Birchwood House

Ramshorn near Alton Towers, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 904182)

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  • Sleeps 15

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Winfield
    September 2015
    “This was an ideal property for our ...”
    This was an ideal property for our needs, plenty of space for the children to run around, inside and out, and plenty of space for the adults as well. No one felt cramped and everyone had a great time.
    This was an ideal property for our needs, plenty of space for the children to run around, inside and out, and plenty of space for the adults as well. No one felt cramped and everyone had a great time.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Alton Towers 2.5 miles.

A large, detached stone-built cottage near Alton Towers, in the pretty hamlet of Ramshorn.

Just 2.5 miles from the theme park, this cottages features two semi-detached properties converted into one spacious cottage.

Styled and furnished in a welcoming and homely manner, and offering some lovely views of the Staffordshire countryside, Birchwood House has a comfortable interior perfect for large groups to enjoy time together.

The property offers an open plan living area, including a well-equipped kitchen, stylish sitting area, and a table big enough for the whole party to enjoy a meal together.

Also offered is the added bonus of a hot tub where you can truly relax and unwind in this peaceful location.

In addition, there is a large mature garden with a large patio, an extra space to enjoy the rural surroundings.

The ever-popular Alton Towers resort is just 2.5 miles from this excellent holiday home.

With the fabulous waterpark and luxurious spa open all year round, not to mention the fantastic array of activities such as horse riding, golf and wonderful walking on offer in the area, this is a wonderful base for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday at any time of the year.


Eight bedrooms: 2 x ground floor doubles with TV/DVDs, 2 x doubles, 2 x twin, 1 x single, 1 x adult bunks. Two ground floor wet rooms each with shower, basin & WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Shower room with shower, basin & WC. Ground floor basin & WC. Spacious open plan living area with well-equipped kitchen, dining area & sitting area with woodburning stove and doors to garden & hot tub. Utility room.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric cooker, microwave, 2 fridges, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair on request
  • Lawned garden & patio with furniture & BBQ
  • Hot tub
  • Ample off road parking
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome at £25 pppw
  • Shop & pub 3 miles
  • Alton Towers 2.5 miles
  • Note: Not all rides/attractions at Alton Towers open all year round - check with theme park for further information
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar
  • Note: Depending on previous booking, hot tub may not always be at full temperature on arrival, please contact owner for more information.

About the location


Alton Towers 2.5 miles; Ashbourne 12 miles.

The beautiful wooded hamlet of Ramshorn is just a 20-minute walk from the pedestrian entrance of the ever-popular Alton Towers. Britain's number one theme park, Alton Towers has rides and attractions aimed at everyone. And at the Alton Towers Resort, the fun continues all year round at the fabulous waterpark at Cariba Creek, the Alton Towers Spa (Pamper Day packages available), or by enjoying a round of Extraordinary Golf. With so much going on and regular seasonal events, the Alton Towers resort is a fabulous day out, no matter what the time of year, and so conveniently close to the Ramshorn Wood. Once you've had your fill of the thrills and spills, head for the nearby lovely market town of Ashbourne, with its eccentric street plan and narrow cobbled alleys, which features an array of delightful antique stores and a choice of good pubs and restaurants. Attractions like Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Dovedale, and the fantastic Derbyshire Villages Ilam, Hartington and Tissington - famous for the well dressings - are also within easy reach. The area offers so much variety in the way of outdoor pursuits - hire bicycles to take advantage of the region’s many famous cycle trails, relax with a round of golf on one of the superb courses, have a go at rock-climbing or pot-holing, or swap two legs for four and see this beautiful part of the country from horseback. Alternatively, take advantage of the many wonderful walks for all abilities which criss-cross the spectacular Peak District and Derbyshire Dales countryside. The perfect destination for all ages.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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