Historic Accommodation in Middle England

The beautiful Peak District offers excellent opportunities for walking and rambling amidst spectacular scenery. Visit the magnificent stately homes of the Dukeries. And of course, for those white knuckle rides, Alton Towers is the place to go! Choose a B&B, country hotel or cosy cottage as your base in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire or Lincolnshire.

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Henley Cottage

The Acton Scott Estate, nr. Church Stretton, .

Sleeps 5. A holiday cottage with a difference, Henley Cottage invites you to step back in time. The decor throughout is exactly as it would have been for the cottage’s 19th century inhabitants, complete with cast-iron kitchen range & fireside tin bath. Cottage Code: ROO4.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Garden Hotel

The Garden Hotel, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9QD.

Set in Uppingham, a market town between Leicester and Peterborough, this cosy guesthouse has a quirky, traditional decor. Soak up the sun in the lovely garden, drink in hand (courtesy of the hotel bar!) or enjoy more active pursuits at nearby Rutland Water.

  • 18th Century

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The Old Angel

Winster, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 18. Boasting a wealth of oak beams, The Old Angel is a former 17th-century coaching inn. In the pretty village of Winster, it enjoys sole use (between 12.30pm and 2pm) of an indoor heated swimming pool at Harthill Hall (3 miles away). Cottage Code: RBB9.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Normanton Park – Mushroom Cottage

Oakham, Rutland.

Sleeps 2. Set within the walled garden next to Normanton Park Hotel on the shores of Rutland Water, these two holiday holiday properties have been converted from the former stable block. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: 23202.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Cottage

Calver, nr. Bakewell, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 4. The end one of a little row of three, this 180-year-old cottage has been completely modernised to a high standard. Close to the center of this very pretty village with pubs and craft centre nearby. In the heart of the Peak District. Cottage Code: QWX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Ash Tree View Barn

Sheldon, nr. Bakewell, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 9. This traditional Peak District stone barn has been carefully converted to provide bright and spacious holiday accommodation. Nestling in the limestone upland village of Sheldon, it provides the ideal base to explore the UK’s first national park. Cottage Code: 27674.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Mulberry Cottage

Ashover, nr. Matlock, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 2. Set amidst the picturesque Amber Valley, this stone-built, detached, Grade II listed cottage has been lovingly renovated to provide the ideal base from which to explore the stunning Peak District. Close to the popular village of Ashover. Cottage Code: 30334.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Hidden Garden Cottage

Wainfleet, nr. Skegness, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 6. Approached via a gated drive, this secluded detached holiday retreat lies in the rolling Lincolnshire countryside, on the fringe of Wainfleet. Beautifully furnished, the surrounding decking features a sunken hot tub and covered barbecue area. Cottage Code: E5543.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Lea Hall

Matlock, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 20. Sleeping 20 guests in 10 en-suite bedrooms, this listed 17th and 18th-century manor house has been lovingly restored back to its former glory. The dining-room, which dates back to the 1600’s, has a wood-burning stove and seating for 20. Cottage Code: RSS7.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Curlew Barn

Sutton Bridge, Spalding, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 4. The former wing of Curlew Lodge, this carefully converted holiday property has been appointed to the highest standard. With its own enclosed lawned garden, there is also a competition standard tennis court within the grounds. Cottage Code: 27608.

  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Forge

Somersal Herbert, nr. Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 18. Superb barn conversion with 7 spacious en-suite bedrooms. The property has been tastefully converted with a very large living area featuring an open plan staircase. Shared use of tennis courts, stabling and catering can be provided. Cottage Code: W40521.

  • 19th Century

The Hill Coachouse

Barrow-on-Trent, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 18. Set in peaceful countryside in 3 acres of garden, this former stables to The Hill (cottage ref. 11628) has been carefully renovated. Providing comfortable holiday accommodation for larger parties with hard tennis court and stabling available. Cottage Code: 16224.

  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century