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Milford House

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Tideswell, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property with great links to local amenities and walks."

    Very clean and comfortable. I would thoroughly recommend Milford House if visiting Tideswell or the Peaks.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2024

  • "The property is comfortable and well equipped, perfect for a family or 4/5 adults."

    It is conveniently located in the village close to shops, pubs and restaurants. The information given prior to the visit was comprehensive. It would be helpful to warn visitors that the water is switched off between bookings. The owner answered our query promptly and the stay proceeded without any problems.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Mar 2024

  • "Absolutely beautiful place to stay in a stunning village, like going back in time."

    .just gorgeous. Everything was absolutely spotless and smelled fresh when we arrived to a heated cottage and beautiful cakes from the Cherry tree bakery next door. If we had to find one single gripe it would only be that it would be nice to have a warm rug in the lounge, as on a cold February morning on first waking it can feel a little bit chilly underfoot. Other than that we honestly cannot find anything else. Our weekend was perfect and we wouldn't hesitate to stay at Milford house in the future. Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful accommodation.

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Feb 2024

  • "We had an enjoyable two weeks holiday staying in Milford House."

    It was lovely to return to the comfortable accommodation at the end of a long walk. Despite some very cold weather, the house was cosy. The shower in the main bathroom is great! We hope to return.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jan 2024

  • "A really nice property and I would stay there again."

    Reviewed by Ken5.0Nov 2023

  • "The cottage was lovely, very clean and in a great location."

    The living room could really do with some table lamps or some standard lights as the overhead light is very harsh and doesn't help with reading or relaxing.The current table lamp is decorative rather than useful. We had a great time and love the area.

    Reviewed by Jane4.4Oct 2023

  • "Lovely house with so much to do on the doorstep, lots of nice touches, cake box on arrival was amazing!"

    ! Booking again x

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Aug 2023

  • "Would we book again?"

    Definitely yes! Milford House is everything we wanted for a great holiday in the Peak District and worthy of 5 stars. It's nicely furnished and equipped, the second bathroom is a real plus. We're three friends meeting up a few times a year and Tideswell had plenty to offer, great countryside for walking and a good choice of places to eat and drink. Didn't use the car once during our stay, no need, Tideswell has it all.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jul 2023

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage, everything was such a high quality."

    The house was perfect and we all really loved our stay we're already talking about coming back next year!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jul 2023

  • "A lovely property."

    Well loved reflected in both the internal and external presentation. Welcoming and well provided. We've racked our brains and our only suggestion is a long handled brush to make sweeping up easier on the back. Otherwise spot on. Great place for 5 adults to spend time in the Derbyshire Dales.

    Reviewed by Cathryn5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely stay the cottage was beautiful and spotless"

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0May 2023

  • "This is a nice home with almost everything you need included."

    There are a few little issues, all the beds come with just one pillow each, there really should be spare pillows available. The 3 beds we used were all incredibly hard and uncomfortable, we actually left a day early because we were all so tired from lack of sleep on the hard mattresses. The bedroom windows need blackout curtains as it gets very light in the rooms very early and the top floor bedroom has no coverings at all on the skylight windows. The worst complaint though is the two settees in the living room, they smell of sweat and people's body odour, really not nice.

    We're so sorry that you found Milford House so uncomfortable that you cut your stay short. This is not the experience we want our guests to have. The beds all have mattress toppers to enhance comfort. As far as the windows are concerned the main bedroom has blackout blinds in addition to curtains. The single room has lined curtains. The Velux windows in the loft have integrated blinds. Unfortunately we have no control over the time that the sun rises! The complaint about the leather settees does concern me and we will be speaking to our cleaners to see what can be done about any unpleasant odours. Liz & Martin Milford House Property Owner

    Reviewed by Philip3.8May 2023

  • "The property was immaculate and furnished to an extremely high level."

    The owners seem to have thought of everything to make it a true home from home. Add in a great location and good local pubs, shops and amenities, and it comes together to make a perfect holiday.

    Reviewed by Dianne5.0Mar 2023

  • "The cottage was well stocked with everything you need for a holiday, it was very clean and well located for local walks."

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely accommodation in equally good village with good facilities"

    Reviewed by Bob5.0Oct 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at this well equipped cottage, we had everything we need, and it was very clean and comfortable."

    Tideswell is a lovely village, and everyone was super friendly. Parking was outside property and was never a problem. Plenty of places to eat in Tideswell. We would recommend.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Sep 2022

  • "Perfect little cottage in a perfect spot."

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jul 2022

  • "The property is highly recommended everything you require in this lovely house."

    The only thing I could say it was missing is a couple of pint glasses for beer and a mirror over the chest of draws in the main bedroom but that is me been picky.It also has a lovely little court yard at the back with table and chairs.

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely, comfortable and very clean in a pretty village."

    Ideally situated for using all amenities with plenty of walks and places to visit close by. We hope to return in the future but in the meantime we will definitely recommend Milord House to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0May 2022

  • "Had a lovely stay at Milford House."

    Spotlessly clean and very well equipped. Great location and walking distance to all village pubs and shops. Will definitely be back !

    Reviewed by Maria5.0May 2022

  • "The cottage was perfect for us."

    It was a cold week but the cottage was very warm and comfortable. The facilities were very good. We did have to contact the owner over one issue but she was quick in responding and supportive. So many thanks we have recommended the cottage to some friends.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, a really comfortable place to stay."

    Reviewed by Simon4.7Mar 2022

  • "This our second visit to this cottage and we cannot recommend it highly enough."

    It was nice of the owner to send me a email before we went also. She has every reason to be proud of her cottage.

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Mar 2022

  • "Milford house was a beautifully clean, warm and comfortable holiday cottage, really well appointed."

    Liz the owner was really helpful as we arrived in storm Eunice and she allowed us a slightly earlier check in which was so helpful. In the lovely village of Tideswell with a great deli next door and really good friendly pubs and eating establishments all within walking distance, parking was never a problem, we would definitely book Milford House again .

    Reviewed by Rita4.7Feb 2022

  • "2 nd time staying at Milford house just as lovely, beautifully clean and warm, everything you need on the door step from walks to pubs and restaurants and the deli next door for picnics and delicious lemon drizzle cake."

    Hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by Jannette5.0Oct 2021

  • "Theonly comment would be that an extra lamp in the sitting room would be good to ..."

    Theonly comment would be that an extra lamp in the sitting room would be good to save using the very bright ceiling light This is only a preference for us as I know lots of people prefer ceiling lights

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2021

  • "Milford house was in the perfect position in the middle of the village, very clean and lovely bedrooms."

    Parking was not a problem even though it was on a first come basis in front of the cottage. The only problem we had was how to get the tv to work, but after a quick phone call to Liz it was sorted, perhaps an idiots guide on how to use would be helpful. Another small lamp in the lounge would be nice overall we had a lovely stay and would not hesitate in recommending Milford house to anyone, having said that we have booked again for another few days in October.

    Reviewed by Jannette4.4Sep 2021

  • "Milford House is spacious comfortable and clean."

    Located close to amenities and within easy reach of other Peak District towns and beauty spots. There are several pubs in the village serving meals and offering entertainment. A real gem of a place.

    Reviewed by Garry5.0Sep 2021

  • "A lovely home in a lovely village surrounded by beautiful countryside."

    Lots of shops and places to eat and drink within walking distance. A great base to explore Derbyshire.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Aug 2021

  • "First timers in the peak district."

    Plenty to do and not nearly as busy as the coast. Scenery is stunning. Tideswell is a great base, nothing is too far away.

    Reviewed by Daren5.0Aug 2021

  • "This is a lovely holiday home in a great location."

    The house is very well equipped which made self catering a joy. The local area has much to offer. We thoroughly enjoyed our cross-generational holiday. Many thanks, we will return!

    Reviewed by Jo4.7Jul 2021

  • "Milford House is lovely."

    It was completely spotless on arrival, comfortable and in a great location. We visited with our 1 year old and 2 year old and very much appreciated the use of the stair gate and high chair provided. Check in and out was simple. Had everything we needed. Would highly recommend and hope to return!

    Reviewed by Eleanor5.0Jun 2021

  • "Tideswell is a lovely base for the Derbyshire countryside so convenient for the area."

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Jun 2021

  • "Very nice house centrally located in a charming village."

    Good size for a family of 5. Great base camp for exploring the Peaks, very friendly and helpful owners. We would certainly go back.

    Reviewed by Sylvain5.0Apr 2021

  • "A lovely place to stay."

    They even gave us wine and biscuits which was a nice gesture.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Sep 2020

  • "Milford House is a very spacious and well equipped cottage."

    Tideswell is one of the best places to self cater in the National Park, as it is centrally located between the White and Dark Peak areas and has a good range of facilities. We also can't recommend Morrisons in Chesterfield highly enough as a place to stock up on provisions for the week, if you are coming to the area from the M1. We enjoyed our third visit to Milford House and our fifth stay in Tideswell very much.

    Reviewed by Gregory5.0Sep 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage with everything you need for a comfortable stay in a great location."

    The kitchen is well equipped, shower is brilliant and bedrooms are comfortable. High chair and stair gates make this is a good stay for young children. Easy parking and right next door to a delicious bakery! We would stay again!

    Reviewed by Naomi5.0Aug 2020

  • "We are so pleased we chose Milford House for our holiday in the Peak District."

    It is a clean, spacious and comfortable house with a fantastic bedroom in the roof! The owners have thought of everything that guests might need and have made sure it is available at the property. Tideswell is a lovely village and a central base in which to explore the national park. We would highly recommend this property and would like to thank the owners for the pride they clearly take in the property and their guests' needs. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Aug 2020

  • "The cottage is perfect, and in a great location with all the amenities you need right on the doorstep."

    Great walks all around Tideswell and lovely places to eat

    Reviewed by Wayne5.0Dec 2019

  • "It was a beautiful cottage with all the amenities required, lively and tidy in a great village which also has everything from pubs and restaurants, to chip shops and shops."

    Very well located and peaceful.

    Reviewed by James5.0Nov 2019

  • "Three sockets in bedrooms did not work."

    Two bedside lamps did not work. Great location and lovely area.

    The sockets and lamps didn't work because a circuit breaker had tripped. This has now been resolved. Please accept apologies for inconvenience caused Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2019

  • "Milford House is a well equipped and spacious Cottage."

    Tideswell makes a perfect Peak District location, as it is centrally located between the White and Dark Peaks and it has useful local shops and places to eat. Larger stores are close by at Chesterfield, Chapel-en-le-Frith and Buxton. A great base from which to enjoy walking and other activities in the glorious peak district!

    Reviewed by Gregory5.0Jun 2019

  • "We had a lovely holiday, thank you."

    It was a great location for a walking weekend with friends. Good access to local shops, pubs and cafes. We didn’t use the cooking facilities much or the dishwasher or washing machine. It would have been nice for everyone to be able to sit on chairs at the table rather than some having to sit on a bench and there weren’t enough bowls for all of us, but nothing serious. The large fridge was much appreciated as was the bottle of wine inside!

    We're really please that you enjoyed your holiday in Tideswell and found Milford House such a convenient location. There are four dining chairs and having a bench to accommodate a party of five allows us to maximise space in the kitchen as it can be stored under the table when not in use. There are ten soup/cereal bowls. They are two different designs, six of one and four of the other. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rebecca3.8May 2019

  • "What a beautiful cottage, set in the perfect village of Tideswell with all the amenities you need for an unforgettable stay."

    Reviewed by Wayne5.0Dec 2018

  • "House was excellent - exceeded our expectations."

    Tideswell is a very good base and pleasant village. Would be more than happy to visit again.

    Reviewed by James5.0Oct 2018

  • "My daughters and I thoroughly enjoyed this, our second visit to Milford House."

    The cottage could not be faulted, extremely clean, comfortable and well appointed. The village is delightful and there is so much to see in the area that we have still not exhausted it all. We may well be back!

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Jul 2018

  • "The cottage was amazing, so well equipped and comfortable."

    The welcome bottle of wine was such a nice touch. It's location was perfect too, the village has everything you need, and a number of places and pubs to eat out in if you don't want to cook Such a pretty village too, and central for touring, nothing was too far away. I couldn't recommend this place enough.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Jul 2018

  • "Very well equipped cottage, in an excellent location for exploring the Peaks."

    Good pubs, tea rooms, shop and chippy all just a short walk way!

    Reviewed by Steven4.7Jul 2018

  • "My family and I spent a fabulous holiday recently at Milford House."

    The lovely house is in the village of Tideswell where my family go back 320 years. My Mother still lives in the village so we book a place where my Dad can join in. It is so convenient as he can take a bus there, and walk the short distance to the house. It is marvelous having the Co-op so handy and close to the holiday place. I love to go to Buxton to swim at the Palace Hotel. My sister loves to walk localy and takes many photographs. We could not ask for anything better. Thank you Sykes Cottages. Kind regards J M Smith.

    Reviewed by J5.0Jun 2018

  • "A lovely cottage for a family of 5 in a delightful village."

    Very clean and comfortable, the pictures don't do it justice. Would happily book again.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0May 2018

  • "Milford House was an ideal base for our walking holiday."

    The village is pretty and the surrounding area is lovely. The house was very clean and allowed us to make meals when we wanted, or wander a few short yards to a pub one way, and a shop and chip shop the other! We'd happily return as there is so much more to explore...

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2018

  • "Lovely cottage with very amenable owners."

    Nice little village with plenty of good places to eat. Lovely warm welcome at the horse and jockey pub and well worth a visit after a nice long walk.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Feb 2018

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  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with walk in shower, basin and WC
  • En-suite bathroom in double bedroom with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Highchair available
  • Smart TV with FreeSat
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Off road parking available on first come first served basis
  • Enclosed courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Limited mobile coverage dependent on provider.

The property

A stone-built semi-detached cottage in the centre of Tideswell.

With easy access to local amenities, making it a perfect place for families and groups of friends.

On entering the cottage you arrive in a spacious hallway with an original tiled floor.

The sitting room has plenty of comfy seating, making a good place to relax after a full day out and about exploring the area.

The kitchen has a good-sized table and chairs, making a great social place to prepare and enjoy some lovely home-cooked meals.

There are two bedrooms on the first floor with a family bathroom as well as another twin bedroom on the second floor, giving plenty of flexibility throughout.

To the outside is an enclosed courtyard with seating which is a nice place to enjoy the evening sunshine.

Wander into the village of Tideswell where you will find the friendliest of greetings and a great selection of real ale pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Excellent walking is on offer in the area around your Tideswell cottage, from a challenging hike in the rugged peaks to gentler strolls in the southern hills and dales.

Further afield, the spa town of Buxton and the market town of Bakewell are short drives, while the imposing Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are nearby and well worth a visit.

Whatever you decide to do Milford House is in a perfect situation for you to enjoy all this area has to offer.

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About the location


Buxton 9 miles; Bakewell 9 miles.

The village of Tideswell stands in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Famous for its fine church dedicated to St John the Baptist, known as "The Cathedral of the Peak", the village is also noted for its well dressing and carnival wakes. There is excellent walking with rugged peaks to the north, gentle hills and dales to the south and Millers Dale just outside the village. Mam Tor and Castleton are only a few miles away and the popular Spa town of Buxton is within a 15 minute drive. Tideswell has many fine country inns, a chemist, butchers, bakers and much more including a convenient supermarket open daily until 10pm. The pretty little market town of Bakewell is also just a short drive away and well worth a visit.

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Note: Property does not accept Workmen/Contractors at the property.

Note: Property does not accept stag/hen parties.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas