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Calf Shed

Longnor, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 954336)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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39 Customer Reviews

  • "The calf shed is a really well appointed and furnished cottage."

    We had a really restful stay. Wendy, the owner was very helpful when needed. Although compact, everything we needed was there. We would definitely return to the site.

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2022

  • "The Calf Shed was comfortable and had all you could want for our stay, very clean and well set out for compact accommodation, we had a lovely welcome and nothing was too much trouble if we needed anything or wanted to ask anything about the surrounding area , we know where we are stopping when we go into the area again!"

    Reviewed by RobertJul 2022

  • "The calf shed was an ideal getaway for two."

    Really well equipped with everthing you could need. Wendy and Pete were lovely hosts and really looked after us. The location was great for exploring the Peak district. We'd love to return.

    Reviewed by JuliaApr 2022

  • "Our stay at the Calf Shed was excellent."

    Prior to our arrival we received excellent directions from Wendy the owner, as well as asking for our choice of wine. This accommodation is small sized but does not detract from the comfort or facilities. It has everything you need & is equipped to a high standard. Set in a very peaceful location yet well placed to explore the Peak district. The hosts, Wendy & Peter are very friendly & strive to make your stay as wonderful as possible.

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2022

  • "Remote cosy location with cute donkeys on site."

    It was a bit smaller than expected but perfect for a short break. The bed was a bit unsteady in the way that it moved every time you did - other than that we had a lovely stay, thanks for having us.

    Reviewed by DanielApr 2022

  • "Wonderful weekend at the Calf shed!"

    The cottage is set in a beautiful, peaceful location with plenty of parking. Wendy was a wonderful host providing great info pre our stay and giving us a warm welcome on arrival. The calf shed is a lovely cottage and even better than the pictures. Really well equipped with everything you would need and Wendy had kindly left us a bottle of wine,a pint of milk and some eggs from the farm! Super clean, and comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely look to return.

    Reviewed by VictoriaMar 2022

  • "Many thanks to Wendy and Peter for being so accommodating given the challenges with the weather."

    We will be back to fully enjoy the cottage in the future!

    Reviewed by StefanNov 2021

  • "Lovely location,beautiful cottage finished to a very high standard hosts are ..."

    Lovely location,beautiful cottage finished to a very high standard hosts are very welcoming, and was so relaxing would recommend this cleanest property and very well Thought out x

    Reviewed by DebbieNov 2021

  • "Just wonderful!"

    This was perfect for me and my partner and our young cocker spaniel for a short break, beautifully furnished with everything we needed, Would recommended to anyone looking to stay in the area. Thank you again. :)

    Reviewed by LewisOct 2021

  • "The calf shed was a perfect little property for 2 and a pooch with amazing attention to detail."

    Extremely high spec and one of the cleanest places we have ever stayed. Holmes Farm is a lovely location ideally located for the Peak District’s gems. Wendy was very friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by ClaireOct 2021

  • "Lovely situation - really pretty, well tended, relaxing gardens with lovely views."

    Location is perfect for getting to all the essential things to see and do. The cottage was very comfortable. The owners are very helpful and pleasant. I would happily go there again and highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Kevin ASep 2021

  • "The Cowshed is small but has everything needed including microwave, full oven and dishwasher."

    The setting is lovely and Wendy a perfect host, there for a chat if needed but unobtrusive. Perfect location to access many lovely walks with a short drive.

    Reviewed by PamelaSep 2021

  • "The cottage (a converted farm outbuilding) is the most luxuriously fitted out example of such accommodation we have ever stayed in!"

    Perfect for the relaxing break we needed. Wendy and Peter are lovely and the donkeys beautiful.

    Reviewed by EileenSep 2021

  • "Perfect location, excellent hosts, a little hidden gem - highly recommended."

    Reviewed by JaneAug 2021

  • "It felt more like a hotel than a self catered holiday home."

    Loads of lovely little touches that made the stay. We usually just us the accommodation as a base but certainately not the case here

    Reviewed by JemmaJul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage, compact but everything needed for two & our pup"

    Reviewed by JuliaJun 2021

  • "Our holiday was great due to fantastic weather and location."

    Cottage was better than expected but what made it perfect was the lovely owner who was so friendly , nothing was too much trouble. Can't wait to book for next year !

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2021

  • "Cottage was extremley cofortable hosts very welcoming and friendly."

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2021

  • "We absolutely loved our stay in the Calf Shed."

    Very clean, well equipped cottage with a beautiful surroundings. The owners, Wendy and Pete, are so lovely and very helpful. We will be back in the nearest future! Thank you so much!

    Reviewed by AnnaMay 2021

  • "Calf Shed was a beautiful cottage that was very well supplied, and we had a lovely holiday."

    Couldn't recommend it more

    Reviewed by EdwardMay 2021

  • "Wonderful place to stay and a good location to explore the district."

    Situated only 20 - 30 minutes away from bakewell, Buxton, dovedale. Cottage was very clean, tidy and cosy. Wendy was very helpful and warm welcoming. We went with our little dog too and he seemed very settled here and enjoyed the heated floors too after long days exploring. Would recommend and definitely be back to stay in the future.

    Reviewed by StaceyMay 2021

  • "The cottage was beautifully furnished and had everything one could need."

    The kitchen was well presented and equipment modern. The owner was very welcoming and met me on arrival, which was a lovely touch. As the owners were on site, it felt safe and secure and I can thoroughly recommend for anyone on their own. There was plenty of outdoor space and the swing seat with a beautiful view was my particular favourite. Lots of trails and places of interest, great food and the Derbyshire people I met were friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by BarbaraApr 2021

  • "We had a brilliant time staying at the Calf Shed."

    Wendy was super friendly, making us feel very welcome and checking we have everything we would need. We especially enjoyed the fresh eggs from her chickens! Even though the space is small, it has everything you'd need for a week away, and we were very comfortable and cosy. Beautiful setting for some great walks!

    Reviewed by EmmaApr 2021

  • "Lovely little cottage."

    Although was much smaller than we expected and photos are deceptive. There isnt really any living area just a small two seater sofa in the kitchen. Could do with them being reclincers to put your feet up.ok for long weekend but alittle too small for a week stay. That said its was lovely and would return . Wendy the owner was lovely.

    Reviewed by LorraineOct 2020

  • "A beautiful and well appointed cottage in a peaceful location."

    The cottage has everything you need for your stay and the welcome gift was much appreciated. The cottage is ideally situated for visiting the Peaks and Moorlands. Wendy our host was wonderful, the free range eggs were delicious and the donkeys were gorgeous. Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by JulieSep 2020

  • "Delightful snug but well fitted out little cottage."

    A very warm welcome from Mrs Gregory. We enjoyed our break and would be pleased to recommend

    Reviewed by JSep 2020

  • "The beautiful setting!"

    You could not fault this cottage & it's surrounds. The best one we have stayed in so far!

    Reviewed by AngelaAug 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely, really clean and well equipped."

    A welcome basket on arrival is an extra special touch. The owner Wendy was very friendly and helpful and excellent communication before arrival too, including how to easily find the property. Big car park (we were in a van) great location for visiting the Peak District and lovely and quiet at the property.

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2020

  • "We loved our stay here!"

    The calf shed was comfortable with excellent facilities!! we will be back.

    Reviewed by LouiseJul 2020

  • "Wendy, the owner, was most accommodating and helpful her property ( The calf shed ) was small but immaculate."

    Thank you Wendy for making our stay so pleasant. Chris & Val

    Reviewed by ChristopherJul 2020

  • "The calf shed was the perfect break away."

    It’s location is great with lovely views and not to far from surrounding villages and other attractions. It was well equipped and beautifully furnished. It was lovely and clean and the owners are so kind and friendly. I would definitely recommend a stay at the calf shed, it’s the perfect get away for two

    Reviewed by OliviaJul 2020

  • "Wonderful cottage, high standard kitchen equipment, everything you could possibly want."

    Options to be eco friendly , with cleaning products, and recyclable rubbish. Would return for another stay and to try a different cottage. Calf shed perfect for two.

    Reviewed by ChristineMar 2020

  • "We had a wonderful break at the calf shed, the perfect location for exploring the Peak District."

    The calf shed itself was perfect especially in a cold and rainy November, it was always warm and our hosts were very welcoming. There is a drying room separate to the accommodation for walking boots and coats which was a great addition. Perfect for dogs too, out Springer spaniel had a lovely week :) xx

    Reviewed by RobynNov 2019

  • "A warm and cosy, barn conversion."

    Beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean and situated in lovely surroundings. The owners are friendly, helpful and we were made to feel very welcome. A very nice place to stay.

    Reviewed by SNov 2019

  • "Wonderful cottage, everthing we needed."

    We would love to go back very soon.

    Reviewed by AnthonyOct 2019

  • "The owners Wendy and peter were very welcoming."

    The cottage was the best we have stayed in and we would love to re-visit sometime in the future.

    Reviewed by AnthonyAug 2019

  • "The accommodation is compact but fitted out to a very high standard and Wendy is an excellent host."

    Reviewed by DermotAug 2019

  • "Small, but perfectly equipped cottage, set in farm courtyard, wonderfully planted with shrubs roses and flowers."

    Lots of outdoor seating, great for outdoor meals. Delightful rural area, lots wild flowers and birds and no telephone signal, Cottage wi-fi has excellent strong signal, so you can stay in touch. Cottage is furnished to high standard throughout, kitchen is well equipped, we cooked all our meals there. Lovely double shower. Owners very welcoming and allowed us to charge our hybrid vehicle via outdoor 3 pin plug. The farms chickens can supply your breakfast eggs. Many beautiful places to visit quite close by. We had a very relaxing holiday and will recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by ElizabethJun 2019

  • "We had a very relaxing stay at Holmes Farm."

    The cottage was equipped with everything you need. Very modern and spotlessly clean. The owners are lovely people and have worked very hard to make sure everything except your food is available. A small welcome pack was available. We had a lovely experience and look forwards to visiting again with our dog.

    Reviewed by DebbyJun 2019

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  • All ground floor
  • 1 x double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shared external laundry room.
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, shared external washing machine and tumble dryer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Shared garden with lawned area and patio, BBQ and table and chairs
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 2 miles Note: The washing machine and tumble dryer is shared with the other 2 holiday lets on site in an external laundry room
  • Please note: bookings can't start on a Saturday

The property

Surrounded by the beautiful Peak District National Park, just two miles from the village of Longnor, is the Calf Shed.

This small compact barn conversion rests within the wonderful grounds of Holmes Farm, with lovely views of the surrounding countryside, perfect for a couple seeking a walking holiday.

The living room offers an open-plan layout and you can enjoy a romantic meal at the dining table set for two.

The kitchen is well-appointed.

Outside is a shared garden, ideal for your four-legged friends to stretch their legs, along with a patio with table and chairs for alfresco dining.

Note: Property can be booked with Ref 954337 and 954338, together they can sleep 10 people.

Holmes Farm

Holmes Farm offers three wonderfully presented barn conversions, nestled in the hamlet of Reapsmoor, in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Enveloped by velvet pastures and rolling green hills, they each boast an attractive stone exterior, with modern fittings inside,this accommodation is ideal for families, couples and large groups celebrating a special occasion. They are approached via a private road, leading down a single-track driveway. Two are open-plan in design, the living rooms create a lovely sociable space, with character oozing from the walls and floors, perfect for a family feast. The bedrooms are immaculate and served by glossy bath and shower facilities. Outside, there is ample off-road parking in the large driveway and shared access to the garden and grounds at the farm. This group of properties is extremely well placed for exploring the delights of the Peak District. Flower-rich grasslands, together with wild meadows and ancient woodland, enjoy abundant walking and cycling trails for you to discover. There are family-friendly activities for all, including caving, rock climbing, horse riding and a plethora of watersports. This honeypot location offers walks from the doorstep and access to the lovely towns of Bakewell, Buxton, Leek and Castleton. The nearby village of Longnor boasts a few local amenities for convenience, including two pubs, a shop and Post Office. And, for attractions, you have Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Go Ape and Alton Towers Theme Park. A wonderful base to spend some quality time with your loved ones.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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

Please note: bookings can't start on a Saturday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas