Cressbrook Hall Cottages
These charming character cottages are set in 23 acres of secluded park and woodland with spectacular views over the waters of Water-cum-Jolly Dale and the River Wye in the Peak District National Park, just 5 miles from the attractive little market town of Bakewell. Cressbrook Hall is an impressive Grade II listed Tudor-style mansion, built in 1835 during the reign of William IV, and a perfect holiday location - from romantic getaways for couples to large family get-togethers and even weddings and corporate events. Offering stylish accommodation with panoramic views of The Monsal Trail, Upperdale, the village of Cressbrook, and the River Wye, guests have the choice of seven individual beautifully-appointed properties, including a wing of the main Hall.
There is a choice of 3 converted gardeners buildings set in a Victorian walled garden with stunning views over the valley, 3 traditional properties set around the Tudor-style Lodge, again with spectacular views - this time of the River Wye, and finally a wing of the main hall overlooking the formal gardens. Guests can also enjoy the perfect angling holiday in the clear waters of the internationally-famous River Wye, which runs alongside the grounds of the Hall. For those guests who prefer a more active holiday, mountaineering, caving, mountain biking, hang gliding, sailing, canoeing, orienteering, abseiling and hiking are all available nearby. Of course, you could just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of the surroundings and even have your breakfast cooked for you each morning. This group of wonderful holiday cottages will provide a memorable holiday at any time of the year, as you relax in the superb surroundings with stunning views.
This Tudor-style lodge is set above the river alongside Rubicon Retreat and Hidesaway, all offering panoramic views of the River Wye and valley.
Lower Lodge is a character, traditionally-furnished one bedroomed property, ideal for romantic getaways.
The cosy living room has an open fire and a comfy sofa, perfect for those chilly winter evenings.
There is a spacious kitchen off the living room complete with a table and not forgetting the river views.
Up the stairs is a double bedroom with a high sloping ceiling and across the landing is a quirky, luxury bathroom.
In the bathroom is a stand-alone roll-top bath, a shower cubicle, basin and WC.
Outside there is a large shared terrace with stunning river views.
Note: This property can be booked with the two adjacent properties Refs 957498 and 957497, together they sleep 13.
It can also be booked with the other properties on the estate Refs 957496, 957500, 957501, 957502, together they sleep 37.
One double bedroom. Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open fire.
About the location
Tideswell 3 miles; Bakewell 4 miles.
Cressbrook is located on the River Wye and its focal point is the wonderful mill, which was built in 1779 by the famous Richard Arkwright. The surrounding area has some of the prettiest scenery in the Peak District. Follow the footpath upstream of Cressbrook Mill to Water-cum-Jolly, a beautiful river gorge with fine limestone cliffs, which is superb for rock climbers, birdwatchers and walkers. North of the mill lies the lane to Ravensdale, which is adjacent to Cressbrook Dale, a fine gorge-like limestone dale with numerous crags and the remains of several lead mines. Cressbrook Dale is a National Nature Reserve renowned for its range of rare flowers. South of the mill you pass through the lovely Upper Dale and Nether Dale leading up to the famous landmark of Monsal Head, which is on the Monsal Trail. This provides a wonderful “behind the scenes” view of this beautiful part of Derbyshire. Close by is the lovely little village of Litton, which has a village green outside the wonderful food-serving pub, The Red Lion, and a well-stocked village shop. Visit nearby Tideswell in the heart of the Peak District National Park with its fine church dedicated to St John the Baptist, known as "The Cathedral of the Peak", country inns, local eateries, wells dressing and carnival wakes. There is excellent walking with rugged peaks to the north and gentle hills and dales to the south, while Mam Tor and Castleton are only a few miles away with the popular Spa town of Buxton a 25 minute drive.