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18th Century Stone Cottage, family and pet friendly in Tideswell

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Tideswell, Nr Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, UK - Original Features, Well Equipped. Great Walks, Pets Welcome

Renovated to a high standard with quality furnishings, this delightful terraced holiday cottage is located in the village of Tideswell, known as the Cathedral of the Peaks. With original oak beams and stone fireplace, the cottage offers a comfortable sitting room (with sofabed) and fitted kitchen with dining table/chairs. One twin room & one double room, there is a bathroom with shower over corner bath, washbasin and lavatory. Outhouse with washing machine and separate tumble dryer. Pets welcome. With all local amenities it offers a perfect base from which to explore the many attractions and activities found in the surrounding Peak District National Park. There are many trails nearby for walking and cycling including walks from the door leading to the Monsal Trail. For a day out visit Chatsworth House or the underground caverns at Castleton, Buxton and its Opera House or take a steam train ride on the Peak Railway to Matlock Bath. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards. Free WIFI available.

Lucy Brown
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Lucy Brown

We're Lucy & Andrew and have three children, ages 6, 8 & 10. We live and work in Nottinghamshire and when possible enjoy spending our time in the beautiful Peak District.

Lucy Brown purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Lucy Brown chose Derbyshire Dales

Nowhere else in the UK will you find a wide variety of stunning scenery, beautiful places to visit, a wealth of things to see and do and quality places to eat and drink in such a compact area.

Nestling right in the heart of the Peak District, Tideswell is easy to reach and is an ideal location to enjoy a short break or longer stay at any time of the year. Nearby you can visit the famous caverns at Castleton, watch Otters at the Chestnut Centre Conservation Park or visit Freshfields Donkey Village at Peak Forest.

Enjoy a trip to Matlock Bath - featuring the Peak District Mining Museum and the Heights of Abraham, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Derwent Valley from the heights of a cable car. There are also many historic houses and castles including Chatsworth House.

What makes this cottage unique

Tideswell is a perfect location for enjoying both the 'White' peak and 'Dark' peak areas of the Peak District National Park. The village offers everything you need for either a short stay or long holiday and the locals are very friendly and willing to help.

Guests can easily spend their whole stay on superb local walks and activities, (fishing, cycling, rock climbing) that start from the door of the cottage or use the car to travel a short distance to visit the market towns of Ashbourne, Buxton & Bakewell. Or explore one of the many picturesque villages, such as the famous 'Plague' village of Eyam, Ashford in the Water with its ancient sheepwash bridge or Dovedale and the famous stepping stones.

Short Breaks available between November to March.

Free WIFI available.

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Tideswell Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom with shower over corner bath, washbasin and lavatory.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Sofabed in lounge.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: May Cottage is new to the market and has recently been awarded 4 star accreditation. Public footpath 5 yards from the door through fields leading to Millers Dale and the Monsal Trail. Strictly no smoking. Free Wifi available. Outside: Very small yard leading to outhouse. No garden but fields at rear with public access. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, bedlinen & tea towels are included. Property cleaned and linen changed ready for each booking. Other: Outhouse with washing machine and separate tumble dryer. Small enclosed yard with hosepipe for pets & boots! Retractable washing line.



The nearest motorways are the M1 & M6, both approximately 40 minutes away. Railway stations are at Buxton and at Bamford, each 10 minutes away. Limited bus service. Manchester International airport approximately 45 minutes away, and East. Midlands Airport 1 hour.


Bakewell 8 miles. Buxton 8 miles. Millers Dale (Monsal Trail) 2 miles. Castleton 6 miles. Edale 1 miles. Eyam 5 miles. Matlock 15 miles. Chatsworth 10 miles. Dovedale 18 miles. Alton Towers 28 miles.

Further Details:

Tideswell is one of the Peak Districts most popular picturesque villages and is an ideal base for walking, cycling and climbing. Within easy reach of nature reserves and close to the popular Monsal Trail, the village is also conveniently located to the nearby market towns of Buxton and Bakewell. The Pennine Bridleway, open to cyclists, walkers and horse riders, also weaves up through the Peak District to the west of Tideswell.

The main feature in the village is it’s magnificent 14th Century church, known locally as ‘The Cathedral of the Peak’. The church was built between 1346 and 1386 and its superb pinnacled tower has dominated the village for over 600 years. The village is also well known for its annual Well Dressing, which starts on the Saturday nearest to the 24th June and continues for a week with carnivals, parades and fun for the whole family.

There is a range of amenities within the village including four pubs, bakery, butchers, post office, chemist, greengrocer, fish & chips, bank and Co-op store. There is also two outdoor childrens play areas. Free wi-fi at The George Hotel.


Rates & Availability

Tideswell Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 3 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 23 2017 - Oct 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 25% of total cost to confirm the booking, with the balance payable not later than six weeks before your break. If the cottage is booked six weeks or less from the start of your holiday we will require the full price. All payments to be by bank transfer or cheque.

Please email or call for last minute availability & prices.

Changeover Day:
Flexible start days on short breaks. 7 night stay to start on a Saturday. Arrival time after 3pm and on the day of your departure we'd be grateful if you could leave by 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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