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Darley Moor near Matlock, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1049132)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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Darwin Lake Holiday Village, Jagger Lane

Each of these stone-built cottages, nestled within Darwin Lake Holiday Village, are named after historic halls, castles, stately homes and pretty villages in the surrounding region of Derbyshire. The idyllic views and tranquil setting, engulfed by the sounds of gentle wildlife, only add to the appeal of a holiday break on the edge of the Peak District. Whether you are seeking a large group getaway or a retreat for families celebrating a special occasion, these cottages cater for all. The quality on the inside of each property reflects the glorious lakeside exterior, furnished to a high standard of quality with your peace and comfort in mind. The colour schemes are uplifting and the spacious bedrooms offer a homely feel, with en-suite facilities conveniently serving you morning to evening. Darwin Lake is well stocked, with free day and night fishing available just for you. There are safe, ample parking spaces set in secluded landscaped grounds, ideal for those driving from all over the country, to explore a stunning region of England. Guests can even enjoy a 20% discount off Matlock Farm Park, where you can pet the rabbits, feed the meerkats and join in with farmland fun the year-round! Nearby, is the quiet village of Two Dales, which provides The Plough Inn pub, a supermarket, a Post Office, garden centre and a butchers. From here, you can discover the stately homes of Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House, the market town of Bakewell and the wonderful spa town of Matlock, each offering different days out. Defined by its natural beauty, the Peak District National Park is within walking distance, scattered with steep valleys, historic landmarks and wooded dales. From the spectacular countryside, to the quaint towns and villages, you’ll never be short of things to do here. The region provides the ultimate outdoor playground for all ages, with activities in abundance including; climbing, cycling, running and hiking. From the rolling valleys of the White Peak, to the harsh, craggy edges of the Dark Peak, the variety on offer from north to south is simply overwhelming. Enjoy pure luxury from the comfort of these beautiful cottages, the ideal escape for you and your loved ones.

The property

Matlock 3.2 miles.

This two-bedroom, stone-built cottage overlooks the pretty lake on the quiet Darwin Lake Holiday Village, close to the town of Matlock in the Peak District.

This property is ideal for a couple or small family wanting to enjoy a peaceful retreat with plenty of on-site facilities, plus acres of woodland and walking trails to discover.

Peveril has a large open-plan living area, with a corner sofa providing ample seating for everyone to sit and relax while enjoying watching the Smart TV.

The compact but well-equipped kitchen has all of the necessary appliance to help you create delicious family meals, which can be enjoyed at the dining table, while patio doors open up onto the courtyard rear garden,which has table and chairs, should you prefer to dine alfresco instead.

There is a handy cloakroom under the stairs with WC, while heading upstairs, you will find the family bathroom with shower over bath.

There are two spacious bedrooms to choose from; a double room with a TV, views of the lake and an en-suite shower room, plus a twin bedroom, ideal for children.

Outside there is off-road parking available, along with a shared open lawn, the pretty lake and 10 acres of surrounding woodland to explore and look for wildlife in.

The Peak District National Park is a short drive away, with quaint villages and scenic walks for all abilities.

Matlock, Matlock Bath and Bakewell are all within easy reach, and why not pay a visit to Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall?

You can also enjoy a cable car ride to the Heights of Abraham or a family fun day out at Gulliver's Kingdom.

There's a wealth of opportunity for adventure from your doorstep.

Note: Property can be booked with Ref. 947282, 992438, 981396, 992439 and 1047066 and 1049133, together they sleep 46 people.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Open-plan living/kitchen/dining room
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Courtyard garden and shared use of lawned areas, lake and woodland grounds
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.1 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: The lake is not fenced, children must be supervised

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About the location


Matlock Bath 1 mile; Bakewell 8 miles.

The popular Peak District town of Matlock, together with its neighbour, Matlock Bath, has been attracting visitors to the area since the spa was developed in the late 17th century. Set in the beautiful wooded gorge of the River Derwent, the Matlocks offer a range of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a host of attractions including Gulliver’s Kingdom and the Peak District Mining Museum. Magnificent views down the gorge can be enjoyed from the cable car which takes visitors up to the Heights of Abraham – a great place for all the family with its showcaves, nature trail, water gardens and Owl Maze. South of the town is the start of the High Peak Cycle Trail, whilst a short drive away is the National Tramway Museum at Crich. To the north are the market town of Bakewell and Chatsworth House and Park - not to be missed!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas