Lambton CottageSleeps 10

Fabulous Family House Walking Distance to Bakewell & The Monsal Trail


  • Charming 5 bedroom cottage perfect for families or mixed groups 
  • Master bedroom with an en-suite, one with a private shower facility and a large family bathroom
  • Sleeps up to 10 guests
  • Dog Friendly
  • Only a short walk away from the centre of the pretty market town of Bakewell.
  • Luxurious property with amazing open views towards Bakewell Golf Club and the Peak District beyond.
  • Only a stone’s throw away from the start of the Monsal Trail - walk or cycle for miles on the former railway line and enjoy the stunning scenery along the way.
  • Ideally located to visit the beautiful stately homes of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, both are only a 10 minute drive away.
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Dining Area that seats 10 guests
Cosy Lounge Area with Log Burner
Kitchen with additional seating

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Double Shower Head - Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 1

Fabulous for families and mixed groups with five bedrooms all of which offer flexible options that can be made up as twins or doubles. With coordinating linens, wallpapers and fabrics, all bedrooms are freshly decorated and have a light and airy feel.

  • Bed 1 - twin or double room with en suite shower room
  • Bed 2 - twin or double with use of  family bathroom
  • Bed 3 - twin or double with use of  family bathroom
  • Bed 4 - twin or double with use of  family bathroom
  • Bed 5 - tucked away located off the dining room on the ground floor, this bedroom  has a cleverly designed  compact shower cubicle with use of the wc in the entrance hall.

Your beds are made up for your arrival and for added comfort we provide each guest with fresh towels, hand soap and shower gel.

Please click here for the bedroom layouts.

Cooking and Dining

A super-sized light and airy country kitchen finished with polished work surfaces and tiled floors is definitely a pleasant place to be. It is well stocked with all the equipment and mod cons you need to self cater for your guests. There is an additional table and chairs ideal for leisurely breakfasts or kids teas in the kitchen and a formal separate dining room which is set up for 10 guests.

You could pop down to Bakewell and purchase an abundance of local produce (there is a regular Farmers Market in the town on the last Saturday of each month and a regular market every Monday throughout the year) and take full advantage of the stunning kitchen preparing delicious holiday meals.

There is also a utility room and boot room leading off the kitchen.

Click here for the finer details of what to expect in the property.

Glass Roof Feature
Kitchen Area
Dining Area for 10 guests
Kitchen Area with additional seating

Living Space

Cosy Living Room
Warm and Inviting Lounge
Lounge Area with Log Burner
Inviting Log Burner

After spending a day exploring the Peaks, you are welcomed by the large comfy sofas and the warming log burner in this classic English country themed lounge.

With plenty of room for the whole family to spread out, you can relax, play board games or put your feet up and admire the view.

The lounge is equipped with a TV with free view. Glass doors open out onto the patio terrace at the rear of the house.

Please click here for full floor plans.

Gardens and Outdoor Space

Lambton Cottage is surrounded by substantial mature gardens with open fields beyond. A large patio terrace provides a wonderful space for outside dining.

A BBQ is available for use from 01st April through to 31st October, please supply your own charcoal and lighting equipment.

One of the best features of Lambton Cottage is the close proximity (200 metres approximately) to The Monsal Trail which is a popular converted railway line to a cycle path with stunning scenery along the way. You will be amazed with the dramatic views as you ride over towering viaducts, through tunnels and dales. You can make full use of the trail with the provision of secure bike storage in a lockable garage with plenty of space for up to 10 bikes. To the side of the property is a driveway with private parking for strictly three cars on the drive and one in the garage.

Due to its residential location Lambton Cottage it is not suitable for hen and stag groups - we have plenty of other properties we can recommend!

Garden Features
Beautiful Garden
Garden Area with Seating
External View of Lambton Cottage

The Peak District District and Surrounding Area

Chatsworth House within 15 minutes drive

Just a short walk down the hill you arrive at the bridge over the River Wye in the beautiful old market town of Bakewell. Famous for its Bakewell Pudding (with the Original Pudding Shop open every day for you to buy this famous treat), you can enjoy independent shops, an abundance of lovely cafes, restaurants and pubs. There is a fabulous park with a playground and paddling for the children, the town centre also has its own swimming pool.

You are literally a short drive away from the most amazing of Peak District treats for you to enjoy - Chatsworth House (10 minutes), Haddon Hall (10 minutes), historic spa town of Buxton (20 minutes) to name just a few.

From the property you can jump onto The Monsal Trail which can take you all the way off road by foot or bicycle nearly to Buxton, with lovely cafes and pubs to stop off on the way. Alternatively, pop on your boots and head off on foot in whatever direction takes your fancy with access to the most incredible walks and dramatic landscape the Peak District has to offer. We recommend taking off from the doorstep up though the woods, over the tops to admire the stunning view of Chatsworth House and Estate, and treat yourself to a welcoming brew at the end of the walk in the courtyard at Chatsworth Stables tea room.

Click here for our recommendations to help you plan your stay.

How To Find Us


The address of Lambton Cottage is:

Station Road
DE45 1GA

Approx GPS coordinates of the property are:
53.21492, -1.66874

Directions to Lambton Cottage from Bakewell (approx. 2 mins):

  • From the centre of Bakewell (Rutland Square roundabout with The Rutland Arms Hotel) take the A619 exit signposted ‘Chesterfield, Sheffield, Chatsworth’
  • Follow A619 for 0.2 miles
  • Just over the bridge, turn right onto Station Road (there is a cobbled triangle with a stone statue here and a carpark on the right just before) signposted ‘town centre parking, industrial estate & golf course’
  • Continue up Station Road for 0.2 miles and the destination will be on the right hand side- you have arrived at Lambton Cottage!

Directions to Lambton Cottage from Baslow (approx. 10 mins):

  • If approaching from Chesterfield or Sheffield, follow signs to Baslow
  • On approaching Baslow there will be a roundabout with 3 exits (Baslow, Sheffield, Chesterfield)
  • Take the exit onto A619 towards Baslow signposted ‘Bakewell, Buxton, Manchester & Chatsworth, Haddon Hall’
  • Follow A619 for 0.6 miles until you approach a roundabout with a tennis/cricket/football fields on your left
  • At the roundabout take the 1st exit towards the A619 signposted ‘Bakewell, Rowsley & Chatsworth, Haddon Hall’
  • After 0.3 miles take the right turning towards A619 signposted ‘Bakewell, Buxton, Beeley, Rowsley, Matlock & Haddon Hall’
  • Follow this for 3.3 miles (The 13 bends)
  • Turn left onto Station Road (there is a cobbled triangle with a stone statue here and a on the left and a bridge ahead of you) signposted ‘town centre parking, industrial estate & golf course’
  • Continue up Station Road for 0.2 miles and the destination will be on the right hand side- you have arrived at Lambton Cottage!

Directions to Lambton Cottage from Buxton (approx. 25 mins):

  • From Buxton follow signs to A6 towards Bakewell
  • Once on A6 follow towards Bakewell for 12.1 miles until you approach the roundabout in Rutland Square (The Rutland Arms Hotel will be on your right hand side)
  • At the roundabout take the 1st exit towards A619 signposted ‘Chesterfield, Sheffield, Chatsworth’
  • Follow A619 for 0.2 miles
  • Just over the bridge, turn right onto Station Road (there is a cobbled triangle with a stone statue here and a carpark on the right just before) signposted ‘town centre parking, industrial estate & golf course’
  • Continue up Station Road for 0.2 miles and the destination will be on the right hand side- you have arrived at Lambton Cottage!

Floor Plans

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Your Stay At Lambton Cottage

Our Favourite Places to Eat Nearby


  • The Manners, Bakewell - Gastro pub with great food and a family friendly beer garden in the heart of Bakewell
  • The Royal Oak, Hurdlow - Our award winning pub offers open fires, hidden corners, local ales and of course ‘great home-made pub food’ as it should be. We can happily cater for groups - booking advised.
  • 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.  Lovely cosy fire in the winter months.
  • The Packhorse, Little Longstone - Lovely historic character features in this compact pub – promotes itself with ‘Walkers and Muddy boots welcome.’ It is worth booking a table for a group as it is popular with the locals.
  • The White Lion, Great Longstone - Recently refurbished gastro pub situated in the pretty village of Great Longstone.
  • Monsal Head Hotel and Stable Bar, Monsal Head - This place has a great viewing area and is a fabulous place to rest and enjoy a pint in the old Stable Barn when walking along the Monsal Trail.
  • The Red Lion, Litton - Nestled on the green in the picturesque village of Litton, The Red Lion is one of a very few unspoilt traditional Peak District pubs. This historic inn combines character & quality in a way that is rare in modern pubs.
  • Devonshire Arms, Beeley- Set on the Chatsworth Estate, The Devonshire Arms is one of those picturesque country inns at the heart of village life. It offers the charm and character of an historic inn with a contemporary twist! The Brasserie is modern, bright and relaxing while the Inn is cosy and inviting.
  • The Bull’s Head, Monyash - A traditional pub located in the heart of Monyash, serving good pub food. Popular with families and walkers.
  • The Barrel Inn, Bretton - Charming traditional pub with amazing views across the Peak District.


  • The Woodyard, Bakewell - Great location by the river in Bakewell for a family friendly Restaurant –  Serves both lunch and dinner.
  • PieDaniels, Bakewell - A fine French restaurant and cafe bar in the heart of Bakewell offering a selection of fine French & English cuisine.
  • Rajas Indian Restaurant - A great Indian restaurant located in the Bridge House just on the edge of the famous Bakewell Bridge. They also do take-aways.
  • Juniper, Bakewell - Gin bar with a great pizza menu in the centre of Bakewell. They also do take-away pizza.


  • The Bean and Bag, Bakewell - Family run café in the heart of Bakewell offering locally sourced freshly prepared meals, cakes and scones.
  • The Upstairs Café, Bakewell - A nice child –friendly café located in the centre of Bakewell.
  • Lavender Tea Rooms, Bakewell - A lovely quaint tea room, hidden in the corner of Hebden court, the charming décor includes vintage memorabilia and there’s outside seating in the sheltered courtyard. A great place for afternoon tea.
  • Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop Cafe - Located around the back of the award-winning farm shop is this great cafe serving local produce with amazing views over the estate.
  • Hassop Station Café & Bookshop - A 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.
  • Aisseford Tea Room, Ashford in the Water - Pretty village tea room with lots of outdoor seating.
  • Hobbs Café, Monsal Head Hotel, Monsal Head - Situated at Monsal Head this cosy café offers great views and serves locally made ice cream.
  • Wyes Waters Tea Rooms - A family friendly cafe in the heart of Bakewell offering a good range of reasonably priced meals
  • 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.

Fresh Delivered Meals and Take Aways

  • 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
  • Bakewell Fish and Chip Shop
  • Rajas Indian Restaurant
  • Eastern Court (Chinese)
  • Juniper (Take-away pizza)
  • Hope Valley Pizza Co - Take away pizza with free delivery
  • 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. Spend a day exploring the historic market town of Bakewell

Bakewell is the largest town within the Peak District National Park and is a hub of activity. Market day is on a Monday and as well as a large range of stalls there is also an agricultural market which is definitely worth a look around as it offers a great insight into today's farming community. The town also hosts a craft and gift fair every weekend in the Brigade Town Hall. The Bakewell Old House Museum occupies one of the oldest buildings in Bakewell and dates back to 1543, it provides a fascinating glimpse into the towns past and is very interesting and informative with lots to appeal to all ages. Obviously no trip to Bakewell would be complete without sampling an original Bakewell pudding. The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop claims to have the old original recipe and still makes the puddings by hand from the secret recipe.

Click here for a link to further information on Bakewell.

2. Cycle or Walk the Monsal Trail

With the Monsal Trail literally on your door step (access to the trail is approx 200 metres up the road from the cottage) it would be rude not to take the opportunity to cycle/walk along this old Midland Railway line which runs from Bakewell right up to Blackwell Mill, in Chee Dale. The trail offers 8.5 miles of traffic free and mud free cycling/walking and with the recently reopened tunnels offers one of the most spectacular leisure routes in Britain for cycling, walking and horse riding. The nearest cycle hire is at Hassop station which is great place to stop for a bite to eat or for a coffee and nice piece of home made cake! There is also a lovely little gift shop and book shop and a children’s play area.

Click here for a link to cycle hire at Hassop Station or here for more information on the Monsal Trail.

3. Take a tour around the Thornbridge Brewery

This award winning brewery is just down the road from the property and for any real ale lover taking a tour of this state-of-the art brewery is not to be missed. Tours take place very Wednesday and Friday at 3pm, booking is advisable.
Also if you are lucky enough to be staying with us in the last week of the month, the brewery holds two socials on the last Wednesday (5-9pm) and the last Saturday (12-8pm) of each month. They generally have a range of 10 cask and keg Thornbridge beers, including Thornbridge favourites and also some of their rarer beers. They also run brewery tours on these socials at 6 and 7pm on the Wednesday and 3 and 5pm on the Saturday, again booking is advisable.

Click here for further information on Thornbridge Brewery

4.Chatsworth House and Park

No visit to the Peak District would be complete without visiting the fabulous Chatsworth House. At Chatsworth there is something to do for every member of the family. The Farmyard and Adventure playground is a brilliant day out for children of all ages - with animal handling, milking demonstrations and daily activities, plus a woodland adventure playground with slides, trampolines and more!Then there is obviously the house itself, steeped with history it’s one of Britain’s greatest stately homes and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. The gardens are equally as impressive as the house, over 100 acres and as well and the beautiful flowers and plants, there are giant water features and sculptures dotted around. Again suitable for all the family, 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

5.Walk along the Edges

Baslow, Curbar and Froggatt Edges are only a short drive away and offer a spectacular walking route where you can view both the Dark and White Peaks. These three gritstone edges are part an almost continuous line of cliffs running from Stanage Edge down to Birchen Edge at the southern end. These Edges once famous for millstones, are now known as great places to rock climb. There over 200 rock-climbing routes on Curbar Edge alone, making the edges a mecca for walkers and climbers alike. For walkers Baslow Edge also offers interesting features including a memorial to the Duke of Wellington, a giant rock called the Eagle Stone which in years gone by the young men of Baslow used it to show off their prowess and fitness for marriage by climbing to the top and even some resident Highland cows.There are many different routes, some circular, some linear around the edges and also different staring/finishing points. A nice circular route which also includes walking along the river Derwent can be viewed by clicking here.

Finer Details

What To Expect at Lambton Cottage

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)
  • Washing up liquid
  • Cling film &, kitchen foil
  • Bin bags
  • 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

Useful Information

  • 2 x travel cots (if requested) please bring your own travel cot linen
  • 2 x high chairs (if requested)
  • Fresh linen with beds made up upon arrival
  • Fresh towels - Bath towel for each guest and hand towels in the bathroom
  • 1 x open fire in the main lounge – 1 x complimentary basket of logs supplied upon arrival (due to health and safety we cannot supply fire lighters or matches so please bring your own)
  • 1 x TV with Free view and DVD player in the Main Lounge
  • LCD TV in the Dining Room
  • Ipod docking station - Bose
  • Hair Dryer (if requested) x 3
  • Washing Machine & separate Condensing Tumble Dryer
  • Iron & ironing board

Cooking and Dining

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).

  • Integrated Microwave/Grill
  • Kitchen Scales
  • Rangemaster Double oven with 5 gas hobs, warming zone and grill
  • Integrated tall fridge/freezer
  • Pots, pans, roasting tins, crockery, glassware and cutlery
  • Double toaster x 2
  • Cafetieres
  • Kettle x 2
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen table seats 4
  • Dining table seats a maximum of 10 guests. There is a table and 4 chairs in the kitchen as well.


  • Garden patio with outdoor furniture, which shall be available from 01st April through to 31st October.
  • BBQ -  available for use from 01st April through to 31st October, please supply your own charcoal and lighting equipment.
  • Lockable bike storage in the Garage

You Should Know

  • Please note that we are dog friendly at this property 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 on site if pre-arranged they are welcome in the kitchen and utility rooms only- 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.
  • For the comfort of all guests, outdoor shoes are not generally worn on the carpeted area of the house so don’t forget your slippers!
  • Noise Policy - due to the residential location, late night noise must be confined to inside the building by 10pm. Neighbours are in close proximity  - not suitable for stag/hen groups or 30th birthday celebrations due to residential area.
  • No fire works
  • 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.


  • The postcode is DE45 1GA – Important check directions page for more details as postcode does not take you direct to the property
  • The nearest town is Bakewell
  • Private parking for strictly three cars on the drive and one in the garage.

Booking and Payment Process

  • ​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 of £400 is held and returned after your stay
  • Click here for a full description of how to make a booking

Shopping Delivery Information

For ease, lots of our guests pre-ordered a shopping delivery. You are very welcome to organise this however, please do make sure you have arranged 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 are no Peak Venues staff on site).

Local Shopping Delivery From Local Producers - Sauced Here

Keep it local! Our guests often ask for recommendations for local farm shops and butchers for the all-important celebration meals and this is a brilliant and very easy service.  Sauced Here has similar functionality to an on line supermarket but is only stocked by 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.

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