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    Herdwick's Barn

    Property ref: S38196

    • Bedrooms 1

    • Sleeps 2

    • Baths 1

    • Pets 1

    • Wifi Yes

    • Reviews (35)

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    About this property

    S38196 provides cosy and comfortable accommodation for couples, a lovely romantic hideaway from which to explore the Peak District. Thoughtfully presented to a high standard, it has an open plan living area with a mezzanine bedroom above. With walking and cycling from the door, plus plenty of pretty sights to see and attractions to discover nearby, it is a fine spot from which to unwind and visit nearby Ashbourne, known for interesting independent shops and antiques. Note: This property adjoins Ref. 920744, together they sleep 4.

    The beautiful wooded hamlet of Ramshorn is just a 20-minute walk from the pedestrian entrance of the ever-popular Alton Towers. Britain's number one theme park, Alton Towers has rides and attractions aimed at everyone. And at the Alton Towers Resort, the fun continues all year round at the fabulous waterpark at Cariba Creek, the Alton Towers Spa (Pamper Day packages available), or by enjoying a round of Extraordinary Golf.

    Accommodation

    Mostly ground floor.

    One mezzanine double bedroom.

    Shower room with shower, basin and WC.

    Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

    Gas central heating with ground floor underfloor heating.

    Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs.

    Fuel and power included in rent.

    Bed linen and towels included in rent.

    Off road parking for 2 cars.

    Bike storage.

    Small, enclosed front courtyard with furniture.

    One well-behaved dog welcome.

    Sorry no smoking.

    Pub 1.5 miles, shop 2 miles.

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    Local amenities

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    • Congo River Rapids
      1 mile
    • Forbidden Valley
      1.5 miles
    • Nemesis
      1.5 miles
    • Spinball Whizzer
      1.5 miles
    • Cariba Creek
      1.5 miles
    • Alton Towers
      1.5 miles
    • The Smiler
      1.5 miles
    • X Sector
      1.5 miles
    • Dark Forest
      1.5 miles
    • THI3TEEN
      1.5 miles

    Reviews (35)

    Mr Ewing ‐ 1 Sep 2018
    "Dog Friendly with a nice enclosed garden .Nice base for exploring the area with scenic views. Visit from Sue the host was very informative, most helpful ."
    Ms Bulmer ‐ 1 Aug 2018
    "Would highly recommend to anyone wanting a few days away. The countryside was beautiful not used to seeing so much scenery as from the city. We visited Alton towers which was only a 10 minute drive away from the cottage, very convenient location. The owners were very friendly and welcoming, came to see how our stay was which I thought was nice. Overall, very good experience, hopefully be back again soon :)"
    Mrs Bennett ‐ 1 Jul 2018
    "We had a wonderful few days and the weather was amazing too."
    Mrs Horn ‐ 1 May 2018
    "Very relaxing and well equipped. Near to beautiful countryside. Friendly owners."
    Miss Martin ‐ 1 May 2018
    "The setting was beautiful and the cottage was perfect. It has a really rustic feel yet very modern at the same time. The location is calm and 'secluded' but a short drive to everywhere. We did a number of walks and in Sunday went to the Ramblers retreat for brunch (10mins away) and it was idillic. The owner was lovely and even provided tables and chair for us to eat outside in the evening sun. It was just wonderful. Highly recommended."
    Mrs Pilcher ‐ 1 Mar 2018
    "Fabulous the nicest self catering cottage we’ve stayed in xxxx"
    Miss Jappy ‐ 1 Dec 2017
    "). Myself and my partner stayed over new year with our dog and it was just wonderful as a relaxing retreat, will definitely be back. Thank you for a lovely time and brilliant recommendations for things to do too!"
    Miss Towse
    "It was a really love little cottage. Very well equipped to a very high standard. We loved every thing about it. And are considering going back."
    Miss Towse
    "Very well equipped to a very high standard. We loved every thing about it. And are considering going back."
    Miss Ayres
    "Met expectations but the option for a welcome basket would have been a nice addition. Trying to find shops on a Sunday in a rural area for bread and milk was difficult"
    Miss Ayres
    "Trying to find shops on a Sunday in a rural area for bread and milk was difficult"
    Mrs Nuttall
    "Really cosy cottage with all you could ask for. Location excellent for local walks or further afield. Owners very welcoming. Will be returning."
    Mrs Nuttall
    "Location excellent for local walks or further afield. Owners very welcoming. Will be returning."
    Mr Parkinson
    "The barn was everything we needed for the week. Very quiet and peaceful. Highly recommend. Will be returning."
    Mr Parkinson
    "Very quiet and peaceful. Highly recommend. Will be returning."
    Mr Lynch
    "Delightful location, cosy, warm, comfortable cottage, helpful host."
    Mrs Lavis
    "Truly dog friendly and having an enclosed area, there was no worry of our dog getting out. Very restful stay, perfect for a wind down few days."
    Mrs Lavis
    "Very restful stay, perfect for a wind down few days."
    Mr Mcleod
    "Absolutely fabulous cottage under floor heating was a complete surprise only minor worry was nowhere to dry wet clothes and no iron but otherwise well worth it"
    Mrs Fitt
    "Disappointed there was no wardrobe space."
    Ms Rozier
    "Lovely conversion, cleverly laid out with all you would need for a holiday. Ideal spot for getting out and about, very good facilities to bring the dog too."
    Mr Christopher Low, St Albans, Hertfordshire
    "All the furniture, crockery and fittings were of a high quality and the whole place was spotless. The weather was not good but the cottage was cosy."
    Mr Nathan Rickett, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
    "A fantastic property in a great location. It was so good to just be left alone to enjoy the countryside."
    Miss Hannah Brown, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
    "Lovely little cottage. Perfect for a quiet getaway. Underfloor heating was a real treat for cold toes after a long windy walk and bed was exceptionally comfortable. Great location for getting to local walks and cycle trails as well as Bakewell and Matlock."
    Mr Anthony Peach, King's Lynn, Norfolk
    "The owners were very friendly and welcoming. The rural location was central to local attractions and facilities within an 8 mile radius. The property was very dog friendly, as was the whole area."
    Mr Kim Johnson, Harwich,
    "A charming cottage, only recently converted. It is in a quiet rural setting that is ideal for touring the Peak District National Park. There are some lovely walks in the local area. The owners live close by and made us feel very welcome. The cottage is as described, well appointed and kitted out to a high standard. Worth every penny!"

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