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Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage

(Ref. 945165)

Old Tupton near Clay Cross, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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82 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a brilliant booking."

    The cottage is gorgeous, and a great location. Close enough to walk to the local village and a short drive to the town for shops and lots of walks around aswell as a drive into the peaks. Lots of space and room in the cottage to be comfortable without feeling on top of each other. We are looking at going back again next year.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Jun 2024

  • "Great property but would really benefit from a sign at the bottom of the lane as both us and the taxis found it extremely difficult to find."

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0May 2024

  • "Fantastic short break from start to finish."

    The setting was idyllic , the cottage was beautiful , great facilities. Can’t wait to return.

    Reviewed by Alaynia5.0May 2024

  • "Amazing place, highly recommend"

    Reviewed by Shannon5.0Apr 2024

  • "Lovely cottage equipped with everything we could need in the kitchen."

    Great use of the hot tub, robes would be a great addition. Perfect location for both local walks or a short drive and your in the peaks.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Mar 2024

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage, everything there you could possibly need, lovely ..."

    Absolutely lovely cottage, everything there you could possibly need, lovely views, in the middle if no where, very rustic with wooden beams, beds extremely comfy and the hot tub was fab, will definitely be returning x

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Feb 2024

  • "Absolutely amazing accomadation, could not fault and would definitely recommend"

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Nov 2023

  • "Well equipped and well appointed cottage for a group of 6."

    Lovely kitchen and furnishings, plenty of crockery and utensils. We had pizzas delivered one night, and got a taxi there and back to a pub no problem. Hot tub and towels very nice. Gorgeous rural location. The only downside was the terrible smell emanating from the downstairs wet room (has been mentioned on previous reviews) This rendered that room unusable for us, so all 6 had to use the upstairs bathroom. Otherwise a nice weekend stay

    Reviewed by Kristina4.7Nov 2023

  • "Beautiful location and a very well equipped house."

    Hot tub was big, and the house was lovely and warm. Although the house is surrounded by fields and feels very private, it is only 6 minutes drive to a big supermarket.

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had such a wonderful stay at Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage, it's super cosy with tons of home comforts included - we definitely overpacked!"

    The welcome package was a fab touch and so thoughtful. The beds are also really comfy, we slept like logs. The kitchen and utility room is well stocked and every small detail is thought of. The location is peaceful and secluded, although supermarkets are just a short drive away for grabbing any essentials. We also had a lovely afternoon tea at Stretton Hall Farm nearby - I'd definitely recommend stopping by! The only small downsides was the underfloor heating was a bit too warm, even on the lower setting - we ended up opening the windows and doors a couple of times (not exactly a big issue at all). There was also an occasional sulphur-like smell from the sink and shower drains, but we put this down to the rural location. Overall, we'd not hesitate to visit again in the future and would highly recommend the cottage to others.

    Reviewed by Amy5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great secluded position, beautiful cottage more than adequately equipped for our party of six."

    Local walks on the doorstep- all in all a fabulous stay and a cottage to which we will return

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely spacious cottage in a peaceful location."

    Handy for local tourist attractions. Hot tub an added bonus and great to come back to after a day out and about.

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Oct 2023

  • "A really lovely place and the location also fantastic - nice and rural."

    It has quirks of an old cottage in a rural location but the underfloor heating was a welcome treat! Hot tub great too. Recommend adding some slabs between the back door and the hot tub so you can walk across more easily! Thanks again for a great stay

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Sep 2023

  • "Such a beautiful place!"

    Peaceful and beautifully restored cottage with everything you need including a lovely hot tub. Communication was great with the owners who answered my questions when needed. Views were fab, nothing better than sitting in the evening listening to owls hooting. Definitely a change from the main road we live on! Lots of info about the cottage and surrounding areas. Only slight negative was there is an issue with drain smell now and again and the washing machine and tumble are a little dated but none of which spoiled the stay. Will definitely go back and recommend!

    Reviewed by Rachel4.1Aug 2023

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

    The property is spacious and comfortable, with all the amenities you need for a stress free stay. The owners have thought of everything you might need and also left a rather lovely welcome basket. The hot tub was a lovely bonus. There are towels for this so you don’t need to bring anything. The views were wonderful and the kids enjoyed seeing the cows and the tractors every now and then while they played in the very well kept garden. The location is perfect for getting to all the Derbyshire attractions. My only feedback would be that the hoover could do with updating as it’s not great at picking up the crumbs on the kitchen floor. Other than that, a truly lovely stay and we hope to return again. Would definitely recommend this wonderful cottage.

    Reviewed by Laura4.7Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay in Woodthorpe Cruck."

    Nice quiet location, well equipped cottage and the hot tub. Lovely area too and convenient for anywhere in the Peaks. Watch out for the squeaky floorboards though!

    Reviewed by Merrik4.7Jul 2023

  • "A lovely house, plenty of room and really comfortable."

    Good facilities. It would be nice if the floors and doors weren't quite so creaky, but otherwise great.

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay and the location was perfect."

    The cottage had lots of charm. Our feedback would be in regards to some of the appliances such as; the bin (foot pedals missing and difficult to open) The fridge and no door shelves, space was limited for multiple people staying. The outside furniture was very uncomfortable, unsteady and made it difficult to enjoy the outside space in comfort. It is not like what is shown on the main photos. Some TLC could go into the finishing touches to make the stay 10/10

    Reviewed by Laura3.1Jun 2023

  • "A lovely place to relax and get away from a busy city life, especially with the hot tub and 100 acres of field to gaze across."

    Very spacious, always warm due to the underfloor heating and provided a peaceful night sleep. The welcome basket with produce from the local farm was a nice touch also. The only negative would be the cleanliness, namely plates and glasses that still had food residue on when we arrived and smells coming from almost every drain and tap in the house. Fridge and dishwasher could do with being replaced also due to wear and tear. There are cobwebs and creaky floorboards but that is understandable for a house that old. I would recommend this to anyone who needs to a comfortable break from a stressful life.

    Reviewed by Elliott4.4May 2023

  • "The cottage was gorgeous and we had an amazing stay here."

    We were allowed an earlier get in and a later check out which was a lovely surprise. Beautiful stay. Was only missing a few bits that would have been useful like - sponges for washing up and salt but easily picked up at the nearby shops! Perfect stay :)

    Reviewed by Lindsey5.0May 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay and really enjoyed it."

    The owners were super helpful with letting us know everything we needed. The only thing I’d say is the check in and departure times need updating on the Sykes information that was emailed out.

    Reviewed by Emily5.0May 2023

  • "Loved the cottage - fantastic views from the cottage."

    Lots of things to do nearby - walks, cycling. Cottage very clean. Matlock great for eating out and bars. Would definitely recommend. Thank you for a lovely stay. The Wright family

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Mar 2023

  • "We booked this for a weekend away with our joint 40 birthday."

    We loved it so much we are looking at booking again

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Feb 2023

  • "Fabulous cottage."

    So warm and cozy. Kitchen well stocked with everything you need. Really clean. Lovely farmhouse kitchen where everyone can sit while someone is cooking.

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Jan 2023

  • "This place was amazing!"

    Would 100% recommend and we will definitely be coming back

    Reviewed by James4.7Jan 2023

  • "House was very comfortable, warm and the kitchen well equipped."

    The hit tub was a great bonus during our winter stay. Good communication with the owners.

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Dec 2022

  • "My family and I had an amazing stay at Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage."

    The cottage was clean and tidy with great facilities. We loved that the Christmas decorations were up ready for our stay at the beginning of December. We loved it that much we have booked to stay again for an another long weekend in December 2023. I have recommended the cottage to work colleague’s who are looking to stay at some point next year.

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Dec 2022

  • "Beautiful Cottage, great facilities, great communication."

    Great host. Excellent all round. The check in time caused us a concern as on Sykes it states 17.00, due to this late time we cancelled a table booking at the Hunlock Arms. The only reservation they had was 18.00. It left time too tight for us. Host did message the day before to say check in time was earlier but by then we had cancelled the table. Please update check in/out times on Sykes. Other than this a fabulous stay.

