Oak Tree Farm

Sleeps 30

Quintessential English Country Farm House, Fabulous Views and a short drive from Buxton. Superb Games Room and Eco-friendly Wood Fired Hot Tub.


  • Beautiful eleven bedroomed country farm house, 4 are on the ground floor
  • Seven en suites, a family bathroom & two shared shower rooms 
  • Sleeps up to 30 guests
  • Dog Friendly
  • Eco-friendly Scandinavian Style Wood Fired Hot tub perfectly placed to enjoy the breath-taking uninterrupted views
  • Superb games rooms with pool table, cinema TV and bar area
  • A perfect hideaway for families with children, nestled in a totally exclusive position Oak Tree Farm is tucked away, surrounded by fields with an extensive lawn and mature private garden
  • Ideal base to explore The Roaches, Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks providing an abundance of rock climbing and great walking routes.
  • The spa town of Buxton is close by and 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.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Brimming with rustic farm house features, Oak Tree Farm is deceptively spacious with an abundance of social areas for large groups to gather. A 'T' shape layout offers three independent sleeping areas all with internal access giving privacy yet all under one roof.

Fabulous for families and mixed groups with a total of eleven bedrooms, seven ensuites, a family bathroom & two shared shower rooms. The bedrooms offer flexible options that can be made up as twins or doubles so you can pick and choose your layout to suit.  For added comfort we provide each guest with fresh towels, hand soap and shower gel. We can offer 3 ground floor bedrooms, one of which is a compact bunk bed room.

Please click here for the bedroom layout

Cooking and Dining

A fantastic classic English country pile fitted with a hand made country kitchen with a traditional style electric Aga which warms the heart of the house. You will find it fully stocked with plenty of equipment and all the mod cons you need to self cater. 

Opening into the dining area,  four large farm house tables offer a combination of dining options with plenty of comfortable space for a up to 30 guests.

French doors flood the room with light and lead out onto the paved terrace. You can enjoy the stunning views from the dining table without having to move an inch if it's a bit chilly for alfresco dining.

Living Spaces

With a super amount of communal space, you will enjoy the open plan lounge/dining room with a wall of glass doors over looking the garden with endless views beyond. Furnished with solid oak floors and lofty beams, this is a light and airy room where you can all gather with dining to one end and soft sofa seating and TV to the other.

There is a magnificent games room so you can enjoy a game of pool, laze in the soft sofas and watch a film on the wall mounted cinema TV or prop up the bar!

If you need a quiet moment, you can retire to the flagged stone entrance hall which provides a couple of comfy chairs to read a book. 

Gardens and Outside Space

Nestled in a totally exclusive and private position away, Oak Tree Farm is  accessed via a long drive, with stunning landscapes and an extensive lawn and mature gardens. A wonderful place for families, as children can explore the large unmade woodland lending itself for a game of hide and seek!

A lovely, sunny, terrace area with plenty of outdoor seating is yours to enjoy outdoor dining. A BBQ is provided and available for use from 01st April through to 31st October, please supply your own charcoal and lighting equipment. 

A 2m wide circular Eco-friendly Scandinavian Style Wood Fired Hot tub (ideal for 6 - 8 persons) is perfectly placed away from the house in the corner of the garden under a hand built open sided gazebo to take full advantage of the far reaching views over the rolling countryside. Read our Hot Tub Guide

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
  • No fireworks or Chinese lanterns are allowed
  • No smoking or vaping in the property. Vaping can trigger the fire alarms
  • We ask that any outside socialising be brought in 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 
  • 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.

  • ​4 x ground floor bedrooms all with en suites or separate bathroom (please note 1 of these bedrooms is a bunk bed room)
  • There are various steps throughout the ground floor so does not offer level access
  • Beds are flexible so can be made as twins or doubles
  • Level parking area which is close to the property entrance
  • Hypoallergenic bedding throughout
  • Ground floor toilet with wash basin
  • TV's do have subtitles
  • Located in open countryside with far reaching views so can offer 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 hello@peakvenues.co.uk

The Peak District and Surrounding Area

Located two miles from the the beautiful Peak village of Longnor, Oak Tree farm is positioned on the Staffordshire Moorlands between the River Dove to the East and the River Manifold to the West, making it an ideal location to see this stunning national park. Longnor has a local village shop, a post office, an excellent craft centre and a tea-room. The old cobbled market square is in the heart of the village and its abundance of history can be found on a board outside the market hall that shows the charges that stall holders used to pay.

The famous spa town of Buxton is a short 10 minute drive from Oak Tree Farm, most notable architecture comprises of The Crescent which is modelled on Baths Royal Crecent. Around the surrounding area you will find the Blue John Caverns, the Monsal Trial, the Tissington and High Peak Trail, Go Ape Adventure Park, The Goyt Valley, Dovedale, Chatsworth House, Tissington and Haddon Hall are all within an easy drive.  Alton towers Resort is within a 25 minute drive too.

Oak Tree Farm is a short drive to our country pub The Royal Oak at Hurdlow which boasts an expansive menu of home-cooked food. Also our pub with pizzeria at  The Bull I Thorn offering homemade wood fired pizza with fresh dough made daily by our Italian chef, tasty burgers and classic British pub meals 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 welcome large groups.

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How To Find Oak Tree Farm


The address of Oak Tree Farm is:

Barrowmoor, Longnor, Nr Buxton,Derbyshire,SK17 0QS

Approx GPS coordinates of the property are:53.1769518215 , -1.908456087100035

Please note the postcode is for the area and a local neighbour is experiencing guests entering their property - please follow the directions below for more accurate details or use the what3words.

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Directions to Oak Tree Farm from Longnor (approx. 5 minutes):

  • At the crossroads in Longnor in the main square, follow signs towards Leek (The Horse Shoe pub will be on your right hand side)
  • Once on the Leek Road follow it for 1.7 miles
  • You will see a white mile stone on your left hand side, then shortly after a driveway -  which is the entrance to Oak Tree Farm - there are dry stone walls on either side of the entrance, with a small inset sign saying "Oak Tree Farm"
  • Follow the drive up for approx. 75 metres
  • If you miss the drive and you see the old petrol station on the Leek Road you have gone 200m too far

Directions to Oak Tree Farm from Buxton (approx. 15-20 mins):

  • From Buxton follow signs for A53 towards Leek
  • Once on A53 follow this for approx. 6.9 miles
  • You will see a pub ahead of you on the left hand side on the corner called ‘The Winking Man’- take the left turn just before the pub
  • Follow the road down for 2.3 miles
  • You will go past Clowes Coaches on your left and then an old petrol station
  • Keep following the road past the lane on your right (sign posted Ivy Lane Farm & Lapwing Barn) the next driveway on your right is for Oak Tree Farm.  There are dry stone walls on either side of the entrance, with a small inset sign saying "Oak Tree Farm"
  • Follow the drive up for approx. 75 metres
  • You have arrived at Oak Tree Farm!

Directions to Oak Tree Farm from Leek (approx. 15 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 down for approx. 2.3 miles
  • You will go past ‘Clowes Coaches’ on your left and then an old petrol station
  • Keep following the road past the lane on your right (sign posted Ivy Lane Farm & Lapwing Barn) the next driveway on your right is for Oak Tree Farm.  There are dry stone walls on either side of the entrance, with a small inset sign saying "Oak Tree Farm"
  • Follow the drive up for approx. 75 metres
  • You have arrived at Oak Tree Farm!

Floor Plans

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The following comments are taken straight from the guestbook we keep for Oak Tree Farm. Verbatim.

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Your Stay At Oak Tree Farm

Our Favourite Places to Eat Nearby

Country Pubs

  • Royal Oak, Hurdlow – Our very own award winning pub offers open fires, hidden corners, local ales and of course ‘great homemade pub food’.  Booking advised. Only a short drive away.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 - 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 for a 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 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 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 old station building.

Freshly 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 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. 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 trails and animals to pet there is something for everyone!

2. Tittesworth Reservoir

Located just outside the mill town of Leek on the edge of the Peak District National Park, this Severn Trent reservoir is another great day out for all the family. There are two lovely walks around the reservoir, the shorter trail is only 1.5miles and is ideal for a gentle stroll and suitable for pushchairs. For bird watchers and wildlife lovers, there are two hides available to use. The fantastic large adventure play area is suitable for children between the ages of 2 and 15 years old. The large sand pit is especially popular so don't forget to bring your bucket and spade! You are very welcome to take your own picnic and there are plenty of idyllic spots for this, but you can also enjoy a barbecue in the new designated area.

Please click here for more information on Tittesworth Reservoir

3. The Roaches

The Roaches, with Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks form a gritstone escarpment which marks the south-western edge of the Peak District. A mecca for walkers and climbers with some of the best gritstone climbing in the country. Once you have reached the top of the rocky ridge there are stunning viewing across the Staffordshire moorlands. Obviously no trip would be complete without catching the ‘winking man.’

Click here for more information on the Roaches

4. The Manifold Trail

A short but very attractive walking/cycle route along the route of the former Leek & Manifold Light Railway. Look out for the impressive Thor’s Cave and interesting rock formations along the way and stop for lunch at the lovely National trust tea rooms at Wetton Mill, or take a picnic to have down by the river.

Click here for information on the Manifold Trail

5. 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.

Key Facts

What To Expect at Oak Tree Farm

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.
  • Fresh linen with beds made up upon arrival
  • Fresh towels - Bath towel for each guest & hand towels in the bathrooms
  • Washing Machine and Dryer
  • Iron & ironing board indoor clothes airer
  • Hoover & mop
  • Open plan living area has a 50 inch SMART TV  with free view
  • Games room with pool table, SMART TV and bar area.
  • For music, there is a sound bar in the main lounge which you can connect to with Bluetooth and the speakers in the kitchen are built into the ceiling.
  • Christmas - throughout December the property will have a Christmas Tree decorated with a set of lights
  • Should you need a DVD player for your stay we do ask our guests to please bring your own along with any relevant cable

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).

  • Microwave in the utility area
  • Pots, pans, roasting tins, crockery, glassware and cutlery
  • Traditional electric Aga which is permanently on
  • 2 x electric ovens
  • 2 ring electric hob on the kitchen island
  • 4 ring electric hob next to the Aga
  • American style fridge/freezer
  • Extra fridge in utility area
  • Double toaster
  • Kitchen Scales
  • 2/3 cafetieres
  • Kettle
  • Electric whisk
  • Dishwasher
  • Bar stools at the breakfast bar
  • 4 x 6ft x 3ft oblong dining tables seats up to 30 in various combinations. There are a mix of chairs and long benches.

Bar Area

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • A variety of Shot, cocktail, beer and wine glasses
  • Measures for spirits
  • Ice making machine

Eco-Friendly Scandinavian Wood Fired Hot Tub

  • ​The hot tub is not ready for use on arrival 
  • Allow at least 2 hours for the hot tub to heat to the required temperature we would recommend lighting the hot tub on arrival should you wish to use it on your first days stay
  • Simply fill the tub and set the timer for 50 minutes for it to get to the correct level - we would advise someone to keep a close check whilst filling
  • When full, light some kindling and once fully alight add logs -logs are supplied 
  • With the location of the hot tub making the most of the views it is situated approximately 20mtrs from the house in the corner of the garden so outdoor shoes or flip flops would be needed to walk across the grass, especially in inclement weather
  • We would advise you to read the instructions in full on how to set up the hot tub prior to using it


  • There is space for 20 cars
  • Please use the gravelled and grassed areas on your approach to the property
  • For reasons of both safety and property insurance, under no circumstances should you use the domestic plug sockets in the property to charge an electric vehicle. Our domestic supply in the property does not have the capacity or set up to support EV charging. Please use this link, that you may find helpful, for the nearby local charging stations.
  • Please note the postcode is for the area and a local neighbour is experiencing guests entering their property - please follow the directions on the location page for more accurate details.

Outdoor Space

  • Huge lawn area with woods to the rear of the property which you are welcome to enjoy
  • Please do not use the fields surrounding the property as these can have livestock in them
  • Stunning views across the valley
  • Terrace area with outdoor seating
  • Picnic benches offering ample seating space
  • Mature garden
  • Eco-friendly Wood Fired Scandinavian Hot tub- 2 mtr wide circular wood fired hot tub 
  • The property is not fence secure so please do not leave children or dogs unattended
  • BBQ- charcoal - half oil drum style available between 1st April and 31st October please supply your own charcoal and lighting equipment

Property Quirks

  • Due to the nature of the property there are a number of internal stone steps at varying levels between rooms on the ground floor
  • Access to the garden can be via bi-fold doors, they do lock but access cannot be gained from outside when closed
  • Some of the bedrooms on the first floor have sloping ceilings
  • Hot tub- there is a detailed information sheet on how to use it should you require this
  • The property is not on mains drainage so we use a septic tank for waste treatment.  It 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 log burners are not working fireplaces they are display only


  • We allow 4 dogs at the property and charge £30 per dog for the duration of their stay
  • We do ask that dogs are kept off furniture and out of the bedrooms
  • Please make sure any dog litter is cleared from the gardens and grounds
  • Please do not leave dogs unattended in the property or garden at any time especially if there is livestock in the fields nearby


Wi-Fi is provided free of charge, however, as the Peak District is in a beautiful rural location sometimes there may be intermittent signal which is 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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