret was being unable to stay longer this time.

    Reviewed by MarkNov 2017

  • "The Cottage was really cosy, with tons of hot water, warmth and comfy beds, just what you want after a November day's walking."

    Great location for Peaks walks. There aren't any good pubs in walking distance, but plenty of good places to eat in Glossop or Stockport. Wet day? Recommend Bramall Hall in Stockport, open all year.

    Reviewed by JoNov 2017

  • "Excellent location and very pleasant stay."

    Reviewed by IainOct 2017

  • "Lovely cottage with a very homely feel the kids 3 and 9 absolutely loved it, I cooked every night so the big oven was perfect, beautiful views down the valley and a big comfy bed."

    Reviewed by EmilyJul 2017

  • "A well equipped cottage in an ideal location for exploring the High Peaks"

    Reviewed by LeslieJun 2017

  • "The Cottage is a very cosy place to stay in grim weather - a nice woodfire in the sitting room, powerful central heating, lovely new bathroom, comfy beds, well equipped kitchen."

    Outside stunning scenery literally on the doorstep, but still only a few minutes drive away from the next town and shops. The only downside: the second bedroom is very small and would probably not be ideal for fighting teenagers, but if your kids are cool, it's fine. :-)

    Reviewed by DorotheeFeb 2017

  • "Cottage is in a brilliant position, with fantastic views."

    It's really comfortable - and the garden spaces are superb. Great for a holiday with our dog! Wayne the owner couldn't have been more friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by HelenNov 2016

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king size , 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • LPG heating with woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Rear terrace with patio, furniture and lawn
  • front garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub less than 1 mile away
  • Please note: Head height may be restricted in some areas due to the age and period features of the property

The property

Glossop 2.5 miles.

A delightful little cottage located on a hill overlooking Glossop and the surrounding Dark Peak area of the Peak District.

Comfortable and well maintained throughout to provide welcoming accommodation, this cottage near Glossop is just the place for a small family or couple to enjoy the delights of this dramatic part of the Peak District.

With two bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen/diner and a lovely sitting room complete with cosy woodburning stove, this Glossop cottage is just the place to enjoy some isolated peace and quiet.

Outside this Glossop cottage is a small front garden, and to the rear, a large garden accessed via patio doors from the sitting room, with a lawn and patio area to take in the views which surround this cottage near Glossop.

The village of Charlesworth is very close by, with its traditional village shops and some good food pubs to sample.

Within easy reach is the bustling centre of Glossop, renowned as the Gateway to the Peaks, which boasts plenty of shops and pubs, and lots of wonderful characterful buildings.

Numerous scenic walks radiate from the town, and the many attractions of the National Park can be enjoyed from the doorstep.

The nearby spa town of Buxton, with its majestic gardens and architecture, offers a lovely day out.

A lovely Glossop cottage to enjoy at any time of the year!

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About the location


Buxton 14 miles.

The bustling, former mill town of Glossop sits in the north west of Derbyshire, surrounded by magnificent scenery in the Peak District. The town has plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a golf course with a pay-per-play scheme. Nearby, Manor Park was once the grounds of Glossop Hall, which belonged to the Dukes of Norfolk. Today it provides a wonderful spot for a picnic in the summer, with bowling greens, a semi-natural woodland, a children’s play area and tennis courts. The town of Glossop is also ideally situated for exploring the nearby Peak District National Park, with many attractions for walkers, cyclists and tourists. These include the peaceful village of Hayfield, less than five miles away and popular with walkers due its close proximity to Kinder Scout. A little further afield, Edale is the start of the Pennine Way and also caters well for tourists with its own collection of pubs, cafes and restaurants. As well as its magnificent scenery, the Peak District has many other attractive places to visit, including Chatsworth House, the spa town of Buxton and its majestic gardens and architecture. Visit the famous Blue John show caves at Castleton, the mining museum at Matlock and the Derwent Valley reservoirs, where The Dambusters practised low-level flying in World War II. 15 miles away, only half an hour by train, is Manchester with all its big city amenities and attractions. Here, you will find the United and City football stadiums, an abundance of high street and boutique shops, theatres, restaurants, a concert hall and a vibrant night life. With so much to see, do and visit in the surrounding area, you are sure of a fun-filled holiday!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas