Lapwing BarnsSleeps 30

Large Self Catering Rural Barn with Beautiful Views, Fabulous For Large Group Getaways


  • The ultimate countryside getaway - a stunning farmhouse with converted barns offering rural simplicity and plenty of space to unwind.
  • Situated in a peaceful and secluded location which enjoys glorious uninterrupted far reaching views across the rolling countryside.
  • Explore the sprawling national park, loads of outdoor pursuits, country estates and breathtaking scenery.
  • Perfect for family groups and those that want privacy for exclusive use of their own venue in naturally beautiful surroundings.
  • The clever conversion offers one large dwelling creating a social hub with dining and communal space for up to 26 (plus 4) there is also a separate annex (within 10 metres or so from the main building).
  • With a total of thirteen super bedrooms and nine beautiful bathrooms/en suites.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

With coordinating linens and fabrics, all bedrooms are freshly decorated and have a light and airy feel and some with amazing views! Fabulous for families and mixed groups with a total of thirteen bedrooms all of which offer flexible options that can be made up as twins or doubles so you can pick and choose your layout to suit. Designed to accommodate family groups of up 30 guests (perfect for 26 guests and up to 30 if you are a family group sharing large rooms with bunk beds.)

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

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Cooking and Dining

Lapwing Barns has a substantial open planned modern dining kitchen - for aspiring chefs it makes cooking and dining for large groups a dream!The kitchen is fully equipped to make catering for large groups as easy as possible. There is a large American style fridge /freezer with ice making facilities, double oven electric range cooker, microwave, dishwasher and all the other items essential for making your stay comfortable and more importantly easy. There is also a utility room with an additional double oven.

Towards the rear of Lapwing Barns is a wonderful communal dining room for up to 30 guests. You can dine over looking the garden with large patio doors affording a light and airy feel.

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Living Spaces

The transformation from a traditional farm house and old stables, Lapwing Barns has been converted to a high standard with a luxurious yet
homely feel throughout with beautiful warm interiors and fabulous furnishings.

The nicely designed open plan living areas provide plenty of communal spaces to relax. You and your fellow guests can informally socialise all together under one roof - it is a truly wonderful entertainment venue. As well as the spacious kitchen and dining room, there are three lounge areas for more relaxed times all with flat screen free view TV's.

Just a few metres across the gravelled drive, there is a games room in the barn with a pool table, dart board and TV.

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Garden and Outdoor Space

Situated in a peaceful and secluded rural location, Lapwing Barns enjoys glorious uninterrupted far reaching views across the rolling countryside. Offering guests privacy for exclusive use of their own venue in naturally beautiful surroundings.

There is a large lawned garden which sweeps round two sides of the main house. A substantial patio extends across the entire front making the most of the views of the finest countryside.  Enjoy a BBQ (please remember to bring coal) or dine outside on the patio furniture provided and watch the sun go down.

Lapwing Barns is such a wonderful secluded haven that you may never want to step away from the property, but with so many wonderful things to do, right on your doorstep, we’d urge you to try! You absolutely must venture out and explore making the most of some truly gorgeous countryside walks.

The Peak District and The Surrounding Area

Being located on the South Western edge of the Peak District National Park, Lapwing Barns is an ideal base from which to explore the local area.  Positioned on the Staffordshire Moorlands between the River Dove to the East and the River Manifold to the West, there are nearby caves and caverns to explore and The Roaches, with Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks providing an abundance of rock climbing, cycling and walking. Dove Dale and the Manifold Valley are within easy reach.

The famous Derbyshire spa town of Buxton is a 10 - 15 minute drive with its Opera House, pavilion gardens and theatre. The popular market towns of Bakewell and Ashbourne are both within 20 minutes drive away.  Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Tissington Hall and Alton Towers are all within a half hour drive.

Two miles from Lapwing Barns is  the pretty village of Longnor. The historic cobbled market square is in the heart of the village  and it is well served with a local store,  post office, a craft centre and a tea-room. There is also a country pub, gastro pub & inn and a popular fish & chip shop.

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