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Wiggonlea Stable

Alderwasley near Wirksworth, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 30357)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “An excellent cottage which was extremely clean, warm and comfortable, with spacious rooms.”

    The highlight was the terrace (with BBQ!) and the living room with huge windows looking over the beautiful countryside. Many lovely walks from the doorstep around Shini... more

    The highlight was the terrace (with BBQ!) and the living room with huge windows looking over the beautiful countryside. Many lovely walks from the doorstep around Shining Cliff Woods and beyond, and many other places within a short car journey away. The owner was friendly and gave good local knowledge on walks and trips. We would definitely recommend this cottage!

The property

Alderwasley 2 miles.

This delightful detached barn conversion is perfectly located on the owners’ working farm, and along with a second holiday cottage, it sits amongst beautiful Derbyshire countryside.

Lovingly decorated throughout, and offering spacious accommodation, this Alderwasley cottage is a wonderful retreat for groups who wish to explore the Peak District National Park together, just a few miles away.

Surrounded by countryside and boasting character beams, open stonework and wooden floors, this Derbyshire cottage boasts a traditional feel with a farmhouse kitchen/diner, and yet offers a luxurious, contemporary bathroom with wet room area and a freestanding bath.

There are two comfortable bedrooms providing flexible sleeping arrangements and a cosy sitting room with woodburner, which opens onto the patio garden, where the views of the surrounding rolling farmland can be enjoyed all day long.

The tranquil area surrounding Alderwasley is a walker’s paradise, with footpaths leading directly from this Peak District cottage to the charming towns of Belper and Wirksworth, where guests can discover warm and welcoming pubs, excellent restaurants and an array of unique shops.

Visit nearby Matlock with its host of family-friendly attractions, including the Heights of Abraham with its fascinating owl maze, water gardens and cave.

Carsington Water, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are must-see attractions within easy reach, making this Alderwasley cottage an ideal base for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday at any time of year.

Note: This cottage sits next to Ref. 29638, together they sleep 10 (8 adults).


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with child’s sofa bed, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with freestanding bath, wet room shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Shared external utility
  • Shared external games room with pool table and darts board.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer in utility, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Shared games room with pool table and darts board
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: There is a step up to the entrance and two steps leading to the sitting room.

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About the location


Wirksworth 2 miles; Belper 7 miles.

Alderwasley is a scattered area of farms and a couple of local pubs located in lovely rolling countryside with undisturbed views for miles, on the southern borders of the Peak District National Park. Nearby Wirksworth is a small, charming market town on the edge of the White Peak, and is full of character, with many buildings of architectural interest, including its magnificent parish church. Visitors will enjoy exploring the ancient "jitties" and courtyards, and the National Stone Centre, as well as the delightful surrounding countryside including nearby Carsington Water and the High Peak Trail. Rock climbing and cycling can be enjoyed here at every level, and there is good walking all around. Well Dressing is unique to Derbyshire, and Wirksworth combines this tradition with a lively carnival. The annual Arts festival attracts international performers of every kind. Close to Alderwasley is Belper which is a town with a long and famous history dating back to the 13th Century, when it was then called Beaurepaire (beautiful retreat), a name that still holds true today. Now a spirited and bustling town, attractions include the North Mill, Long Row and the River Gardens. Beautiful Chatsworth House, Shottle Hall and Haddon Hall are within easy reach, as well as Matlock Bath with its spectacular cable car, the newly restored Ecclesbourne Valley Railway and Gulliver's Kingdom. Only 2 miles away, the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site in Cromford is not to be missed. A great location for a varied holiday.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

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