Set in the quiet village of Over Haddon and within 300 yards of the Lathkill Dale National Nature Reserve with its high limestone countryside, clear streams, secluded woods and abundant wildlife, Lower Folds offers the perfect base to explore the Peak District National Park whether by car, bike or on foot. We like to offer maximum flexibility to our guests for arrival and departure days rather than have strict changeover days so please call first to discuss your preferred dates.
2 bedroomed (1 double / 1 twin) plus travel cot beautifully presented cottage offering country living with modern amenities e.g. free WiFi, satellite TV, DVD, iPhone / iPod docking station.
With spectacular walking and cycling on the doorstep, Lower Folds is a well equipped holiday home in the heart of the village with a popular dining pub only 300 yards away and with easy access (2 miles - regular village bus service) to the charming town of Bakewell. Local walking books and other tourist information are provided at the cottage. The historic Haddon Hall (4 miles), Chatsworth House (7 miles), Haddon Hall and Caudwell's Mill (5 miles) are easily accessed. Within a half hour drive, you can be at:
Buxton, the world famous spa town with its Opera House and beautiful gardens; Staffordshire Moorlands' impressive gritstone edges and craggy rocks;
Matlock Bath with its cable car ride to the Heights of Abraham;
Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site - 'the valley that changed the world';
'Blue John' Caverns at Castleton - home to 8 of the 14 known veins of Britain's rarest mineral;
Crich Tramway Village offering vintage trams to transport you back in time along cobbled streets;
The historic Georgian town of Ashbourne with its beautiful architecture, fine antique shops and stylish boutiques;
Carsington Water with rich wildflower meadows, native woodlands, ponds, reed beds and islands;
Riding & Trekking Centre nr Buxton;
4 golf courses (Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton High Peak & Cavendish).
Further afield you can enjoy the Staffordshire Potteries, Alton Towers, and the National Memorial Arboretum. Or you can just relax by the fire or in the private walled rear garden and enjoy the views across paddocks and open farmland. Family friendly. Cyclists welcome (secured shed available for bike storage). Well behaved dogs (2 max) welcome @ £25 per stay - downstairs only.