A Collection of Luxury Farmhouses and Barns Near Buxton

Hurdlow Grange is a group of luxury farmhouses and barns that can sleep any combination of people between 4 and 43. Located around a central courtyard the properties have been designed to offer completely flexible accommodation depending on the size of your party and been converted to an exceptionally high standard, oozing character and original charm. Beautiful cruck beams have been preserved and fabrics and furnishings have been carefully coordinated throughout. There are a total of 5 unique properties which can be booked individually, as any combination or as a venue for exclusive use (scroll down the page for detailed descriptions):

Ideal for large groups, you can book any combination of property and include either Cruck'd Barn and Bats Belfry in your choice to benefit from both their fantastic open plan large communal areas that are perfect for any special occasion or celebration. Five acres of rolling fields surround the venue with some excellent walking in the Peak District right from the doorstep. To complete your perfect Peak District holiday, less than a mile's stroll down a country lane or via the nearby Tissington and High Peak Trail, you will find our award winning Royal Oak Pub. We take great pride in offering a very traditional style of hospitality complete with cosy pub atmosphere, great service, cask-conditioned ales, a fine selection of wines, and a menu of hearty home made English pub food.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

At Hurdlow Grange there are a total of 21 bedrooms with 18 bathrooms many being en suite. Spread over the five individual properties, the bedrooms are decorated with a fresh and light contemporary feel and furnished with high quality comfy beds and linen to ensure a really good nights sleep. Each bedroom has been finished with gorgeous curtain fabrics and handmade furnishings. We know all groups come in different shapes and sizes and we are flexible with the set up of the bedrooms to accommodate. With this in mind, most rooms can be made into double or twins.The gleaming white bathrooms are immaculately clean and run off combination boilers to ensure a constant supply of piping hot water. Soft bath and hand towels are also provided for your stay.

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Cooking and Dining

With five superb fitted kitchens to cook in, you are spoilt for choice. Each kitchen is fitted to a high standard in a cream finish with all the mod cons you could wish for. They are individually fully equipped with crockery, pots, pans, cutlery and glassware. Perfect for prepping delicious holiday meals, you just need to remember the food! We provide fridge/freezers, dishwashers, electric ovens and hobs, microwaves and washing machines.

Each dwelling has their own dining space with some properties able to seat larger numbers making communal dining together a real pleasure.

Whether you wish to cook for yourselves or use one of our many highly recommended outside catering contacts everything you or they will need to put on a meal to remember is provided.

Living Spaces

Each property has individually designed living spaces with big comfy leather sofas, solid oak and slate flooring and hand-made curtains are some of the themes that are common throughout all of the properties. Our ethos is that with everyone leading busy 'cluttered' lives we would keep the barns simple yet giving a relaxed feel to the rooms. They are equipped with wifi, Ipod docking stations, TV's and DVD player.! If you hire the detached farmhouse called The Grange you have a private games room in the cellar all to yourselves with pool table and a dart board. Outside, each property has its own patio and or garden area to sit out and enjoy al fresco dining in the peaceful location with wrap around countryside views and BBQ facilities.

Garden and Outdoor Space

Located in a beautiful rural position making it an ideal location to see this stunning national park. Just a short walk from the very start of the Tissington and High Peak Trail, you can walk and cycle until you hearts content.

The Derbyshire famous spa town of Buxton is a short 10 minute drive from Hurdlow Grange and is known as the capital of the Peak District National Park. Most notable architecture comprises of The Crecent which is modelled on Baths Royal Crecent, the Devonshire dome a large unsupported 44 metre dome which beats St Pauls Cathedral of 34 metres and the famous Buxton Opera House designed by Frank Matcham in 1903, which is and is the highest opera house in the country. Attached to the Opera House is the Pavilion Gardens, designed by Edward Milner, covering 23 acres of gardens and ponds. Buxton is home to Poole's Cavern, an extensive limestone cavern open to the public, and St Ann's Well,by the Crescent which is fed by a geothermal spring.

The Peak District offers enchanting villages, historic towns such as Ashbourne and Bakewell and glorious ever changing landscapes are all close by. Perhaps best known as walking country, the Peak District National Park offers a spectacular variety of scenery and routes to be explored – from steep sided limestone dales to the dramatic high moorlands. There is something for everyone – individuals, families and groups – whether you want a challenging hike or a short stroll.

Around the surrounding area of Buxton you will find the Blue John Caverns, Monsal Trial, The Tissington and High Peak Trail, Go Ape Adventure Park, The Goyt Valley, Dovedale, Chatsworth House, Tissington and Haddon Hall where several costume dramas have been filmed for the BBC, are all within an easy drive. Alton towers Resort provides enough excitement even for the most ardent fun seeker is within a 25 minute drive too.

The Grange

Sleeps up to 14 in 7 bedrooms

This beautiful but imposing detached farmhouse is traditional in every way — dating back some 200 years — with lots of character, large rooms, high ceilings, flagged and oak floors and a stone cellar. You enter the house and off the hall to your right is the lounge with oak flooring and luxurious leather sofas (comfortable seating for 9 with extra bean bags). Ahead to the left is the dining room with traditional farmhouse dining tables. To the rear is the well equipped modern kitchen with everything you will require for your stay. Off the kitchen down a couple of steps is a utility room and WC with stone flagged floor, space to hang outdoor clothing and shoe storage. Further stone steps lead to the basement which has been renovated to provide a games room housing a pool table and a dart board. The main stairs lead to the bedrooms on the first floor of the house, all of a good size, two with double beds, and two with twins that can be linked as doubles upon request. The second floor bedrooms are in the eaves of the house with sloping ceilings adding character to these rooms. Two of these rooms have twin beds and the third can be a twin or linked as a double upon request. Each bedroom has their own en suite bath or shower room, hand basin and toilet. There are private garden areas around the house a private patio area and the shared use of grounds around all of the properties. Off the kitchen down a couple of steps is a utility room and WC with stone flagged floor, space to hang outdoor clothing and shoe storage.

Cruck'd Barn

Sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms.This is a truly beautiful building with a huge open plan living/dining area with oak floors, granite worktops and original Cruck Beams dating back over 400 years. To preserve the original features of the barn the accommodation has been turned upside down with bedrooms on the ground floor and living space upstairs. This also has the advantage of excellent views of the surrounding countryside. You enter the barn and to your left down the hall is one bedroom with bunk beds, the second adjoining bedroom has two single beds (which can be linked together on request) with its own en suite shower room, with hand basin and toilet, the third bedroom has a double bed and the fourth two more singles (again which can be linked) and its own en suite bathroom, with bath and shower over, hand basin and toilet. The general bathroom has a bath with shower over, hand basin and toilet. The stairs lead to the very spacious open plan accommodation including luxurious leather sofas, traditional farmhouse dining table with standard dining for up to 16 guests and a fully equipped granite kitchen. There is a patio area for sitting out to the front of the barn and general use of the grounds surrounding the properties location. This is ideal accommodation for groups to meet comfortably and get together for those special occasions. If you are a large group and want to book Cruck'd Barn as your main property to socialise in, this property has a fabulous beamed open plan room (dining/kitchen/lounge) and offers a totally flexible communal space to informally socialise altogether. As standard, there are 3 x tables in situ which seat up to 16 guests. Should you wish to enjoy a more formal celebration meal during your stay, we can offer additional table leaves (if pre-booked in advance) to dine between 16 and 36 guests. This is a brilliant solution to increase dining capacity but we suggest that for the rest of the duration of your stay, you may wish to revert the layout back to the smaller configuration to increase informal social space.

Amberleigh House

Sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms. Although a more compact 4 bedroomed property(perfect for 6 adult guests and snug for 8) it provides a fabulous base to explore the surrounding Peak District. Amberleigh House was the original farmhouse at the present Hurdlow site and has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard with views across fields and the rolling countryside.

You enter the accommodation into to the lounge with oak floors and leather sofas (comfortable seating for 6 on the sofas). Through to the rear is the fully equipped kitchen with granite worktops and traditional farmhouse dining table and chairs. A door off the kitchen takes you out onto your own private patio area which enjoys the afternoon and early evening sun. Also on the ground floor is a bedroom with two single beds. (they can be linked together as doubles on request) and a separate shower room with hand basin and toilet. The stairs lead to the remaining bedrooms, one with two single beds (that can be linked together) and it's own en suite shower room, with a hand basin and toilet, the third and fourth (both having a double bed only) and one with its own en suite shower room.

There is a sitting out area to the rear which is part of a meadow and general use of the grounds surrounding the properties location. This property is excellent for anyone requiring ground floor accommodation.


Sleeps 6 (+1) in 3 bedrooms.

This contemporary barn conversion nestles in the corner of the Hurdlow site and has the feel of a cosy Derbyshire cottage. You enter the accommodation into the open plan kitchen dining and lounge area with leather sofas, granite worktops, oak flooring, original exposed stone wall and large glazed windows taking in views of the central courtyard. Off the hall is the ground floor bedroom, with two single beds (these can be linked together as a double on request) and adjoining walk in shower room (being suitable for anyone requiring ground floor accommodation). On the first floor there is a double bedroom with cottage style sloping ceilings along with a small en suite bathroom with hand basin and toilet. The large bedroom is very spacious and accommodates twin beds (this can be made into a double on request) and an en suite bathroom with bath, shower above, hand basin and toilet. There is a patio area for sitting out to the front (for the morning sun), garden to the back (for the afternoon and evening sun) and general use of the grounds surrounding the property's location.

Bat's Belfry

Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms.

A fantastic property with large open plan living/dining area with oak floors, granite worktops, original King Post trusses and exposed oak beams giving the place warmth and character. The accommodation has been turned upside down to take advantage of the properties character and views of the surrounding countryside which can be appreciated from the first floor living area. You enter the barn and off the hall to your left is one bedroom with two single beds (that can be joined on request), and a second bedroom with a double bed. The main bedroom at the end of the hall has two single beds (also can be joined ) and its own en suite bathroom, with bath/shower, hand basin and toilet. The main bathroom also on this floor has a bath with shower above, hand basin and toilet. The stairs lead to the very spacious open plan accommodation including luxurious leather sofas, traditional farmhouse dining table and fully equipped granite kitchen. There is a patio area for sitting out to the front of the barn and general use of grounds surrounding the properties location.

Availability & Price

Please email us for prices of individual cottages or exclusive use

Individual Properties

Although Hurdlow Grange can be hired in its entirety, it just so happens it's comprised of self-contained properties, which can be hired either individually or in any combination required to meet your needs.

What People Are Saying

Thank you very much, we really enjoyed our stay at cruck'd barn and amberleigh house.

Brentnall, Jul 2017

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How To Find Hurdlow Grange

The address of Hurdlow Grange is:

Hurdlow,Nr Buxton,Derbyshire,SK17 9QN

Approx GPS coordinates of the property are:53.197137, -1.826158

It is really important that the first guest to arrive checks in at The Royal Oak at Hurdlow (SK17 9QJ) before going to Hurdlow Grange. THERE WILL BE NO STAFF TO MEET YOU AT THE VENUE & POSSIBLY LIMITED MOBILE RECEPTION TO CALL US. Please call 01298 83288 or 07866 778847 if you require any assistance.

Directions to Hurdlow Grange from The Royal Oak (approx. 2 mins):

Directions to Hurdlow Grange from Buxton (approx. 15 mins):

Directions to Hurdlow Grange from Leek (approx. 25 mins):


The following comments are taken from the guestbook we keep for Hurdlow Grange. Verbatim.

Hopefully I will have chance to stay with Peak Venues again in the future. It has been very organised talking with you and your friendly colleagues and the stay was lovely.

Hughes, Oct 2017

A good time was had by all. The Grange was comfortable and very well equipped. The game's room was particularly popular. The only down side was the damp weather but we can't blame you for that. Hopefully we can do it again.

Speight, Oct 2017

Thank you for the return of the damage deposit, received to my bank account this morning as promised. I have had emails and letters from nearly everyone in the group expressing their appreciation of Hurdlow and all its facilities. We were very comfortable, as we were 3 years' ago and the weekend went very well. Your efficiency and the pleasant manner of all the staff helps when making the arrangements involved with such a gathering of 20 people from all over the country, so as the main organiser, I would like to thank you once again for your co-operation over all the transactions.

Fletcher, Sep 2017

Thank you for the excellent accommodation which fulfilled the needs of 13 ‘middle-aged gentlemen’ (as we seem to have monickered ourselves) to everyone’s expectations, and beyond. We all had a very enjoyable weekend of walking and were very pleased to be able to return to the comforts of Hurdlow Grange at the end of each day. We were especially grateful (if not surprised) at your efficiency that allowed the first arrivals to enter the property at 12.30pm.

Panayi, Sep 2017

We had a fantastic time

Garrigan, Sep 2017

We had a very enjoyable stay at Hurdlow Grange and would recommend it to our friends.

Needle, Aug 2017

We had a wonderful stay thank you. It was brilliant!

Holding, Aug 2017

Both houses were beautiful and we had a wonderful time, thank you!

Collier, Aug 2017

We all enjoyed our weekend at Fairfield House - it was an ideal location for us . A lovely area & excellent accommodation!

Chesworth, Aug 2017

I would like to take this opportunity of saying how much we enjoyed our stay at Hurdlow Grange and found the house very well equipped. With many thanks

Henderson, Aug 2017

We had a fabulous stay. Thank you very much.

Hewison, Aug 2017

Many thanks, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay with you:)

Knox, Aug 2017

Just wanted to say we had a great week in the Cruckd Barn (and Amberley House). The accommodation was good with plenty crockery etc. Perfect for our large group. The beds were comfortable and the showers had good pressure with plenty of hot water. Any queries we had were quickly dealt with. We enjoyed our meal at the pub and had used Gourmet Express to deliver a meal it was excellent. We would recommend Peak Venues to others whether a big group or a small family.

Burns, Aug 2017

We loved the accommodation and all said we would love to come back there again some time with our partners.

Gaskin, Aug 2017

We had a fantastic Holiday.

Hicks, Jul 2017

I would like to thank you for the rental of Hurdlow Grange which we all thoroughly enjoyed staying at.

Buckle, Jul 2017

Thank you very much, we really enjoyed our stay at cruck'd barn and amberleigh house.

Brentnall, Jul 2017

We had a fantastic time at Hurdlow. I will try to make time to write a review. The cottages were perfect, they are stunning and were fully appreciated by all guests. It is a perfect venue for large groups. I would recommend Peak Venues and would like to thank you very much for all your help with our weekend.

Wakenshaw, Jul 2017

Thank you for your email. We had a great weekend at The Grange and thought the accommodation was fantastic, suiting our needs perfectly. The group commented on how well equipped the property was and how you had thought of everything we could possibly need for a group weekend away. The property was spotless and comfortable, we particularly enjoyed spending time in the redecorated dining room. The property and surrounding areas were beautiful and I would recommend the property in the future. Throughout every step of the booking process from my initial enquiry to checking out, everyone at Peak Venues has been incredibly helpful and it has been a pleasure organising this weekend with you.

Rideout, Jul 2017

Thanks very much we enjoyed our weekend so much! The food and service at the Royal Oak were amazing too!

Sticka, Jun 2017

We all had a fabulous weekend at Hurdlow Grange and loved the property. We will definitely recommend it to family and friends.

Welch, Jun 2017

The stay was fabulous thank you I love the cottage!

Prigg, Jun 2017

Thank you very much for allowing us stay at Hurdlow Grange. The cottages made the perfect setting for us to celebrate our marriage with friends and family. We used The Grange for a takeaway evening and pool tournaments, Bat's Belfry to spread out our cards, gifts and display our cake as well as Champagne for everyone, used Cruck'd Barn for a buffet and actually had the blessing on the patio'd area outside Bat's and Cruck'd. We were really lucky to have had good weather for the weekend too. We went for a walk on the Sunday which finished at the Royal Oak for Sunday Lunch. The meal was the 3rd we'd had there that week! The service was great and meal was lovely. The staff we met on site at Hurdlow Grange were very nice too - mainly the cleaners, who were all very helpful and kind, and did a brilliant job as the cottages were all very clean and homely. We did check through each cottage before we left, and were pleased to see for ourselves that our guests had left the cottages as they found them, and I hope you found this to be the case also. We had moved some bowls and glasses from other cottages, but explained this to the cleaners when they arrived so we could assist to take them back if required. We really couldn't have asked for a better venue and the feedback from our friends has all been positive.

Stones, Jun 2017

It was great! Can't complain about anything. Thank you.

Turner, May 2017

We had a wonderful time and we were very grateful that the houses were so nice, and that the tables had been moved. Organizing 14 people can be difficult, but it all seemed very easy with your support.

Barnighausen, May 2017

Thanks, We had a lovely stay - didn't want to leave! I'm sure we'll be back next year.

Braidwood, May 2017

The ladies have had a lovely time at the property. We couldn't have asked for better accommodation. Thank you very much

Ward, May 2017

We had a fantastic weekend in a lovely venue

Eley, Apr 2017

Thanks for another great weekend up at Hurdlow Grange. The Guys enjoyed it so much that they have asked me to book it all again for next year. Also please thank both Josh and Mark, and all the lovely staff at the pub for two evenings of scrumptious grub and beer.

Burton, Apr 2017

Thanks, we had a great time at Applegarth and in the Peak, and thought it was a lovely property.

Dickie, Apr 2017

Many thanks again - we would definitely love to stay again.

Leah, Apr 2017

We enjoyed a great week at the Grange celebrating our Golden Wedding. Everything was in first class order and catered for our needs splendidly.

Elwell, Apr 2017

Thank you for the experience, we had a wonderful weekend, helped by the glorious weather. We celebrated my birthday in style both at the house and the Royal Oak, will certainly recommend it.

Murdoch, Apr 2017

Many thanks for your email. We had a fantastic weekend at Hurdlow and were extremely impressed by the quality of both the cottages and the food and service at the Royal Oak, many thanks to all of your staff.

Hipkin, Mar 2017

We had a great time at Hurdlow Grange and the cottages were more than we expected and would definitely recommend them to anyone. We hope to return in the future.

Pritchard, Mar 2017

Many thanks. We had a truly fantastic stay and lots of the girls will be contacting you to book up for their families in the coming year !

Bray, Mar 2017

We returned from our stay at Cruckd barn and Applegarth last night and I just wanted to send a message to say how much we enjoyed our stay. The barns were so well equipped, comfortable and clean-we couldn't have asked for anything more and they were just what we wanted for the weekend. The royal oak was also great. I would definitely consider booking with peak venues again and will recommend to others Thanks again

Bowden, Mar 2017

Thank you for the rent of the house, we had a great break

Parkes, Mar 2017

Excellent accommodation, absolutely loved our stay and the meal at The Royal Oak on Sat night.

Ticehurst, Mar 2017

We did enjoy our stay, and the food at the Royal Oak!

Copp, Mar 2017

Our stay at Hurdlow Grange this past weekend was amazing, thank you so much, you have a beautiful properties there.

Cooper, Feb 2017

We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Cruck'd Barn. The Barn was just what we wanted as a group of 8 with the long room combining as kitchen, diner and sitting room being just the ticket. We all thought that the Barn was very well equipped with nothing missing and we appreciated the clean, modern, well presented interior, very comfortable beds and excellent showers. All in all a very positive impression of your property and its location from all of us. Thank you.

Edey, Feb 2017

I just wanted to thank you for the most wonderful accommodation abs help with regards to my husband surprise 40th in Feb. It was just perfect! The venues were all absolute spot on and beautiful, well equipped and spectacular location for scenery, walks and the fabulous Royal Oak who again were so accommodating for a large group. The Cruck'd barn made the most perfect host for its fantastic large kitchen table where everyone congregated and made it really wonderful to be together. Thank you, highly recommend!!

Smith, Feb 2017

Thank you for an amazing stay!! we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and the house was fabulous and suited our needs perfectly! Hopefully we'll be back again!

Jones, Feb 2017

We had a brilliant time at the weekend staying in Bats Belfry and Applegarth: the accommodation worked a treat in terms of us being able to eat/socialise together in Bats Belfry and the close proximity of the two cottages didn’t cause problems at all. It was made all the more special by the snow!! Several of our party travelled from the south of England and rarely experience snow so we had extra fun building snowmen, making snow angels and having snowball fights! We also had an excellent evening/meal at the Royal Oak on Friday evening. We all wished we could have stayed for an extra few days and wouldn’t hesitate to come again.

Grant, Feb 2017

We had a truly wonderful weekend

Dytham-Ward, Feb 2017

Thank you so much – we all really enjoyed our stay. The property was perfect for a gathering of old friends that hadn’t seen each other in a long time

Hanks, Jan 2017

We had a very enjoyable experience and will definitely consider re-booking the venue again this time next year

Morrison, Jan 2017

We had a fantastic time

Nutbrown, Dec 2016

Thanks very much for having us, we thoroughly enjoyed it.

Hibbert, Dec 2016

Thanks very much. We had a wonderful weekend and were very impressed with Hurdlow Grange and would like to return in the future. It was an ideal place for our break and we felt the cottages were very well equipped. We also very much enjoyed our meal at your pub.

Bennett, Nov 2016

Thank you very much for a lovely weekend stay at The Grange. We really enjoyed our visit.

Rogers, Nov 2016

I just wanted to say a huge thanks for the stay we had a Applegarth this weekend, what a fantastic group of cottages you have in an idyllic location. The cottage itself was fantastically equipped, very clean and the little touches such as towels, soap, shower gels and cleaning materials really showed you had thought of everything, and often things that people forget! We ate in the Royal Oak on Saturday night and the food and service by the staff was excellent. I feel its a great unique venue for corporate groups who want to be away from it all- be together for working/ socialising- but also have the luxury of having their own space too without being confined to a hotel bedroom. We couldn’t fault anything, I will have no hesitation in recommending Peak Venues. Many thanks again Rachel, we will be back!

James, Nov 2016

We had a brilliant time thank you. The place was great

Dacey, Oct 2016

Thank you - we really enjoyed our stay at Hurdlow Grange last week

Pickering, Oct 2016

We had a great weekend.We had a great time and will be back.

ONeil, Oct 2016

Many thanks, we enjoyed our stay at Hurdlow Grange

Ottman, Oct 2016

We had a great weekend at Hurdlow – Applegarth & Bats Belfry, and everyone commented how nice the accommodation was. Being able to all eat a meal together on Saturday night was great, as we also celebrated two birthdays. Everything else was fine in particular, I remember people acknowledging the good supply of glasses but also wishing the supplied towels were larger and most ladies wished for two towels, one for body and one for hair! If we want to go to Derbyshire again we will be sure to look at your accommodations first. Best wishes & thanks for helping us have a memorable weekend,

Lipscombes, Oct 2016

We enjoyed our stay and found the accommodation perfect for what we were after.

Jones, Sep 2016

Thank you very much we all loved staying the weekend and had a great time!

McNeil, Sep 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and I would certainly consider staying again in the future.

Evetts, Sep 2016

The weekend was a huge success and worked really well for our family’s 60th birthday celebration.

Farrow, Sep 2016

We were very pleased with all aspects of the stay of my family at Hurdlow Grange and the high standard of all the facilities. The sole exception was the weather but we cannot hold you accountable for that! Both Josh (who showed us to the Grange) and Paul (who manages the estate) were friendly and helpful.

Heller, Sep 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Cruck'd Barn and found that we had everything that we could ever need and more!

Taylor, Sep 2016

Thanks for this weekend. We had a great time.

Oxley, Sep 2016

We had a lovely stay and have recommended to all our friends

Hand, Aug 2016

The Grange was a wonderful holiday home for our annual extended family holiday. One of the nicest we have visited over the years.

Thorpe, Aug 2016

Excellent stay, cottages were excellent

Rule, Aug 2016

Thank you for helping us towards a fantastic weekend celebrating my Grandma's 80th birthday.

Neale, Jul 2016

We have had an amazing time at Hurdlow Grange. Taking over 3 properties we had plenty of room for 20 and were easily able to all eat together. The properties were all well stocked and the little extras, hand soap, shower gel, bin bags, dish washer tablets, tea, coffee etc were a welcome change from other properties we have stayed at in the past. Having the ability to choose the bed set up (singles instead of doubles) was really helpful. The views were beautiful and the area peaceful and secluded. The pub at the end of the lane was great, excellent food and wine and able to cope with large groups. Thank you so much for a great weekend.

Carney, Jul 2016

Many thanks — we very much enjoyed our stay

Katz, Jul 2016

Great weekend. Loved the place. Can't rate it more highly.

Kemp, Jul 2016

We had a great time at Hurdlow, so thank you.

Houghton, Jun 2016

We've just arrived home in Singapore, and I want to thank you so much for everything you did to make our stay so lovely. We loved the accommodation and everything your team did to look after us there, including the amazing team at the Royal Oak. I have made a review on Trip Advisor and will definitely recommend Hurdlow Grange to others.

Harding, Jun 2016

We had a very enjoyable week staying at the Grange & good weather too!

Slack, Jun 2016

We really enjoyed our stay - beautiful property, we especially appreciated the large social area on the first floor and comfortable sofas.

Crowe, Jun 2016

Thanks for your email, we absolutely loved it. It really was a fabulous weekend

Eccleston, May 2016

Thank you very much for a lovely stay.

Harvey, May 2016

We had a wonderful time

Barnard, May 2016

We very much enjoyed our stay at Hurdlow Grange, so thanks to you and your team.

Spencer, Apr 2016

We had a great weekend away!

Tracey, Apr 2016

Many thanks. We enjoyed our stay very much and were very pleased with the facilities at Hurdlow Grange.

Lindsay, Apr 2016

We enjoyed our stay with you very much and had some lovely walks and great family evenings.

Gammage, Apr 2016

We had an amazing time – thank you very much

Woolridge, Apr 2016

We had a wonderful week at Hurdlow Grange - a mixture of friends and family, walking and celebrating. The house was perfect and we will certainly use it again.

Gale, Apr 2016

The stay was great for us. Thanks

Robinson, Apr 2016

Hi thank you for a fantastic stay… I will put a note on trip advisor but couldn’t have enjoyed the weekend any more than we have. The facilities you have and the venue your top standard.

Peyton, Apr 2016

Would just like to thank you for our stay. We had a fantastic time

Ferguson, Apr 2016

We had a fabulous stay at Hurdlow Grange Thankyou and especially enjoyed the great food at the pub. We will definitely recommend the place and will look to book for future family gatherings.

Bath, Mar 2016

We had a very successful family reunion and a great weekend. Thank you. Everyone in the group enjoyed it and we all thought it was the perfect venue/accommodation combination. We would consider Hurdlow Grange again

Walmsley, Mar 2016

We all enjoyed our stay very much. It was a perfect venue for our university pals get-together.

Hope, Mar 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our time at Hurdlow Grange. Everyone in our party was of the opinion that it is one of the best venues we have stayed at to date.

Watson, Mar 2016

We very much enjoyed our stay at the cottage and will hopefully return in the future.

Perrins, Mar 2016

Many thanks for a wonderful weekend. I will highly recommend Hurdlow grange.

Leese, Mar 2016

Thank you for your excellent communication. Will definitely recommend your venues to my friends and family.

Perrins, Mar 2016

Hi just to say the weekend couldn't have gone better, we all loved the accommodation it was perfect, as too were all the staff we crossed in the pub etc, thank you, will definitely recommend

Lomax, Mar 2016

Everyone had a lovely stay at Cruck'd barn and we will definitely be returning!

Mitchell, Feb 2016

We stayed in such lovely accommodation which catered to all our needs. We will most certainly be back again in the future.

Wainwright, Feb 2016

We had a very enjoyable stay at Hurdlow Grange and It was a great base for us to explore the Peak District.

Layzell, Feb 2016

We had an amazing time and only wanted it to be longer! Your accommodation in Cruck'd Barn was first class. Loads of room for the 8 of us and the dog. :o) We enjoyed a beautiful meal at the Royal Oak as well - delicious. Great location, ideal for walking from the front door or to travel deeper into the White and Dark peaks. We have been recommending you to all our friends.

West, Feb 2016

We all had a lovely time on the weekend, thank you from all of us! I will most certainly keep you in mind for future trips.

Bingham-Green, Feb 2016

We had a fabulous time thank you - the accommodation and location far exceeded our expectations and we had a very memorable family weekend

Kilkenny, Feb 2016

Hi the accommodation as last time was great and service by owners and staff at pub and via phone very good pre trip.

Tricamp, Jan 2016

We had a great weekend at Hurdlow Grange. Many thanks, especially to the staff at the Royal Oak who made us feel so welcome.

Cross, Jan 2016

We were very pleased with everything at the house (and pub!)

Deakin, Jan 2016

Thank you for your email. We did enjoy our stay at Hurdlow Grange. We thought it was excellent and I will recommend on Trip advisor. I hope we may come and stay again sometime.

Seymour, Jan 2016

Had a fabulous time! Can't wait to come back again in future!

Ram, Dec 2015

Hi Paul Thank you very much for all of your invaluable help in organising our Christmas party over the weekend – not just in terms of the services offered by Peak Venues, but the help in sourcing food and drink for the accommodation, coaches etc. I think that I speak for everybody when I say that we had an amazing time – it was exactly what we wanted. The cocktail making was a real ice-breaker (no pun intended!) and really set things off. Everything worked very well – excellent food, plenty to eat and drink, lovely venue which helped create a really relaxing, informal party. Please pass on our thanks to everybody involved. Thanks once again!

