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The Croft at Balmaha

(Ref. 25790)

Tideswell, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "Third time at The Croft and great as always."

    Reviewed by Louisa5.0Sep 2020

  • "Fantastic well equipped cottage."

    Loverly owners. Ideal retreat for walking and visiting Peak District Towns

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Sep 2020

  • "We so enjoyed our stay at the Croft, very comfortable and clean, everything we needed was there."

    It was also central to all the lovely villages and places of interest to explore. We certainly would recommend the Croft to stay at for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2020

  • "This cottage was completely the opposite of the one we stayed at in June 2019 (Nibletts Patch) which was absolutely filthy and dreadful."

    The Croft was very clean, very comfortable and well equipped and we really enjoyed our stay there. The area was lovely and we would be happy to book again in the future.

    Reviewed by Rajindra5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely accommodation, very comfortable"

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Aug 2019

  • "Very well appointed accommodation (bike storage was especially welcome) near to Monsal trail and village of Tideswell"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2019

  • "The Croft is a very comfortable, warm, well-equipped annex set up a steep hill outside Tideswell."

    The last part of the journey is down a one-car width track. The dogs next door were unhappy whenever they were left on their own but settled down later in the week.

    Reviewed by Mavis4.7May 2019

  • "This is the first Sykes Holiday we have booked and were very impressed with the booking staff and the owners of The Croft who have obviously gone well beyond making their guests feel at home, they have thought of everything and more to make your stay as comfortable as possible and well thought out with lots of extra little touches."

    A charming cottage set in a lovely central location in the Peak District.

    Reviewed by G5.0Mar 2019

  • "This was our second visit and it was just as beautiful as the first."

    We celebrated our wedding anniversary whilst we were there and it could not of been any better, the owners pleasantly surprised us. will definitely be going again.

    Reviewed by Clifford5.0Oct 2018

  • "What a fantastic mini moon we had."

    We had got married the day before we went. When we arrived had a bottle of bubbly & card awaiting. Also a hot dinks tray and milk with chocolates. The croft at balmaha is well positioned cottage, your about 5 mins drive from tideswell, but feel your in the middle of no where.

    Reviewed by Louisa5.0Aug 2018

  • "Very enjoyable holiday."

    The Croft exceeded all expectations would recommend to family and friends

    Reviewed by Glenys5.0Aug 2018

  • "The Croft was perfect in every way."

    Quiet, attractive, well equipped and maintained. Its in an excellent location for walking, visiting beautiful Derbyshire villages and Stately homes. We highly recommend The Croft to anyone looking for quality self-catering.

    Reviewed by Isabel5.0Jun 2018

  • "Had a lovely break at this Croft."

    Ideally located for lots of walks and sightseeing. The Croft is very well equipped and ideally situated, and a credit to the owners. Fortunately the weather was kind to us too.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Jun 2018

  • "The Croft at Balmaha is the best epuipped property we have ever stayed at and we had a wonderful week there."

    The owners were welcoming and really had thought of everything. The cottage was spotlessly clean, lovely and warm and furnished to a high standard. We really appreciated the fact that the owners had compiled a comprehensive guide to local walks, places to visit and where to eat. There are so many fantastic walks in the area we'll have to stay there again. 5* property thanks to the 5* owners.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Oct 2017

  • "A very well equipped cottage."

    Welcome pack amazing even down to milk in the fridge.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2017

  • "Owners went above and beyond, this cottage was equipped with everything you could possibly need for a pleasant stay ."

    Peaceful surrounding.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2017

  • "Lovely clean spacious cottage with own garden and parking space."

    Quiet country location with marked walks right from the door. Owners next door and very helpful, including sorting out poor WiFi by supplying an extender.

    Reviewed by Michael4.4Jul 2017

  • "Too much to see and visit in 1 week."

    The cottage was probably the best one of Sykes we have stayed in

    Reviewed by Jill4.4Jun 2017

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Croft at Balmaha."

    Reviewed by Ross4.8Jun 2017



    Reviewed by Clifford5.0Oct 2016

  • "The owners had thought of everything to make this cottage the best we have stayed in."

    The Croft is in a fantastic position too for exploring the Peak District & so peaceful. Easy walking into Tideswell for lots of eating places & also great walks from the property. Couldn't recommend more highly. Love to return.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburner-effect fire
  • Entrance area for boots and coats.
  • Electric central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 mile.

The property

Tideswell 1 mile.

This lovely little ground floor apartment attached to the owner's home is beautifully presented and sits on the outskirts of Tideswell, surrounded by some fabulous Derbyshire countryside.

Wonderfully appointed throughout to provide excellent accommodation, this Tideswell cottage is the perfect place for a quiet, romantic retreat in this pretty part of the Peak District.

All ground floor and next to the owner's own home, you will have all the peace and quiet you require, with a pony for a neighbour!

This Derbyshire cottage has open plan living with stone flagged floors and beams with an electric woodburner-effect fire to cosy round after a day enjoying the Derbyshire attractions, and the romantic double bedroom offers an en-suite shower room.

Outside this Tideswell cottage is a pretty garden with patio seating and open countryside views to enjoy morning, afternoon or evening.

This wonderful Tideswell cottage offers access into the heart of this lovely village, just one mile away.

Tideswell has some good pubs, fine local eateries, individual curiosity shops, and an ice cream parlour.

Beyond Tideswell, the whole of Derbyshire and the Peak District are just waiting to be explored, with excellent walking and cycling on offer.

The spa town of Buxton is just a short drive from your Tideswell cottage, while the imposing Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are nearby, along with a fantastic array of attractions to take your pick from!

The perfect Derbyshire cottage for a romantic break away, at all times of the year.

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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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