Outside the Cottage

The cottage has its own front door and a patio garden with table and chairs and stunning views across to Chrome Hill and Hollins Hill.
A barbecue is provided for your use (but please bring charcoal).

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Feel free to walk, play or picnic in our three acre wild flower meadow. Enjoy the company of our sociable free-range chickens that roam around the cottage. Also meet our handsome alpacas that graze the meadow, and who enjoy taking a juicy carrot from the hand!

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Walking & Cycling

We have off-street parking for several vehicles and have lockable bicycle storage.
We support walkers and cyclists with cleaning and maintenance facilities.

This area is famous for its cycle trails, especially the High Peak and Tissington trails, the Manifold track and parts of the National Cycle Network. (When possible we can assist in taking and/or collecting cycles and cyclists from local points).

Local Attractions

The nearby picturesque village of Longnor has a good local store, a post office/store, two pubs serving food, an excellent fish and chip shop, two caf├ęs and an arts and craft centre.
The elegant spa town of Buxton and market town of Leek are a short drive away. Also within easy driving distance are the magnificent stately homes of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall, the attractive Peak towns of Bakewell, Ashbourne, Matlock, the villages of Hartington and Eyam with its historic plague story, the beautiful National Trust gardens at Biddulph Grange, the Castleton caverns, adventure at Alton Towers, and stunning Dovedale.

Getting Around

Buses run from nearby Longnor regularly to Buxton, which has rail and bus connections to Manchester and its airport. There is also a demand bus service which operates in the area and which can take to or collect from local spots.
Helen and Alick are on hand and happy to help with any information or requests that you have. We can advise and supply maps for walking and cycling routes, many of which begin from the cottage front door.

More pictures around the cottage here. Look inside the cottage here.

Explore the area through videos here.