Browse our hand-picked range of Peak District holiday cottages and self catering properties. Situated throughout this picturesque region of England, each one has received excellent reviews from previous occupants and offers a great base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.
This charming Grade II listed holiday property is a former mill worker’s cottage that dates from the early 19th century. Located in the tiny village of Ravensdale, it offers snug and cosy accommodation for two, comprising a double bedroom with en-suite facilities on the first floor. Downstairs, the rustic, traditional interior is brimming with character features such as slate floors, mullioned windows and exposed beams, consisting of a small but functional kitchen, a dining area for two and living room with wood-burner stove. To the rear of the property is a split-level patio with furniture and barbecue. Situated close to the River Wye, 73 Ravensdale Cottage is also near the rural village of Litton with its award-winning pub as well as Tideswell which is home to an historical 14th Century church known as the ‘Cathedral of the Cotswolds’. Local beauty spots limestone river gorge, Water-cum-Jolly and the protected nature reserve, Cressbrook Dale.
Superbly restored cottage which retains many original features such as its shutters, inglenook fireplace and low ceiling beams. Set out over three storeys, the interior consists of two bedrooms (1 double, 1 single). The single room is found on the first floor together with a shower room. Stairs lead up to top floor and a double bedroom that’s complete with feature fireplace, wooden flooring and a window seat that affords some wonderful views. The sitting room is also beamed and includes a brick fireplace with wood-burner stove and a small dining area. A tiered patio to the rear of the cottage is accessed via the living room and has three seating areas, one of which is accessed via 34 steps. The nearby village, Cromford is well-served by a good collection of shops and country pubs and is around a mile from the property. A little further afield (3 miles) is the scenic and bustling spa town of Matlock.
This detached character cottage is situated near the rural hamlet of Wardlow. It can accommodate up to six guests with three super king-size double bedrooms, two of which have en-suite facilities. Despite being extensively and tastefully renovated, the interior still retains many original features including quarry-tile floors and exposed ceiling beams. The living room includes a wood-burner while the farm-house kitchen includes the usual modern appliances as well as a dining table for eight. There’s also a sung with open-fireplace. Outside is a large garden which affords some inspiring views of the surrounding Peak District countryside. Attractive villages such as Great Longstone and Ashford-in-the-Water are in close proximity and feature a good selection of well-regarded restaurants and pubs. Local beauty spots include Mam Tor and Millers Dale.
This well-furnished mid-terrace holiday cottage is set in the Peak District National Park and is suitable for small groups and couples. The stylish interior consist of two bedrooms (1 king-size, 1 double) on the first floor while on the ground floor is a bathroom with shower over bath, a modern kitchen/diner with table and a living room with wood-burning stove. The exterior includes a sun-trap terraced garden with a patio area, furniture and barbecue. This beautiful part of the world is a walker’s-paradise and there’s ample opportunity to explore with numerous walking as well as a few cycling trails nearby. The spa town of Buxton is a short car drive away while the village of Tideswell, with its fine country inns, is quite literally on the doorstep.
Those searching for self catering cottages in the Peak District might want to turn their attention to this semi-detached property. Set on the fringes of Denstone, it combines old-world charm with contemporary comfort, featuring exposed beams, vaulted ceilings and a modern kitchen with dining area and arched picture window. The kitchen is reached via steps from the living room that includes a wood-burner stove. There are two bedrooms (1 super king-size, 1 ground floor double) and a ground floor bathroom with bath. Outside is a patio with furniture, chiminea and barbecue. Greenacres Barn is set on the old railway path, the Churnet Valley Trail, which offers a great opportunity to explore the idyllic Peak District countryside. There are also major visitor attractions in the vicinity such as Alton Towers and the stately homes of Chatsworth and Haddon.
Semi-detached property that’s ideal for those searching for self catering cottages in the Peak District. Set just outside Leek, it sleeps up to six guests with three bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 double, 1 twin). The well-presented interior also consists of a bathroom with bath and shower, a shower room, a contemporary kitchen with dining table, a comfy living room with garden views and a snug reading room. The exterior comprises a large enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture as and a summerhouse. Highfield Cottage is about one mile from the charming town of Leek with its cobbled market square and vibrant assortment of restaurants and pubs. Spa town Buxton is also a short drive away (about 12 miles) as is Alton Towers (15 miles).
Set above the picturesque and bustling village of Longnor, this well-presented holiday cottage has been decorated to exacting standards and offers holiday accommodation for medium-sized groups. Boasting outstanding views of the village and local countryside, it has three bedrooms (1 double, 2 twins), a bathroom with bath and shower over, a ground-floor shower room and a fully-fitted well-equipped kitchen with separate dining room. The living room features ceiling beams (as does one the twin rooms), while to the rear of the property is an enclosed patio with furniture and a side-lawn. The nearby Longnor is an absolute delight, comprising a cobbled market square and a good collection of traditional country inns. Buxton and Bakewell are also within easy reach as are local beauty spots such as the Manifold Valley.
This stunning barn conversion is situated near the attractive village of Edale which is near Ollerbrook in the Peak District National Park. Set next to the owner’s house on a working farm, it dates back to the 17th century and has been painstakingly renovated throughout. The well-presented open-plan interior retains original features such as stonework and exposed oak beams. There are three bedrooms (2 twins, 1 king-size double), one of which is on the ground-floor with en-suite facilities, a fitted kitchen with dining table for six guests and a comfy sitting area with vaulted ceilings. The exterior includes a patio area with seating and a shared-use barbecue – there’s also a shared grass paddock. Edale has two pubs and a well-stocked village shop while the beautiful village of Castleton is about 4 miles away. Guests also have easy access to beauty spots such as the Pennine Way as well as top attractions such as Chatsworth House.
This Peak District short break cottage is set on the owner’s equestrian farm near the tiny village of Edlaston. Able to sleep up to six, it has two bedrooms (1 double, 1 adult bunk room). The modern interior also consists of a bathroom with bath and shower over, a kitchen that’s equipped with the usual modern appliances as well as a dining table for six and a living room with sofa bed and free-standing wood-burner. The property is surrounded by well-kept lawn gardens that include an enclosed sitting area and access to a shared lawn. In keeping with many rurally-located holiday properties, Orchard Cottage is close to a variety of footpaths that allows guests to explore idyllic local beauty spots such as the Dove and Manifold Valleys. About 3 miles away is the pretty Georgian village of Ashbourne which is renowned for its cobbled alleyways, almshouses and coaching inns. Popular visitor attractions in the vicinity include Alton Towers and Sudbury Hall.
Located near the idyllic village of Ashford-in-the-Water, this holiday cottage is well-suited to medium-sized groups. On the first floor are three bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 double, 1 twin) and a bathroom with bath and shower cubicle. The large kitchen includes the usual modern conveniences and a dining table for six while the living room is furnished with comfy leather sofas. Outside is a glasshouse sitting area and a decked patio with barbecue overlooking the River Wye. Set in the middle of the Peak District National Park, Willow Cottage is very well-appointed, offering easy access to the historic market town of Bakewell (2 miles) as well as attractions such as Alton Towers, Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House. Ashford-in-the-Water is also practically on the doorstep and boasts two highly-rated pubs, a fine restaurant and a well-stocked village store.