Rolf, Nov 2015

Thanks for the week, it was amazing.

Bottoms, Nov 2015

Thank you. We enjoyed our stay at Applegarth very much and the food at The Royal Oak was superb!.

Langshaw, Nov 2015

We have just returned home after our weekend at Hurdlow Grange. The venue was perfect for our needs, exceedingly clean and well equipped and your staff have been courteous, friendly and extremely helpful throughout both the booking process and the weekend itself. Dom even took delivery of an unexpected parcel of helium balloons on Saturday afternoon while we were all out enjoying ourselves! The weekend was in honour of my mother's 90th birthday, the highlight of which was to be a fully catered celebration dinner on Saturday evening. Much to our dismay The Dinner Party Company, suddenly pulled out approx 3 weeks before the event. I must say, though, that your staff bent over backwards to try and help us find someone to replace The Dinner Party Company, not an easy task with only 3 weeks notice! After countless hours on the internet and approx 20 phone calls, I eventually contacted Tracy Stewart of Dining In Catering and I had to take a punt on her. Well, it certainly paid off - not only was she available on the required date, she rose to every challenge thrown at her, which included a guest with severe food allergies, and 5 very wet and muddy men with bicycles traipsing through her workspace shortly before she was due to serve! Nothing fazed her, nothing was too much trouble, and she produced a meal of outstanding quality at a very reasonable price and turned a near disaster into an absolute triumph! I would certainly not hesitate in recommending her and her staff to your future guests. We lunched at The Royal Oak on Sunday and again, they could not have been more helpful. The mulled cider was particularly appreciated after a somewhat wet and windy walk down the lane from The Grange, and the food was delicious. To say that the portions were generous would be an understatement - even my hungry hordes were replete afterwards! Proper pub grub in a proper pub! I don't think anyone managed another mouthful for the rest of the day! Thank you yet again for a wonderful weekend which even the atrocious weather could not dampen. Whilst the occasion had been a family get together in aid of my mother's birthday, the family are already talking about repeating the visit for a family reunion next year - but if you could lay on a little sunshine next time, it would be greatly appreciated. Well done Peak Venues.

Jowett, Nov 2015

Many thanks for your email, I was just about to send you one thanking you for a lovely stay, we fell in love with Applegarth and have only nice things to say about our visit thankyou.

Wykes, Nov 2015

We had a lovely stay in the cottage and a great meal at the pub, thank you.

O'Brien, Oct 2015

Cannot think of enough superlatives to describe our stay. Suffice to say that we all had a wonderful time. We loved the house since it was so warm, comfortable and well equipped. We had a lovely meal in the Royal Oak pub on Sunday and food delivered by Gourmet Express on Saturday which was also very nice. The information folder was very useful, and we loved the surrounding area. This was a celebration weekend for my husbands 60th birthday and it was absolutely ideal. Thank you so much.

Norgate, Oct 2015

We all had a fabulous time, the accommodation worked well for our group. The Grange was well equipped and there was ample parking . It was ideal to be able to walk directly from the accommodation and to have The Royal Oak at the end of the lane for a refreshing drink on the return. We would love to return or stay at one of your other large properties in the future. Everything worked so well from the initial booking process through to our departure.

Brueton, Oct 2015

Had a great time, many thanks and hope to be back soon

Howarth, Oct 2015

We had an amazing time in beautiful surroundings.

Furey, Oct 2015

Thank you for your email. We had a fabulous few days in the Peak District. The accommodation was great and we were really impressed with the food and service at The Royal Oak. We did a great walk on the Saturday and had a brilliant quad biking experience at WildPark - would highly recommend it.

Squires, Oct 2015

We all had a fabulous time, the accommodation worked well for our group. The Grange was well equipped and there was ample parking . It was ideal to be able to walk directly from the accommodation and to have The Royal Oak at the end of the lane for a refreshing drink on the return.

Brueton, Oct 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay and thought the whole set up you have arranged is fantastic, as is the food (and beer) at the Royal Oak. Don't be surprised if you see us again some time!! Thanks for making our stay very enjoyable

Fewtrell, Sep 2015

Thanks Paul, we had a great time! Made all that much better by having lovely accommodation to come back to at the end of the day!

Williams, Sep 2015

We had a family break at Hurdlow Grange. There were 12 of us aged from 21 to 86. We all thoroughly had a lovely time. The building was clean and tidy and we never ran out of plates, cups, spoons etc as supplies were plentiful. Ample fridge and freezer space. Lots to keep everyone entertained with the games room and the garden area with picnic tables and a BBQ. Even though all the properties were being used there was ample parking and didn’t have to shuffle cars around. The countryside was glorious and very peaceful. Definitely recommend to friends.

Underwood, Aug 2015

We had a great stay with you and hope to visit again one day. Really lovely place.

Pallash, Aug 2015

We had a wonderful time and took up the opportunity to visit the fishing farm and blaze farm in congerton. A great recommendation!

Tutin, Aug 2015

We had a fantastic time, really special.

Lobb, Aug 2015

We had an absolutely amazing stay and our guests could not have been more complimentary about the cottages. They were perfect for what we wanted to achieve so thank you so much.We are already talking about hiring the Crewe and Harpur for our first year anniversary so I'm sure we will be back in touch again!

Herring, Aug 2015

Thank you for your email, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Amberleigh House and would like to take this opportunity to thank you. The cottage was fully equipped with everything we needed especially with regards to cooking equipment, plates and cutlery. The bedrooms and bathrooms were a perfect size for the weekend, and the whole cottage was clean and tidy. The BBQ area was ideal for our party size, and the grass area at the back was exactly as described. All the information which was provided along with the booking email was really useful and we couldn't have asked for anything more. We had a lovely meal at the Royal Oak and the staff were extremely helpful!

Higgins, Aug 2015

we had a lovely time at Hurdlow Grange, it was just right for our large family

Hall, Jul 2015

We had a great stay at the weekend and a lovely family reunion.

Green, Jun 2015

Many thanks for having us at Hurdlow at the weekend. We had an incredible time and the accommodation was perfect. We were also really impressed with the food and service at the royal oak.

Robbins, May 2015

A massive thank you for making our stay at Hurdlow Grange so enjoyable. Everything was perfect. The location, the accommodation and the facilities suited everyone from the oldest (85) to the youngest (7)! The venue exceeded our expectations (I have never stayed anywhere so well equipped!) and it made our family celebration so much more amazing. I trust you have found everything in order and I will certainly write a glowing review on trip advisor!

Hall, May 2015

We absolutely loved our stay at Hurdlow Grange - the accommodation was beautifully clean and welcoming when we arrived and was perfect for our big group. We are already thinking about when we can come back!

Hogarth, May 2015

We had a lovely time, thank you. We'll definitely be booking with you again!

Morgan, Apr 2015

We just wanted to say a big thank you for what was a really fantastic weekend at Hurdlow Grange. The fact that we could accommodate so many people in comfort, with excellent facilities down to the last detail was really appreciated. We have been meeting together for 13 years now and feedback from friends was that this was one of the best places we have stayed together in. We had no problems during our stay and hope that you have found everything in good order. Hope to stay again with you one day soon.

Elcock, Mar 2015

Many thanks for a fantastic weekend. The house was exactly what we wanted. It was lovely, and a perfect location.

Skelhorne, Mar 2015

Good afternoon On behalf of the group of Claremont reunion people who used the Grange, Amberleigh and the Cruk'd Barn from 6th to 10th October, I would just like to say how delighted everyone was with the properties. We had a very happy time in spite of the weather and it was great how many things and places to visit were within a short drive of Hurdlow. We usually have a reunion every three years and virtually everyone expressed a wish to come back to the same place again next time. Many thanks for all the helpful and efficient service we have had throughout our dealings with the company and I look forward to another visit in the future.

Fletcher, Oct 2014

We, along with a group of family and friends, stayed in The Grange from Friday 26th to Monday 29th of September. Although some of us have stayed in cottages in the UK before, this was a first experience of somewhere so large. Everyone, without exception, was impressed by the property, its facilities and its cleanliness. Very well designed to accommodate parties of walkers and dog friendly as well. We were pleasantly surprised by some of the little unexpected extras, such as handwash and shower gel in each bathroom and cleaning products in the kitchen. The location is idyllic with many walks starting from the house and the proximity of the Royal Oak (15 minutes walk when thirsty!), a real plus point if you don’t want to self cater. The food there is excellent. The wi-fi signal is a bit weak and intermittent and that is both a plus and a minus (This is currently being sorted). A plus for a great family getaway from it all. A minus if you have a party including golfers and it is the weekend of the Ryder Cup!! My only suggestion is that if you had toddlers, an expandable child gate would be useful to cordon off the steps down to the scullery and games room. From a customer service perspective both Rachel and Katie were very helpful leading up to the visit, in answering questions and supplying information, as was Paul when we arrived. In summary, we had a weekend which was perfect in every way and certainly exceeded everyone’s expectations. Our visit was for a family special occasion but I don’t think we will need any excuse to repeat the visit soon. PS We used Gourmet Express to cater on the Saturday and the food was superb.

Carver, Sep 2014

Hi Paul and all the team at Hurdlow- many thanks to everybody for making our Vistage Group Retreat a great experience whether at the Grange or Royal Oak. I will certainly be recommending this as a great location for similar events in future whether business or leisure. Thanks again

Williams, Sep 2014

Many thanks for a super weekend. Hurdlow Grange, Bats Belfry and Cruck'd Barn were lovely and suited our purposes perfectly. You looked after us so well at the Royal Oak on Friday lunchtime and I can foresee the 'local' branch of our family partaking of victuals in the near future!! All members of our party are keen to 'do it again' and we may well make it a bi-biennial event - in which case we hope to see you again in 2016.

Hounam, Sep 2014

Our whole agency attended Hurdlow Grange for a 3 day conference. The facilities were great. Wifi, kitchens stocked with everything you could need. The breakfast baps and lunch provided was fantastic the home made soup and scones really hit the spot. Everyone came about raving about the place.

