Family Holidays

Cottages Perfect for Small Family Groups

Our cottages and smaller barn conversions are all great for a family getaway. Most are nestled in peaceful villages, or rural locations so make for a relaxing holiday with your babe in arms, young children and close family. 

A Beautiful Toasty Warm Two Bedroomed Converted Cattle Barn in Great Longstone, Near Bakewell. Top Shippon is perfect for Walkers, Cyclists, Country Lovers and Families in a Lovely Village Location. Sleeps 4 guests or up to 6 with use of the sofa bed at an extra cost.

Top ShipponSleeps 4

Applehoe has been lovingly restored to create a warm and inviting cottage perfect for couples or small families. Within walking distance to two great village pubs and the Monsal Trail is on your doorstep.

Applehoe CottageSleeps 4

2 bedroom, country cottage within walking distance to a great local pub. Cycle friendly and dog friendly. Ideal for couples or small families

Rose CottageSleeps 4

Hugh Cottage has recently been restored to create a warm and inviting cottage perfect for couples or families. Within walking distance to three great village pubs, Castleton, Hathersage, Edale and the magnificent Mam Tor, are all on your doorstep.

Hugh CottageSleeps 4

South View is a lovely bolthole cottage located in the heart of a pretty Peak District village. It is perfect for 2 and cosy for 4, making it ideal for couples or small families with children wanting a relaxing stay.

South ViewSleeps 4

Located in the heart of Tideswell, this lovingly restored 2 en suite double bed-roomed stone cottage is in the heart of one of the Peak Districts' most popular villages. Full of natural charm and unique character, this is a homely cottage making it the perfect base to explore the beautiful Peak District

The Chairmakers CottageSleeps 4

A deceptively spacious three bedroomed converted cattle barn in Great Longstone. Shippon Barn is perfect for walkers, cyclists, country lovers and families in a lovely village location. Sleeps up to 6 guests. (Can sleep 8 with use of the sofa bed at an extra cost)

Shippon BarnSleeps 6

Stylish and cosy country cottage nestled in the centre of the village of Curbar with stunning views of Curbar Gap. Spacious for 4 guests, but can work for 6. Close to Chatsworth and walking distance to village pubs. Perfect for walkers, cyclists, country lovers and families.

Edge CottageSleeps 6

A quaint, Derbyshire stone barn conversion sleeping up to 6 guests in a prime position offering expansive views. Applegarth is part of the cluster of charming buildings that constitute Hurdlow Grange in a rural hamlet with scenic Peak District villages nearby. Walking distance to 2 fabulous pubs

ApplegarthSleeps 6

Brimming with character and original features, this unique barn conversion is situated at Hurdlow Grange. With 3 double bedrooms, this property is fantastic for walking groups, families and groups of couples wanting a break away in the picturesque Peak District. Walking distance to 2 fabulous pubs.

Bat's BelfrySleeps 6

Individually styled, this two bedroomed luxury cottage is full of character and furnished to an immaculate finish. A great little boutique hideaway to enjoy a stay in the beautiful Peak District countryside.

Holborn CottageSleeps 5

Stylish, warm and inviting 3 bed cottage with open plan kitchen and diner. Centrally located in Bakewell with easy access to the local shops and cafes. Plenty of countryside walks from the door, dog friendly and great for family groups

Row-WinSleeps 6

Nestled in the peaceful village of Chelmorton, near the market towns of Bakewell and Buxton, this lovingly restored former Shippon offers spacious accommodation with 3/4 bedrooms sleeping 6 -8 guests. Oozing with original features and finished in a modern contemporary style. An ideal base to explore the Peak District

Ingle CottageSleeps 6

Located in Elton Village close to Winster and Matlock Bath, Red Lion Yard is a stunning Grade 2 listed, 3 bedroom, stone cottage nestled in the heart of this peaceful village. Perfect for family and friends to come together to enjoy this beautiful part of the Peak District.

Red Lion YardSleeps 6

A beautiful, traditional stone, detached property located in the tranquil hamlet of Hurdlow. Pet friendly Amberleigh House is part of a collection of properties at our Hurdlow Grange site and is perfect for 6 guests (can sleep 8 with children). The house is located nearby to 2 fantastic country pubs and situated nearby to the popular High Peak & Tissington Trails.

Amberleigh HouseSleeps 8

A beautiful, converted holiday barn located in a tranquil hamlet at Hurdlow Grange. Retaining beautiful original features, Cruck'd Barn is located within walking distance to a fantastic country pub and the popular High Peak & Tissington Trails. Walking distance to two fabulous pubs.

Cruck'd BarnSleeps 8

Stylish and Cosy Family Friendly Country Lodge. Sleeps 8 - 10 guests. Situated in the village of Great Longstone close to the picturesque village of Ashford in the Water and the Market Town of Bakewell. Perfect for cyclists and walkers as you are right on the popular Monsal Trail.

Thornbridge LodgeSleeps 10

Enjoying a village location in the heart of Taddington this gem of a cottage is the perfect bolthole for smaller groups to explore the Peak District.

No. 1 Church ViewSleeps 6

3 Sunny Lea is located in the picturesque and popular Peak District village of Ashford in the water. Gather your friends or family to stay in this charming 3 double bedroom, dog friendly cottage. Easy walk to 2 village pubs or a longer stroll by the river to Bakewell.

3 Sunny LeaSleeps 6

Barns and Country Houses perfect for extended family groups

If you are looking for a venue with more than 4 bedrooms and flexible sleeping arrangements for families with older children then check out the following properties all of which are great for bringing along grandparents, cousins, aunties and uncles. 

A stylish, spacious and an exceptionally high quality of holiday accommodation set in the picturesque village of Ashover. Close to Matlock and Chesterfield this converted barn is full of traditional charm and offers a fabulous family-friendly holiday home.

Millstone BarnSleeps 10

Stunning contemporary five bedroom house offering flexible family group accommodation for 10 adults and up to 12 if there are children. Within walking distance to the popular market town Bakewell and Chatsworth House, is just a short drive away.

Roslyn HouseSleeps 10

Self Catering Holiday Cottage With Five Bedrooms. This Fabulous Barn Conversion Boasts A Prime Position in The Heart Of The Market Town Of Bakewell. A Fantastic Base For Walking, Cycling And Exploring The Peak District.

The BarnsSleeps 10

Full of charm and immense character is this beautiful period limestone converted barn. Positioned in the lovely village of Monyash you can walk to the head of the Lathkill Dale in a heart beat and enjoy the most stunning scenery in the Peak District National Park. Perfect for family groups, sleeping 10 adults and up to 12 with children.

Swallow BarnSleeps 10

Rowdale Farmhouse is a superb character country Farmhouse, situated near to the village of Great Longstone and on the doorstep to the Monsal Trail. Located in the heart of the Peak District and just a couple of minutes to nearby Bakewell and Chatsworth House, this is a great base for your stay.

Rowdale FarmhouseSleeps 10

A stylish Victorian Town House, Buxton Lodge has been restored to a very high standard. This gorgeous property is located less than a 5 minute walk from The Buxton Opera House, Pavilion Gardens and The Crescent and is only a few minutes drive into the Peak District.

Buxton LodgeSleeps 14

Standing proudly amongst a collection of traditional barns at Hurdlow Grange. The Grange is a beautiful 7 bedroom farmhouse bursting with character and set in the quaint hamlet of Hurdlow. The Grange is ideal for families and friends wanting to unwind, have a relaxed celebration or simply take advantage of brisk fresh air in the open countryside.

The GrangeSleeps 14

Full of traditional charm is this tastefully decorated luxury self catering holiday barn. Situated in the pretty stone built village of Wetton in the heart of the Peak District, there are eight spacious en suite bedrooms .

Redhurst BarnSleeps 16

A truly breathtaking property in a picturesque hamlet in close proximity to both Ashbourne and Carsington Water. A 25 minute drive to Alton Towers. Ultra modern design with remarkable countryside views, Hillcroft offers a spacious and well equipped self catering dwelling.

HillcroftSleeps 16

Rowdale Barns comprises of four charming converted barns in a traditional setting, each with their very own individual features and character. Situated on the edge of the pretty village of Great Longstone it enjoys direct access to the Monsal Trail, making it the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside.

Rowdale BarnsSleeps 16

The Farmhouse at Benty Grange, situated near the village of Monyash, is a lovingly refurbished country Farmhouse. Offering six en suite bedrooms which are all decorated to their own individual design.

The Farmhouse at Benty GrangeSleeps 18

Perched high on the hill tops of Two Dales, the beautifully refurbished Sydnope Hill Farm offers awe inspiring views. Offering an exceptionally high quality of holiday accommodation, with a fabulous games room, extensive gardens and a super dining room. Close to Bakewell, Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House makes it an ideal location for all types of gatherings .

Sydnope Hill FarmSleeps 18

The Barn at Benty Grange is a spectacularly renovated barn providing superb self-catering holiday cottage accommodation in undeniable beautiful surroundings. With seven en suite bedrooms designed in a classic country style with a French/Vintage twist.

The Barn at Benty GrangeSleeps 20

Beautiful large group self catering house full of character in stunning gardens with a riverside setting. A five minute stroll to arguably the most beautiful village in the Peak District, Ashford in the Water.

River CottageSleeps 20

A blend of original features with stylish modern design, this beautiful Victorian House has nine stunning en suite bedrooms. Situated in the pretty rural hamlet of Priestcliffe with breath taking views of the Peak District, it is close to both Buxton and Bakewell. Sleeps 18 adults and up to 24 if there are children within the group

Priestcliffe HouseSleeps 20

Brilliant location for large groups that want freedom to explore the surrounding Peak District and stay in a beautifully renovated and unique property. Soak up the amazing scenery from this super, unusual yet perfectly formed nine bedroomed en suite conversion which sleeps 18 adults and up to 24 guests if there are children

Telephone ExchangeSleeps 24

A luxury barn situated in a peaceful location with stunning countryside views. A total of eleven bedrooms with eleven en suites.

Manifold BarnsSleeps 24

A stunning farmhouse situated in a peaceful location with stunning countryside views. A total of ten bedrooms with eight en suites/bathrooms.

Manifold FarmhouseSleeps 24

A large sweeping driveway leads you to The Farm. Offering an totally unique and exclusive self catering accommodation in the stunning Derbyshire Dales. Four superb separate dwellings set in 22 acres of beautiful countryside with fabulous far reaching views. It's a short 5 minute drive to the nearby town of Wirksworth.

The FarmSleeps 24

Steeped in history, The Star offers fabulous flexible self-catering accommodation with some really unique features. Ideal for up to 18 adult guests (or 28 guests if there are children) The Star is perfect for extended family gatherings. Conveniently placed between Bakewell and Buxton it provides a great base for discovering the White Peak area of the Peak District.

The StarSleeps 28

Large Family Group Accommodation

Our largest venues are great for those looking for a fabulous place to bring your whole family together. Sleeping 30- 50 guests,  we have sprawling rural farm complexes, quirky converted pubs and hotels and beautiful country houses set in glorious locations. These venues are the ultimate place to gather for a special occasion, anniversary or simply for reconnecting with your wider family and friends.

Lapwing Barns occupies a beautiful rural position boasting breathtaking uninterrupted panoramic views across the Peak District and a fabulous new multifunctional games room. It's a great base for visiting nearby Alton Towers, Lapwing Barns offers total seclusion in this spacious yet homely farmhouse perfect for large groups.

Lapwing BarnsSleeps 30

Oak Tree Farm has 11 individually designed bedrooms with the flexibility to accommodate up to 30 guests. A picturesque and secluded rural position offering uninterrupted, far reaching views of the Peak District. A stunning Eco-friendly Scandinavian style wood fired hot tub tucked away in the garden makes the most of the views. The property also has a fantastic games room.

Oak Tree FarmSleeps 30

With a wealth of modern rusticity blended with beautiful original features, this exquisitely designed, spacious self-catering farmhouse is an ideal location to discover the Peak District National Park from your doorstep. Dale House offers a perfect country house retreat exclusively yours for large groups.

Dale HouseSleeps 30

Large, luxury, boutique style self-catering Victorian Residence, situated at the top of Monsal Head, overlooking the famous Monsal Dale views. Set in the heart of England and it's beautiful countryside, perfect for large groups, sleeping from 20 - 32 people.

Cliff HouseSleeps 32

Stay in your very own village pub and hotel! We've cleverly converted The Crewe and Harpur Arms village pub into a total unique exclusive self catering venue. Perfect for large groups needing lots of space for dining, socialising or even working together.

Crewe & HarpurSleeps 34

Converted pub with traditional charm designed for large groups between 24 and 34. Exclusive self catering accommodation with the original bar area in situ, plenty of dining and socialising space. Fantastic location for Alton Towers and the Peak District.

The Green ManSleeps 34

Fantastic large group property right in the heart of the UK! Former pub/hotel superbly converted to provide unique and extremely spacious exclusive self catering accommodation for large groups between 30 and 40. Superb location for the Peak District sights of Lady Bower Reservoir, Derwent Valley, Edale and Castleton.

The DerwentSleeps 40

Luxury self catering holiday cottages in the heart of the Peak District. Beautiful rural location, ideal for small parties or larger groups wanting exclusive use. Six separate properties clustered around a central courtyard can be let individually or making up one large rental. 2 fabulous pubs within walking distance.

Hurdlow GrangeSleeps 45

A luxury, exclusive use, venue ideal for large gatherings with huge social spaces. Situated in a peaceful location with stunning countryside views. A total of twenty one bedrooms with nineteen en suites or private bathrooms.

Manifold FarmSleeps 48

A collection of luxury holiday houses ideal for large gatherings. Situated in a peaceful rural hamlet with stunning countryside views, right in the heart of the Peak District. A total of twenty four bedrooms with twenty four en suites or private bathrooms.

Holly Bush Farm RetreatSleeps 50

Whether you are a couple with a babe in arms looking for a family holiday cottage or an extended family group wishing to gather together for a special occasion, we have a property to suit every family group and size. From our cosy cottages to our sprawling farm complexes we aim to provide as many child friendly facilities as possible at each venue. We can provide travel cots and high chairs on request and many venues have flexible sleeping options with family rooms, single beds, bunk beds, and sofa beds.  Most of our properties have enclosed gardens, practical kitchens and spacious dining, some also have games rooms (which are great for the big kids too!) Read on for more details of our family friendly accommodation