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Shires Rest

(Ref. 996810)

Hartington, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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59 Customer Reviews

  • "Very nice place."

    Comfortable and well equipped

    Thank you James for taking the time to review Shires Rest, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope we can welcome you again soon Best Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by James4.7Jul 2024

  • "The property was lovely and exactly as described."

    We hope to return soon.

    Thank you Judith for you Kind words we appreciate you taking the time to review Shires Rest Kind Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Jul 2024

  • "A very comfortable , well equipped holiday cottage."

    Its location in the Peak district make it ideal for visiting the many places of interest.

    Thank you Peter for taking time to review your stay we really appreciate your feed back and hope we can welcome you again to Shires Rest Many Thanks Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2024

  • "The cottage was beautiful, comfy, cosy and very clean."

    There was everything you required in the kitchen. Reclining sofa was wonderful and one is now on my list of wants lol. The piano in the lounge was very novel, I played a tune but the notes werent in the right place

    Thank you Julie for your kind words, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back soon for more piano practice Many Thanks Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2024

  • "Very clean and comfortable, Susan was very friendly and helpful, would recommend Shires Rest as a place to stay."

    enjoyed our visit. .

    Dear Peter Thank you for our kind word and for taking the time to review your stay at Shires Rest. We hope we can welcome you again soon Take Care Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2024

  • "The property was beautiful, comfortable and very well maintained."

    My only gripe is with Sykes listing saying that the holiday cottage is Hartington, when in reality that is five miles away in Newhaven.

    Dear Richard Sorry you found Sykes listing misleading I will ask them to be clearer although our address is Hartington and that is our nearest community and in rural areas you do find communities are wide spread. Thank you for a lovely review and we hope to welcome you back Kind Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard4.1Apr 2024

  • "Lovely accommodation in an Excellent location."

    Hi Paul Thank you for reviewing your stay at Shires Rest and we hope to welcome you again soon Best Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2024

  • "Lovely clean warm cottage but the bed was rock hard couldn't sleep ."

    Tried the sofa bed but mattress thin old and can feel the springs .Had a good time but because couldn't sleep spoilt it

    Dear Caroline Thank you for taking the time to offer feed back, we appreciate your comments and will address asap Sorry you found the bed not to your liking. Kind Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Caroline3.4Mar 2024

  • "The cottage was warm and comfortable."

    Perfect for the type of holiday I take, photography.

    Dear Colleen Thank you for taking the time to give positive feedback I am so glad you got that sprinkling of snow you hoped for to enhance your photography, all those early morning were worthwhile Kind Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Colleen5.0Jan 2024

  • "Lovely, warm cottage."

    Really enjoyed cooking Christmas dinner in the kitchen. It was a difficult entry to the cottage, but there’s nothing you can do about that as you couldn’t do anything about the weather.

    Hi John Thank you for your feed back and glad you enjoyed your stay in Shires Rest, shame about the weather wet wet wet I think we have seen enough and some winter sun would be lovely. Happy New Year Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2023

  • "Super hosts, very accommodating, and very friendly."

    Lovely accommodation. Ideally located for many places of interest yet also allowing for a peaceful retreat.

    Dear Apollina Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, its great to have lovely feed back, we hope to welcome you back soon Kind Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Apollina5.0Dec 2023

  • "Shires Rest is a lovely cottage with everything you need."

    We had a wonderful holiday, this is a great base to see the peak district. The cottage was clean, warm and cosy and the bed is so comfy. The owners were lovely and friendly. We will be back and I would definitely recommend this lovely little retreat Thank you for a great holiday.

    Dear Robert Thank you for your time giving us a lovely review we really appreciate it, we look forward to welcoming you back soon Best Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Nov 2023

  • "The cottage was absolutely lovely."

    It was very clean and well equipped. The owner introduced herself when we arrived and said if we needed anything, she was there to help. We didn’t need anything as everything was perfect. We enjoyed our stay there and will definitely be booking again.

    Dear Alan Thank you for taking the time to review Shires Rest we appreciate your kind words and look forward to welcoming you back soon Kind Regards Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Nov 2023

  • "Highly recommend shires cottage fantastic location for all the walks."

    5 stars for the cleanliness, comfort,. We where lucky to get a good week with the weather enjoyed the dovedale walk especially.enjoyed every day we will be returning next year.

    Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review its very appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back next year Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2023

  • "Shires Rest is a superb cottage."

    Hidden away in the lovely Derbyshire Dales. A stone`s throw away from the High Peaks Trail.(I wish I had taken my mountain-bike!) Traffic noise is not too obtrusive, especially if you close the bedroom window at night. A well equipped cottage with all the comforts of home. Harley, our Collie loved it too! With easy access to Buxton, Bakewell, Hartingdon and Matlock. It is situated on a busy road without footpaths, and is on a working farm, so if you don`t like farm smells and cows, it`s not for you! Less than 5 minutes drive from a FREE car park at Friden on the High Peaks Trail, a short distance from DSF, (The Derbyshire Silica Fire brick company). With a fantastic history of it on the wall in brick relief, beside the trail. We were introduced to Sue, who helps run the farm and owns the cottage. She came to see us personally after we had settled in. A lovely woman. We had a superb two weeks stay and The Carriages restaurant, just up the road, serves excellent food and real ales, at a vey reasonable price and our Harley is allowed in the restaurant, but not in the carriage, you`ll see when you get there. A well stocked local garage is just up the road too if you need to buy provisions but don`t want to go to town or supermarkets. It would be the icing on the cake if there were footpaths on the busy roads, but beggars can`t be choosers, so that`s just a small niggle. We loved the place, and would thoroughly recommend it. Thank you Sue. Hopefully see you next year, all being well.

    Thank you for taking the time to review Shires Rest and giving such a helpful review and kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back next year Many Thanks Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Sep 2023

  • "Had a fabulous week here."

    Have recommended to a friend who is staying in December. Lovely area, plenty to do. Shame we can only have one dog, otherwise this would be our go to place

    Thank you Elizabeth for your kind referral to your friend which is much appreciated, if you ring me we can discuss dogs Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Sep 2023

  • "First off the entrance off the road can only be done from one direction."

    The shower is not very accessable to elderly people . The stench from the cow shed was over bearing at times.the shed is only 30 ft from the door to the let.as for the description of amenaties for the let by sykes games and dvds which was listed were not there , also it could have made the difference to our stay which rained every day .unhappy about the details arriving not before 5pm and leaving 9am .we came home on the wednesday.lwill not be booking from sykes again due to the por description of the property

    Dear Dennis Thank you for taking the time to review Shires Rest, I would like to apologise for the lack of games and DVDs but since covid we have felt they were a high risk area that wasn't essential but now you have raised the subject I will add a few, its a shame you didn't request some while you were here I could have found you some . I don't state that the shower is accessible in Shires Rest as it has steps up to it. It is quite tight turning into the drive from one direction but with care is possible but this is something I have no control over its highways who made it that way. The cottage does state a working farm and we pride ourselves on high animal welfare which involve keeping the cows beds cleaned out and this can cause a smell occasionally but we do try to do this during the day when guests are out. Sykes arrival and departure times stated can be adjusted if you had asked me as I do try to accommodate guests requests where I can Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dennis3.8Sep 2023

  • "Found this cottage extremely comfortable and clean and tidy."

    Loved having the piano e en though i can't play much. Enjoyed getting up close to the cows. Catered for all our holiday needs.

    Thank you for a lovely review much appreciated and we hope you return again soon Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2023

  • "A private, spacious, well equipped cottage."

    Thankyou for your kind words we look forward to welcoming you back sometime Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Norman5.0Aug 2023

  • "Great base for exploring the surrounding countryside and well placed for visiting the villages, towns and attractions of the Peak District."

    The cottage itself has everything you need for a comfortable, relaxing stay including a piano! The owner checked in on the first evening to make sure everything was satisfactory, which it was. If I'm visiting that area again, I would happily return to Shires Rest.

    Thank you for your kind words I am glad you enjoyed exploring the area and we hope you return to Sires Rest you will be very welcome Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ceri5.0Aug 2023

  • "The cottage was lovely and comfortable."

    We (me and Furface) wanted for nothing. Absolutely loved our stay. Many thanks.

    Thank you for taking the time to say a few kind word about your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bev5.0Jun 2023

  • "The perfect location for us, near to all the high peak trails which we like to hike on, the cottage itself was clean comfortable and had all the facilities we needed, it's central location for Bakewell, Ashbourne and Cardington Water, enabled us to have some good days out with our dog."

    Barbara

    Thank you for your kind words Barbara I am glad you enjoyed your stay and good days out exploring with your dog We hope you return some time to explore more of this beautiful area Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0May 2023

  • "This was the first time I went away for a peaceful few days in the country in my own and Shires Rest was the perfect place."

    A lovely, comfortable cottage with character. All the appliances I needed and easy to use. So many beautiful places to visit nearby, from off the beaten track quiet, beautiful walks to busier places of interest like the Heights of Abraham. I am definitely going back and fully recommend.

    Thank you for your kind word, I am so pleased you had a lovely stay with us, look forward to welcoming you back soon Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2023

  • "The place was spacious and had everything we needed."

    However nowhere to store our bikes despite it being less than 300m to the high peak trail.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Mar 2023

  • "The property itself was very clean and well equipped, with everything you would need from a holiday rental."

    For me however, the bed was very hard indeed as was the sofa in the living room. Also the shower, which worked perfectly was probably the smallest I have ever encountered, being six foot 3 and 20 stone it was indeed a tight squeeze, but for normal sized people I'm sure it's fine. Just be aware that this property is on a working cattle farm, and there was early morning mooing and a strong cow aroma. The front door leads directly into the kitchen, it rained for a large period we were there and we had a dog, so a big mat would have been useful to wipe our feet on. There was a small mat but we had to put towels down for our big dog to stand on while we dried him. But all in all we had a very pleasant stay and would recommend it.

    Reviewed by Richard4.4Oct 2022

  • "Best holiday cottage l have been long time ."

    Good value money

    Reviewed by James5.0Oct 2022

  • "Cosy, comfortable accommodation in an ideal location for walking or cycling and easy driving distance to Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock etc."

    Reviewed by Noel4.4Sep 2022

  • "Great location for walks/runs on the High Peak/Tissington trails."

    Thank you for taking the time to review Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah3.8Aug 2022

  • "The cottage was clean, well-equipped, and had everything I needed."

    I loved it and loved being there.

    Thank you for your kind words pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenny M5.0Jun 2022

  • "Excellently base if touring the peaks, near Buxton, Matlock and Bakewell."

    We visited Wirksworth and did the circular walk, well worth a go if you enjoy walking also we did a couple of walks directly from the cottage, which was clean, well equipped and cosy, would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Tanya5.0Oct 2021

  • "Very comfortable accommodation with everything we needed."

    Great location for walks in the White Peak.

    Reviewed by Deirdre5.0Oct 2021

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed to make our stay a comfortable one."

    The settee was ok but not the most comfortable. It is located on a dairy farm - so lots of country smells and animal noises. If this bothers you, this is not the place for you. There is some road noise but this is really only at peak times. There is a good pub/ restaurant just a few minutes walk away, but there is no footpath so care is needed walking along the roadway. It is about 5 minutes walk to Friden carpark on the High Peak Trail. This was brilliant for walking the dog. Lots of good walks locally. The cottage was excellent value for money and I would t hesitate to visit again.

    Reviewed by June4.7Oct 2021

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, in a great setting on a working farm, easily accessible for all the places we wanted to visit."

    All the facilities you would need are there in the kitchen, although we ate out every day, only having breakfast in the cottage. When we returned back, it was nice to sit on the bench outside and read, soaking up the sunshine but the bench could have been more comfortable so used the sofa cushions for comfort. We didn’t find the road noise distracting (and I’m a light sleeper). The heating was very efficient which we used in the evenings as it became chilly, being October. We ate a few times in Carriages which is about a 2 minutes drive and had no complaints with the food or service. We definitely recommend. This is a very nice cottage for 2 and doesn’t feel at all cramped.

    Reviewed by Catherine4.4Sep 2021

  • "Had a lovely relaxing week ."

    Cottage felt and looked very homely . Would definitely book again in the future .

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cute cottage, excellent for exploring the surrounding areas of the Peak District"

    Reviewed by John3.8Aug 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Shires Rest."

    This was booked with the help of your excellent staff as we arrived at our intended Sykes accommodation "Pail End" at the check in time only to be greeted by the owner to advise us that there was no hot water and problem couldn't be fixed til Friday (therefore unavailable thru out our four day stay).On contracting your very helpful staff alternative accommodation was offered and in under 2 hours we were met by the owner at the alternative property.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you need."

    Very helpful host.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Jul 2021

  • "Close to numerous beautiful villages and towns, with access to walking and cycling trails."

    Fabulous countryside whatever the weather there's still plenty to do. A good O S Landranger map is a must to navigate the many small lanes and byroads around the area.

    Reviewed by R5.0Jun 2021

  • "We had a very nice stay in this charming cottage which was well equipped very comfortable and well placed for us re visiting the Peak District the weather was perfect which made for some stunning photo's."

    Despite the covid rules for the cottage it was spotlessly clean and had all we needed. Sue the owner was very nice and very helpful and we loved Boris the dog! Although on a busy main road we were not disturbed by the traffic which was mainly first thing in the morning and evening rush hours as it is anywhere. we would stay here again if we are intending to be in the area in the future and enjoyed the meals we had at the local pubs!

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jun 2021

  • "Shires Rest had everything you could want in a cottage, very well equiped."

    We felt really relaxed right from the first day. Having the Pennine Bridleway a short walk through the farmyard and across the field, was ideal for early morning and evening dog walk. If you enjoy walking, the cottage is ideally placed, with so many routes to choose from, either from the cottage or a very short car ride to their start point. I'm sure we will be back to do some more walks, and wouldn't hestitate to book Shires Rest again.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Apr 2021

  • "The time to check- in was far too late at 5 p."

    M. and check out was far too early at 9 a.m. The settee was uncomfortable. Radiators on landing and bathroom didn't work. No telephone signal.

    Reviewed by Margaret3.1Oct 2020

  • "A lovely little bolthole for exploring Derbyshire."

    Everything you needed was available in the cottage and a great pub/restaurant within walking distance.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Aug 2020

  • "There is easy safe access to the high Peak trail and Tissington trail from cottage which was an added bonus, as we want especially to ride our bikes on the trails."

    the owners were very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Noreen5.0Aug 2020

  • "Cottage very secluded and right next to a busy road."

    Reviewed by Margaret4.1Jul 2020

  • "A comfortable, well equipped cottage on a working farm - just across from one of the large cowsheds and a field of friendly calves."

    We loved it, but obviously if you are not used to farmyard smells and noises, keep the windows on that side shut! It was in a perfect location for walking and for visiting places such as Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock, etc. The nearby Carriages Bar and Restaurant is good but choose your time carefully as you have to walk along a fairly busy road with no verges. No problem if you avoid the early evening rush. A thoroughly enjoyable week in the Peaks.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.1Jul 2020

  • "Very clean, comfortable, warm, spacious and well supplied cottage."

    High peak and Tissington trails both within a mile which gave us easy walking options despite the weather storm Dennis gave us. Pub- restaurant just over the road (dog friendly in bar) and farm shop 5 minutes walk meant we didn’t need to use the car at all during our 4 night stay. We will happily return and explore the area more.

    Reviewed by Theresa5.0Feb 2020

  • "Lovely relaxing holiday, very cosy place."

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Nov 2019

  • "Shires rest is a lovely cottage, clean well equipped and comfortable."

    The location is central very close to the high peak trail and tissington trail

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2019

  • "Ideal accommodation for two people, comfortable and well equipped."

    The host was helpful and was kind enough to show us how the farm worked. The farmer Tom is a talented artist who was kind enough to invite us into his home to admire his work.

    Reviewed by Carol4.4Jul 2019

  • "Great location, perfect for touring all of the Peak District."

    Cottage was perfect for us, thanks to Sue and all for catering to all our needs.Would highly recommend Shires Rest

    Reviewed by Thomas4.4Jun 2019

  • "He cottage was on a working farm, but that didn't affect the holiday, the highlight was to see newly born calves, beautiful."

    The owner was friendly and we both enjoyed our time in the cottage.T

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Jun 2019

  • "The cottage is very clean,comfortable and well equipped-perfect to return to after a day exploring the beautiful Peak District."

    It is in a very good location for visiting the many attractions of the area.Sue,the owner is very friendly and helpful. The only slight downside is the closeness of the road which was quite noisy at times, But on the other hand,having the road close was an advantage as it made it easy to get to places in any direction. All in all we had an enjoyable holiday at Shire’s Rest.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Jun 2019

  • "The family were helpful when we needed a vet for our dog and recommended a helpful vetinary practice in Bakewell."

    Our dog was soon well again.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2019

  • "Extremely clean cottage with plenty of storage."

    Pleasant welcoming hosts. Cottage ideally geographically placed for numerous varied walks plus many other interesting places. Would definitely recommend and certainly would return again

    Reviewed by Faye5.0May 2019

  • "A superb cottage, very well equipped and very cosy."

    Superb “Carriages Inn” a short walk away serving superb food. Everywhere dog friendly. Cottage is close to many lovely walks. Our Westie loved every minute and so did we! A great Easter break. Have used Sykes before and never disappointed.

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Apr 2019

  • "Just come back from a really good 3 night break at Shire's Rest."

    Cottage is cosy, comfortable and well equipped. Public house is a 5 minute walk up the road which serves good food and is dog friendly. Cottage is well located for access to all parts of the Peak District. Only a 5 minute walk to the High Peak Trail and not too far from the Tissington Trail.

    Reviewed by Ian4.1Mar 2019

  • "Shires Rest was lovely, warm and welcoming."

    It was situated close to the high peak trail for daily dog walks, was warm and provided a cosy vase for exploring the peak district

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Mar 2019

  • "Cottage was very cosy and Warm, our weather was glorious for February."

    Family on farm very friendly. Just one little thing about the cottage, there is no towel rail in bathroom, so nowhere to put your towels after your shower, we found a clothes horse in cupboard. But would definitely return to this cottage. Area beautiful

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Feb 2019

  • "Cottage is located perfectly for the exploration of the Peak District, Stunning walks, & every wear we went was Dog Friendly."

    Highly Recommend.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jan 2019

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Summary

  • Set over two floors
  • One bedroom: 1 x double. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with gas fire and Electric Reclining Sofa
  • Oil central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freesat, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Cot available
  • Piano in lounge
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Small courtyard with patio and picnic bench
  • No smoking
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Situated on owner's farm
  • Note: Situated on a main road, some noise is to be expected
  • Note: There are steps up to the shower; please take care

The property

This stone semi-detached cottage is situated in the hamlet of Newhaven, near the village of Hartington, a starting point for walkers and cyclists, with many places of interest just waiting to be discovered.

Designed with couples in mind, Shires Rest is homely and inviting, an opportunity to spend some quality time in this wonderful part of the country.

The interior commences with a country-cottage kitchen/diner set up for four people, continuing through to a traditional sitting room with upright grand piano and a gas-effect woodburner and a Electric Reclining Sofa.

The double bedroom promises a peaceful night's sleep, a comfy layout accompanied by charming furnishings, including a wardrobe and chest of drawers, all well-appointed for the classic shower room.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 996655, together they can sleep up to six people.

Old House Farm Cottages

A delightful group of cottages located in the hamlet of Newhaven, by the village of Hartington, in the Dove Valley of the Peak District National Park, an excellent base to begin your adventures throughout the season. Offering somewhere comfortable to return to, each retreat has been thoughtfully put together, so you can enjoy dining in style, and cosying up in front of the TV after an adventure-filled day. Woodburner-effect fires provide warmth on those cooler nights, with charming furnishings to set the scene. The bedrooms are each attuned to the feel of the cottage, your little place to enjoy some peace and quiet upon returning home. The hamlet of Newhaven, which is right on the doorstep, offers the Carriages Bar and Restaurant, serving a selection of local Real Ales and locally sourced wines, as well as a relaxing atmosphere. Try something from their tasty menu or just stop by for a refreshing drink. Steeped in history, this little hamlet is home to many old inns and farmhouses from different periods, and there are some beautiful walks varying in strength to suit all capabilities. A lovely village at the northern end of Dovedale, the village is set in some of the very best walking country including the high peak trails, suitable for off road cycling and walkers. Hartington's past wealth and importance is reflected in the impressive stone cottages and houses around the village square and many ancient routes and trackways still meet in the village. One of the most notable buildings in the village is Hartington Hall, now the local YHA. Dating back to 1611, the manor house still retains much of its original charm and is one of the most popular youth hostels in the Peak District, with a restaurant open to the public serving locally sourced produce. This village is surrounded by wonderful scenery with a network of footpaths radiating from it. To the south is romantic Beresford Dale, leading to Wovescote Dale and the famous Dovedale or venture north, in the Upper Dove valley on quieter paths to Pilsbury Castle and Crowdecote. All you need for a memorable getaway.

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About the location

HARTINGTON

Bakewell 10 miles; Buxton 10 miles.

Hartington, situated in the Dove Valley in the Peak District National Park, was an important market centre in the Middle Ages, having been granted a market charter in 1203. Today the ever-popular village boasts lovely tea rooms, a cheese shop, old curiosity shops, traditional pubs and a splendid market square where the stone-carved village pump, once an important source of water for the villagers, still stands on the green. The local bars stock local ales brewed at the Leatherbritches Brewery in Fenny Bentley and Whim Ales in Hartington itself. The former Hartington railway station, about a mile and half from the village itself, is now a picnic area and the converted track is known as the Tissington Trail, popular with both walkers and cyclists. Hartington is also a good starting point for walking along Beresford Dale, a beautiful place with its curiously formed cliffs and rocks. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are both within a 20 minute drive, and Alton Towers is within easy reach.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas