Sleeps 6

Classic countryside barn situated on our rural farm complex, Hurdlow Grange.


  • 3 bedrooms including 1 on the ground floor 
  • 3 bathrooms including  1 downstairs shower room  and 2 en suites bathrooms 
  • Sleeps 6
  • Tucked away in a quiet corner of the converted farm complex of Hurdlow Grange with sprawling views of fields and open countryside surrounding
  • Communal Games Room for the whole site - includes a Table Tennis Table and Table Football
  • Our country pub The Royal Oak is a stroll up the lane (0.8 miles walk)
  • Our pub and pizzeria The Bull I' Th' Thorn is just a short walk over the fields from Hurdlow Grange (0.8 miles walk) ​
  • Plenty of walking/cycling routes from the doorstep & great access to the Tissington and High Peak Cycle Trail
  • Market town of Bakewell or spa town of Buxton nearby 
  • Dog friendly 
  • 2 x communal on-site 7kw electric charging points (minimum charges apply)

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Applegarth offers three calming bedrooms of which two enjoy ensuites and the ground floor bedroom has a private shower room. The property works great for groups of couples or a family group looking to enjoy the gems of the Peak District.

The layout of bedrooms & bathrooms is as follows:

Bedroom 1 - Ground floor bedroom that can be double or twin with separate shower room also featuring a basin and W/C

Bedroom 2 - Upstairs bedroom that can be double or twin (additional small sofa bed to offer sleeping flexibility - suitable for 1 adult or 2 children)  with en suite bathroom featuring a bath with overhead shower, W/C and basin

Bedroom 3 - Upstairs bedroom that can be set up as a double or twin with en suite bathroom featuring a bath and hand held shower (no room to stand in the shower), W/C and basin

To see the full floorplan and layout of the property please click here.

Cooking, Dining & Living

This charming conversion is great for socialising with its open-plan social/dining and living space. The contemporary kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering with plenty of crockery, glassware, pans alongside an electric hob and oven. 

The farmhouse dining table can be used for feasts, crafts, route planning or chatting round after a day's exploration of the Peaks. The breakfast bar also has additional stools for those relaxed mornings with a coffee or perfect to lay out a 'help yourself' casual meal. 

If you would rather step away from cooking during your break then there is a fabulous country pub down the road, alternatively you can take a short drive to one of the nearby villages to explore further eateries.

Applegarth's lounge area looks out onto the front patio and courtyard of Hurdlow Grange. Tuck yourself into a blanket on one of the two large sofas and relax after your adventure. There is also a TV if to have a cosy night watching a family favourite or play a board game.

 There is a BBQ for the guests and shall be available for use from 01st April through to 31st October - please supply your own charcoal and lighting equipment as this is not supplied.

Communal Games Room for the whole site - includes a Table Tennis Table and Table Football.

Property Information

Our standard arrival and departure times are:

  • ​4pm on the day of arrival
  • By 10am on the day of departure 

Please do respect these times as they are in place to allow the housekeeping teams enough time to thoroughly clean the property before and after your stay

  • Please remove dirty or high heeled shoes on entry
  • Please do not bring any candles, tea lights or incense sticks as they are not allowed at the property
  • Fireworks and Chinese lanterns are not allowed
  • No smoking or vaping inside the property. Vaping can trigger the fire alarms
  • We ask that all outside socialising be brought inside by 10pm. We kindly ask that neighbours and local residents are not disturbed after this time., for more information please see our Noise and Behaviour Policy 
  • Not suitable for Hen and Stag groups
  • No glitter please as even the most eco friendly kind is impossible to remove from the soft furnishings and hard wearing floors
  • No Karaoke machines of any type

If you are looking for a holiday cottage that is accessible for everyone we have a wealth of properties that are suitable for guests with varied access needs. Many of our properties are situated in rural locations, offering peaceful settings that would be suitable for guests with autism & learning difficulties.

