Woodhead Cottage

Tintwistle near Glossop, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 4473)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A charming stone-built detached Peak District cottage, in the grounds of the owner's home and smallholding in the lovely village of Tintwistle.

This delightful Peak District cottage offers warm, comfortable and modern accommodation, with a welcoming, open plan living area with patio doors and views over Bottoms Reservoir and Glossop.

There is also a cosy double bedroom and a wet room, while outside this Peak District cottage there is a sunny patio garden, ideal for alfresco dining.

Tintwistle boasts village pubs, 17th and 18th century cottages and the wonderful Bottoms Reservoir.

Numerous scenic walks radiate from the village and the many attractions of the National Park can be enjoyed from the doorstep of this Peak District cottage.

Nearby Glossop offers a good selection of shops, restaurants and pubs together with an 18-hole golf course, whilst the nearby spa town of Buxton, with its majestic gardens and architecture, offers a lovely day out.

An ideal romantic Peak District cottage retreat for you to get away from it all and enjoy this beautiful and historic area.


One double bedroom, accessed by spiral stairs. Ground floor wet room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area, sitting area, patio doors to garden and wonderful views.


  • Gas central heating
  • Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking adjacent to the cottage
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture, BBQ and superb views over the reservoir and Glossop
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: The property is accessed via steps from the roadside parking area
  • Due to the spiral stairs, this cottage is not suitable for children or the less mobile and care must be taken
  • Note: The owner's smallholding consists of pigs, chickens and ducks.

About the location


Glossop 2 miles.

The millstone grit village of Tintwistle, 2 miles from Glossop, often dubbed the "Gateway to the Peaks", is skirted on three sides by the Peak District National Park and is renowned for the moorlands of the Dark Peak. Accessed via the infamous Snake Pass, this most attractive area houses some fine 17th and 18th Century cottages. Bottoms Reservoir is in the centre of the village, providing the perfect setting for a leisurely stroll. Follow Doctor's Gate Roman road to Kinder Scout and Edale, the start of the Pennine Way, or the Snake Pass to Ladybower and Derwent Reservoirs, where the famous Dambusters Squadron practiced. The nearby bustling town of Glossop provides plentiful shops, pubs and restaurants together with a superb 18 hole golf course and is surrounded by some of the most magnificent Peak District scenery. With the pretty spa town of Buxton and the picturesque Hope Valley, home to Castleton Castle and Caves, both within easy reach, this is a wonderful location offering plenty to see and do.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas