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 Garden House

Atlow, nr. Carsington, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 4. Ideally set in tranquil Peakland countryside, this 16th century barn conversion has its own garden and enjoys shared use of extensive 5½ acre grounds. Just 1½ miles from Carsington Water and 4 miles from the Tissington Trail. Shops 2 miles. Cottage Code: QWB.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Bradley Hall

Matlock, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 8. Retaining many of its original features including flagstone floors and mullion windows, this listed Georgian house boasts super views over the local countryside. A south-facing garden makes the ideal place for relaxing in the 8-seater hot tub. Cottage Code: RCC4.

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Shawside Farm

Upper Hulme, Leek, Staffordshire.

Sleeps 6. Set in 4 acres of natural grounds, this classic Victorian stone farmhouse and barn conversion enjoys an isolated location in stunning, peaceful countryside. Well appointed with tasteful furnishing, it lies but a short stroll from The Roaches. Cottage Code: RPP3.

  • 19th Century
  • Piano

Drum and Monkey Cottage

Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 4. Retaining much of its original character, this restored holiday cottage dates from the 1700s. Set in pretty woodland, just ½ mile from the village pubs and shops, it features exclusive use of a covered heated swimming pool during summer months. Cottage Code: E3370.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Malt Shovel

Alton, nr. Matlock.

Sleeps 4. Featured as one of the doctors’ houses in Peak Practice, this attractive barn has been thoughtfully converted retaining many beams and flagstone floors. Located in the delightful rural hamlet of Alton, there is excellent walking from the door. Cottage Code: RV7.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Knockerdown Cottages – The Farmhouse

Carsington, nr. Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 3 – 11. Boasting a wealth of original features, these beautifully furnished and well-equipped cottages enjoy shared use of a superb indoor heated swimming pool and sauna. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: REG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Sweet Knoll Cottage

Peak Forest, Buxton, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 2. This attractive cottage has stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Furnished to a high standard it is heavily beamed inside, the perfect base from which to explore the Peak District. Stabling available on site. Cottage Code: REE3.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Harthill Hall – Henry’s Haunt

Alport, nr. Bakewell, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 2. In a beautiful Peak District National Park setting, this superb holiday cottage features slate flooring, beams and a double bedroom complete with four-poster bed. Private use of shared indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub. Cottage Code: RXX8.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 16th Century

Woodside Cottages – The Roundhouse

Rowsley, nr. Bakewell, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 4 – 5. Set on the slopes of the Derwent Valley, these two delightful holiday homes can be booked together to sleep 9 people. Restored and refurbished to high standards, they enjoy shared use of an indoor heated swimming pool and small golf course. Cottage Code: QWQ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Eastlands Barn

East Barkwith, nr. Market Rasen, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 10. Situated in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds, this stunning detached barn conversion overlooks its very own private fly fishing lake. All five bedrooms include a tv and en-suite facilities, and there is a 8-seater hot tub in which to relax. Cottage Code: 31027.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century