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Shepherd's Hut

(Ref. 945504)

Castleton, Peak District, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile


  • Single-storey
  • Studio-style layout with double bed, kitchenette, and dining area with woodburning stove
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Electric central heating
  • Microwave, fridge, slow cooker, kettle, toaster
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed front garden with patio, lawn, and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are four steps up to the property, please take care

The property

Nestled in the rural village of Castleton is this charming one-bed holiday home, Shepherd’s Hut.

Surrounded by outstanding countryside scenery, this romantic property makes the perfect base for couples looking to explore the Peak District and Derbyshire.

Inside, you will find an inviting open-plan living space with everything you need for a self-catering stay, including a fully-fitted kitchen, a dining area which seats up to two, and a woodburning stove, perfect for those colder months.

Inside the holiday cottage, you’ll also find a double bed with ample storage, a TV, and a contemporary shower room.

Outside, there is a spacious patio with furniture and panoramic countryside views.

Proudly sitting in the heart of the Peak District National Park, Castleton is popular with tourists and locals alike, with its fascinating show caverns, picturesque walks including Mam Tor walk and Cave Dale walk, and dramatic Peveril Castle ruins.

Enveloping 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales, the Peak District is renowned for its impressive scenery, and is home to a wealth of recommended shops and eateries, including 1530 The Restaurant, Yee Olde Cheshire Cheese Inn, and the Michelin-star rated Restaurant Lovage By Lee Smith.

Travelling towards Hope, enjoy a tour at the Ladybower Reservoir, climb the steps to Treak Cliff Cavern, and hike the mountainous hills at Stanage Edge.

Buxton is a just short drive away, where you can explore Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, visit the historic sites of Soloman’s Temple, or take a leisurely stroll in the beautiful Pavilion Gardens.

Further afield is Bakewell, home to the Grade I listed Chatsworth House, the award-winning Bath Gardens, and the historic Haddon Hall.

Experience all of this and more by booking Shepherd’s Hut.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Hope 1.5 miles; Buxton 10 miles; Bakewell 13 miles.

The outstandingly beautiful Peak District village of Castleton is situated at the top of the Hope Valley, on the doorstep of some great walking country. Steeped in fascinating history, the village boasts the Norman Peverill Castle Keep which is in a commanding position keeping an eye on the village and the National Park. The village is a draw to walkers and all manner of outdoor enthusiasts wanting to follow the paths, conquer the Winnats Pass or have a go at caving. Castleton is world-famous for its visitor caves and the beautiful semi precious stone Blue John which is only found and mined here. Castleton has a fabulous array of interesting little gift shops, pubs, tea rooms and an excellent Visitor Centre with its small museum explaining life in the Hope Valley, plus the Christmas lights and festive activities are very popular with visitors during December. Nearby are the pretty villages of Edale, the start of the Pennine Way, Hope and Hathersage with its seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy a day out at Alton Towers or visit the impressive Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Also within easy reach are Buxton, Matlock Bath and Carsington Water, while further afield are the market towns of Ashbourne and Leek.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas