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School House Cottage

Longnor, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 925742)



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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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Reviews & Ratings

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63 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely last minute 3 night stay."

    Cosy cottage. Well equipt kitchen with all you need. Myself, husband and Poppy the boxer had a great time exploring the peaks

    Reviewed by ClareDec 2021

  • "This is the second time we have stayed here and would thoroughly recommend it."

    Lovely quiet location and the cottage is clean and comfortable. A starter bag of fire wood would be helpful but we knew about that and hence brought one with us.

    Reviewed by MarkNov 2021

  • "A pack of firewood would be a nice touch rather than having to go out and buy your own"

    Reviewed by IolandaOct 2021

  • "Amazing cottage, peaceful & quiet with wonderful views."

    Very well equipped, clean, comfortable and perfect for a getaway from it all break. Ideal location for exploring the Peak District. Will definitely return again

    Reviewed by AngelaOct 2021

  • "Cottage was just as we hoped, secluded, well equip, clean and cosy."

    Great outside space and views. Would defiantly stay again for a break from it all.

    Reviewed by SamAug 2021

  • "Great host."

    Lovely location. Fantastic little cottage. Ideal for anyone looking to get away from it all

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2021

  • "The cottage is small but beautifully formed."

    The views And location perfect. We hope to return.

    Reviewed by ChristineJul 2021

  • "Spent a lovely week at the School House Cottage as a base for exploring the Peak District."

    Very peaceful and great to get away from it all. The local area was great with super cycle routes on old railway tracks (Monsal, Tissington and High Peak) and nice towns to explore in Buxton and Bakewelll. Also the Royal Oak pub in Hurdlow is a must visit for dinner,

    Reviewed by DonaldJun 2021

  • "This beautiful little cottage is located in the most tranquil of settings with fabulous views."

    Very pet friendly. The owner is lovely and can't do enough to make sure you enjoy your stay. The cottage is very well equipped with all the home comforts to ensure an enjoyable stay. I can not recommend this enough and I will be back.

    Reviewed by AlisonJun 2021

  • "Cottage was very clean and well maintained."

    Small but with everything you need and some clever thought has gone into the decor and furnishings. Beautiful position, very quiet and surrounded by stunning countryside. Owner was very helpful and replied quickly to any messages. We would very happily return.

    Reviewed by AmandaApr 2021

  • "I had the most fabulous stay at School House Cottage."

    The cottage itself was beautiful and had everything you could possibly need. The bed was extremely comfortable and I loved the bath! The location was idyllic! If you are seeking a relaxing stay away from it all then I would highly recommend this place.

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2021

  • "The rural location is very quiet and has great views; the cottage is really smart and was perfect to visit the Peak District from."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by AntonyApr 2021

  • "Pictures don’t do this lovely cottage justice!"

    Reviewed by EileenApr 2021

  • "This is an exquisite cottage."

    Stylish, comfortable and every detail thought of. Spotlessly clean. Lovely and warm. Totally remote with fabulous views. A friendly and helpful host. What more could you ask for?

    Reviewed by HelenOct 2020

  • "It was a lovely cottage, set in a beautiful quiet environment."

    Reviewed by DonaldSep 2020

  • "This a lovely cottage in a fantastic location Wonderful walks and cycling both from cottage and nearby The cottage was spotless and great care had been taken to make it very comfortable We will definately be back!"

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2020

  • "School house cottage is a great place to unwind and relax."

    We had a great holiday and would definitely return to school house cottage again.

    Reviewed by MicheleAug 2020

  • "What a gorgeous little cottage."

    A real escape from the world, surrounded by farmland. We had walks from the cottage, a couple of longer ones (the Three Shires was fun), fish and chips from Longnor, and amazing moonrises and sunsets. Had to have the logburner on, even though it wasn't cold enough! It's got everything, if you want to hibernate and chill out, it's the perfect place - or if you want to do site seeing, its the perfect base. Would love to go back one day.

    Reviewed by AnnJul 2020

  • "Lovely peacefull cottage so relaxing ."

    Will definitely like to come and stay again .

    Reviewed by CarolineJul 2020

  • "It was just what we needed."

    The cottage was idyllic. It was surrounded by beautiful scenery. We had some brilliant walks from the door. We didn't need to use the car. To wake up to those views was the tonic we both needed. The cottage was perfect. Well equipped. The log burner was the cherry on the top. After a day of walking, we sat in front of the fire. Amazing. We will definitely go back. As for Sykes, I've already booked 4 more cottages this year. If the school house cottage has availability, we will surely love to go back and recommend it to anyone wanting a tranquil holiday to recharge their batteries. Absolutely loved it.

    Reviewed by ToniFeb 2020

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful spot but only a short drive to local shop and pubs."

    we were warm and cosy in the cottage despite being there during storm dennis.....

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2020

  • "We stayed with our dog and baby in November and were both very impressed."

    It's a lovely cottage in a great setting and very well equipped. The owner had provided lots of information for walks and things to do and the cottage is very central for exploring the area. Really couldn't fault it.

    Reviewed by JamesNov 2019

  • "The information prior to our trip was fantastic---communication from Sykes was excellent and then cottage owners took the time to phone and confirm arrangements."

    The cottage exceeded expectations; beautiful location, well resourced and exceptionally clean. I could not have wished for more and will definitely use both Sykes and the Old School Cottage again.

    Reviewed by DanAug 2019

  • "Cottage extremely well equipped with a well appointed en suite bathroom and bedroom."

    Owners have gone to great lengths to utilise the space available and to provide high levels of comfort. Information, maps and details of walking routes etc in the area are well provided for. Possibly more information on walking routes directly from the cottage would be helpful. Despite the weather we had a super week and will definitely visit the area again and School House Cottage will be on the list.

    Reviewed by MartinAug 2019

  • "Gorgeous cottage stunning views & setting, we wanted piece & quiet & wow did we have that!"

    never been anywhere so peaceful. Cottage was a perfect size with everything we needed. (Pint of milk & chocs in fridge were a lovely touch thanks Jo) Lovely walks from the cottage with our dog Jake & places like Buxton & Bakewell not a very long drive away. It was our first visit to School House Cottage but it certainly won't be our last, never been so reluctant to leave a holiday cottage, what a find! would love to live here permanently!

    Reviewed by KarenJul 2019

  • "Cottage was great and in a fantastic location."

    Couldn't have been better. Didn't want to come home.

    Reviewed by KayJul 2019

  • "A secluded, cosy, quiet retreat and yet within easy access of the peaks."

    If you don't fancy driving anywhere, there are walks all around the hamlet and plenty of footpaths. Rambling, running, cycling paradise! Personally I walked a lot with my terrier and took a lot of photographs one of my hobbies. I will paint from my pictures and write a few short stories. Pure heaven!

    Reviewed by BrigitteMay 2019

  • "The cottage was beautiful and the location stunning."

    We had a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by HollyApr 2019

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage, amazing views & completely remote, exactly what we hoped for!"

    Perfect get away for us two & the dog. Whilst the closest town is within a half-hour walk, planning your journey is essential due to lack of phone signal. Really recommend visiting the Three Shires Head for beautiful scenes. Blessed with beautiful weather however the cottage can get real cosy! Can't wait to book again soon!! Thank you so much Jo! Emily, Tom & the Dog

    Reviewed by EmilyMar 2019

  • "Beautiful little cottage,clean and tidy,all the appliances you would need,if your after peace and quiet then look no further,situated down a country lane,surrounded by countryside on all sides ,no noise apart from the wildlife at night,beautiful views,can just imagine sitting in the garden in the summer admiring the scenery with a drink at hand,longnor about a mile away if you need supplies or to sample one of the pubs,the cheshire cheese serves lovely meals,unfortunately the weather was against us this time,but we did book in the winter,definitely going back in the summer,cant wait."

    Reviewed by MichaelMar 2019

  • "We love school house cottage and it is our 2nd visit."

    We didn’t want to come home

    Reviewed by HollieFeb 2019

  • "The cottage would benefit from a freezer."

    We were snowed in for days as the lanes were impassable in our vehicle and could not get a phone signal at all. We went prepared but others may struggle due to remote location. We did however have a fabulous relaxing time which was organised the very same day we arrived and were very happy with the service we received

    Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately we do not have enough space for a freezer as we have already looked into this. We do have a larder fridge available. We are glad you enjoyed your holiday and hope to see you again soon, Property Owner

    Reviewed by RosemarieJan 2019

  • "Fantastic location very remote but easily access to local places."

    Picturesque with amazing views. Cottage was excellent, very clean, comfortable, cosy perfect for a romantic break..highly recommend and cannot wait to go back.

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2018

  • "Second time at this cottage."

    Ideal location if you want a countryside retreat and very peaceful apart from the animals and birds. Lots of walks on the doorstep. Village very close by for any needs. pPubs and lovely fish and chip shop.

    Reviewed by WilliamJul 2018

  • "Very nice cottage in a nice quiet location within easy reach of places around."

    Nice place to relax and chill out away from every day hustle and bussel.

    Reviewed by MalcolmJun 2018

  • "This cottage is very well placed for immediate walks in scenic countryside from the door step."

    Alternatively there are several trails a short car ride away as well as several interesting towns and country houses/country parks which are worth a visit.

    Reviewed by HughMar 2018

  • "Fantastic cottage, in a remote location with views across the Dales."

    The kitchen had everything that you needed and more! The bed was comfortable, which was important after you’ve enjoyed the beautiful countryside. Bathroom had a great shower, and deep bath! And enough hot water to fill it. The only negative thing (in my opinion) was the lounge seating wasn’t that comfortable, after a long day walking I like to relax in a comfy chair and put my feet up, and this wasn’t possible, I think a little rethinking and removing one of the tables this would be possible. Overall we had a great stay and loved our time in the dales and will be back.

    Reviewed by DawnMar 2018

  • "Bought this as a surprise for my parents birthday."

    They loved the whole weekend and the cottage was great.

    Reviewed by JohnFeb 2018

  • "A fantastic cottage in such a peaceful location"

    Mr ArnoldJul 2017

  • "Excellant holiday felt relaxed the scenery and peace and quiet was wonderful, would recomend this cottage to any one wanting to get away from all the hustle and bustle of everyday life ."

    Reviewed by KarenJun 2017

  • "Very good countryside location and not too isolated with nearest village only a few miles down road."

    Ideal for walking peak district

    Reviewed by WilliamJun 2017

  • "The Cottage was just amazing, in a fantastic location, secluded and peaceful."

    The owners of this cottage have everything just right i dont think anything extra is needed.

    Reviewed by LuanMay 2017

  • "Would definitely recommend this cottage."

    Beautiful property, fantastic location! Will be re-visiting in the near future =D

    Reviewed by JohnMar 2017

  • "School House Cottage was the perfect get-away for Two."

    Nice & quiet with the Peaks right on the doorstep. Perfect.

    Reviewed by AndyFeb 2017

  • "Lovely pristine cottage."

    Quiet and relaxing. Easy to find and a great base for exploring the region.

    Reviewed by BrianFeb 2017

  • "Fantastic cottage and location."

    Very cosy and beautiful views! The cottage was equipped with everything you need. Had a wonderful relaxing stay with my boyfriend and my dog and came home engaged!!! Best holiday everrr!!

    Reviewed by BethanyJan 2017

  • "Fab cottage."

    Everything you need for a perfect break.

    Reviewed by JulieJan 2017

  • "The cottage was so cosy and inviting."

    It was very well equipped and well thought out. Our only complaint was the creaky bed but apart from that we had a fabulous stay!

    Reviewed by NatashaNov 2016

  • "The cottage had everything that we needed for a lovely holiday and was situated in a great, peaceful location."

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2016

  • "Liked the peace and quiet, the views and the excellently equipped accommodation."

    Would and have recommended this property to friends.

    Reviewed by DeniseJul 2016

  • "The isolated and remote location of School House Cottage was utterly idyllic, very warm, scrupulously clean and comfortable, well equipped and well maintained."

    The bed was comfortable and the bed-linen sparkling white and clean, as were the towels, which were also fluffy and soft. The WIFI signal was excellent and problem-fre - useful as there's no mobile 'phone signal for several miles in every direction (which, for me, was a plus.) Ample parking space. The owner was very helpful, without being at all intrusive of my privacy. I particularly liked the fact that, in every particular, the cottage was supplied with clear information (on, for example refuse collection) but without overburdening the holidaymaker with tons of unnecessary information.

    Reviewed by CherryJun 2016

  • "The idyllic location and the walks straight from the doorstep were great, the cottage was a little gem."

    Reviewed by GrahamMay 2016

  • "The cottage was fantastic and the location was perfect for a relaxing break."

    The walks close by were scenic and it was a great base for the various trails nearby. It caters for dogs well and is secure even for our escape artist! The log burner was lovely after getting wet one day in particular. The owner was friendly and happy to be contacted if needed.

    Reviewed by LisaMar 2016

  • "A fantastic location for this perfect cosy cottage."

    I would definitely recommend it to friends and will be returning ourselves in the near future.

    Reviewed by NicolaMar 2016

  • "School House Cottage is a great cottage and in a great location, perfect in every way!"

    Loved it. Great views and walks, faultless.

    Reviewed by MarkMar 2016

  • "We had a lovely weekend break in School House Cottage."

    A beautiful little cottage in the middle of nowhere.

    Reviewed by SimonFeb 2016

  • "The general feel of the property."

    It was warm and inviting. The setting was beautiful with lots of places to go on little or long walks. The fire was a great touch for the end of the day. Overall a fantastic few days in a gorgeous little cottage!

    Reviewed by GaryDec 2015

  • "It was absolutely fantastic!"

    We are hoping to return in the summer!

    Reviewed by CharlotteDec 2015

  • "The high standard of the cottage was an excellent start to the holiday."

    The location was beautiful, many walks on the doorstep. Lots of nearby local pubs that served good food. Excellent all round.

    Reviewed by EstelleNov 2015

  • "Both the Cottage and the location were spot on, for a bargain price to boot."

    Loved it.

    Reviewed by StuartOct 2015

  • "The location was excellent, and the cottage itself was perfect!"

    Full marks to the owners for their attention to detail in terms of furniture, fittings and accessories.

    Reviewed by RobertOct 2015

  • "An absolutely beautiful cottage in the most peaceful of surroundings and has everything you could need for a stay ."

    Reviewed by JulieOct 2015

  • "We liked the location with the cottage being secluded."

    It was compact, comfy and very warm with the extra coal and log fire which made it all perfect. Everything we needed was there within the cottage and the view was beautiful.

    Reviewed by BernadetteOct 2015

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The property

Longnor 3 miles.

With its lovely rural location in Newtown, three miles from the delightful village of Longnor, you can enjoy charming countryside views from all aspects of this characterful, detached stone cottage.

School House Cottage is a cosy romantic retreat with a woodburner to snuggle up in front of and a roll-top bath if you fancy a luxurious soak after a long day.

Step outside and take a seat in the private patio, with a glass of whatever you fancy, and watch the sun set on the uninterrupted views of the Staffordshire Peak District.

With stone floor and beams, the ground floor is open plan with a well-equipped modern kitchen, dining table and comfortable lounge area with the woodburner set in a stone hearth fireplace.

The first floor has one king-size double bedroom, which benefits from lots of natural light due to the additional Velux window.

The en-suite bathroom adds a sense of luxury to your stay, with its roll-top bath and rain shower.

Outside, the enclosed patio garden is not overlooked by any other properties and offers spectacular open country views.

Nearby, the quaint cobbled village of Longnor provides an array of shops and traditional pubs, whilst the Manifold Valley and Tissington Trail offer great walking and cycling opportunities.

The spa town of Buxton, the lovely market town of Bakewell and the thrilling Alton Towers theme park are all within easy reach, providing a range of days out.

A cosy hideaway retreat and a central base for an action-packed break rolled into one.


  • One king-size double bedroom with TV and en-suite roll-top bath, rain shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner (please note that fuel is not provided for woodburner and should you wish to use this facility during your stay we would be happy if you brought your own)
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 3 miles
  • Note: This property has a larder fridge
  • Note: If booking is within 48hrs please contact Sykes to confirm availability
  • Note: This property is suitable for adults only

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About the location


Buxton 6 miles; Bakewell 9 miles.

The charming Peak District village of Longnor is situated in beautiful countryside on the Staffordshire Moorlands/Derbyshire border, with the River Dove to the east and the River Manifold to the west, making an excellent touring centre. The village boasts a pub, a shop, a Post Office, a sweet shop, café tea room, fish and chip shop, and a beautiful church. The historic market square is cobbled and a scale of market charges is still posted on a board outside the market hall. Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, the Spa town of Buxton with its famous Opera House, the attractive market town of Bakewell and Alton Towers theme park are all within easy reach.

Region Information

Note: If booking is within 48hrs of arrival please contact Sykes to confirm availability

Note: This property is suitable for adults only

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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