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Upper Peaks Cottage

Slaithwaite, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 915369)


  • Sleeps 10 people

  • 5 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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  • Reviews

    “Lovely weekend spent with family.”

    Lots of places to visit nearby. Lovely scenery.

    Lots of places to visit nearby. Lovely scenery. Home from home.....

    - Mrs Mitchell, April 2019

The property

Slaithwaite 1.5 miles.

A beautifully presented semi-detached 17th century farmhouse cottage in a rural location, across the yard from the owners' home, set within 15 acres of land, close to the villages of Slaithwaite and Marsden, as well as the Peak District National Park.

Outstanding throughout, this superb Peak District cottage provides spacious accommodation with character features, such as mullioned windows and exposed beams making this holiday home an ideal base for larger families and groups of friends alike.

With stunning countryside views from this wonderful cottage near Holmfirth, there’s plenty of space in the sitting room with its warming woodburning stove, ideal to light on chilly evenings.

There’s also a kitchen/diner and five bedrooms, including one on the ground floor at your Peak District cottage, whilst outside there’s a pretty lawned garden, from where you can admire the beautiful views, or maybe enjoy a spot of alfresco dining.

Have a wander around the lovely village of Slaithwaite with its delightful independent shops and restored canal.

The bustling moorland village of Marsden is just a short drive away from this Derbyshire holiday home, as is the Last of the Summer Wine village of the ever popular Holmfirth, where visitors can enjoy good shopping and a great range of old and new pubs, as well as many varied eating establishments.

With the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District National Parks close by, and York and Harrogate within driving distance, this quality Holmfirth cottage is well-situated for exploring the area and provides guests with a peaceful place to stay.

Note: This property is next to Ref 921077, together they sleep 18.


  • Five bedrooms: 2 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, broadband via ethernet cable
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Additional fuel available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two highchairs
  • Off road parking for 6 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1.5 miles
  • Note: The standard double and twin bedroom have sloping ceilings and limited headroom.

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About the location


Marsden 2 miles; Meltham 2 miles; Holmfirth 6 miles.

The traditional West Riding village of Slaithwaite is set in the Colne Valley in the South Pennines, just six miles from the picturesque market town of Holmfirth. Full of history, the village retains several buildings from the mid 15th century, including Slaithwaite Hall, one of the few surviving cruck frame structures in Yorkshire. The viaduct dominates the skyline and is an awe-inspiring sight, whilst the village centre is very pretty with the restored Huddersfield Canal winding through and a lovely selection of independent shops, self-brewing pubs and eateries, where you can sample local fare. The nearby village of Marsden boasts the tourist attractions of Tunnel End and the National Trust's Marsden Moor Estate, which is a haven for walkers and naturalists alike, and it also hosts the internationally renowned Jazz Festival each year. The appealing town of Holmfirth is well worth a visit for its shops and quality pubs and restaurants and is known as the home of the long running comedy series, Last of the Summer Wine, Bamforth's postcards and its Picturedrome concert venue. Within easy reach of the northern Peak District and the southern Yorkshire Dales, Slaithwaite is well-situated, offering beautiful and diverse countryside with great walking and cycling opportunities. Alternatively, an hour's drive can take you to the historic city of York, elegant Harrogate, vibrant Leeds or Skipton, which is regarded as the 'Gateway to the Dales', should you fancy a day out. This traditional village is well-situated for a variety of activities.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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