  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with separate shower room including toilet and basin
  • Open plan kitchen / diner and lounge however there is a step down into this area from the entrance hall
  • TV with subtitles
  • Gravelled parking close to the property entrance
  • Level access to the property
  • Hypoallergenic bedding throughout
  • Beds are flexible and can be made as twins or doubles
  • Located in open countryside with beautiful scenery offering a calm and tranquil setting
  • We are supportive of anyone who needs to bring an assistance dog or guide dog to the property

Peak Venues have a dedicated Accessibility Champion who will be able to assist you with specific property information, please contact them by email for any further help at

Hurdlow & the Surrounding Area

Applegarth is poised around a courtyard along with five other properties which collectively make up 'Hurdlow Grange'. This dwelling occupies the Derbyshire hamlet of Hurdlow which is encircled by unobstructed views of sweeping fields. 

From Hurdlow you can hop onto the popular High Peak & Tissington trail, on which you can walk or cycle to your heart's content. There is conveniently a cycle hire along the trail at Parsley Hay if you don't fancy bringing along your own or if you would like to try something different such as a tandem!  (Parsley Hay does shut for Winter from 01st Nov until February)

​Buxton is just a 10 minute drive from Hurdlow, here you will find ample eateries and activities for all kinds of groups and ages including GoApe! In a 10 minute drive another direction you can visit the pretty market town of Bakewell where you can enjoy experiencing local produce including the infamous Bakewell Pudding! 

Applegarth is within easy walkable (0.8 miles) reach of our country pub The Royal Oak at Hurdlow which boasts an expansive menu of home-cooked food.  ​
You can also walk over the fields from Hurdlow Grange to our pub and pizzeria at  The Bull I Thorn. It is the perfect place to stop off for a homemade wood fired pizza with fresh dough made daily by our Italian chef, tasty burgers and classic British pub meals are amongst the offerings on the menu. We have comfy booths complete with wall mounted TV's so you can watch all major sporting events whilst enjoying a pint. Both pubs allows dogs, kids, muddy boots and welcome large groups.

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How To Find Applegarth


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The address of Applegarth, Hurdlow Grange is:

Hurdlow,Nr Buxton,Derbyshire,SK17 9QN

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

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

  • From Buxton follow signs for A515 towards Ashbourne
  • Once on A515 follow for 6.8 miles (you will go past a bookstore on your right hand side about 5 minutes out of Buxton sign-posted to Longnor do not take this turning, continue along the A515 passing two pubs on your left ‘The Duke of York’ and ‘The Bull I’ Th’ Thorn’
  • You will come to a staggered crossroads (left to Monyash and right to Hurdlow, Crowdecote & Longnor)
  • Take a right turn towards Hurdlow, Crowdecote and Longnor and follow the road down for 0.3 miles. You will go over a bridge and The Royal Oak will be on your right hand side
  • Just after the pub there is a right hand turn down a lane that goes behind the back of the pub- take this turning
  • You will go past a sign for our campsite on your right hand side- continue forward
  • Follow the lane for 0.9 miles
  • Hurdlow Grange will be on your left hand side, drive into the carpark
  • You have arrived at Hurdlow Grange!

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

  • From Leek follow signs for A53 towards Buxton
  • Once on A53 follow for approx. 5.3 miles
  • You will come to a pub on your right hand side called ‘The Winking Man’
  • Take the right turn immediately after and follow the road straight to Hurdlow for approx. 12.3 miles
  • On your journey you will go past ‘Clowes Coaches’ on your left and then an old petrol station
  • Keep following the road and you will come up into the village of Longnor
  • When you reach the cross-roads in Longnor (The Horse Shoe Inn) will be on your left and The Crewe & Harpur will be in front of you on the right) go straight over the cross-roads
  • Keep following the road and you will come into the village of Crowdecote, keep going forward up the hair-pin bends
  • Following the road you will eventually drop down a hill and there will be The Royal Oak on the corner where there is a left hand turn
  • Take the left hand turn and follow the lane for approx. 0.9 miles Hurdlow Grange will be on your left hand side, drive into the carpark
  • You have arrived at Hurdlow Grange!

Floor Plans

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Your Stay At Applegarth

Our Favourite Places to Eat Nearby

Country Pubs

  • 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 Bull i'th Thorn, Hurdlow - pub and pizzeria, enjoy a selection of made to order oven pizzas in the refurbished spacious room, with a mixture of booth seating and individual tables - or sit in the bar area, still featuring some of the traditional charm from the days of the old coaching inn and enjoy burgers / sandwiches/ grazing boards, pub classics, children's menu and desserts to die for.
  • The Packhorse, Crowdecote - Located at the bottom of the bank just outside Longnor. 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 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.
  • The Woodyard, Bakewell - Great location by the river in Bakewell,  family friendly Restaurant - Serves both lunch and dinner.


  • 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 Fish and Chips, 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 please check the website for seasonal 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.

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
  • Manifold Fish and Chips, 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
  • 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.

It is always best to check the websites for any seasonal opening times as some places do shut early  or close over the winter months.

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.     (Parsley Hay does shut for Winter from 01st Nov until February)

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.  Enjoy 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

Key Facts

What to Expect at Applegarth

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
  • 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
  • Utilities - Electric, gas, heating and hot water
  • Free Wi-fi

Useful Information

  • 2 x high chairs (if requested)
  • 2 x Travel Cots- We provide basic travel cot's that comply with BSI. Please note that due to health and safety reasons, you will need to bring cot linen and any extra padding you require over and above the lightly padded standard base that is supplied by the manufacturer.
  • 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
  • SMART TV with free view . HDMI facility but you will need to bring your own cable.
  • 1 x Ipod docking station
  • Christmas - throughout December the house will have a Christmas tree decorated with a set of lights
  • Should you need a DVD player for your stay please bring your own with relevant cables

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).

  • Pots, pans, roasting tins, crockery, glassware and cutlery
  • Microwave
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Toaster
  • Cafetieres
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Nespresso coffee machine with a handful of pods to get you started- original size pods
  • Farmhouse table with mixture of chairs & benches to seat up to 6 guests


  • The property is on a shared site
  • Please use the one way system- enter on the top side by Amberleigh house and depart via The Grange lower exit
  • Parking is directly in front of the cottage and please park considerately
  • 2 x communal on-site 7kw electric charging points (minimal charges apply) one near The Grange detached property and one near to the small Pigsty property
  • For reasons of both safety and property insurance, under no circumstances should you use the domestic sockets in the property to charge an electric vehicle. Our domestic supply in the property dos not have the capacity or set up to support EV charging. Please find this useful site for nearby stations.

Outdoor Space

  • Patio Area to the front of the property
  • Picnic benches
  • BBQ- charcoal - half oil drum style which is available between the 1st April to 31st October please supply your own charcoal and lighting equipment
  • Please do not move the garden furniture around, this is for your own safety, due to them being very heavy and also damage can easily be caused if the items are dragged

Property Quirks

  • Due to the nature of the cottage some of the ceilings do slope and there are exposed beams
  • Our waste treatment plant is environmentally friendly but cannot cope with nappies, baby hygiene products and ladies toiletries, please dispose of these items in the bins provided in the bathrooms
  • The property is on a communal site so please be aware of the other cottages vehicles arriving and departing on site
  • There is a  step down from the entrance into the lounge and Bedroom 2 also has a step up into it


  • We allow 2 dogs on site and charge £30 per dog for the duration of their stay
  • Dogs are welcome if pre-booked
  • We do ask that the dogs are kept off all furniture and out of bedrooms
  • Please do clear any dog litter from the grounds or garden
  • Please keep dogs under control at all times especially if there is livestock in the fields nearby
  • Please do not leave your dog unattended at any time in the property or garden


Wi-Fi is provided free of charge, however, as the Peak District is in a beautiful rural location sometimes there may be intermittent signal beyond our control. We also hope you appreciate that we cannot guarantee Wi-Fi if there are technical issues in the area.


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