Circle Agengy, Feb 2014

Hi just wanted to drop a line to says thanks for an amazing stay... Everyone loved it..... The food was second to none... Everyone is still raving about the soup and scones... Thanks again you were fantastic..

Anonymous Corporate Review, Feb 2014

Dear all at Peak Venues (especially Paul and the staff at the Royal Oak), On behalf of our company, I would like to say a big thank you for all the efforts that went into making our stay (13-14th Jan) a big success. The accommodation was fantastic (above expectations) and the big table upstairs was an ideal place for presentations and workshops. We enjoyed exploring the area on our first afternoon. There were many clearly marked footpaths and landscape features which made our orienteering route a success. The food was delicious and we all returned home very full! The pub quiz provided by Paul provided great entertainment and a chance for everyone to get to know each outside of the corporate environment. We would not hesitate to recommend you to our colleagues, family and friends

Anonymous Corporate Review, Jan 2014

WOW! What a fantastic venue for Christmas with the family. We travelled from Cyprus to be with our adult children who live in the UK as the property was ideally located for all and what a surprise we had when we arrived. Very spacious accommodation excellent facilities with everything we needed even a Christmas tree with lights to add to the delightful atmosphere. The local pub is probably the best I have been in and I have been in a few!! Good quality food with an excellent range of beers brewed locally and the staff were most accommodating and very professional. We had a slight problem on Christmas Day when the oven packed up, disaster was averted as our neighbours stepped in and offered to cook our turkey phew! Christmas dinner sorted. Paul and his staff where excellent at solving the problem and the oven was replaced at 9.00 am on Boxing Day . The whole family agreed that our stay was almost perfect and I would certainly recommend Peak Venues and The Royal Oak pub for any occasion .

Pentland, Dec 2013

Hi Paul Yes we had an absolutely fantastic time - everything that we expected. I can't believe the time went so quickly. Your houses are beautiful and we were so glad that we booked Cruck'd Barn as the upstairs was absolutely fantastic to party in!!

Craig, Dec 2013

We had an absolutely fantastic time - everything that we expected. I can't believe the time went so quickly. Your houses are beautiful and we were so glad that we booked Cruck'd Barn as the upstairs was absolutely fantastic to party in!!

Craig, Dec 2013

Properties were clean and well supplied with everything you need. Had a great weekend away with the family, plenty of places to visit during the day and properties are good for all getting together at night. I'd forgotten how beautiful the Peak District is, will definately go back.

Dee, Nov 2013

Extremely well equipped kitchen for big groups. All rooms en-suite with good showers and hot water. Clean, warm and comfortable. Great location and a really good pub 10 mins away! One of the best places we have stayed in in the 15 years we have been meeting up

Brown, Nov 2013

Dear Paul and the team. Just writing to send you a massive thank you for your assistance in making our family party weekend for my 40th birthday a great one. I have had such positive feedback from all my family members remarking on what a great weekend it was. The accommodation and the quality of it was second to none and they said I'd made a good choice of venue and wouldn't hesitate to go back or recommend it. Some even suggested making it an annual event! Everything was handled by your team from start to finish with the utmost efficiency and it all seems to be a really well oiled machine, from the booking process to the meal at the Royal Oak where the food was excellent and the service, friendly. Please pass on our thanks to all the team members involved.

Brown, Nov 2013

I just wanted to email and say a huge thank you for everybody who has helped with this booking. We had a BRILLIANT weekend and the properties by far exceeded our expectations. They were so clean and beautifully decorated and equipped with everything we could have wanted. It was so easy to make all the arrangements and collecting the keys at the pub was as simple as it could be.

Smith, May 2013

We really enjoyed our stay. The accommodation is great, we enjoyed the food at The Royal Oak and the staff were very friendly and helpful.

Kirk, Apr 2013

We have just returned from a brilliant weekend at The Grange. Just wanted to comment on what a lovely property it is in such a beautiful location. The house was immaculately clean and the staff were very attentive. Paul seemed worried about the water damage you had suffered recently but it caused no problems and your team must have worked very hard to rectify the damage. We had a meal at the Royal Oak we was fabulous again the staff were fantastic and the atmosphere relaxed and friendly my only regret was not being able to finish my meal due to the portion size. Your team really must be congratulated in providing such a wonderful relaxed holiday experience.

Clyne, Apr 2013

We had a fantastic weekend and everyone that was there commented on what a great venue it was for a large group of friends. I'd like to thank you for the assisting me to organise an unforgettable weekend and 40th birthday! Thank you.

Quance, Mar 2013

We had a lovely time. Thanks to all at Peak Venues. We will certainly recommend it and may be back ourselves very soon.

Nesbit, Feb 2013

I wanted to say a very big ‘thank you’ to you all following our recent stay. The accommodation was truly superb and we were all very impressed with the level of care which you clearly take to ensure your guests are well looked after, and all their needs anticipated, even down to ice in the freezer and laying on the projector screen.

Dodds, Feb 2013

Thanks again for a fantastic stay - the Grange (once we made it there!) exceeded our expectations in pretty much every department. Also, the food yesterday lunchtime was superb.

Deering, Jan 2013

Hi Paul et al. Brilliant weekend – snow was great! Excellent accommodation – really well equipped. Comfy beds and great showers. The glass panel in the sitting room floor was genius! I don’t think there was anything we wished we had. Thanks for looking after us so well – the personal touch means a lot. We shall certainly be recommending you!

Jones, Jan 2013

Thank you so much for our wonderful stay, and for all your help getting us in through the snow. We had a fabulous time, and can't wait to come back some time.

Eaves, Jan 2013

Thanks for a great time at Hurdlow Grange. The cottages were fantastic and the location superb. We've stayed at a few large group venues over the past few years and Hurdlow was definitely the best. Once again thanks very much and we'll definitely be back in the future.

Oxtoby, Jan 2013

Thanks Paul, we had a great time. Our accommodation at Hurdlow Grange was very good, ideal for our purposes, and we also very much enjoyed our New Year's day meal at the Royal Oak.

Matthews, Jan 2013

Dear Team I wanted to send a BIG thank you to you all for a fantastic Christmas ,we felt most welcome both in the lovely cottage and the pub. We would highly recommend you !

Barrel, Dec 2012

We all had a wonderful time staying the cottages. It was the perfect venue for my birthday; so cosy, clean and well equipped - thank you!

Brownley, Dec 2012

Had a fantastic weekend at The Grange, the house was excellent, the location and scenery was spot on and your help and assistance has been great. I would recommend it to anyone and I will write a review on trip advisor in next few days.

Brady, Nov 2012

Thank you for your email. We did enjoy our time in the Peaks and we certainly saw quite a bit of it on our 32 mile bike ride whilst we were there! The accommodation was superb and we also enjoyed our time in the Royal Oak.

Norris, Nov 2012

Thank you for making our stay at The Grange so special, what a wonderful place to stay and very well equipped. We all had a really great time and will definitely be staying again in the future.

Hicks, Nov 2012

Excellent accommodation,everything you said it would be, superb facilities and many thanks for liaising with hospital re one of our party,who returned to us on Saturday.

Eves, Oct 2012

Our party had a thoroughly enjoyable stay at Hurdlow Grange. Everyone was impressed by their bedroom facilities and bathrooms. We found the lounge very cosy for a group of this size, comfortable and relaxing. The kitchen facilities were more than adequate with plenty of crockery/utensils etc. and a very efficient cooker. We enjoyed using the large dining room for our meals. A couple of trays would have been handy for carrying cups and glasses around, but that is just a minor point. Overall, we had an excellent couple of days cycling and exploring the area and will certainly recommend you to our friends.

Thompson, Oct 2012

We all had such a fabulous weekend away....the cottages and pub were amazing. We will definitely be arranging another trip in the near future.

Levine, Oct 2012

We had a wonderful holiday at Hurdlow Grange (despite the weather!) and it enabled us to give my mother, in her words, 'a perfect 80th birthday'. We hope to return in the future,

Poole, Sep 2012

Many thanks for the email, my family and I had a thoroughly enjoyable stay at the two properties we had (Applegarth & Bat’s Belfry) and it provided a great location for me to celebrate my 40th birthday with my family and I’d definitely recommend it as a place for others to stay.

Garret, Aug 2012

We had a fantastic time thanks. Applegarth was perfect and extremely well equipped. We particularly enjoyed the food at the Royal Oak so ended up eating there for three of the four nights which was very welcome after a day on the hills.

Worthy, Jul 2012

Thank you for the use of the cottages this weekend, we had the most amazing time and the accommodation was perfect - just what we needed. The cottages were very clean, well presented and the communal space, particularly in Cruck'd Barn, was perfect for a entertaining a large group. We couldn't have asked for anything better, and I'm sure we will be back for a visit at some point. Also I have to say that the service we have received from yourselves, from initially enquiring about the properties, right through to our departure, has been faultless - extremely helpful and accommodating.

McNelly, Jul 2012

We used two of the properties at Hurdlow for our 2-day leadership away days and found the accommodation excellent in totally meeting our needs. We were able to socialise in The larger of the 2 properties,which included a competitive pool match, in the Grange quite comfortably as a group of 11 and the second property worked well for our work and break outs during the day. The stunning scenery and 'get away from it all' location genuinely had everyone relaxed very quickly. Ideally located for outdoor activities as well - we used the go-carting venue a few miles away. We also used the part-catered option with the only complaint being the cakes were just too good! The staff worked seamlessly in the background,providing excellent full breakfasts and lunches. We also had a very good group meal at the Royal Oak which was a nice 15/20 minute walk down the lane and is owned by the same people. Thanks to all again - highly recommended for corporate and family get togethers Julia Langton HR Director Wesco Aircraft Europe

Langton, Jul 2012

We had brilliant time in the peak district and really liked Hurdlow Grange especially Cruck'd Barn. It was a very special place to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday with friends. Shame about the weather but it just means we will have to return! We had a good evening in the pub on the Saturday night with good food and lovely staff. Will write a review on Facebook and recommend to friends looking for a place to go for a break.

Barnes, Jun 2012

I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you so much. We had a wonderful time at the cottages. They were so comfortable and we enjoyed our stay there while visiting the beautiful Peak District. We would all like to say thank you to your colleagues who made us feel very welcome and were very helpful as well. We all had a super time and appreciate all that was done to make our stay an enjoyable one. Just to let you know we will always recommend your cottages to our family and friends and hope to return again soon.

Reynolds, Apr 2012

Dear all of the team at Hurdlow, I just wanted to send you an email to say a HUGE thank you for all of your help in making our weekend at Hurdlow last weekend so special. The venue was absolutely perfect and every single guest fell in love with the beautiful cottage, amazing facilities and the fantastic surroundings. It really was a weekend full of incredible memories and the 'bride to be' left a very happy lady. So thank you so so much to all of the team for helping to set up the cottage as we required and for all of the help along the way. I know that all 14 girls will definitely be highly recommending the cottages to their friends and families.

Singleton, Apr 2012

Just a short note to thank you and all the staff at the Royal Oak for making our weekend such a great success. All the guests were really impressed with the location (as we knew they would be) and the food at the pub was great, quickly served by good humoured, calm and patient staff! Everything worked well, the venue and surrounds are perfect for a re-union such as ours that catered impressively for all ages and levels of mobility. I am sure we will be back.......and probably some of the others. Thanks again P.S The Hartington bitter was bloody lovely - a great pint that got huge amounts of praise!

Tapley, Mar 2012

I would like to let everyone know how much we enjoyed celebrating my husband's 40th birthday staying at The Grange and Cruck'd Barn. Every member of staff that we came into contact with, from our initial enquiry with Paul through to finally checking out, couldn't have been more helpful or accommodating. It took us a long time to find a venue that suited our needs and The Grange and Cruck'd Barn were perfect. Both venues were excellently furnished and equipped, and the Cruck'd Barn provided the perfect setting for a dinner party for 20. Sunday lunch at the Royal Oak finished the weekend off perfectly - food was fab! We and all of our guests had a truly wonderful time and the weekend was one that will be remembered for a long time for all the right reasons!

Slade, Mar 2012

I think I won't be the only person in the party to say that we had a fantastic time at Hurdlow Grange and we were all extremely impressed with the venue and the facilities. Can't speak more highly of it!

Berry, Feb 2012

Thank you very much for an excellent weekend. We had a great time, the food at the pub was great and the real log fire on a snowy Saturday afternoon helped to make the occasion (and warm people up after our walk in the snow). The properties were excellent for a large gathering and everyone commented on them.

Unsworth, Feb 2012

Thank you and all concerned with the wonderful week end we just spent at Hurdlow. We soon settled in and the two buildings worked well together. It was interesting how the age groups from 2 to 80 got on together. Gourmet Express cooked and served a lovely meal for us on Saturday evening and I would certainly use them again. Yours staff's efficiency in replying promptly to emails and in keeping me informed generally was excellent. Thanks again,

Isherwood, Feb 2012

We had a really lovely time at Hurdlow. Can't fault anything, plus a super meal at the Royal Oak.

Kendrick, Feb 2012

Just a quick note to thank you and your team for a thoroughly enjoyable weekend - a repeat visit for a number of us. We all loved the barns, and the meals at the pub were delicious, with fantastic friendly service. It was great to have such cosy places to return to after some chilly walks and to have such well equipped kitchens to prepare our Christmas meal on Saturday night. Kind regards

Pettit, Dec 2011

Hi, We stayed this weekend at the Grange and just wanted to let you know what an amazing place you have and what a great time we all had. We will definitely be back and have already been spreading the word around work colleagues and friends. Thank you so much and Kelly is awesome. Truly a magical and warm place. See you soon, Craig, Andrew, Betty Westie) and Bob (Ginger Mongrel)

Morgan, Nov 2011

The properties were all exceptional and I enjoyed a very happy birthday celebration, thanks in no small part to the quality and offerings of the accommodation. We will look to come back again (I’ll try think of another milestone….), if only to try the Pub food – some of our party went and were effusive about the menu!

Allen, Nov 2011

Thank you so much, we had the most amazing weekend. The cottages were perfect and thought your service before and during were excellent. We were also very lucky with the weather!! The food at the pub was outstanding and quick to get out to us aswell, even though we all turned up for lunch on the Saturday after our walk without booking. After posting photo's on facebook I have already had a couple of people ask where the cottages were, so have passed on your details. We will be back, when I can summon the energy to organise again.

Harrison, Oct 2011

We found everything very comfortable and clean - Hot water was plentiful. The location is superb and the 'party room' in Cruck'd barn was marvellous. It was good to have the 'games room' for a table tennis tournament - all in all an excellent weekend!Thanks again - we may well be back if we decide to re-visit the area.

Macdonald, Oct 2011

Just wanted to let you and your team know how much we enjoyed our recent stay at Amberleigh House (9/9 - 16/9). The accommodation was great. It was very well equipped and very comfortable. All in all we thought that Hurdlow Grange is a charming little venue and I hope that we will be able to come up and stay there again soon. The food at the 'Oak' was awesome. We ate there 6 nights out of 7 and all enjoyed every mouthful. The food was consistently good on each visit and your team were always very welcoming, accommodating and really friendly. We did consider eating elsewhere but by the end of the week we were hooked on our 'Oak' fix every day. So thanks Paul and hope to see you again one day. All the best

Orrel, Sep 2011

Once again, many thanks to you and your Team for the contribution to what was a special birthday weekend for my wife. You’ve got a great gig there, a great setting and a wonderfully laid out and presented set of houses, and we felt comfortable and at home from the outset. Many thanks again Paul, to you and your team. I’m so glad that we chose to stay with you.

George, Sep 2011

Many thanks for a great week, accommodation was excellent and even the weather was not too bad. The sun shone brightly on the day we needed it! We will not be back for another wedding but will certainly be back for some R and R.

Hinchliffe, Aug 2011

We had an excellent time staying at Hurdlow Grange last weekend. It was a fun weekend had by all and the accommodation and its surroundings were perfect!

Rowe, Aug 2011

The Cottages are beatifully decorated and kept. The surrounding fields are lovely, specially if travelling with kids as cows and sheeps are in the front door. The place is isolated, The Royal Oak is almost a mille away. Cottages have a private patio area with BBQ, if the weather allows it! Having lunch or dinner in The Royal Oak is a must do, the food is wonderful!

Germanier, Jul 2011

We would like to say a big thank you to you and your team for looking after us so well and being so helpful with regard to our booking for the weekend of our joint 50th birthday celebration at Hurdlow Grange last weekend. It felt like nothing was too much of a problem, whether it was agreeing to us having a marquee, or organising early access to erect the marquee, and for allowing us to make a bit of noise. We also thank you for all the advice with regard to Caterers. Ruth at Peak District Fine Foods provided excellent food and a great service. We would like to praise the accommodation and facilities at Hurdlow Grange, all our friends were highly complementary of the houses, the bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens. The Cruck’d Barn worked brilliantly as a social space for the whole group where we managed to assemble all 42 of us for drinks Friday evening, and Saturday evening after the music stopped. As I said in our earlier email the whole weekend was brilliant, perfect in every way. Thank you once again for helping make our party such a success.

Mills, Jun 2011

We all had a wonderful weekend and will be recommending the Grange to friends and family.

Davis, Jun 2011

We had a great time at Th Grange, the set up was fantastic, also the Pub and meals were marvelous and very friendly and helpful staff.

Foster, May 2011

We all had a fantastic time. The venue was ideal - just a short walk to the local pub with stunning walks right on the doorstep. The accommodation was great. It was perfect for a large group with good sized bedrooms and living accommodation and with a well equipped kitchen with ample cutlery and crockery and a separate huge fridge for all our liquid refreshments! The rooms were lovely and comfortable and everyone slept well and most were en suite, and the lounge and dining room easily catered for a large group. There was good information provided about the accommodation, the local area, attractions and walks and the Management were eager to accommodate any requests we had. Overall it was fabulous ... I couldn't have asked for anything better and would love to come back sometime in the future and I know a couple of my friends who also stayed are interested in coming back too. It was a perfect location for by birthday celebrations and it made the weekend very special.

Watson, Mar 2011

We had a fabulous weekend; over and over we heard how nice the cottages are, and people really enjoyed visiting the Peaks. Thanks for making our wedding celebrations run as smoothly as possible - we loved every minute of it.

Mean, Mar 2011

We all had an outstanding weekend, and we’re all looking forward to our next one already! I will certainly be recommending Hurdlow Grange to anyone who will listen! Many thanks

Stewart, Feb 2011

Just got back home from lovely weekend in the Grange. Everyone really enjoyed themselves and both the house and pub were even better than expected. Huge thanks from us all and I'm sure we'll be back! Best wishes

Colville, Jan 2011

Dear Paul and the rest of the team I would just like to thank you for the wonderful weekend at Hurdlow Grange. We all had a fantastic time and everyone was raving about the quality of the food and the excellent service at the Royal Oak. Thanks for everything and we look forward to seeing you in December, if not before!

Downie, Jan 2011

Hi Paul and team, a brief note to thank you for a lovely break at The Grange, we have had a fantastic time. The Grange had all we needed to thoroughly enjoy ourselves over the new year period.

Savage, Dec 2010

We had a fab time and would not hesitate to recommend the property to all our friends, and the pub which we thoroughly enjoyed.

Banner, Nov 2010

Wonderful stay. Countryside just beautiful. Loved Cruck'd Barn and will come back again. Pub very good and would recommend. Chatsworth Fantastic.

Andrew & Family, Oct 2010

My friends bought me here for my 70th birthday. What a beautiful tranquil place. All very quiet and no alcohol consumed at all!! Fab position and location. Would hope we may return. We had a wonderful time and I loved all the properties.

Joan & Friends, Oct 2010

Lovely accommodation, the best cottage/barn we have ever stayed in. A great location convenient for visiting surrounding villages. We spent most of our time outdoors walking which was fantastic - wish we had had more time

Kelay, Sep 2010

We rented The Grange and Cruck'd Barn for a 50th birthday celebration with 22 friends and family and had an absolutely fabulous time. Some of the rooms in The Grange are slightly more spacious than in Cruck'd Barn but the wonderful 'party room' above the barn worked brilliantly and we prepared most of the food in the larger kitchen in The Grange. The setting is beautiful, totally peaceful and very safe for the two 10 year olds to wander around making friends with the cows! We had lunch in the pub on Sunday, good quality and hearty portions. Paul was so helpful both up to and during the weekend and we got the feeling that he genuinely wanted to make our stay as good as it possibly could be.

All of our guests thought the place was a real find. We would definitely go back again.

Ms K Schmidt, Jul 2010

Great, well equipped modern rooms in a beautiful period property. Fantastic views. Food in the Royal Oak pub down the road is excellent. Staff incredibly helpful.

Mr A Tull, Apr 2010

We are a small wind band and each year take a weekend music making break. We have been doing this for 14 years now and Hurdlow is one of the best venues we have yet found. Paul White and his team have done a brilliant job on the Grange and barns and we cannot recommend it highly enough.

Mr K Prosser, Jan 2010

I just wanted to drop you a line to say thank you for a great weekend, 6th to 9th November, at Hurdlow Grange - a fantastic venue in a wonderful location for family and friends to celebrate a special birthday.

The accommodation was ideal, with room for people to have some of their own space through the different houses and the wonderful room for everyone to gather in Cruk'd Barn - it worked perfectly. We also had a great night at the pub on Friday and as well as the celebrations we were able to explore, walk and play golf - we managed to fit so much in! Thank you for your help and for being so welcoming, it all added to a great weekend Best regards

Libby, Nov 2009

We had a fantastic few days. The accommodation was perfect for our big family get-together, so thoughtfully designed and equipped. There was more than enough space for us all and we wanted for nothing. The Royal Oak down the road was an ideal stop-off on our walks!

Clarke Family, Dec 2008

Hurdlow Grange was an excellent venue for our group of 22 walkers. We were able to eat together (at one time) albeit rather a tight fit. The Barn enabled us to meet together in one place in the evening and the Table Tennis table was popular and good fun. We will be back again soon.

Mick Hayter, Kings Langley Walking Group, Oct 2008

Hurdlow Grange was a perfect venue for a large family reunion - 36 of us! We rented four of the cottages including The Grange where the range cooker was sufficient to cook for all of us on and where we ate in two shifts, children first and then adults. The Cruk'd Barn had a great upstairs area to gather in and plenty of crockery and cutlery was provided in the cottages. The games room was a hit with the youngest family members

Ruth Wilkinson, Oct 2008

Thank you so much for all your help at the weekend and for making our stay at Hurdlow Grange so very special. We all had the most wonderful time both at the Grange and the pub. The welcome, food and service on Saturday was second to none and really was the icing on the cake of the weekend. The Grange is gorgeous and perfect for our needs. We hope to book again next year for a hen reunion! We will all be telling everyone we know how amazing it was. Thanks so much to you and your staff. Compliments to the chef also - the fish pie will be talked about for years to come!

Emma (and all the other Hens), Oct 2008

Hurdlow Grange is an excellent place for group celebrations - we found it had a great atmosphere and wonderful ambience. In particular the large barns with those vaulted ceilings were a perfect setting for the formal drinks and meal and the smaller barns allowed more intimate gatherings. Without exception all our party (35 plus) enjoyed the weekend immensely. It goes without saying that having the Peak District on the doorstep is fantastic. The food and service were superb (Top Nosh Caterers) - quietly efficient and unobtrusive. Coped brilliantly with our requests for two sittings (children and adults).

Elliot's 50th Birthday Party, Oct 2008

This year we celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary and we wanted to do something special with all our family. Finding a place for 6 children, their spouses and 25 grandchildren plus their husband and friends was not easy and we are so grateful that we found Hurdlow Grange early to enable us to take over the site. The standard of accommodation was excellent and above our expectations, everything was how we had hoped which contributed significantly towards such a wonderful week. Everyone was well satisfied, the cottages were well appointed, the young ones found plenty to amuse themselves and the adults enjoyed barbeques and long evenings catching up on each other. We were fortunate to have good weather with only one day of rain and we found lots to do in the area. Canoeing, rock climbing, cycling, walking and exploring were just some of the activities we packed into the week. We cannot thank Paul and his team enough for making this such an enjoyable week.

Elvidge Party, Aug 2008

Hurdlow Grange and Bats Belfry- We thought the properties were beautifully set out and very clean. We did lots of cooking for the group of 20 and it was great to have enough of everything pots pans etc! We had a lovely time thanks!

Heath, Oct 1985

I celebrated my 40th birthday at Hurdlow with around 20 friends and it was great; very comfortable, well equipped and the living space in Cruck'd Barn is fantastic. The lovely space meant we could all sit around and also have meals together comfortably. Everyone commented on how nice it was and it really is how it looks in the photos. We had a great stay and I had a really good birthday.

Claire Wilson

Thanks for a smashing time - this is a lovely location and was just the ticket for a family get together.


Excellent cottages, great games room. A great place to wind down for a weekend!


Best of luck with this place, lots of effort and thought seems to have been put in, it's a top location. Cheers.


Beautiful barn, a pleasure to spend time indoors as well as out doors. A good idea I felt was to have two extra chairs for when large groups of people are in.


A really well thought out place to stay, everything feels like it has been thought through , we've had a really good time here! Would deffo stay again!


A luxurious place to spend a family Christmas - great facilities in fantastic surroundings. Loved the opportunity to play table tennis. Coasters for the tables may help to protect the lovely wood.


We all loved the cottages and had a fantastic time. They have been beautifully put together and no-one wanted to leave! Thought they were really well equipped and were particularly lovely for a group get together - we were here for a birthday and New Year and it was great that a large group could spend time together so comfortably. We would love to come back.


We've thoroughly enjoyed having our Ruby Wedding celebrations in your comfortable cottages. Thank you and good luck with your new venture.


We wanted the weekend to be perfect for our parents - it was! Cosy and comfortable and well equipped. We'll be happy to recommend you!


Thank you so much for an excellent weekend. Beautiful cottages & lovely location. All the best.


An excellent venue for a relaxing few days in a well equipped cottage. Ideal centre for walking holidays, will be back.


Fantastic venue - superb cottage. V-well equipped, a real 'home from home'. Great to see the 'hunt' as hounds chased the hare through the grounds of the cottages! Special thanks for the seasonal touches of the tree and wine - really appreciated. All the way from Australia for Christmas. Only disappointment NO SNOW!!


Bloody Brilliant! Thank you very much!


A good time was had by all. And a Happy New Year!


Had a great week even though the weather was a bit windy. New Years Eve was fantastic. But beware of the ghost of the horse that died one time.


Had a wonderful time. Cottages are brilliant, well laid out. Full of character and well laid out. We'd definitely think about coming back. 5 stars!


Great place you have here! Lovely beams and comfy sofas - we had a superb weekend.


Superb! Accommodation. Excellent week. Good location for walking. Very comfortable.


Beautifully done conversion. Tasteful and comfortable. Thank you.


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Floor Plans

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The Finer Details


A basic weekend supply of the following essentials are supplied (as there are no staff on site if you run out you will have to replace):

  • Hand soap
  • Shower Gel
  • Loo rolls (1 x on the holder and 1 spare per bathroom)
  • Bin bags
  • Washing up liquid
  • Cling film & kitchen foil
  • 5 x dishwasher tablets
  • 2 x tea towels
  • 1 x dish cloth
  • Basic cleaning materials
  • Store cupboard essentials – a basic supply of tea, coffee, sugar and salt and pepper.
  • Utilities - Electric, gas, heating and hot water
  • Wifi


Each property has the following

  • 2 x travel cot (if requested - please supply your own cot linen)
  • 2 x high chairs (if requested)
  • Hair dryer (if requested)
  • Fresh linen with beds made up upon arrival
  • Fresh towels - Bath towel for each guest & hand towels in the bathrooms
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Washing machine/tumble dryer in Applegarth, Amberleigh House and the Grange only
  • A TV with free view and dvd player
  • 1 x Ipod docking station
  • All TV’S have HDMI facility, but guests do need to bring their own HDMI
  • On line deliveries welcome but please make sure that you have booked the slot to arrive after you have checked in as there are no staff on site to accept your delivery. Location and address is on the directions page – please note the post code does not take you direct to the property


    If you have booked exclusive use of Hurdlow Grange or a combination of the properties, you have a couple of choices of open plan social/dining space. To help you plan, the standard layout and seating of tables for each property at Hurdlow Grange is as follows:

  • The Grange- 2 tables together with seating for 14 guests (All chairs).
  • Bat’s Belfry- 2 x tables, seating for 14 guests (Mixture of chairs & benches).
  • Cruck’d Barn - This property has a fabulous beamed open plan room (dining/kitchen/lounge) and offers a totally flexible communal space to informally socialise altogether. As standard, there are 3 x tables in situ which seat up to 16 guests. Should you wish to enjoy a more formal celebration meal during your stay, we can offer additional table leaves (if pre-booked in advance) to dine between 16 and 36 guests. This is a brilliant solution to increase dining capacity but we suggest that for the rest of the duration of your stay, you may wish to revert the layout back to the smaller configuration to increase informal social space.
  • Applegarth- 1 x table, seating for 6 guests (Mixture of chairs & benches).
  • Amberleigh House- 1 x table, seating for 8 guests (Mixture of chairs & benches).


Any kitchen items that are absolutely vital for your stay, please check with us before your visit to ensure that it is at the property (as things do sometimes get broken).

  • Pots, pans, roasting tins, crockery, glassware and cutlery
  • Microwave
  • Electric oven and hob (The Grange has a double oven)
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Toaster
  • Cafetieres
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Each property has a farm house tables and a mix of chairs/benches for the guest capacity


  • Drum style BBQ outside each property – please bring your own coal
  • Garden picnic benches outside each property
  • Communal grassed areas
  • Located a short walk from the start of the Tissington & High Peak trails so don’t forget your bikes (no lockable bike storage)


  • Please note that we are dog friendly at these properties however there are livestock in the surrounding fields so dogs must be kept under control at all times. For your information, a maximum of two dogs are allowed per property if pre-arranged - you will be expected to keep them out of the bedrooms and off the soft furnishings. We do charge £20 per dog for the duration of your stay. Please see our dog policy for further details.
  • No fireworks due to nearby live stock
  • Wifi – we provide free wifi however as the Peak District is in a beautiful rural location sometimes there can be intermittent wifi signal that is beyond our control, we also hope you appreciate that we cannot guarantee wifi if there are technical issues out of our control.
  • Mobile reception - mobile reception can be limited dependent on your network
  • The nature of buildings mean that some bedrooms have sloping roofs


  • The postcode is SK17 9QN
  • The nearest town is Buxton 10 – 15 min drive
  • The nearest village of Longnor is 3 miles away with a village shop, pub and tea room and fish and chip shop
  • Bakewell is a 10 -15 min drive
  • The nearest pub is The Royal Oak a 0.8 mile walk down the country lane – If you are planning to walk back at night bring a torch.
  • Plenty of parking


  • We ask for a 25% deposit to confirm a booking
  • The balance is due 12 weeks prior to arrival
  • Full payment is due upon booking if it is booked with 12 weeks prior to arrival
  • A cautionary damage deposit (£100 per property and £200 for The Grange) is held and returned after your stay


  • Check in 3pm or after
  • Check out is by 10am prompt

Practical Information


For ease, lots of our guests organise a pre-ordered shopping delivery. You are very welcome to organise this however, please do make sure you have arrange the delivery time slot to arrive after you have checked in, as we are unable to accept it on your behalf (as the property is let as exclusive use there is are no Peak Venus staff on site).


Keep it local! This is a brilliant alternative to the supermarkets. Our guests often ask for recommendations for local farm shops and butchers for the all-important celebration meals. Sauced Here has similar functionality to an on line supermarket but is only stocked by 30 or more local suppliers in the Peak District - order your wine, meat, vegetables, dairy and so much more with a choice of over a thousand products and at reasonable prices. It's a great service which delivers straight to your holiday cottage or you can click and collect at a local pick up point.

Click here to book a delivery slot.

Our Favourite Places to Eat Nearby


  • Royal Oak, Hurdlow –Just a stroll down the lane, our very own award winning pub offer open fires, hidden corners, local ales and of course ‘great homemade pub food’.  Booking advised.
  • The Packhorse, Crowdecote - Located at the bottom of the bank just outside Longnor, the owners Mick and Sharon provide a warm welcome. There are well kept ales which change regularly and traditional home-made pub food. It’s a lovely place to visit for the scenery – careful of the hair pin bends on the way!
  • The Bull’s Head, Monyash - A traditional pub located in the heart of Monyash, serving good pub food. Popular with families and walkers.
  • The Manners, Bakewell - Great local Chef has returned to his roots to provide excellent food in the heart of Bakewell. Family friendly Beer Garden. BBQ in the summer months.
  • The Bull, Ashford in the Water - Traditional Robinson's small character pub serving great food in a lovely Derbyshire village with the River Wye flowing through the heart of it.
  • The Packhorse, Little Longstone - Lovely historic character features in this compact pub – promotes itself with ‘Walkers and Muddy boots welcome.’
  • The White Lion, Great Longstone - Recently refurbished gastro pub situated in the pretty village of Great Longstone.
  • Devonshire Arms, Hartington - Centrally located in the heart of the village – good stop for lunch.
  • The George at Alstonfield - The George is an unspoilt, historic, family run pub in the Peak District village of Alstonefield, above Dovedale.


  • Simply Thai,  Buxton - Great local Thai restaurants located in the centre of town – booking is definitely recommended.
  • Taj Mahal, Buxton - Excellent curry house in Buxton.
  • Pizza Express, Buxton -Well known pizza chain in a great location for town and the Opera House – kid friendly.
  • St. Moritz Restaurant, Buxton - Swiss and Italian cuisine, great pasta dishes and also has a excellent pre- theatre menu.
  • Indian Palace, Buxton - Great Indian restaurant in the centre of Buxton
  • Lone Star, Buxton - Mexican/American cuisine, known for their large portions.
  • Pointing Dog & Duck, Bakewell - Great location by the river in Bakewell for an upmarket family friendly Italian Restaurant - Home-made pizzas and pasta are both excellent. Serves both lunch and dinner.
  • The Steak and Burger Merchant, Bakewell - Contemporary restaurant and bar in the centre of Bakewell.


  •  The Café, Green Pavilion, Buxton - Good breakfasts with a variety of vegetarian options, also fantastic lunch menu with a good selection of salads/quiches/sandwiches. Excellent coffee and great staff.
  • No 6 The Square, Buxton - Relax and enjoy morning coffee, light meals or a traditional English afternoon tea in the elegant surroundings of No. 6 The Square.
  • The Old Smithy Café ,Monyash - Rustic! Famous for its breakfast featured in the Top 50 Breakfast Book in the country. Character décor, open year round – walkers and bikers welcome. Also serves lunch daily with dinner on certain days.
  •  Manifold Tea Room and Café, Longnor - Commonly known as the ‘Longnor Chippy’ and is frequented by all the locals. It serves the best fish and chips in the area which you can eat in or takeaway. Well worth a visit. Lunch and dinner served but check for opening times.
  • Longnor Craft Centre and Coffee Shop -Longnor Craft Centre occupies the old Market Hall sitting proudly at the top of the cobbled square in the heart of the village. Food served all day with huge slices of home-made cake on the menu!
    Hassop Station Café & Bookshop - A new family friendly cafe with outdoor covered seating and play, with a focus on food, family & fresh air. Enjoy brunch, lunch or afternoon tea on the terrace on the renown Monsal Trail or in the newly refurbished station building.


  • Sauced Here- fantastic selection of home made prepared meals from local chef/cooks -great for large groups. They also provide a full basket of groceries from local producers that can replace a supermarket delivery
  • Scoff - Delicious, home-cooked food, delivered to you in the Peak District
  • Manifold Tea Room and Café, Longnor - Commonly known as the ‘Longnor Chippy’  it serves the best fish and chips in the area which you can eat in or takeaway. 
  • Simply Thai
  • Pizza Express
  • Taj Mahal
  • Khomkhai Thai Cuisine
  • Indian Palace
  • The Great Panda Restaurant (Chinese)
  • Maazi- Sumptuous Indian meal or buffet delivered to your door. Numerous catering options and can also provide waiting on staff and even take away the washing up.

Our Top 5 Places to Visit Nearby

1. The Royal Oak Pub

As our award winning pub is only 0.8 mile stroll down the lane, it would be rude not to pop in and sample the extensive menu and try the various local beers on offer.  Reservations are recommended, please call 01298 83288.

For further information please visit the Royal Oak website.

2. The Tissington and High Peak Trails

With the Tissington and High Peak Trails close by you can walk for miles along these old railway lines. Both trails meet at Parsley Hay, the Tissington Trail runs along a 13 mile route from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay, while the High Peak Trail is 17.5 miles longroute from the High Peak junction near Cromford to Dowlow. Surrounded by beautiful countryside the traffic-free trail is ideal for horse riders, cyclists and walkers of all abilities. It is also suitable for wheel chairs and pushchairs along the flat sections and the trail is mainly mud free which is quite rare in the Peak District. To find the nearest access turn left out of Hurdlow Grange and walk up the lane for ½ mile and you will come to a track clearly marked on you right, follow this until you reach the beginning of  the trail on the right hand side. The nearest bike hire can be found at Parsley Hay which is 2.5 miles away and is at the junction of the High Peak and Tissington Trails.

Click here for more information on Parsley Hay cycle hire.

3. Chatsworth House and Park

No visit to the Peak District would be complete without visiting the fabulous Chatsworth Estate. There really is something to do for every member of the family - The Farmyard and Adventure playground, the magnificent house and the gardens which are equally as impressive as the house , with the maze, the garden trails, and the famous water cascade to keep the little ones occupied.

Click here for a link to Chatsworth House and Park.

4. A visit to the village of Wincle

A great day out for the family with something for everyone to enjoy. Start off with a visit to the famous Danebridge Fisheries, a great place to visit with kids, here you can fish in the well-stocked pool, catch your own supper or feed the trout (food supplied). Then a visit to the Wincle Brewery, where you can even do a one day brewing course! After a trip to the brewery why not call into the Ship Inn, just down the lane where you can sample Wincle’s fine ales in the pretty beer garden. Follow up with finally finishing the day off with a visit to Blaze Farm, a working farm that has become famous for their awarding winning Hilly Billy Ice Cream which is all made on the farm using the milk from their dairy herd. With tea rooms, nature trials and animals to pet there is something for everyone!

5. The Spa town of Buxton

The spa town of Buxton can really offer something for everyone; enjoy a stroll around the pretty Pavilion gardens. The kids can enjoy the playground areas or you might chose to go for a swim at the recent refurbished swimming pool. The more adventurous may want to try out ‘Go Ape’ the treetop adventure course, for those without a head for heights a visit to Poole’s Cavern is fascinating, and it’s a great activity especially for kids when the weather does not cooperate for outdoor activities. For theatre lovers, seeing a show in the intimate Buxton Opera House is a must, and for the shopaholics the pretty Cavendish Arcade has a range of lovely little boutique shops. Lovers of real ale will enjoy visiting Buxton Tap House, which is Buxton’s own brewery pub serving its very own ales and bitters.

Click here for further information on Buxton