    We always try to make the cottage available as early as possible for our guests but there are occasions when we require extra time for cleaning and maintenance which is why the check in time is specified as 5pm. We always try and accommodate requests for an earlier check if asked in advance Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lorraine4.7Nov 2022

  • "Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage is a lovely cottage in a lovely location with access to lots of interesting places."

    It’s quiet, private and ideally suited to a family holiday. It is also very dark which makes it ideal for star gazing, I would definitely recommend this cottage. If the owner wishes to make improvements I would suggest the following: • it was very warm and we struggled to adjust the controls • the floorboards upstairs were incredibly creaky • maybe add a sign on the gateposts to help identify the correct gate (especially in the dark). The above is not criticism, merely our reflections. Please pass on our thanks to the owners for a lovely weekend.

    Reviewed by David4.1Nov 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage with a lovely hot tub."

    Clean, well appointed, exactly as described. Vending machine at the nd of the lane is great. Walk to the local shop (small, one stop type shop) was next to a pub that makes nice Sunday Roasts (The Woodthorpe Inn) which took about 15 minutes. We didnt see the owners, but they left us a beautiful welcome basket of goodies (milk, eggs, bread & cake), all of which were lovely! There are plenty of cleaning supplies in the kitchen, pots, pans, baking trays, crockery, glasses, cutlery etc... you just need to get your food. Would love to go back again next year.

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Sep 2022

  • "Perfect for a girls relaxing weekend away!"

    Peaceful place with beautiful surroundings. Will definitely be coming back! Thank you :) xxx

    Reviewed by Grace4.7Sep 2022

  • "Lovely well equipped, clean, comfortable cottage in beautiful surroundings."

    The vending machines at the end of the lane were quirky and very useful too. We all enjoyed our stay and wished it could have been longer. We will gladly recommend it to our friends and family and hopefully return again sometime in the future! Thanks to Steve and Sarah, you both have a cottage to be proud of

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a lovely week."

    .The cottage was gorgeous..loved being on a tub was amazing..lots of beautiful scenery and plenty of walking spots close by..highly recommend this cottage

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jul 2022

  • "This was our second stay at Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage, and we would return again!"

    Lovely cottage.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jul 2022

  • "First class property, comfortable and spacious with lots of history and character."

    Owners really helpful. Cottage in an idyllic setting with far reaching 360 countryside views. Fantastic to return to and sit out. Couldn't really be improved. Thank you !

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had a fabulous stay, the cottage and location are truly beautiful."

    The cottage was equipped with lots more things than we thought it would be so that was great and it really felt homely. My daughter has just turned 3 and thought it was amazing, she loved seeing the tractors go by and saying hello to the cows in the local field, we've made some lovely memories. We would definitely like to return in the future we loved it so much, thank you for a wonderful holiday

    Reviewed by Susanne5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a great stay at the cottage, fantastic location, had a couple of small issues that were sorted out straight away for us by the owner."

    Would stay there again in a heartbeat.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jun 2022

  • "We have stayed here before 2 years ago and do love the property however the floorboards are really creaky making it difficult to walk around without disturbing our other family members."

    This is the only downside, we absolutely love the property! Great location, so peaceful and we would definitely come back again!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Very private. Lovely hot tub Too far to walk to nearest pub with a buggy- down unmade farm track but went to shops in Clay Cross where we got everything we needed. Owners very helpful.

    Reviewed by Rosalind4.7Mar 2022

  • "Lovely cottage set in a great location, would recommend"

    Reviewed by Jose5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay here."

    Lovely old cottage, great location for a rural break.

    Reviewed by Jane4.4Jan 2022

  • "This cottage was fantastic."

    Amazing space and everything you could possibly need. Owners really helpful and made sure we had everything we needed. Perfect mix of rural and yet close enough to drive to places for food! If you’re reading reviews to decide if to book it or not then stop and just book it, you won’t regret it! We are already booking another date in to go back!

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Jan 2022

  • "From booking our holiday it's been superb."

