Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Peak District and Derbyshire from this cottage. You can visit the historic towns of Matlock, Matlock Bath, Chatsworth and Buxton are to name a few. Near to the cottage there are a number of pubs to visit, the nearest one being about 150 yards away.
The Peak District is the oldest and was the first national park in the British Isles, it mainly occupies most of the county of Derbyshire, but it also has its parts in areas of South Yorkshire, Great Manchester and Cheshire. Stone villages are not uncommon here and the many walks and trails to venture is many, small tea shops and cake shops offer an experience and biking trails with public houses at the end, can’t be bad! Plan your stay and visit www.peakdistrict.gov.uk. Not just walking, but other activities can be enjoyed. Mountain bike trails are all over the peak district, there is the chance to go rock climbing, sailing, fishing, and canoeing, paragliding, off-roading and hang-gliding. You may to reserve times and make a booking online before you go.
Coming from Matlock you must stay on the Chesterfield road, an open field on the right with a sign on the right for a convent, take the drive way that is just next to the field and follow all the way down. The large building on the left is opposite the driveway to the cottage, further on from this building is a pub, if go there and you have gone too far but it is a good pub.
From Buxton and further, head south down the A6 until you reach the chesterfield road at Matlock, follow directions as above.
The nearest major city is Manchester, head northward through Buxton and within 2 hours you're in Manchester. If you wish to rent a vehicle for the duration of your stay you can book at the airport - www.manchesterairport.co.uk - if you are flying into Manchester, or like many of our guests do you can book online beforehand and arrange to collect your vehicle from either the airport or from another locality. Guests have suggested cheap cars through www.practical.co.uk, www.carrentals.co.uk and www.auto-europe.co.uk.