Cottage in Tideswell, Nr Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, UK - Original Features, Well Equipped. Great Walks, Pets Welcome
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 Tideswell
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. Website - www.maycottage-tideswell.co.uk
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Max guests: 5
Perfect little getaway
Cute little cottage, great location.
Local amenities were very impressive.
Access to so many walks.
Plenty of board games for those rainy days too!
We would definitely go back.
Great little place in a beautiful village
Very easy to book. Excellent communication from owners. Cottage had all we needed and more. Would definately recommend.
Lovey place great location has everything you need even a cloths dryer after getting wet in snow could dry dogs coat thank you lucy
Comfortable cottage, ideal for our short break.
Overall very good, although pile of dirty towels left in bedroom when we arrived.
Cosy cottage in Peak District
Lovely cottage, cosy and well equipped. Ideal location and easy to find ( despite diversions due to flooding in area).
Would definitely stay again.
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.
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.