    On arrival everything was absolutely fabulous this cottage is one amazing place to stay, we could not fault anything inside or outside. Woodthorpe Cruck cottage was very clean and tidy.When we opened the door and walked in the warm welcome we all felt was lovely, the welcome pack was a lovely touch and very much appreciated. The use of the vending machine at the bottom of the drive is very naughty with all those homemade treats but very nice

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Jan 2022

  • "Wow what a beautiful cottage, warm and cosy and perfect for our girlie weekend."

    We loved the Christmas decorations and the log burners and the welcome pack of goodies was a lovely treat. We couldn't fault a thing, so grateful for coming pretty much straight away to retrieve the lost phone down the side of the hot tub. Perfect weekend all round.

    Reviewed by Vicky5.0Dec 2021

  • "Great cottage."

    Lovely and clean . Welcome pack perfect . Xmas decorations all up which was a lovely touch. Hot tub amazing and views perfect for a restful few days .

    Reviewed by Josephine5.0Nov 2021

  • "Fabulous stay!"

    We all enjoyed the weekend. The hot tub was wonderful. Just rebooked again!

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Nov 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage, very clean and comfortable."

    The hot tub was an added bonus. Owner very help and accommodating... thank you

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Nov 2021

  • "Really lovely cottage, fab location."

    Would love to go again

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Oct 2021

  • "Very pleased with accommodation, exceeded our expectations."

    Welcome pack was a lovely detail. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Martin4.4Oct 2021

  • "The property was fine but a number of things could have improved it."

    When we arrived the fields were being prepared with foul smelling manure which I understand must be applied but the smell was very unpleasant. There are no hooks on the bedroom doors which would be nice. A coffee table in the lounge would be good. The fridge door was broken, there were insufficient pots and pans and some of the ones that were there had broken handles, also insufficient tea spoons. On the plus side we loved the hot tub.

    Reviewed by Lindi3.1Oct 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday even if it was only for a week."

    The cottage was spacious for six of us. We loved being in the cottage with a beautiful open field view. We appreciated the welcome pack which encouraged us to frequently visit the vending machine for daily milk, eggs, bread, and cream. You do not need to over pack like we did. The cottage was well equipped, there are additional towels provided for the hot tub, which was not mentioned, so happy days. If you enjoy cycling, perhaps you may combine a day trip to Bakewell, stop over at the Hassop Station for cycling (you can rent bicycle from the cycle shop there) then reward yourselves with a nice lunch at the Hassop Station café. Many thanks to the owners for their thoughtfulness. Steve has been very helpful throughout our stay and easily contactable by a text or call, so thank you very much!

    Reviewed by David4.7Jul 2021

  • "Had a lovely week away."

    House is beautiful and spacious. Location was spot on for walking. You need a car to go to the main walking hot spots like Mam Tor. Hot tub was lovely after doing a hike in the Peak District. Local pubs were good value for money but it is worth doing a bit of research to see which one's are doing food as we found that not all did food on Sunday evening or Monday/Tuesday. Milk, bread, cakes, eggs and potatoes can be brought at the vending machines opposite the track you take to the house, you will need cash to purchase but it is definitely worth it. Only down side for us was the bathroom/shower facilities. We were from two household so took one facility each to use. The downstairs shower room is not very comfortable to use and everything gets wet as there are not hooks and a shower curtain may help to stop the toilet roll etc getting so wet. However don't let this put you off booking the place. Owner if very helpful if you have a problem and acts quickly.

    Reviewed by Deborah4.1Jul 2021

  • "Fabulous holiday cottage."

    Plenty of room for 6 adults. On its own amongst farmland so rowdy games in the enclosed garden did not disturb neighbours, we used the hot tub every day which was very clean and well situated. Plenty of walking nearby and in the Peaks and a good pub in walking distance. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage with only cows and arable fields as neighbours yet only 5 to 10 minute drive to local amenities and pubs (recommend Barley Mow at Wingerworth); there is also a vending machine at bottom of drive selling fresh milk, cream, bread, eggs, potatoes and treats."

    Hot tub a nice bonus and so was the welcome pack provided along with cleaning/washing supplies and toiletries. Would definitely come back to this cottage, really good position and perfect size for our group of 6.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage is as described & exceeded our expectations."

    ... very comfortable, exceptionally clean, furnishings & bedding of good quality. It is quite remote but a mile from the town for shopping. All information was provided. The owner Steve went above & beyond. On arrival was a welcome pack of milks, bread, eggs, a lovely cake, even ice in the freezer.... all very much appreciated. The logs for the wood burner were in abundance.... although we didnt need those on as it was warm enough. We had a lovely holiday & would most definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by M5.0May 2021

  • "What an amazing experience we all as a family enjoyed, the property was first class and the personal touch from the owner just made the visit more welcoming."

    First time booking through Sykes cottages which was so simply easy

    Reviewed by Paul5.0May 2021

  • "A beautiful cottage in a fantastic location."

    The cottage was brilliantly equipped with some extra special touches, we took far more than we needed. A lovely hot tub to relax in. A great property for a short break & would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Sep 2020

  • "Excellent facilities."

    Lovely welcome pack on arrival. Stunning cottage with everything you’d need. Excellent location, close to many places but also so peaceful in the middle of nowhere. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Dave4.7Aug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage, nice quiet area."

    Steve (owner) was at hand when ever we needed to ask something and was more than helpful. Hot tub was great at keeping the children entertained, and kitchen/cottage had everything we needed for the week. Lots to visit around the area however everything is a drive (was no issue for us at all, but be prepared for hills). Amazing holiday with lots of great memories made.

    Reviewed by Chrystal5.0Aug 2020

  • "Fantastic beautiful cottage would return!"

    Great communication from the owners.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Jul 2020

  • "Woodcruck cottage is so amazing so cosy."

    lovely warm vibes... Its so well organised. The owners respect your privacy.... Hot tub is under cover and they even put like an awning cover on the front entrance of hot tub to keep wind out.....signal on phone lines was good.....Netflix only however plenty of good choice .... Parcel of goodies when you arrive is a lovely touch... Turn left out of cottage follow road Tesco or Aldi only a five minute car journey, lovely pub and Macdonalds too..

    Reviewed by Lisa4.7Mar 2020

  • "The cottage was beautiful."

    We really enjoyed our stay. After having flights cancelled we managed to get a last minute break and it was perfect. The only thing I would consider changing would be the furniture in the lounge. It looks beautiful but isn’t the comfiest. I understand the decor ties in with the cottage feel but I think a more comfortable couch would be appreciated. I would 100% recommend this property and will hope to return back.

    Reviewed by Terry4.7Feb 2020

  • "The owners were very helpful and accommodating."

    We had great contact with them throughout our stay for any questions we had. Fantastic lovely relaxing location. Had a thoroughly relaxing time with friends. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting some quiet time away from any hustle and bustle. Hope to return again in the future.

    Reviewed by Ellen5.0Feb 2020

  • "Fantastic holiday home, really comfortable, we had a very enjoyable stay."

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jan 2020

  • "Could do with a few more pans in the kitchen as we did sometimes struggle at meal times."

    Other than that perfect stay. All facilities were brilliant and the cottage itself was exactly what we were all hoping for! Brilliant place and would happily stay again!!

    Reviewed by Hannah4.7Jan 2020

  • "Perfect for a peaceful spacious stay in a beautiful cottage, would definitely recommend it."

    Reviewed by Damian5.0Dec 2019

  • "Lovely peaceful setting but close to amenities."

    Cottage was spotless and lovely and warm, had everything youd need plus nice welcome touches of fresh bread, milk and biscuits.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Nov 2019

  • "An absolutely amazing place to stay and all the little extra touches (milk in the fridge, cake, eggs and bread) really made it special!"

    !! Warm and cosy. Lovely hot tub. Lots of towels available when using the hot tub which was much appreciated. The owners who we met on arrival were really friendly and welcoming. The only criticism is the beautiful chesterfield style leather settees weren’t the comfiest for slobbing out on!! Maybe some foot stools would help? Definitely a place I would recommend and would like to stay in again!! It made our girls weekend!!

    Reviewed by Tanja4.7Nov 2019

  • "Perfectly secluded up a farm track."

    The cottage has lovely original character and great space. Really clean and everything set up perfectly for our arrival. 100% would recommend.

    Reviewed by Kelly4.7Nov 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely part of the country."

