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Woodgate

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Taddington near Miller’s Dale, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "Woodgate is a beautiful cottage in a lovely village, located perfectly for visiting the area."

    It is furnished to a very high standard and the kitchen is very well equipped. The owner has thought of everything to ensure an enjoyable stay. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

    Thank you for the lovely feedback. I am so pleased that you had a great holiday and were comfortable and well catered for. I look forward to welcoming you back to Woodgate to continue your Peak District adventures. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2024

  • "Great property and lovely location - lots of walking trails from the village which the family enjoyed."

    A heads up that there are two key boxes on the rear of the property - the correct one to use is the one on the left (immediately around the corner from the back door).

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so glad you enjoyed our family cottage and all the walking possibilities. I hope to welcome you back to Woodgate in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Oct 2023

  • "Woodgate is a lovely home from home with everything you could need & very comfortable beds."

    It's very convenient for exploring the Monsal Trail & surrounding area.

    Thank you for taking the time to write feedback. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in a wonderful part of the world, and were comfortable and well catered for. It is very pleasing to hear. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2023

  • "The owner has thought of everything in the beautifully renovated cottage."

    The wood burner kept the whole house toasty and warm easily. Excellent family bathroom with instant hot water. Everyone we met were so friendly and helpful. We absolutely loved our stay at woodgate. We will definately be back. Thank you.

    Thank you for taking the time to write lovely feedback. I am so pleased that you were cosy in the cottage and enjoyed the woodburner. I find all the neighbours so kind and welcoming with lots of activities going on in the village from Pilates to Film Nights, so I am very pleased that you had the same experience. It would be wonderful if you chose to return to explore further as there is so much to see. Christmas at Chatsworth and the Chatsworth Christmas fair start next month, a real treat to visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a great stay in this beautiful cottage."

    The cottage is clean, nicely decorated and well-equipped with everything you might need and had plenty of space for our family of five. Taddington is a very pretty village with lots of walks and a good local pub. It is conveniently located, a short drive from Buxton and Bakewell, and close to many tourist attractions although that means there is some traffic noise from a nearby road. I would certainly recommend the cottage to friends and family.

    Thank you for taking the time to write some lovely feedback. I am so pleased you had an enjoyable holiday at our family cottage. The walks are so plentiful and varied, I am glad you enjoyed them. I am pleased that the location and accessibility to the attractions worked well for your family. We hope you are able to return to the Peak District soon to further explore all that the area has to offer. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gabrielle4.7Jul 2023

  • "Whilst the property itself was well presented and tastefully furnished, there are some issues to feedback."

    Firstly the grass had not been cut, it was at least 12” high, we therefore had to cut it before we could use the garden. The garden was not enclosed, as our 2 small dogs were able to get through the ornate fencing, we therefore had to create a barrier with bin bags, not ideal and not very relaxing. One bathroom, especially 1 toilet, for 2 families was a push; no shower mat and no bath mat provided; no proper bin; no recycling instructions - had to go on line to look these up; no stair gate to prevent dogs going upstairs; bike store locked so unable to be used; ‘on leaving’ cleaning instructions were unbelievable! Really do you expect guests to do that, yes leave it clean and tidy but not go to that extreme.

    Thank you for your feedback and highlighting areas to improve upon. I am so sorry that the grass had not been cut for your arrival. This is not the standard I expect from the housekeeping company and I will be contacting them today to ensure this does not happen again. Apologies you had to cut the grass yourself, had I been aware of the issue I would have arranged immediate grass cutting for you. I shall be visiting the cottage myself to look in the welcome pack at the cleaning instructions. It should only require bins to be put out, dog faeces cleared from the garden and left over food removed from the fridge and cupboards. The cleaning company take care of the rest. Apologies if the pack says anything different, I will remedy this and ensure the recycling instructions are still contained within and clearly visible in the pack. Thank you for drawing these issues to my attention. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynn2.8May 2023

  • "We had a wonderful 5 days at Woodgate."

    The house is comfortable, well equipped and spotless. The location is great--there are a lot of nice hikes you can take right from the doorstep, and there is a friendly pub down the street to relax in afterwards. It's an easy drive to stately homes like Haddon Hall or Chatsworth House. Our hostess could not have been more welcoming and accommodating, even delivering a synthetic duvet to our door when I let her know that one of our party was allergic to feathers. We have great memories of this place, and we hope to go back again.

    Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time in the Peak District, there is so much to see and do, plus so many wonderful walks both long and short from the doorstep. I am so sorry that I wasn’t aware of the allergy, however it was a pleasure to meet you and I hope you will be able to return to continue your Peak District adventures in the near future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Eric5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had such a lovely week at Woodgate, Taddington."

    An incredibly well furnished cottage with so many lovely finishing touches. The owner made such a kind gesture, because of the severe weather, we could stay over , rather than worry about rushing off in heavy snow. A lovely friendly pub just a couple of minutes walk away, also made the escape perfect. Lovely walks from the doorstep and stunning views. Thank you to both Sykes and the cottage owner for making our stay an absolute pleasure.

    Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Woodgate and that you were able to return home safely despite the weather. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tony4.7Mar 2023

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Snug
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • WI-FI TV (Apps), WiFi
  • Gas and electric inc. in rent
  • Fuel for the woodburning stove can be purchased nearby
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn (Not dog secure)
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (Please do not allow them on furniture or upstairs)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • No access to the bike store
  • Note: The stairs up to the first floor are quite steep with small treads, please take care
  • Please note Taddington Well Dressing week 19th - 26th August 2023-dressed wells, village fete, lane races and other local events will be taking place

The property

Miller's Dale 2.7 miles.

Tucked away in Taddington near Miller’s Dale in Derbyshire, is this wonderful three-bedroom, stone-built cottage, Woodgate.

Enjoying a fantastic location within the Peak District National Park, as well as a character-filled interior with exposed stonework and original beams, Woodgate is a fabulous choice for couples or a family of five.

Be welcomed into the snug, where you can look forward to evenings relaxing on the plush seating as you enjoy a movie night with loved ones on the TV.

Move through to the spacious open-plan living space, where you can rustle up tasty dishes in the fully-equipped kitchen, savour your meals at the dining table for six, or curl up with your favourite book in front of the crackling woodburning stove.

Just off the kitchen, you will find a handy utility, as well as access to the rear, enclosed garden.

Continue up to the first floor, where you can wash away the day with soak in the bath or freshen up under the overhead shower in the well-appointed bathroom, before retiring to one of three beautifully decorated bedrooms, a king-size, a twin and a single.

Explore the local village, where you will find the welcoming Queens Arms, serving local ales and home-cooked meals, it is the perfect spot to refuel at after a day of adventure.

Next stop is the bustling town of Buxton, where you can tour the Buxton Museum & Art Gallery, catch a liver performance at the Buxton Opera House, explore depths at Poole’s Cavern & Buxton Country Park, test out your swing at the excellent golf club, or hike up to Solomon’s Temple.

Be sure to visit Castleton, where you can explore the fascinating Blue John Cavern, as well as Speedwell Cavern, Peveril Castle, the Dark Peak and the imposing Mam Tor.

Further afield, you will find Bakewell, home to the Bakewell Old Museum, the traditional Bakewell Pudding and the esteemed stately home of Chatsworth House.

All this and more awaits at Woodgate.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

MILLER’S DALE

Buxton 5 miles.

This delightful little settlement is squeezed into the valley of the River Wye, amidst glorious walking country in the heart of the Peak District National Park. There is a village pub serving food. The village takes its name from the best known of the many beautiful dales accessible to walkers along this stretch of the Wye - others include Chee Dale, Water-cum-Jolly Dale and Monsal Dale. But Miller’s Dale itself is widely regarded as the most impressive and complete dale to visit with a barrage of natural obstacles such as side stepping hills, gaps, gorges and rock faces. A wonderful peaceful base in the heart of the Peak District National Park.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas