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Lea Cottage

Bamford near Castleton, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 922518)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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45 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr De Bueger

    “Our family had a great holiday at Lea Cottage exploring this beautiful area.”

    The owners were very responsive and helpful.

    The owners were very responsive and helpful.

    - Mr De Bueger, August 2020

The property

This delightful and fully refurbished semi-detached character cottage is in the charming village of Bamford in the Hope Valley, which is a great location to explore the Peak District, with Bakewell just 12 miles away, and the thriving city of Sheffield within easy reach.

The cottage has a spacious living and dining area with clear view multi fuel stove, perfect to relax after taking advantage of the fantastic walks, cycling and climbing from the doorstep of the property, as well as a modern kitchen with breakfast bar.

Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, with the master bedroom having an additional single futon to give you more flexibility if required, as well as a spacious family bathroom.

Outside there is a raised decked area with furniture, ideal to relax in and enjoy the evening sun, as well an off road parking space.

Set centrally in the charming village of Bamford, there is a community-owned pub to visit just 2 minutes’ walk from the property serving real ales, good quality wines and home-cooked food.

Being in the Hope Valley, the property is centrally located in the Peak District National Park, so this is a great location to explore from, with Buxton, Bakewell and Matlock around 15 miles away, Alton Towers just over an hour away, and Sheffield half an hour away and Manchester within an hour’s drive.

This property is ideal to explore the beautiful Peak District all year round for families, couples or friends.


  • Two double bedrooms (one with single futon)
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with dining area and open fire.
  • Gas central heating with Clearview multi fuel stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with YouView, DVD, CD, Bluetooth speaker, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car with additional street parking available
  • Small front yard and raised deck with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 mins walk
  • Note: Raised patio accessed via six steps with a handrail aid.

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About the location


Hathersage 2.5 miles; Castleton 5 miles.

Bamford is a delightful Hope Valley village, with some wonderful walks and beautiful countryside, close to Hope and Hathersage, in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Bamford is surrounded by the Ladybower, Derwent and Howden Dams of Dambuster fame and makes for a lovely day out, either on foot or by bike, and the village offers lovely pubs, a shop, Post Office, bakery and regular bus and rail services to both Manchester and Sheffield. Just a short drive away is the pretty village of Castleton, which is home to fascinating caves, and is overlooked by the crumbling Mam Tor or Shivering Mountain, and from the remains of the hill fort at the top of Mam Tor, the dramatic scenery of Winnats Pass, Edale Valley and Edale itself, known as the start of the Pennine Way, can be viewed. Visit Hathersage to explore the churchyard and the grave of Little John (of Robin Hood fame) - whether he ever really existed is for you to decide, plus Hathersage vicarage is thought to be the inspiration for Charlotte Bronte’s famous novel Jane Eyre. Hathersage is also home to an open air heated swimming pool and a railway station with direct links to Manchester and Sheffield, or you can hop on a train from Bamford itself. Slightly further afield you can potter around the historic market town of Bakewell, or the Spa town of Buxton, renowned for its spring water and Opera House. It is easy to spend a whole day at Chatsworth House, while there are plenty of historic properties nearby, or pull on your boots and enjoy the spectacular scenery, with walks for all abilities from ambling along the banks of the River Derwent to climbing the hillside paths and scrambling over the fascinating rock formations. The perfect base for exploring the Peak District.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas

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