    Really well equipped with everything that we needed. Hot tub was great.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Oct 2019

  • "Amazing cottage, so homely and lots of personal touches, the owners were really friendly, welcoming and had thought of everything."

    We took two small children and it was like a home from home, perfect for a young family. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Oct 2019

  • "Sarah met us with a smile and keys, showed us around the cottage and hot tub."

    Beautiful, clean, warm & cosy place definitely full of character. We will definitely be coming back.

    Reviewed by Furheen5.0Oct 2019

  • "Comfortable cottage in a good location for exploring the Peaks."

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Oct 2019

  • "Fabulous 4 night break to celebrate our wedding anniversary."

    Couldn't have picked a better place to be. Everything really good quality and very comfortable. Hot tub great and such a lovely warm house. The welcome pack was lovely , would definitely recommend and would come again. Thanks Sarah for a lovely break

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Oct 2019

  • "From Booking to Contacting Owner and leaving the property everything was perfect and easy."

    Cottage is very secluded and on the doorstep the Peaks. Aldi and Tesco 5 mins away plus the Tupton Tap is a lovely pub just up the road. Cottage is very warm thanks to both the underfloor heating and the two log burners. Hot Tub is a great addition all rooms beautifully furnished.

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Sep 2019

  • "Absolutely fantastic"

    Reviewed by Joel5.0Sep 2019

  • "The toilet in the upstairs bathroom was not fixed to anything!"

    The master bedroom had no en suite just a family bathroom upstairs to share.The other shower was in the downstairs toilet as a wet room but water went all over - not really a second bathroom. The light bulbs had been replaced in the cooker hood but just left hanging down! A strange lamp had been fixed up over the kitchen sink to give a bit more light to the darkish kitchen. The owners came up to the property twice on the sunday to check the hot tub and whilst we appreciate it may need chemicals in it, we were leaving the following morning and perhaps it could have waited until then. The owner messaged us on the sunday evening to ask if we were planning on leaving early? otherwise would come and collect the key back at 10am! We have stayed in Sykes cottages several times and this was the most expensive property to date and also the least favourite. We appreciate that this must happen occasionally and it didn't spoil our weekend away.

    Thankyou for your feedback. We rely on this to ensure that we make your stay is as enjoyable as possible. Following on from your comments the toilet has now been secured and the light bulbs in the cooker hood have now been clipped back into place. With regards to having no en-suite, our listing clearly states that there is an upstairs family bathroom and never implies that the master bedroom has an en-suite. Also the downstairs shower room is as you point out a wet room and is again as described. The hot tub requires checking ideally every day but every 2 days as a minimum. We will always aim to do this whilst you are away from the property but there will be occasions when this not possible. The checking of the hot tub is for our guests comfort to make sure the water quality is maintained throughout their stay. On the day before you leave we will send you a message advising that someone will come across and meet you at 10am to collect the keys. We ask you to advise us if you wish to leave earlier so that we can make arrangements to meet you but never ask you to leave any earlier than the agreed 10am Check Out Time. Kind Regards, The Property Owner Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bronwen3.1Sep 2019

  • "A wonderful place to stay!"

    The owners provided lovely welcome pack and fresh flowers on arrival and were helpful in swiftly resolving a slight malfunction with the bathtub plug. Had all the facilities we needed and the farm vending machine shop at the end of the lane is super handy for fresh eggs, bread, milk etc. Peaceful and quiet location surrounded by beautiful scenery we would definitely stay again. Very happy customers!

    Reviewed by Melissa4.7Jul 2019

  • "We stayed for a week at Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage."

    It was fantastic. We had two young boys with us - aged 5 and 7. Coming from London, they loved the open space and fresh air and, of course, the outdoor Jacuzzi! The cottage had everything we needed for a perfect stay, and nearby, in the Peak District National Park, we did lots of day trips and cycling. Sarah and her son were extremely helpful with their tips on easy cycling trails for the kids and other excursions we should do. Set in the middle of a huge farm, the cottage was nice and quiet so we all got plenty of good sleep too! I would definitely recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Jatin5.0Jul 2019

  • "Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage is absolutely amazing."

    Much much better then the pictures reflect. The location (though tricky to find), is wonderfully peaceful and quiet. Ideal for relaxing and getting away from it all. The herd of daisy cows that walk through the adjacent field is a magical sight in the morning - especially for young kids! The hot tub and the little extras adds a special touch. Could not fault this place. Thank you so much !!

    Reviewed by Nisha5.0Jul 2019

  • "Thank you so much for a great stay in this beautiful cottage."

    It is tucked away up a long drive so was extremely peaceful. The welcome basket was a real treat including local milk, eggs, bread and cake! The beds were so comfortable and the hot tub was amazing.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0May 2019

  • "A wonderful stay in a beautiful cottage, lovely surroundings and a great place to visit with family or a group of friends."

    Great communication from the hosts and a very well equipped, welcoming holiday home.

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Apr 2019

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  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms; 1 x twin, 1 x king-size bedroom, 1 x double bedroom
  • Bathroom with separate walk-in shower, bath, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning fire
  • Sitting room with woodburning fire
  • Utility
  • Underfloor heating downstairs and two woodburning fires
  • Gas hob, electric range oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, selection of games and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with hot tub
  • Sorry, no smoking or pets allowed
  • Pub and shop within 1 mile
  • Note: Check in time is 3 pm and check out time is 10 am.

The property

Resting within striking distance of the Peak District National Park is this superbly appointed, Grade II listed dwelling, Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage.

This stone-built property, filled with charming original features, offers a heart-warming retreat for a family looking to explore this wonderful area of Derbyshire.

Nestled away within a 100 acres of farmland, but a mere 300-yard drive from the main road, this cottage promises a tranquil stay throughout the year.

It comes with three well-presented bedrooms, consisting of a family bedroom with two single beds, a king-size bedroom and a standard bedroom, ensuring a flexible sleeping arrangement to suit your family.

On the first floor, you will also find an elegantly appointed bathroom, where you can choose a refreshing shower or a relaxing soak after a busy day hiking within the Peak District National Park.

On the ground floor you will be charmed by the contemporary fittings and the new oak beams which complement the listed beam structure.

The amply equipped kitchen offers a wonderful place to rustle up your evening meals, with the warmth of the roaring woodburning fire to fill the room with charm.

Look forward to unwinding of an evening within the sitting room, where you and your loved ones can sink into the sofa, which sits in front of an additional woodburning fire, perfect for those chilly winter evenings.

Step outside to find a spacious garden area, where you can enjoy the superb countryside views before dipping into the warming hot tub, where you can truly unwind.

If you don’t feel like cooking, a short stroll will bring you to the local pub, which offers an outstanding dining menu.

If you can tear yourself away from this wonderful property, venture into the market town of Chesterfield which offers superb historical features to explore and bustling market days to enjoy some specialist shops and stalls.

If you are feeling more active, head to the picturesque Peak District National Park, where you will find breath-taking scenery and plenty of outdoor opportunities to enjoy.

Woodthorpe Cruck Cottage promises a excellent stay within a delightful location.

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About the location


Chesterfield 5 miles; Matlock 7 miles.

Clay Cross is a small town on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The town is home to a varied range of shops, pubs and excellent restaurants. Just a few miles away is the historic market town of Chesterfield which acts as the gateway to the Peak District, and has much to offer visitors. The town is famous for its 14th Century church with "Crooked Spire", twisting curiously from its true centre, while the frequent bustling market days are ideal for exploring the many different specialist shops and stalls which line the old Market Hall and charming Shambles beyond. The town also boasts Queens Park, with its boating lake, walks and summer bandstand, as well as a museum and theatre. Nearby, the Elizabethan Hardwick Hall is still impressive today, with its 6 grand towers elaborately monogramed with Bess of Hardwick’s initials, overlooking the superb gardens and walled courtyards of the grounds. Also popular is the semi-ruined 17th Century mansion of Bolsover Castle, set high on a wooded hilltop, looking west towards the heights of the Peak District. The area has a host of other attractions within easy reach, such as Chatsworth and Haddon Hall, the amenities of Matlock and Bakewell, or the Opera House at Buxton. An interesting base for a varied break.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas