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Rowan Tree Cottage

Old Glossop, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1970)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine

The property

A charming, stone-built detached cottage, situated in the grounds of the owner's home in the conservation village of Old Glossop, which was used in the BBC series, The Village.

This delightful property offers warm and comfortable accommodation and affords a welcoming, open plan living area, spacious double bedroom and a small enclosed patio garden, ideal for alfresco dining.

Old Glossop, renowned as the Gateway to the Peaks, boasts a village pub, a pretty square surrounded by a cluster of 17th and 18th century cottages, a 13th century cross and a wonderful Norman church.

Numerous scenic walks radiate from the village and the many attractions of the National Park can be enjoyed from the doorstep.

Nearby Glossop offers a good selection of shops, restaurants and pubs together with an 18-hole golf course, whilst the nearby spa town of Buxton, with its majestic gardens and architecture, offers a lovely day out.

An ideal romantic retreat for those wishing to get away from it all and enjoy this beautiful and historic area.


  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with separate shower cubicle, basin and WC
  • Ground floor WC and basin
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD, library of books and games
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Roadside parking on the quiet and secluded lane adjacent to the cottage
  • Small enclosed patio garden with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: The property is accessed via a footbridge from the roadside parking area
  • This is suitable for wheelchair access.

About the location


Glossop 1 mile; Buxton 15 miles.

The millstone grit village of Old Glossop, often dubbed the “Gateway to the Peaks”, is skirted on three sides by the Peak District National Park and is renowned for its moorlands of the Dark Peak.

Accessed via the infamous Snake Pass, this most attractive area houses fine 17th and 18th Century cottages clustered around the original market square, itself boasting an imposing Norman church with a reputed haunted vicarage! A pretty brook runs peacefully through the centre of the village, providing the perfect setting for a leisurely stroll, whilst the more adventurous can enjoy following the interesting history trail which encircles the village.

Follow Doctor’s Gate Roman road to Kinder Scout and Edale, the start of the Pennine Way, or the Snake Pass to Ladybower and Derwent Reservoirs, where the famous Dambusters Squadron practiced.

The nearby bustling town of Glossop provides plentiful shops, pubs and restaurants together with a superb 18 hole golf course and is surrounded by some of the most magnificent Peak District scenery.

With the pretty spa town of Buxton and the picturesque Hope Valley, home to Castleton Castle and Caves, both within easy reach, this is a wonderful location offering plenty to see and do..

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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