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Harthill Hall Country House Cottages
"We booked 4 nights in Priesthill at an amazing price of £199. Lovely cottage - really clean and tidy, very comfortable. The kitchen was very well equipped, and the welcome ..." More

Harthill Hall Country House Cottages
"We went for a rare one nights stay away from the kids as an anniversary treat! Unfortunately we checked in and then straight back out as it was so bad! ..." More

Red Lion Inn
"In response to review by James Dotle 2/3/09 Please note that our sandwiches are priced at £3.95 for normal sliced bread and £4.50 for a ciabatta roll. The crisps and salad ..." More

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Lying close to Matlock and Bakewell at the bottom of the Peak National Park in Derbyshire is the village of Birchover. This is a superb location for those wishing to explore the area, it is well placed for those who want to visit Cratcliffe Tor and Robin Hoods Stride, at the foot of Cratcliffe Tor there is a hermits cave with a 12h century crucifix carved into its walls whilst Robin Hoods Stride is so called because the distance between the two pinnacles are 22 yards – the same measurement as the length of Robin Hood’s stride! It consists mainly of 17th and 18th century cottages all built from the local gritstone that is to be found at the edge of the moor. Whilst you are spending the time enjoying the local views a trip to one (or even both) of the local pubs is worth it. The Druids Inn apparently gets its name from the druids who practiced their art at nearby Rowter Rocks, to be found immediately above the pub. The other is the Red Lion with an interesting well feature inside the main bar covered with thick glass and revealing a 30’ deep well!

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Harthill Hall Country House Cottages (1.70 miles)

Harthill Hall Country House Cottages

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Unique Cottage Accomadation, sleeping 2-52 Most with Private Outdoor Jacuzzi's with Views over the Peak Distrcit National Park Private Daily use of Indoor Swimming Pool Sauna and Hot TubBreakfast Lunch ... More

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Holmefield Guest House (1.93 miles)

Holmefield Guest House
Holmefield, a prestigious 5 Star awarded guest house with special good food award from the AA, is an elegant, spacious, Victorian country home located between Bakewell and Matlock and on the doorstep of the renowned ... More | visit website
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Whitworth Park Hotel (1.94 miles)

Whitworth Park Hotel

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The Whitworth Park Hotel is ideally placed to visit the Peak District's many attractions. This grade 2 listed building has been fully refurbished. This Victorian building retains many original features, from the ... More

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The Farmyard Inn (2.39 miles)

The Farmyard Inn
The Farmyard Inn is situated in the Peak District National Park, an area where high moorlands contrast with lush valleys and stunning limestone gorges. The village of Youlgrave (or Youlgreave) sprawls along the ridge ... More | visit website
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Peacock at Rowsley (2.43 miles)

Peacock at Rowsley

‘Manners maketh man’: and very successfully too, if I may say so, even if the finished article does need the occasional makeover. Having benefited from that experience Manners made Peacock: yes, it’s a colourful tale. ... More | visit website

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Grouse & Claret (2.43 miles)

Grouse & Claret

The Grouse and Claret in Rowsley is a beautiful 18th Century building at the gateway to the Peak District National Park with eight en-suite hotel rooms within the building. It is situated on the A6 ... More | visit website

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East Lodge Country House Hotel (2.62 miles)

East Lodge Country House Hotel

Just imagine. You’re in a famous country house set in 10 acres of glorious Derbyshire countryside where the relaxing sound of the countryside is a magnificent antidote to the sounds and stresses of the city. ... More | visit website

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Hollybush Inn (2.75 miles)

Hollybush Inn
The Hollybush Inn is a historic 16th. Century grade II listed former Coaching Inn set at the gateway of the Peak Park. For most of its time, it was used as a working farm/pub until ... More | visit website
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Old Station House (2.80 miles)

Old Station House
The Old Station House bed and breakfast is the perfect base for exploring the Peak District National Park as we are located in the charming village of Rowsley within three miles of Chatsworth House, Haddon ... More | visit website
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Lathkil Hotel (3.46 miles)

Lathkil Hotel
The Lathkil Hotel is the place to go for a special break where you’ll find old fashioned hospitality, good food and relaxation served in the heart of the beautiful Peak National Park. Situated in the ... More | visit website

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